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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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MIRROR POINT COTTAGE | Image

MIRROR POINT COTTAGE

Architectural firm MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple have created an amazing cottage that is inspired by schooners, sheds and farmhouses. Comissioned as a holiday retreat, the Mirror Point Cottage is located in southwestern Nova Scotia, in a dense hardwood forest, comprised of cedar, pine, and oak, in front of a beautiful lake. The hovering building forms a cantilevered structure that frames the lake beautifully as you approach the shoreline. Beneath the structure, is a full-...
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WHISKEY STONE SHOT GLASSES | Image

WHISKEY STONE SHOT GLASSES

This elegant set of 4 shot glasses is called Ekke Shot Glasses. Designed by Thea Mehl for Teroforma store, the glasses eliminate the problem of ice cubes that fill your drink with water. The shot glasses are stored in the freezer for a super-cold shot and because they are made from soapstone, they will help keep your drink cold for hours on end. source...
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BOLT ACTION TACTICAL PEN

This cool tactical pen by Boker, mimics a bolt action rifle. If you´re looking for a tactical pen with a twist look no further, with a  "bolt action" mechanism and "click" open and close will make it difficult to put this pen down. It also works as an effective self defense tool as well. The only problem is won´t be able to stop fidgeting with it......
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