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The Shack Weekend Retreat

If you live in a hectic city, at weekends you might feel like escaping to a place completely disconnected from technology, this might inspire you. The Shack is a weekend retreat designed by Broadhurst Architects for a family from the suburbs of Washington D.C., it is located on the southern slope of South Fork Mountain, near Upper Tract, West Virginia. The little rural structure is a cross between tent camping, and weekend cottage, it has no electricity (Oil lamps provide light), and features a rain collecting system that provides water for the outdoor shower. Heat is provided by a small wood stove that also heats water for the kitchen sink. The front facing façade of the building features a glass garage door that opens up to a cantilevered wood deck providing a breathtaking view of the beautiful and peaceful surroundings.

Also check out the amazing "New York cabin in the woods




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GIANT FLOOR LAMP | BY ANGLEPOISE | Image

GIANT FLOOR LAMP | BY ANGLEPOISE

The Giant1227 Floor Lamp was originally designed by George Carwardine back in 1934, initially only four were made, one was auctioned and bought by film Director Tim Burton and used in the movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Now, an updated rendition of the Giant 1227 is being sold by Anglepoise and is available in several colors....
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COCOON FIRES

Designed by Federico Otero, Cocoon Fires produce an amazing range of fireplaces both beautiful and functional. The contemporary fireplaces are made of stainless steel, and can be installed in any room of the house, they work with biofuel and are smoke free making them clean and environmentally friendly. The product stores up to 1.5 liters of fuel and produces fire for up to six hours. Best of all is that the fireplace can be used all year round, as an ic...
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THE GLENLIVET WHISKEY CHAIR | Image

THE GLENLIVET WHISKEY CHAIR

The Glenlivet distillery is the biggest selling single malt whiskey in the United States, and to celebrate their new Nadurra whiskey, they have collaborated with award-winning designer Gareth Neal to create The Glenlivet Nadurra Dram Chair, the ultimate chair for drinking Scotch and be transported to an intimate moment of escape. The outstanding piece of contemporary craft is constructed with the finest natural materials and remarkable attention to detail, such as t...
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