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Back Country House

Designed by David Maurice of LTD Architectural, the award-winning "Back Country House” is a stunning retreat located in the settlement of Puhoi, just north of Auckland, New Zealand. The two-storey residence plays on the uniquely New Zealand typology of the back-country hut, with a simple structure that comprises a timber frame, shed roof, terrace, and a metal-sided annex. The house comprises a single volume for living, cooking and eating, with shared open spaces, enhancing connection with each other, and to the surrounding environment. The highlight of the house however is outside on the deck, where an outdoor table peels away to reveal two parallel bathtubs fixed into the deck in front of the outdoor fireplace. Perfect.



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Huckberry Interior
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CRACKED LOG LAMPS

The Cracked Log Lamps are an award winning lighting proposal by an Aussie craftsman/artist named Duncan Meerding, he gets old savaged and obviously cracked logs, and then installs a warm LED yellow light system, that makes possible for the light source to come from within. It´s the cracks that decide where and how the lights will be disposed. Another interesting feature is that you can either use it as a stool, a small table while you´re outside or just a regular li...
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LOOPROPE

LoopRope is a revolutionary fastening system. Unlike traditional bungee straps, LoopRope features(you guessed!) - Loops, of course. One rope solves many fastening problems and can be used for getting your stuff seriously & safely strapped, or for endless outdoor purposes. The loops can be used as fastening points and you can use multiple ropes to create cargo nets. Each LoopRope comes with two carabiner clips. via...
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KLAFS RETRACTABLE SAUNA

Just how cool is this? a retractable sauna roughly the size of a bookcase! The new Sauna S1 by Klafs, is the first in the world that can retract at the touch of a button, just like a zoom lens on a camera! There has always been one drawback to private saunas – space , with this in mind the German company developed a completely self-contained, mobile system that can be moved just like a closet, and by simply pressing a button on the front control panel, the Sauna S1 ...
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