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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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QUINTA PATINO RESIDENCE | BY FREDERICO VALSASSINA | Image

QUINTA PATINO RESIDENCE | BY FREDERICO VALSASSINA

Designed by Portuguese architect Frederico Valsassina, this spectacular contemporary house is located in the private condominium of Quinta Patino, in Estoril, Portugal. The 7,535 square foot home features a 2-story layout with living spaces within a modular arrangement of several open air compartments cut out of the simple rectangular design. These openings give strategic views of the beautiful and abundant vegetation....
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GATHER MODULAR ORGANIZER

If you´re one of those who are borderline OCD and have to get everything really well organized, this is for you. Gather is a modular organizer for your desk and assists you in decluttering. It comprises of a wood base that you can customize with several white thermoplastic pieces to keep your stuff in place and well organized; choose a headset rest, a cup holder, a post it square or a simple tray, then just set everything along the wood base. The wood base...
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PLUCK | EGG YOLK EXTRACTOR

Pluck is another genius invention from Quirky. The handy silicone device helps you separate egg yolks and whites, quickly and easily with no mess! Simply place "Pluck" over the yolk of an already cracked egg, squeeze the silicone chamber, and release to suck the egg yolk up into it. Watch the video Also check out these other awesome Quirky products we have featured: - Ray Solar Power Charger - The space Bar - Plug Hub - Ste...
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