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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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HONE RAZOR

Machined from solid brass or anodized aluminum this is one amazing razor that´s ready for a lifetime of shaves. Winner of a 2016 iF Gold Award, the minimalist Hone Razor is a stunning shaver handle with a streamlined design that is developed to work with standard safety razor blades for cheap and easy refills. The handles come in three matte finishes and your choice of two handle lengths, they can also be kept extra safe in the optional handmade leather case....
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GATHER MODULAR ORGANIZER

If you´re one of those who are borderline OCD and have to get everything really well organized, this is for you. Gather is a modular organizer for your desk and assists you in decluttering. It comprises of a wood base that you can customize with several white thermoplastic pieces to keep your stuff in place and well organized; choose a headset rest, a cup holder, a post it square or a simple tray, then just set everything along the wood base. The wood bas...
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MINI MUSEUM

Mini Museum is a new project currently taking Kickstarter by storm. Each mini museum is a handcrafted, individually numbered limited edition, portable collection of authentic and iconic curiosities carefully encased in resin, such as a piece of Lunar rock, T-Rex tooth, dinosaur egg, a piece of a palm tree from Antarctica, a piece of a meteorite, mammoth hair, a mount Everest rock, a piece of coal from the Titanic wreck, even a piece of dinosaur dung! Each mini museu...
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