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Sawmill House

The award-wining Sawmill House by Olson Kundig, sets the standard in design and sustainability. Set in the harsh high desert of California, Sawmill is a family retreat embedded into the tough, scrubby landscape, and uses sustainable strategies and reclaimed materials. Made from concrete, steel, glass, and using salvaged and recycled materials whenever possible, the industrial-modern house operates completely off the grid, and was inspired by the tradition of tents around a campfire. The house is comprised of three wings connected by the central hearth in the living area. Here, a 12-by-26-foot window wall retracts with the turn of a wheel, transforming the outdoor patio into the fourth "tent" around the fire.



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GIFT IDEAS | THE GLOBETROTTER | Image

GIFT IDEAS | THE GLOBETROTTER

Our roundup today is of some original gift ideas for the traveler who already has everything. From practical to just plain fun, here are some great products for your friend or family member that is a frequent flier. Stay tuned for more gift ideas. Check out some more photos and product details after the jump......
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MINI POD | GARDEN OFFICE

Mini Pod is another great solution for those working from home. The garden office measures 4.1 x 3.65m (13.4 x 11.9 feet) and is the ideal solution for home workers. The pod can be customized with options including additional windows, under floor heating, fitted desks, shelving and decking. Check out our roundup on Office Pods...
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FUUT | UNDER-DESK FOOT HAMMOCK | Image

FUUT | UNDER-DESK FOOT HAMMOCK

Looking for an office upgrade to make your long working ours more comfortable? Fuut is a foot rest that you attach to your desk, instantly providing a slacking mood when needed. The foot hammock is available in several colors and includes hanging ropes and a pair of clamps to secure it to your desk. It can easily be adjusted between two positions, "work" and "rest" mode....
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