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Beams x Made in Tsubame

May 6, 2012

Beams puts the spotlight on local Japanese craftsmanship with their Made in Tsubame project. The collection ($25-$35) features stainless steel cups, travel-friendly cutlery, and a mug built from titanium that’s ready for a lifetime of use. Link…

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Paris is Always A Good Idea

May 3, 2012

Paris is always a good idea. Agreed.

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BFF Watches for Overseas Lovers

May 2, 2012

This is “Dual Time,” a unisex GMT wristwatch with a unique feature: complimentary hour hands. Where normally three hands would mean hour, minute, and second, here they mean second, your hour, and your friend’s hour….

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Rayavadee Resort in Thailand

April 30, 2012

Rayavadee Resort is an exclusive, luxury five-star resort on the tropical peninsula of PhraNang in the spectacular and peaceful Marine National Park of Krabi, Thailand. The resort is surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty, it nestles discreetly amidst tropical gardens and coconut groves against a back of sheer cliffs, lush jungle…

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Baxter x Saturdays NYC Santalum + Cedrus Candle

April 25, 2012

Baxter & Saturdays team up once again on a beautifully packaged candle entitled, Santalum + Cedrus ($30). The new soy-based candle is a sandalwood scent with notes of cedar-wood, vetiver, and an amber woody base note. Santalum + Cedrus will be available at Saturdays’ NY location, Saturdays Daikanyama in Tokyo,…

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Propello Desktop Fan

April 25, 2012

Looking for a safe and silent workspace fan for those hot summer days? The Propello desktop fan features soft natural rubber blades which allows a guardless design. The fan is powered by a Johnson Electric motor, making the “Propello” virtually silent. The angle of airflow is adjustable….

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Mercedes-Benz Style x Formitalia

April 19, 2012

Mercedes and luxury furniture manufacturer have teamed up to translate the contours of its automotive styling into a collection of high end furniture. The Daimler design language will find its way into a sofa, dining table, chairs, sideboard, chaise lounge, and a bed. Each of the pieces echo Mercedes’ automotive…

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Lenny Kravitz + Philippe Starck for Kartell

April 19, 2012

Kartell injects a little rock n’ roll into the famous Mademoiselle chair with the help of musician and designer, Lenny Kravitz. For this collaboration, Starck and Kravitz have wrapped the chairs in luxurious and exotic materials like fur, python, and leather giving the minimalist chairs a glamorous overhaul. Link…

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Skip Hop Zoo Luggage

April 13, 2012

I am happy to see that Skip Hop turned their Zoo Backpacks into a Rolling Luggage Collection. Perfect for a plane trip. The owl gets my vote!…

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A Coat Rack so Attractive, You Might Not Want to Hang a Coat on it at all

April 11, 2012

Consisting of a single loop of wood and a leather bag, the rack leans up against a wall, or as Minimalissimo explains, can be combined with a second Servus rack. A detachable leather bag, which can be used for scarves, gloves or anything else you so desire, adds a bit…

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Nettleton 199 House – Cape Town

April 9, 2012

Nettleton 199 is an absolutely breathtaking house designed by SAOTA (Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects). We are big fans of SATA, we have featured before the “First Crescent”, a stunning minimalist home also in South Africa. Nettleton 199 is positioned in Cape Town, on the side of Lion’s Head and…

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Google Project Glass

April 5, 2012

It looks like the wearable heads up display that we’ve been teased with in a million sci-fi flicks is closer to reality with the reveal of Google’s latest idea, Project Glass. Using a small headset, Project Glass aims to integrate all of your favorite Google Apps in an augmented reality…

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Braun Digital Alarm Clocks

April 5, 2012

Designed with the very same minimalist design principals set by Dieter Rams and Dietrich Lubs, Braun introduces a new line of digital alarm clocks. Whether it be for home or travel, the clocks ($50-$100) are available in three sizes and feature time synchronization via radio signal in the US, UK,…

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Floating Cinema

April 3, 2012

This amazing scenery is in the rocky shoreline of Yao Noi, Thailand. The Archipelago Cinema is part of the event organized by Film on the Rocks Yao Noi, a new film festival curated by Apichatpong Weerasethakul and Tilda Swinton. The auditorium raft was designed by German-born and Beijing-based architect Ole…

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Fully Equipped Residence Built in Mountainside

March 29, 2012

Seeing that the home is built into a slanted hillside, the only way to gain access is the nearby wooden Graubünder shed, which connects to a tunnel running right through the mountainside. Check out more photos of the Villa Vals Mountainside Residence here!…

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Jamie’s Italian in Birmingham by Blacksheep

March 27, 2012

Check out this great restaurant – ‘Jamie’s Italian’ is a collection of site-specific Italian restaurants by British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, located in major towns and cities around the UK. Blacksheep created a new outlet for ‘Jamie’s Italian’ at the Bullring in Birmingham, combining new design thinking and material treatments…

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Captivating Glass House in South Africa

March 26, 2012

Residing in South Africa are some of the most extraordinary homes in the world. The area’s inhabitants have a fascination for contemporary design, utilising plenty of large glass windows found all over the home’s facade.

This is exactly what you get with the Nico Van Der Meulen Architects designed Glass House…

Contemporary Koban Police Station in Japan by Klein Dytham Architecture

March 26, 2012

Police stations are quite possibly the last place you would look for design inspiration, but the team at Klein Dytham Architecture will definitely change the way you feel about Police Stations.

The design team has created this contemporary Koban Police Station. Japan is home to some of the most creative architecture…

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Tentsile Hanging Tent

March 26, 2012

The Tentsile tent is being called the world´s most versatile tent, it was designed by Architect and treehouse designer, Alex Shirley-Smith. Tentsile combines the comfort and versatility of a hammock with the usable space and security of a tent. The ultra portable structure uniquely employs tension forces to provide separation…

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Bento Bath by Formed

March 26, 2012

We love the minimalist style of the freestanding ‘Bento Bath’ from Formed. Made in Australia the bath is inspired by Japanese bento boxes and captures an elegant simplicity that is perfect for the modern home. View more design here…

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Dror for Tumi

March 24, 2012

Architect and designer Dror Benshetrit collaborates with Tumi on a complete line of bags based on Dror’s themes of “transformation.” The highlight of the collection are the hardshell rollers wrapped in a durable polycarbonate/ABS shell formed into a modern, geometric form. Link…

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Guatemala Home with Tree Built Through Living Room

March 23, 2012

Not only do towering trees surrounding the outside of the property, but there is even a massive tree running through the home’s living room. Check out more photos of the beautiful Corallao Home here!…

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Brooklyn State Cheese Board

March 23, 2012

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