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First Lessons House

Designed by Ray Dinh Architecture, this spectacular L-shaped residence in Australia overlooks the Portsea Lagoon and Wildlife Reserve. The First Lessons House sits low amongst the existing myrtle and tea-trees, at the back corner of the site, it features external charred timber cladding, concrete and corrugated iron, that were chosen as robust, earthy materials and are softened by the natural light and landscape. The house is designed to entertain family and friends, it features large sliding doors that disappear behind walls to offer an uninterrupted view and seamless transition to the garden. The deck is an extension of the open plan living area, and the fireplace is the focal point of the indoor/outdoor living spaces. From Spring to Autumn, most dinners are outside between the Kitchen and BBQ.



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SHIFTPOD | Image

SHIFTPOD

If you were at the Burning Man festival this year, you most likely saw one of these shelters. Shiftpods are a popular choice for festivals thanks to their ease-of-use, dust-proof skin and heat reflectivity. They are crafted with a patented six-layer composite reflective "Dark Out" fabric that is built to withstand the elements, retains heat more efficiently and also works well in diluting outside noise. Designed by Advanced Shelter Systems, the Shiftpod can be set u...
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SPROUT | A PENCIL THAT GROWS | Image

SPROUT | A PENCIL THAT GROWS

What if pencils could grow? What if instead of throwing your pencil stubs away when they´re too short to use, you could plant them, add some water and watch them grow? Meet Sprout, a pencil with a seed! The high quality pencil features a water activated capsule at its tip, when the pencil is too short to use, you can plant it and have it grow into something delicious, beautiful and fun. Sprout comes in a variety of different flavors, from flowers, to herbs and vegie...
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POOL HOUSE | BY ICRAVE | Image

POOL HOUSE | BY ICRAVE

This spectacular pool house was commissioned by a home owner who wanted to transform the outdoor area at his house into a contemporary pool and spa retreat, ideal for entertaining in the hot summer months. The weekend retreat is located in the Hamptons, and was idealized by design studio ICRAVE, the result is a modern wood and steel structure with two separate spaces, creating a luxurious indoor/outdoor oasis. It features a bedroom, and a spa that includes a sauna, ...
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