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Waterfront home

Waterfront home

Isn’t this a beautiful waterfront home? Constructed from corten steel and glass in a wonderfully beautiful spot on the water at Grou, The Netherlands. Last Sunday we went out on the water again. We took both the dogs, a bottle of wine and crackers with…

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New gemstones and a visit to Museum Insel Hombroich

New gemstones and a visit to Museum Insel Hombroich

Aren’t these beautiful? These are the new gem stones we bought last weekend at a gem exhibition in Dusseldorf. The plan is to make two more rings with these gems to take to Sieraad Art Fair in Amsterdam. I am not sure the rings will be finished…

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Small wooden houses in Japan

Small wooden houses in Japan

This tiny neighborhood of small wooden houses is build among the trees in Shizuoka, a rural county in Japan. The buildings have the same shape as the surrounding mountains. Inside they have ultra-modern design and furnishings. This tent-like homes, Jikka, are the work of architect…

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Museum Insel Hombroich Germany

Museum Insel Hombroich Germany

Museum Insel Hombroich is located near Dusseldorf in Germany. For years this museum was on our list to visit and finally this weekend we are going to do just that. We happen to be in Dusseldorf to vist a gemstone fair. It is a small but…

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Restaurant Väkst in Copenhagen

Restaurant Väkst in Copenhagen

Restaurant Väkst in Copenhagen is completely build out of up cycled materials. The restaurant looks like a greenhouse full of light and plants right in the heart of the city. Do you know, I’ve never been to Copenhagen? It is high on my list but it…

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Breathtakingly beautiful wooden house

Breathtakingly beautiful wooden house

Breathtaking project by Stockholm-based duo Kolman Boye Architects. A house on the island of Vega in the Norwegian archipelago not far from the polar circle. After all these days off my life has calmed down a bit. It’s been pretty busy lately. We had many visitors…

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Dove House

Dove House

Isn’t it a beauty? Architecture studio Gundry & Ducker designed this beautiful modern extension in a Victorian terrace home in London. Nicknamed “ Dove House,” it manages to blend old and new in a seamless, minimalist design. Look for the complete design and more photos…

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Paper weekend house

Paper weekend house

A printer in Gothenburg, Sweden, wanted to show off its capabilities, so it commissioned White Arkitekter and branding agency Happy F + B  to design a small structure of paper. The Chameleon Cabin is constructed of a corrugated, two millimeter thick paper called MiniWell. The…

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Object Rotterdam 2014

Object Rotterdam 2014

Zward jewellery OBJECT is thé place where the cutting edge between design, crafts, fashion, architecture and art becomes evident. Bit late this announcement, sorry fort that. There are still two days left to visit Object in Rotterdam, Saturday 8 and Sunday February 9, 2014.  …

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A fantastically beautiful wooden house

A fantastically beautiful wooden house

Just a picture of a fantastically beautiful house, found on my Tumblr. At least the shape of this facade is beautiful. I have not checked whether the house is beautiful from all sides. Here is the link. 

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