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Summer Retreat | By Avanto Architects

Looking for a place to escape hectic city life and reconnect with nature? So was Finnish designer Linda Bergroth, so she commissioned Avanto Architects this magical getaway, a unique combination of garden shed and greenhouse, with lighting, wood floors and solar panels to create her own private retreat located on a remote island in eastern Finland. Automatic glass openers were installed to control the temperature inside, and salvaged bricks were used to create the simple stairs. It also features a storage shed at the back made of Finnish pine. An idyllic place to retreat and recharge, with all that you need, a bed, books, a record player, speaker, potted plants, and inspiring surroundings.



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NETTED COCOON HAMMOCK | Image

NETTED COCOON HAMMOCK

If you have ever camped close to a lake during summer, mosquitos are abundant, the importance of a netted cocoon hammock will be immediately clear. The hammock has a fine mesh canopy that provides complete coverage not only from mosquitos, but bugs and other outdoor pests. The net features dual-sided zipper for easy entry and exit, and has two pockets inside for conveniently storing your mobile phone or a book. The net supports up to 400 lbs and can easily fit 2 pe...
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1930S FRENCH POSTAL DESK | Image

1930S FRENCH POSTAL DESK

Originally used for sorting mail in the 1930s, this postal desk has been faithfully replicated. It features a large leather work surface and a leather-cushioned swing-out stool that tucks away beneath the desk. All leather details are hand-stained to give a timeworn look. Its  very a distinctive and eminently practical option for the home office....
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QUARTER DOME AIR HAMMOCK | Image

QUARTER DOME AIR HAMMOCK

The Quarter Dome Air Hammock is an interesting option for outdoor lovers that are on the prowl for sleeping options that provide safety, comfort and portability. This one has it all, its small, light (just over 3lbs) and packs easily because of its one person size. This minimalist alternative to a tent features a ripstop nylon and bug repelling mesh, and permanently attached shock-corded poles to add sturdiness and form a stable platform to sleep in. Useable in 3 s...
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