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YEZO Retreat

Located in the idyllic Hokkaido island, in Japan, YEZO is a small retreat, nestled in a northern mountain range, using its dramatic landscape and an experimental design approach to create a sanctuary in nature. Contacted by an ambitious client, Japanese architecture studio LEAD started work on this unique dwelling, a place where guests can enjoy time for quiet reflection and private enjoyment in a setting defined by wood, stone, water, and light, whilst surrounded by ever-changing natural beauty. The projects´s elegant and fluid space follows a highly minimalist, yet expressive, performance-driven material and construction approach. The wooden roof shell structure is built up from glue-laminated (GluLam) timber beams suspended from a central concrete chimney and clad with regionally sourced black slate. The impressive YEZO Retreat is a winner of the Golden Pin Design Award for the year 2020.



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MASTERWAL PING PONG TABLE

Designed by Japanese designer Mikiya Kobayashi for Masterwal, a furniture manufacturer in Japan, this beautiful ping pong table is both minimalist and classy. The exceedingly simple, yet elegant table also serves as a regular table for meals too, simply remove the leather net and your ready to serve dinner. Made with an elegant walnut wood frame, the UA1 table is stripped down to its essence and features a singular solid brass line running through the center of the ...
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GYPSET | EVENT ARTISANS

Whatever the event you´re planning, L.A.-based Gypset will make it a memorable one. Unlike most other event companies, Gypset designs and builds all of their outdoor spaces with unique custom tents and hand made furniture. The result is an array of structures, lamps and furniture that allow Gypset to ­transform any location into a unique and magical place sure to awaken the Gypsy spirit in you. Take one look at the images from some of their events and you’ll see...
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2016 GIFTS FOR THE MIXOLOGIST

Today´s Holiday Gift Guide roundup is a list of products guaranteed to take any home bar to the next level. We all know a mixologist, beer lover, or a wine/cognac/whiskey connoisseur, so here is a cool list with some drink fanatic related gifts that cater to every man´s drinking style. Stay tuned over the next few days for more great gift ideas! Check out the full list of products here...
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