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Paraty House Brasil | By Marcio Kogan

Marcio Kogan, Brazilian architect known for his elegant, calm, minimalist designs. The Paraty House, pictured here, is located on one of the hundreds of islands near the colonial town of Paraty, close to Rio de Janeiro. Before it was completed, Kogan predicted that it was to be his favourite house. Its simple premise is two large drawers pushed into the hill and connected by an internal staircase.



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VILLA MAYAVEE PHUKET THAILAND | BY TIERRA DESIGN | Image

VILLA MAYAVEE PHUKET THAILAND | BY TIERRA DESIGN

Tierra Design Studio are responsible for this stunning modern house on the west coast of Phuket, Thailand. Villa Mayavee has impressive panoramic views over the Andaman Sea and surrounding hills. The design is simple but with a modern and artistic look. The spiraled staircase is one of the many interesting features, it leads you to the pool and terrace you can contemplate the amazing views....
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SOY SAUCE CRUET

Love soy sauce but hate the spills? If that´s the case The Soy Sauce Cruet is Keita Suzuki´s answer to your prayers. The Japanese designer, working for the design company "The” also original from the "land of the rising sun”, came up with the idea of placing the spout on the cap, instead of the bottle, thus causing a no spilling effect, when you tilt it to serve it the soy sauce pours through a thin gap between bottle and cap. Both parts are made from "crystal glass...
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QLOCKTWO | BIEGERT & FUNK

This is QLOCKTWO, the fourth dimension squared. A clock that tells time in words. It has a quadratic matrix of letters, some of the letters are illuminated. The time is displayed as text in five minute intervals. If you need to have a more exact time, look in the corner at the illuminated dots. QLOCKTWO has a brightness sensor; with its help the illuminating power of the letters is automatically adjusted....
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