Guaeca House by AMZ Arquitetos

The Guaeca House by AMZ Arquitetos is located at the seaside, on the northern coast of Sao Paulo, in a gated community where wide grassy streets connect the lots to the beach. On the ground floor, social areas are distributed through an integrated space and a closed block contains the service and barbecue areas, while the second floor holds four suites and a family room. A prefabricated wooden…

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AR DESIGN TURN THIS HISTORIC HORSE STABLE INTO A MODERN HOME

AR DESIGN TURN THIS HISTORIC HORSE STABLE INTO A MODERN http://25happythings.com/?p=931HOME

Award-winning architects AR Design Studios have given a living piece of history a full-on facelift. They have completely refurbished a stable in the small village of Headbourne Worthy, near Winchester. The stable, which was once home to a Grand National winning racehorse by the name of “Lovely Cottage” has now been converted into a contemporary three-bedroom family home.

Although the stables have…

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A London Penthouse Apartment

A London Penthouse Apartment by amos and amos http://25happythings.com/?p=904

Amos and Amos have redesigned the interiors of 21 Wapping Lane, a penthouse apartment located in London.

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Hillside Home by Quinn Architects

Hillside Home by Quinn Architects http://25happythings.com/?p=860

Designed by London-based Quinn Architects, the Holmby Hills Residence is located on a 57,250 square foot hillside site in Los Angeles, California. 

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Designed by London-based Quinn Architects, Holmby Hills Residence is a speculative residential development for international property developer Estate Four. The property is situated on a 57,250 sq ft site in Holmby Hills, Bel Air, Los…

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Sandpaper Covered Furniture by Avi Fedida

Sandpaper Covered Furniture by Avi Fedida http://25happythings.com/?p=849

Israeli industrial designerAvi Fedida has designed ‘Grit’, a series of furniture and lighting pieces that use sand paper as a main component. 

The inspiration for the “Grit” furniture series came from the love to materials that constantly develop a unique character of their own with the effect of time and wear.Designing his furnitures, he decided to use sand paper as the main component through…

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Sony Introduces the a5100 – The World’s Smallest Interchangeable Lens Camera

Sony Introduces the a5100 – The World’s Smallest Interchangeable Lens Camera.http://25happythings.com/?p=843

Sony continues to make big steps with its camera program. Six months after having introduced its popular a6000, the Japanese brand follows up with the a5100, the world’s smallest interchangeable lens camera. Featuring a 24.3 megapixel APS-C size Exmor CMOS sensor and a 180° tiltable touch enabled LCD Monitor, the a5100 comes with HD video recording and one of the most impress autofocus systems on…

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Soho House Opens in Chicago

Soho House Opens in Chicago http://25happythings.com/?p=831

Soho House is becoming more of an institution than just a hotel chain. Known worldwide for its locations that encompass a luxurious hotel with a members club, a gym, cinema, bars and restaurants, its outposts are desirable spots to hang out at. And now the company has just opened its latest branch in Chicago. This Soho House continues elements of some of the original hotels, featuring a Pizza…

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Casa AL by Studio Arthur Casas

Casa AL by Studio Arthur Casas http://25happythings.com/?p=816

The Brazilian firm behind Casa Itu, Studio Arthur Casas,delivers yet another stunning residence with Casa AL. Invited to help choose the location by the client, the house sits on a hillside in Rio de Janeiro, overlooking the ocean and with views of the city’s famed nearby mountains. Having chosen the site together, the firm began work on the three-storey house that is built into the slope of the…

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2015 Range Rover Sport SVR

To compete in the highly competitive luxury sport SUV market, Range Rover has just unveiled the new 2015 Range Rover Sport SVR. In order to compete with the likes of the Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG and Porsche Cayenne Turbo, the much-loved 5.0 liter supercharged engine, previously used in the Range Rover Sport Supercharged and Autobiography, has received another performance update. The result is a…

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KANDOLHU ISLAND RESORT

As vacation season is well underway, this jewel in the Indian Ocean definitely caught our eye. Kandolhu Island Resort, which touts itself as “the best kept secret in the Maldives”, is a tiny island surrounded by stunning ivory coasted beaches with the otherworldly beauty of the Maldivian reefs nearby.  Thirty secluded water villas await with luxury appointments and amenities, and breathtaking…

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VANDEYK VDX Cyclocross

When you’re in the grip of high summer, there’s not a lot of things to look forward to about the weather getting cold and wet again. But here’s one – the VDX cyclocross frame from German cycle artisans VANDEYK. Cyclocross – a hybrid of racing and mountain biking – has been growing in popularity for a number of years now. The lightweight bikes involved typically feature the rigid forks and drop…

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Nike Air Tech Challenge II – Obsidian/Black

The Nike Air Tech Challenge II has taken a much more dressed-up approach with recent releases, hasn’t it? Here we’re getting a detailed look at an Obsidian/Black colorway that features a mix of soft suedes and flat leather on the upper, although they were perceived to be all-black rather than the two-toned composition we see here. Get a detailed look below:

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Nike Women’s Air Max 1 FV

This new Nike Air Max 1 from Flavio Samelo and Jayelle Hudson will be releasing this week. For whatever reason the two sneaker set, which got started with a Roshe, has ended up segmented in terms of the release dates for the two entries. The sneakers slice things up towards the toebox, where a black tip and a leather treatment set the front of the shoe off from the rest of it. Take a look at some…

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INSIDE THE LOFT – AN INTERACTIVE HOUSEWARES AND FURNITURE POP-UP IN AMSTERDAM

A new addition to our list of favorite interior designs is The Loft, a site curated by The Playing Circle. Located near the Prinsengracht Canal in Amsterdam, this interesting take on living quarters is much like The Line. What that means is that although at first glance, the space appears to be a lavish, fully furnished apartment, it is actually a brick-and-mortar retail store. Everything, from…

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TENUE DE NÎMES & DENHAM CREATE “DOUBLE DUTCH” SWEATSHIRT

Holland’s finest, Tenue de Nîmes and Denham, join up to create a rather nice sweatshirt entitled the “Double Dutch.” Those guys! Inspired by vintage Japanese denim and chambray monogram fabrics the pair have combined logos, Cross vs Scissors, across Denham’s standard ”J.V. Gusset” varsity sweatshirt. Jason Denham comments “the project represents a natural meeting-of-the-minds for us…we’ve both…

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