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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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THE BARN

"The Barn" is an exceptional conversion by Carney Logan Burke Architects, it combines both rustic and modern details to complement the beautiful and natural landscape. Situated in the Teton Range of mountains in Wyoming, this unique home is covered in reclaimed barnwood and cedar shake shingles, giving it a rustic, vintage style. And although the exterior looks glorious, it’s on the inside where this amazing piece of design truly excels. Upstairs offers plent...
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COOPER STANDING DESK CONVERTER | Image

COOPER STANDING DESK CONVERTER

"Sitting is the new smoking”, how many times have we heard that… We all know a sedentary lifestyle is bad for us, we just don’t realize how bad it is. Spending less time sitting down really can add years to your life. Standing desks are hardly a new idea, they boost your productivity and mitigate the annoying afternoon slump. But what if you love your existing desk? Cooper is a sit-stand desk that fits on top of your existing desk and allows you to switch from...
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EBONY POKER SET | BY DAL NEGRO | Image

EBONY POKER SET | BY DAL NEGRO

Zontic Games perseveres to procure the most gorgeous games from around the globe, they are home to the worlds finest luxury gaming products. They have a stunning collection of game sets, backgammon sets, chess sets, precision dice, even a very cool blackjack mat. We chose to feature this striking poker set from luxury game manufacturers Dal Negro, it features an exotic ebony box with a gorgeous star-shaped embellishment inlaid into the top. The green fabric-lined in...
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