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Four Leaves House

The Four Leaves House sure is worth a long and serious glance should you be an architecture lover, a perfect example of what oriental design is capable of in terms of designing a beautiful house. The unique home was designed by the guys at KIAS (Kentaro Ishida Architects Studio) and built in the Nagano metro area, 150 miles from Tokyo, more accurately in the Karuizawa forest, ideal for weekend escapades. It has around 225 sqm and was finished last year. The main feature has to be the wonderful concave and convex roofing (created using straight laminated veneer) that was designed to mimic "gently twisted leaves". Inside the beams have been left exposed, adding detail to the high dark wood ceilings. The appearance of the villa blends in harmoniously with the natural surroundings and is perfectly integrated into the local landscape.



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HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE | STAR WARS MANIAC | Image

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE | STAR WARS MANIAC

Today´s roundup is a list of products inspired by the galaxy far, far away, for lovers of the epic Star Wars saga. With the next film, "The Force Awakens", recently announced and set to be released next Christmas, we soothe everyones high anticipation, with a comprehensive list of products that cater to every Star Wars fan´s want list....
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BELOW THE BOAT WOOD CHARTS | Image

BELOW THE BOAT WOOD CHARTS

Below The Boat was imagined by an American couple that love the underwater world, hence the name…they propose wooden charts to embellish your home/office, mixing land and water, of well known spots… but not any wooden charts, these are bathymetric charts, that tell you in detail the water depth of what you´re observing, you get the land contour, really well defined, and then the water and its random shapes in blue. The depth effect is really cool, and it does captur...
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PIZZA CHOPPER | BY BIALETTI | Image

PIZZA CHOPPER | BY BIALETTI

Most regular pizza wheels can be preety messy and disapointing, the pizza chopper by Bialetti is an essential upgrade. The impressive tool made of heavy-gauge stainless steel cuts pizza effortlessly with a 14-inch ultrasharp curved blade. An essential, authentic Italian adition to any cookware department. Also check out the very cool Pizza Scissors and Spatula...
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