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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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SMOKELESS INDOOR GRILL | Image

SMOKELESS INDOOR GRILL

The new Smokeless Infrared Indoor Grill by Philips clearly states its claim with its name. Featuring advanced infrared heat technology, the high-tech appliance lets you take outdoor barbecuing indoors without the unpleasant smoke and grease. Its patented design still lets you get grilling sear markings with the aluminum grid, because heat is evenly dispersed and managed through its super effective infra-red system, with no temperature decline, no burning possibiliti...
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MINIM Playing Cards

We are all already familiar with the straightforward and classic signs for hearts, clubs, diamonds and spades on a deck of cards, so why not strip things down to the edge of comprehension. Designed by Joe Doucet, these ultra-minimal regulation playing cards have been reduced to minimalistic geometric symbols, without all those flashy features like colors, drawings and noise. The MINIM Playing Cards also get a clean diagonal line to mark the backs, in...
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2016 GIFTS FOR THE GLOBETROTTER

Today´s Gift guide roundup features some great gear for the jetsetter in your life, handy stuff for that loved friend or family member who spends most of their days asleep in airports or hotels. We have gathered some original gift ideas for the globetrotter who already has everything.  Check out the list of products here...
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