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As the quintessential private mountain retreat, the Whistler Cabin offers its owners the ideal space to relax and unwind after a long day spent on the snow. Designed by Vancouver-based Scott & Scott Architects, the house is a weekend getaway space for a family of snowboarders and features a striking A-frame shape inspired by the […]
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Designed with convenience and functionality in mind, Felt’s new Tot’em e-bike provides an easy solution to carry a lot of gear anywhere with you, whether you’re commuting, getting groceries, or going on a weekend trip. Sturdy and perfectly stable, the cargo bike features a lightweight T6061 aluminum alloy frame and a short wheelbase to guarantee […]
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The recently announced Moskito Watch looks like a perfect fit for cyclists who want to monitor their performance but also love good design. Made by Moskito, a design studio based in Bern, Switzerland, the watch ingeniously combines a classic chronograph timepiece and a practical bike speedometer in one compact product you can wear on your […]
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Both vernacular agricultural architecture and a distinctive landscape provided the inspiration for the Atrium House, located on Gotland island in Sweden. Designed by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter, the low structure has a simple rectangular shape and concrete walls that protect a central atrium, with huge sliding windows opening up the interior towards the bucolic meadow […]
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Some custom builds pay homage to the classic features of the base bike. Others modernize the original look to stand out from the crowd. Then there’s UYC. Built by Death Machines of London, Up Yours Copper keeps true to its name and represents everything bike building and riding stands for. Unapologetic, badass, tough, unconventional. It […]
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Built within a striking natural landscape on Hamilton Island, Australia, the Solis house designed by Renato D’Ettorre Architects helps its inhabitants feel like they’re in a perpetual vacation on a completely private retreat. The structure makes the most of its environment to maximize the views, but the design goes much further than simply connecting the […]
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We live in a world filled with design innovations and ingenious products, but it may come as a surprise to many to learn that the humble kitchen knife currently goes through a revolution. And Germany seems to leads the way. First, we wrote about the modernization of a 3,500-year old blade. Now, we’re happy to […]
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Cut off from the mainland and accessible only by boat, this off-the-grid house stands in a picturesque area of a secluded island, providing stunning views of the Phillip Island, the Bass Strait and the sea on one side and of the pastoral French Island National Park landscape on the other. Ingenious design decisions, modern technology […]
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In 2016, both Brooks England and Vans celebrate important milestones, with the British bicycle saddle manufacturer turning 150 and the legendary footwear brand marking its 50th anniversary. Naturally, the two icons decided to celebrate in style by collaborating on a limited-edition collection that pays homage to the their shared passion for traditional craftsmanship, handmade products […]
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After two years of working on NTN as a side project, product designer and Notion co-founder Ian Walton decided to focus completely on the design-oriented timepieces and launched the independent watch brand this September, with the first collection of W1/D watches introduced at the beginning of December. Much like the Frame Chair, the expertly crafted […]
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