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Nurai Island Private Residences | Abu Dhabi

These residential villas for Nurai, a resort on a natural island off the coast of Abu Dhabi, have been designed by New York-based design Studio Dror led by Dror Benshetrit. Nurai is a 130,000 square metre island located northeast of Abu Dhabi city centre, near the northernmost tip of Saadiyat Island. The resort is due to open this year and residences start at €20 million.



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FINCA AGUY RETREAT

Designed by MAPA Architects, this 115-square-metre prefabricated house is nestled into a picturesque Uruguayan olive grove surrounded by rolling hills. The minimal retreat has minimal impact on the landscape, it sits over a series of stone walls, and consists of two 12.5-metre (41-foot) long modules. The exterior and the interior are lined in timber, while Garapa wood covers the floor, and Canadian pinewood lines the walls and ceiling. An open-plan liv...
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RETRO PATENTS

There is a new trend in turning old technology into decorative art that hangs on your wall. Framed Tech pays homage to the biggest tech icons such as outdated gadgets and vintage consoles by disassembling them and laying all parts out in an ultra-organized fashion, creating modern works of art. Another like-minded company is Retro Patents, which sells limited edition vintage patent prints that helped shape the technology, design and gaming industries. There beautifu...
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CLOCKWORK PENCIL SHARPENER

This cool, old-fashioned pencil sharpener will make your pencil sharpening a breeze. It has the look of a traditional wind-up key for clockwork mechanisms and a work-shop-tool aesthetic. Great product to combat the relentless drive of technology and bring back the forgotten pencil. Get it in Europe here...
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