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Kartasan House

Designed by Atelier Vens Vanbelle, this unique house in Ghent, Belgium, uses a 12 meter high oak tree trunk as a central structural column for its pentagonal plan. The owners, a musician and a painter, acquired this old building consisting of two floors and an attic, plus a courtyard separated from the street by a wall. The inner structure of the house was in a poor condition and the rooms were too small, so it was decided to keep only the facade and build a complete new structure in the house. Using a oak tree trunk as the backbone of the home, the architects built a series of mezzanine floors that revolve around the trunk to form a pentagonal plane. The open rooms connect to form a spiral staircase that rises through the house, room by room. The architects designed the layout so that the higher the room, the more intimate the function. The ground floor is used as a studio for art and music, the living areas are tucked into the upper levels, and the bedroom and bathroom are located at the top in the attic.



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THE KING ARTHUR | ROUND SWING TABLE | Image

THE KING ARTHUR | ROUND SWING TABLE

Design studio Duffy London have introduced a new table inspired by their previous and popular creation the "Swing Table". The King Arthur, Round Swing Table is a round table with suspended seats that sway playfully around it, adding a little extra fun into dinning sessions or office meetings. You can choose from black or white, choose from 8 or 12 seats, and indoor or outdoor option. The original structure also comes in handy when vacuuming, with the chair...
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LOOPROPE

LoopRope is a revolutionary fastening system. Unlike traditional bungee straps, LoopRope features(you guessed!) - Loops, of course. One rope solves many fastening problems and can be used for getting your stuff seriously & safely strapped, or for endless outdoor purposes. The loops can be used as fastening points and you can use multiple ropes to create cargo nets. Each LoopRope comes with two carabiner clips. via...
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RINSER TOOTHBRUSH

How cool and clever is this? Winner of the prestigious Red Dot Award, the "Rinser" is a toothbrush with a Power Fountain! The original toothbrush features a tunnel in its handle that allows water to flow like a fountain. No more using a cup or bending down to rinse! The "Rinser" is expected to be available in November, but can be pre-ordered now for $22. source Watch the video...
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