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The MUS, a Contemporary Modular Sofa by Francesc Rifé

By • Jan 8, 2011

Spanish interior and industrial designer Francesc Rifé has designed in 2010 a contemporary modular sofa for KOO International.

Basically a set of cushions on a wooden platform, MUS comes with matching auxiliary furniture like side and coffee table.

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Stonehawke Modern House by Base Architecture

By • Jan 7, 2011

The Stonehawke house is a contemporary house (3,100 sq ft) located in Brisbane, Autralia.

Designed by architect Shawn Godwin and interior designer wife Natalie of Base Architecture in 2009, this multi award winning residence emerges from the earth like fallen lumber, bunkered in a parcel of heavily wooded, protected land.

Stonehawke House holds a strong, robust form of its own, with heroic volumes that protrude out from the surrounding bushland.

Yet what Shawn and Natalie Godwin have designed is not just any other building for their practice, they have created their own family home!

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Equilibrium Bookcase by Malagana Design Defies Gravity

By • Jan 6, 2011

With its cantilevered modules stacked upon each other at a single angled point, Equilibrium fiver-tier bookcase from Malagana Design is a unique furniture piece that immediately catches attention by creating a sense of amusement and surprise.

While its compartments seem to float in the air, Equilibrium can hold over 120 Lbs of weight and its different modules made of molded polyethylene allow to keep books and magazines organized in a natural tilted position that eliminates the need for bookends.

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Modern Infill House by Cecconi Simone Inc.

By • Jan 5, 2011

Elaine Cecconi of architectural firm Cecconi Simone Inc. found inspiration in the utilitarian lines of warehouses and factories to design this modern infill residence known as 6a Brockton House, in Toronto, Canada.

Set in the heart of Brockton Village, this 4,000 square foot four story house represents the highest standards of urban infill.

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The Wooden Mulligan Residence by Scott Edwards Architecture

By • Jan 4, 2011

The Mulligan Residence is a single-family wooden house designed by Rick Berry and his team from Scott Edwards Architecture.

The 2,200 square foot house is located in the Manzanita, Oregon.

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546 Broadway Luxurious Residences by the Beach

By • Jan 3, 2011

These very contemporary-looking houses were designed by Stephen Vitalich Architects in Venice, Los Angeles.

The four 2600 sq ft single-family homes have each got two levels, three bedrooms, two and half bathrooms, an office and a 500 square foot roof terrace.

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Urban Townhouse by GLUCK+

By • Jan 2, 2011

This townhouse is located on East 51st Street in New York City, a pleasant street with three- and four-story historical buildings, steps from the towers of Midtown.

The 2009 renovation project (1,322 sq ft) was designed by the NYC architectural firm  GLUCK+.

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Ceramic House by Hector Ruiz-Velazquez

By • Jan 1, 2011

The Ceramic House is a project designed by Spanish architect Héctor Ruiz-Velázquez.

The small apartment is located in the attic space of an early 20th century building in Madrid. The challenge for the architect was to transform a small area into a new and minimalist living space with a variety of levels.

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