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A tree house. A memorial. A place for nature contemplation as well as meditation. A thoughtful example of conceptual architecture. Mask House is all of these things and more. Designed by WOJR but not yet built, the cabin will stand in a woodland area in upstate New York, at the edge of the lake where […]
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Italian food. You either love it or you really love it. From all the cuisines of the world, Italian is the one that makes people smile. It makes you feel the comfort of home in every spoonful and every bite. It gives you a hug and reminds you that life is for living. And […]
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When custom motorcycle builders have free reign, sometimes magic happens. The best example? This “Black Stallion” BMW R100 RT, completed in-house by the Austria-based National Custom Tech workshop. A stunner that impresses with its fierce personality, this custom build will certainly set pulses racing. Make no mistake, this black beauty went through a laborious process […]
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Minimalism, playfulness and utilitarian design often combine in the work of Spanish designer André Simón. The founder of the A\Studio creates objects that intrigue and inspire. From a granite pendant light reminiscent of traditional Spanish dwellings from the pre-Roman times to a clothing rack with four components interconnected like puzzle pieces to create a structure […]
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Vincent Van Duysen is the celebrated Belgium architect and designer whose work is expressed with creative fervour, in a manner that is rational, utilitarian and aesthetically minimal. Vincent’s architecture, interiors and products have a well-defined presence and a clean, modern aspect. Unadorned, bare and honestly expressed, his designs are produced with an understanding of functionality, durability […]
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Much like the eclectic apartment where modern design combined with old-time charm, this guesthouse designed by Loft Kolasinski features vintage furniture and lighting as well as custom made pieces, all brought together to create a one-of-a-kind aesthetic. Located in the countryside in Poland, the guesthouse stands at the edge of a forest and is surrounded […]
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California-based Taylor Stitch designs clothes that “fit well and function simply”, including the versatile Travel Chinos we wrote about previously. To accompany the new CIVIC collection designed for urban commuters, the brand launched its first custom bike design, The Dash. And it’s as beautiful as you’d expect it to be. The clean aesthetic as well […]
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Recently introduced at NAIAS 2017, the Audi Q8 announces a new era for the German manufacturer. Built like an SUV yet eco-friendly and designed with elegant coupe lines, the concept car combines beauty, brains and brawn. Dynamic and refined, it features a wider honeycomb grille, a silver blade at the bottom of the bumper, doors […]
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Taking cues from traditional farmsteads, The Barn combines both rustic and modern details to complement the natural landscape. The wooden house was designed by Carney Logan Burke Architects, an architecture, interior design and product design studio. “The power of landscape, the quality of light and the simple honesty of vernacular architecture” influence the practice’s designs, […]
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Inspired by the use of concrete in modernist architecture, the “En Concreto” collection designed by Liliana Ovalle reimagines features of brutalist buildings at a smaller scale. Using the “béton brut” finish as a defining element of the collection, the designer created domestic objects that pay homage to the clean lines and smooth curves of the […]
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