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Mini Materials

Mini Materials is like Lego, but with real materials! You can now channel your inner architect with these brilliant mini building materials, use stuff such as cinder blocks (made from real cement), bricks (made from real terra cotta), wooden palettes and wooden planks, even concrete mix to bring everything together and build some cracking looking constructions. The only thing holding you back is your own imagination. All the materials are 1/12 scale and available now at Mini Materials´ website starting for around $5 per pack.



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JACK PUZZLE

This great looking 3D puzzle looks a lot easier than it actually is. The Jack Puzzle by Craighill is compromised of six notched brass bars that interlock in one and only specific way, but be forewarned, if you take it apart, you might not be able to figure out how to put it back together. Rest assured though, assembly instructions are included just in case. Precision milled by a skilled machinist in Massachusetts, the elegant piece is a desk object, a paperweight, a...
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ZEPHYROS VILLA | BY KOUTSOFTIDES ARCHITECTS | Image

ZEPHYROS VILLA | BY KOUTSOFTIDES ARCHITECTS

This stunning house is located in Cyprus and was designed by Koutsoftides Architects. The concept of construction was to unify the two buildings and landscapes and get a sense of calm and serenity. The main floor is divided in two by the ion in the middle of a courtyard and pool. The design of the house is facing north to overlook the fishing port of Pomos....
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LUMIR C

Lumir C is a candle powered LED lamp, it uses no plugs, no batteries, simply one tiny tea light candle. The innovative and beautifully designed lamp uses it a tea light candle as an energy source to power a LED bulb, clever. Shaped like a miniature lighthouse, Lumir C comes in two versions: Mood and Spot, the first can be used as ambient lighting, the second is designed to light up a spot on the room, which can be done by adjusting the direction of the LED. The magi...
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