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Chicago Ansarada Office

Our dream office this week was developed by Sydney-based firm Those Architects. The spacious loft-like office belongs to Ansarada (a growing young tech company) and spreads across an 880 sqm area on the fifth floor of an old warehouse. The old materials, exposed bricks, posts and beams are still present and mixed with modern details and materials. A giant black box volume sits at the center of the space and defines the three zones of the office, it is detailed with hundreds of thousands of peg holes that enable the staff to utilise the entire surface for creating a message, an artistic expression, or hanging a coat. Other features include a dining zone, gaming area, ultra refined meeting rooms, work and recreational spaces, plus a full scale baseball batting cage complete with pitching machine!

Also check out the SRAM office in Chicago is a bike commuter´s dream




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SPARK SLEEPING BAG | Image

SPARK SLEEPING BAG

The Spark SPI minimal sleeping bag by Sea to Summit is ideal for adventurers that need to pack light. The Spark has changed adventure traveling completely, without sacrificing comfort nor performance. It uses 850+ loft goose down, treated with moisture repelling Ultra-Dry Down, a micro-weight 10D shell and 15D lining, making this one of the best warmth for weight minimalist sleeping bags available. The Spark compresses to a small pack, keeping weight and bulk to a m...
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WALL SCRABBLE | BY RESTORATION HARDWARE | Image

WALL SCRABBLE | BY RESTORATION HARDWARE

New on Restoration Hardware, and part of their vintage game collection, is this beautifully crafted and original Wall Scrabble version. The dramatically oversized wall-mounted Scrabble game increases the fun factor exponentially, keeping everyones favorite word game always in play. Crafted from solid wood, the board features graphics based on the original 1949 edition, magnetic letter tiles, a fabric bag for the letter tiles, and a built-in chalkboard to keep track ...
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CHICKEN POINT CABIN | BY OLSON KUNDING ARCHITECTS | Image

CHICKEN POINT CABIN | BY OLSON KUNDING ARCHITECTS

Olson Kunding Architects are the minds behind the idea for the cabin is that of a lakeside shelter in the woods—a little box with a big window that opens to the surrounding landscape. The cabin’s big window-wall (30 feet by 20 feet) opens the entire living space to the forest and lake. Using a beautifully designed system of pulleys, the massive window can be easily operated by a small child....
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