August 25, 2014

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This small apartment, located in the heart of Warsaw, has been designed by Klara Wesół of KW Studio. Thanks to a clever remodel, the old 56m2 space has become an airy pad with an open layout. Designer changed the old kitchen into a bathroom, which, in turn, was replaced by a closet. The wall separating the anteroom and the living room was teared down, broadening the passage between the living room and the bedroom. The overall whiteness of the place also contributes to the spacious feeling of the interior. Thoughtful decorative accents throughout the apartment reflect the owner’s passion for travel and complete the design.

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August 16, 2014

– I just came back from Paris (which explains slim posting for the past two weeks), and this vid brings back some wonderful Paris memories.

An alarm that makes you a cup of coffee? Hell’s yeah!

Want to know how yoga looks in x-ray? Watch.

– Very cute. Shortest cat in the world.

Probably the coolest bus stop I’ve every seen.

– An incredibly compelling case for sunscreen. How the sun sees you.

Enjoy your weekend, folks!

August 12, 2014

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Repotting plants is such a dread. In my case it is also the time when a plant usually dies (my love for indoor gardening is largely unrequited). And this is why this pot by Helsinki based Italian designer Emanuele Pizzolorusso is so very clever. Aptly called Fold Pot, the piece grows along with the growing plant. It is made from rubber, so it is flexible enough for adding soil without having to remove the plant. And thanks to the ability to unfold, the Fold Pot doubles its capacity. Available for purchase from designer’s website.

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This product has been created in the shoebox dweller’s heaven. The Floyd Leg is a table leg with the simple clamping mechanism that can be attached to any surface material. The possibilities are truly endless. The legs are compact, easy to store and transport, and they ship flat, saving money and resources. Brilliant! The Floyd leg comes in two sizes.

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August 1, 2014

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This small and inventive Paris apartment has been created by studio Schemaa. The main strategic element of the interior is the staircase to the attic, that doubles as storage. Comprised of cupboards of various sizes, this wall of storage allows the rest of the room look airy and minimal. A large mirror reflects the windows and adds light and illusion of a bigger footprint to the room. Another great space-saving trick is a dining table that is easily disassembled and mounted on the wall. The attic houses the bedroom and a compact dressing area. Very succinct and well-thought-out design.

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July 29, 2014

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This modular storage system by Fritz und Franken does everything modular storage should do – it adapts to any space size and shape, it is easy to plan and even easier to put together. The modules are held in place by side-mounted runners and skids placed along the opening edges of each cube. Clever. The boxes come in several pleasing pastel colors, so they will look right at home in any room. And made from the renewable polyrey high pressure laminate (a material that is made of 65% paper), this furniture is as eco-friendly as it is goodlooking.

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July 28, 2014

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This adorable bluetooth speaker has been created by French designer Mathieu Lehanneur for Binauric. Light and compact, the Boom Boom speaker can be carried anywhere with ease. It wirelessly connects to any computer, mp3 player or smartphone, iOS or Android. The design is truly intuitive. The speaker communicates with you in several languages, the controls are self-explanatory – a simple touchpad allows you to manage volume, play/pause and control bluetooth connectivity. Boom Boom features the audio jack cable that also acts as a handle. The piece is available for purchase here. Watch the video after the break to see it action.

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As someone who constantly tries to build a herb garden (with inconsistent results), I always welcome new modular planter ideas. This one comes from Finland based designer Niko Laukkarinen. The Hookie planter can be suspended from your ceiling, freeing windowsills and counters for other important objects. Each piece has a hook on the bottom, so you can combine several planters for a beautiful and space-saving display. The piece is currently being launched at FundedByMe.

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July 25, 2014

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Dogs underwater photography. Amazing.

– Spot on. This guy speaks in girl voice.

– Not technically a house (doesn’t have a bathroom), but a nice shed for thinking and writing (thank you, Heiner).

– This yoga mat tells you when you’re doing it wrong.

Sweets inspired by cinema. Beautiful.

– Incredible video of an aggregation of anchovy.

Sumo egg cups. Wishlisted!

– And to feed the senses – beautiful animation by Simon Roberts.

Have a great weekend, guys!

July 24, 2014

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Finally, a charging stand that will work with any device, past present and future one, Apple or Android. Yay!.. San-Francisco based collective DODOcase, in collaboration with Stikwood, created Charing Nest, an elegant adaptable changing station. The piece features rich, smooth orchard walnut with a leather wrap made from American-tanned Logger’s Leather. It is compatible with the following devices: 30-Pin cable (from the Original iPhone and iPad through iPhone 4S); Lightning cable (iPhone 5/5S/5C, iPad mini, iPad Air, and forthcoming iPhone 6); Micro-USB cable for all Android devices. The Charging Nest is wide enough to accommodate any cover too. Sold here.

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