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IKEA Sit/Stand Desk Review: I Can’t Believe How Much I Like This

Standing desks are not cheap. Or at least, the extremely handy motorized ones aren’t. That’s why everyone—including this desk-agnostic blogger—freaked out when IKEA announced that it would sell a sit/stand desk powered by electricity for less than $500. Finally, a healthy desk option for the masses. Finally! Read more… Continue Reading from the Source

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Giant Birdsnest by OGE CreativeGroup

Israel-based OGE CreativeGroup have designed the Giant Birdsnest, a concept which aims to combine furniture and playgrounds. The birdsnest was originally created as a prototype for a socializing space: A comfortable casual and sensual soft space. The wood nest is loaded up with comfortable egg-shaped sitting movables that allow ergonomic sitting positions for various forms of social exchange. [...]

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Redux House by StudioMK27

Brazil-based StudioMK27 presents one of its most spectacular residences to date, the Redux House. Located in the outskirts of Sao Paulo, the residence is constructed of two thin parallel concrete planes that stretch over the topography acting as the floor and roof, and float slightly above the ground. The rectangular structure provides a 360-degree experience throughout [...]

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Introducing the Filson Restoration Department

Filson is introducing a “Restoration Department” on its site, which as the name suggests, will restore old, ragged bags from the label. The items will be revitalized by utilizing material lifted from Filson’s own vintage pieces, with time-weathered fabric and patina adding that worn, seasoned look. Perhaps the most distinctive feature is the distinctly visible reinforced stitching, which underlines the whole revival principle behind this endeavor. The first collection of [...]

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A Cheaper Highway Guardrail May Be Malfunctioning and Deadly

It’s the difference of just one inch. In 2005, the guardrail manufacturer Trinity Industries shaved that much off its guardrail design, saving the company $2 per guardrail head. It also neglected to report this design change to the Federal Highway Administration. Tens of thousands of these potentially deadly guardrail heads are now installed all over [...]

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G-Star RAW x Vitra “Prouvé RAW: Office Edition” Furniture Collection

G-Star have teamed up with Swiss furniture design company Vitra to bring you utilitarian furniture that pays homage to Jean Prouvé, a designer who in the 1940′s would design for major French industrial companies.Initially concieved to furnish G-Star HQ, the simplistic design was determined to be marketable to those who want solid structure in simplistic form. Desks [...]

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Spiral Pod Staircase by Foster Lomas Architects

In the apartment dubbed “Riverside”, English architects Foster Lomas have added a structural masterpiece to the living room which both increases light and flow in the general ambiance. The staircase decorates the space as a sculpture rather than a set of stairs and its smooth and shiny finish make it easy on the eye. Could this [...]

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A Brief History of the Wine Corkscrew

The corkscrew, like so many other inventions, was borne out of necessity. For as long as we have sold wine in glass bottles sealed with cork stoppers, consumers have struggled to easily remove those corks. As soon as the earliest glass bottles arrived in late seventeenth-century England, inventors began dreaming up instruments to ease the [...]

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