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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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BEST MADE WEATHER STATION | Image

BEST MADE WEATHER STATION

We all know weather talk is one of biggest icebreakers, but if weather is a serious issue for you, check out this new Weather Station made in Germany. It features a hygrometer, that measures air humidity from 20% to 100% and a thermometer with a range from 47º to 105ºF. What´s really special about it, is the fact that on the display these two measures are related through the indicators, and its designers have created a simple way to understand the real feel of th...
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EVEL KNIEVEL STUNT CYCLE | Image

EVEL KNIEVEL STUNT CYCLE

One of the most lusted after toys of the 1970s was the legendary Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle, and now it is back in production! The nostalgic toy consists of a wind-up motorcycle with an articulated action figure of the legendary stuntman that you can mount on the bike in a variety of poses. Then, to operate, simply  wind it up, and release it to send Evel shooting forwards and up over whatever ramp you have constructed in front of him. After all, watching a wind-...
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PARKIS BIKE LIFT

Parking a bike should be simple, quick and effortless. PARKIS is a simple and smart space saving solution for bicycles, it is automatized to enable you to park your bike vertically without requiring any physical effort. It is completely mechanical and magically lifts your bike automatically saving up to 40% space, simply enter the bike and the lift will automatically move your bike to the vertical. Requiring no electricity, the Parkis Bike Lift is eco-friendly and k...
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