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The gorgeous Blanco House is a residential project, defined by James D. LaRue Architects, in 2012, in Austin, Texas. The architects envisioned a flawless living environment, a home characterised by elegance and comfort. Its striking-beautiful terrace is the perfect place to enjoy a fine evening with a good wine, in the company of a dear friend. The glossy floor adds a touch of sophistication and offers a sneak preview of the graceful interior. [See & Read More]

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Add a touch of fun to the boardroom or dining room with Table & Tennis ($6,600 USD). This gorgeous table is designed to serve as both a meeting/dinner table and as a regulation-sized ping pong table. Features include a mirrored stainless steel base, a walnut veneer on MDF table top that offers the feel of an official table, and drawers at each end that are custom molded to store paddles, balls, and quick-release net. They're only taking reservations until March 1st, but the good news is that the cost will drop — up to $600 — based on how many reservations they receive.

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Mountain chalets in the Alps have started being more and more in line with overall modern trends. As a supporter of genuine design and with my deep respect for tradition (when it reflect the correct values, that is), I tend to disagree with this process of generalizing. Modern chalets should not all turn modern and start looking the same; after all, some of the things we crave for in a winter holiday is coziness and originality. Chalet K2 is located in the prestigious resort of Courchevel 1850, a complex with 7 elegant chalets (5 for rent), connected through underground corridors. [See & Read More]

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Displaying a stylish collection of furniture and furnishings, this Tribeca loft fascinates with its 3,428 square feet of charming living spaces. Occupying the entire fourth floor of a residential building on Hubert Street, this safe house features not only exceptional interiors, but also a state of the art security system via private key locked elevator. Stepping inside the light-flooded collection of spaces, one can see that high-tech features help in offering the inhabitants a comfortable lifestyle, like the programmable lighting system, screening facilities, sound system or electric blinds. [See & Read More]

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