stuff we drool about

Rocksplit House

The beautiful Rocksplit House is sure worth a glance if you love great design and relate to architecture. The project was developed by the Cometa Architects team, these guys were given a land plot on a steep hill on the Greek Island of Kea to create a building for a family of four. Inspired by the landscape and century old building techniques and materials they came up with this stunning creation you see in the images below. This award winning house was put in place with the idea of blending with its surroundings, using quarried stone set against each other with micro-cement surfaces that give it this century old look that naturally sets on the surroundings. It was built using an old technique called "kotounto” that elevates the building enabling it to breathe and let water run through it throughout the raining season. The house features three different volumes and also plenty of modern tech, it has solar panels on the roof that will provide heat for the under floor installation, a water collecting system on the three rooftops that will be stored in an underground reservoir, and cross ventilation to keep it cool.



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JEEVES TABLE LAMP

Designed by British designer Jake Phipps, this quirky lamp is inspired by a classic British cultural icon, the Bowler Hat. The Jeeves Lamp is made with an authentic bowler hat that is lined with gold aluminum to reflect light optimally, and is adjustable so you can tip your hat. A classic statement piece that ads a gentle welcoming glow which is perfect for any room. Available for purchase in Europe here...
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LASER-ENGRAVED ROLLING PINS

Etsy is a great place to find original stuff, a lot of creative people selling unique products. Valek Rolling Pins makes engraved rolling pins, for making embossed pastries. You can choose from a collection of patterns and messages at their online shop, or request a custom order for a personalized rolling pin with your own pattern or message. Great idea for a personalized gift. via...
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COLOR-IN WALLPAPER

Every once in awhile we come across something original and fun for the kids(remember the popular Astronaut diver cover?), we recently found these cool color-in wallpaper by Burgerplex, you can color in the artwork using marker pens, felt tips or paint. A great design idea for any childrenīs room or playroom. Available at Burgerplex online store or at amazon.co.uk...
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