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Modern Minimalist Design Furniture for Compact Living

Modern Minimalist Design Furniture for Compact Living

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If you’re into compact living, these videos will provide the much needed inspiration. Philips Johnson once said: “Today industrial design is functionally motivated and follows the same principles as modern architecture: machine-like simplicity, smoothness of surface, avoidance of ornament…. It is perhaps the most fundamental contrast between the two periods of design that in 1900 […]

5 Creative and Beautifully Crafted Ceiling Fan to Beat the Summer Heat

5 Creative and Beautifully Crafted Ceiling Fan to Beat the Summer Heat

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According to Wikipedia: “A ceiling fan is a mechanical fan, usually electrically powered, suspended from the ceiling of a room, that uses hub-mounted rotating paddles to circulate air. Casablanca Fan Co. ceiling fan from the early 1980s. A ceiling fan rotates much more slowly than an electric desk fan; it cools people effectively by introducing […]





Cat Table for Architect Cat Lovers

Cat Table for Architect Cat Lovers

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In movies and most social norms, cats are associated as evil, bad luck and so on. Those that are not exposed to both cats and dogs tend to lean towards dogs, probably because movies depict dogs as friendly, smart and caring, while cats and always beside an evil witch. When was the last time you […]

Janjaap Ruijssenaars Magnetic Floating Bed

Janjaap Ruijssenaars Magnetic Floating Bed

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Dutch architect Janjaap Ruijssenaars created a floating bed that would allow you to sleep in a bed that is floating in mid air. Estimated to make you poorer by US$146,953 for just the scale model ( he never mention about the actual scale but I bet it would be 1:100). The actual model would cost […]

8 Creative Room Divider / Office Screen Partition Ideas

8 Creative Room Divider / Office Screen Partition Ideas

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Just imagine all the many new creative activities you can do with the new ‘Wall’, you can paint a mural on it, hang some photos, grow a plant or even project a movie onto it. Here are 8 creative room divider. Image copyright and source as statement after every Meeting Space by Richard Shed studio […]

Blueprint Paperweight and Contour Topoware

Blueprint Paperweight and Contour Topoware

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MoMA Store has this unique paperweight specially made for architects – blueprint paperweight. It could be popular if it was sold before the computer revolution, but then again with so many senior draftsperson out there, this would be a ideal birthday or office gifts. The Blueprint Paperweight can be bought at Moma Store (http://goo.gl/F6c6O) for […]

The Chip Factory Cut Out Chair

The Chip Factory Cut Out Chair

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It has been quite a while since I last blog about furniture. This cut out chair is really unique; remind me of those little cut out models of cars and windmills during my childhood years, but this cut out model is really different and it’s no ordinary toy. Easier than a five year old’s jigsaw […]

Ball-Nogues Design the Frank Gehry Gala for Tiffany & Company

Ball-Nogues Design the Frank Gehry Gala for Tiffany & Company

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Tiffany & Company hired Los Angeles architecture, industrial design and fabrication firm Ball-Nogues to create the environment for Frank Gehry’s gala party celebrating the launch of Frank Gehry’s signature jewelry designs. The finishes is made of corrugated cardboard, this enable the designer to create voluptuous curved walls, furniture, and bars for the event. I like […]

CityScape Coat Hangers

CityScape Coat Hangers

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For those with money to throw, I have just found the best product to waste your hard earn money with. The Cityscape coat hanger! A set comes with 5 hangers, making you 250UK pounds poorer. The coat hanger has the shape of 5 major fashion city in the world – Paris, New York, London, Tokyo […]

Roll Out the Carpet Made of Wood

Roll Out the Carpet Made of Wood

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Solid wood planks on a foam backing roll out like an area rug and do not have to be glued or nailed in place. Once rolled out, they will not slide, until they are rolled up again and moved. Sound like a very good idea for temporary function like weddings and company meetings. Recommended for […]

Futil Design – Get Bend Chair

Futil Design – Get Bend Chair

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Great chair, but I think there are too much surface contact with the ground, which is a bad design. I just couldn’t imagine what would happen to the timber floor strip after using the chair for a month. Recommended for you: Modern Minimalist Design Furniture for Compact Living AutoDesk HomeStyler – Web Based Interior Design […]

Globalhaus’s Stick Screen Space Divider

Globalhaus’s Stick Screen Space Divider

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This is a very cool and creative idea, I find that the typical partition found in every office create a jail like feeling. Its hard and flat, with the stick screen space divider it breaks the monotone feeling. If this isn’t the cleverest idea for a room divider, I don’t know what is. Instead of […]

Minimalist Led Wood Desktop Clock

Minimalist Led Wood Desktop Clock

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Minimalist wood block + high-tech LEDs = one fabulous combination. We love the simplicity of this Japanese clock design: when the clock is turned off it resembles little more than a wood block. When turned on, the LED numbers shine through the wood, transforming the simple block into a seventies-style alarm clock (oversized numbers and […]

Zaha Hadid Aqua Table

Zaha Hadid Aqua Table

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The first woman to have won the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Price in 2004, the Iraqi-born British citizen, Zaha Hadid continues to amaze the public with the depth, creativity and versatility in her works. As inventive as she is provocative, she has been successful in creating a new vocabulary in both her architectural projects and her […]