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There are many gorgeous wall clock designs out there. STORY, apart from looking distinctive and elegant, also aims to revolutionize the way one sees time. Designed by creative brand FLYTE, the wall clock already sets the bar high with its refined and minimalist aesthetic as well as with its creative use of magnetic levitation. But […]
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The ‘Homeland’ exhibition challenges a concept one often takes for granted – the safety and security of home. The home as a shelter that protects from the outside world, the place where one feels relaxed and comfortable. Los Angeles-based artist Pontus Willfors created a series of sculptural works that put the idea of home in […]
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Few things embody love of cars and travel as perfectly as this story we received from our friends at Column M. It has all the elements of a good movie or book. A life-long passion ignited in childhood, adrenaline-fueled car races, a dramatic car wreck, an incredible twist of fate, and an epic journey around […]
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Located in a gorgeous area of the Magdalen Islands, the West Dune House designed by Bourgeois / Lechasseur architects takes inspiration from both nature and vernacular architecture. Oriented towards West Dune and the sea, the structure provides incredible views over the beautiful landscape. The distinctive shape takes inspiration from wind-swept dunes and local traditional architecture […]
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Hey, Porter co-founders Devry Drosky and Dave Flynn both have multidisciplinary backgrounds. The studio itself provides services that span across art direction, branding, product design, identity, and curation, among others. Perhaps this explains, at least in part, why the Hey, Porter furniture collection looks so distinctive and creative. The Rochester-based creative studio designed the four […]
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Compact, lightweight and beautiful, the Yooniq Urban Bike is designed by a Slovakia-based company as an answer to many commuters’ and urban cyclists’ prayers. The straightened aluminum alloy frame is light but sturdy and durable at the same time. As the bike is small enough to fit into your car boot, you can also easily […]
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When the owners of the Saint-André Residence bought this former triplex filled with narrow, deep and dark spaces, they knew that the home of their dreams just waited to reveal itself. Working closely with the Montreal-based APPAREIL architecture studio, the young couple took part in the creation of the single-family home they had envisioned, transforming […]
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Belgian designer Alain Gilles established his eponymous studio in 2007. Fast-forward ten years and he has amassed an extensive portfolio of thoughtfully designed furnishings and objects. Yet initially, Alain did not set out to become a designer: he would first tread the corporate ladder for a number of years before finding his true vocation. Today, […]
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There are times when new products improve the features of their predecessors. And there are times when new designs revolutionize the original concept and render the previous products obsolete. Part of the latter category, tex-lock will make bicycle owners from around the world say goodbye to their old bike clamps. Designed by Leipzig-based Tex-Lock, this […]
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Located in Weiler, Austria, this gorgeous structure built among rolling hills provides the next step in the evolution of the traditional Rhine-valley houses. Previously a farmhouse, the building was renovated by the Marte.Marte Architects studio, becoming a comfortable and elegant vacation home for the new generation of the family. Combining vernacular and modern features, this […]
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