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[9 Dec 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Magic Carp-Pet

Australia-based designer John Leung has collaborated with Melbourne’s Clarke Hopkins Clarke Architects to create the Magic Carp-Pet rug and coffee table set. Look through the slatted coffee table to reveal the rug below as a series of fish that appear to wriggle. Check out the video below to see it in action. I can only hope, though, that we’re not going to see galloping horses next.

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[22 Nov 2010 | Comments Off | ]
MEKA: Putting the Fab in Pre-Fab

The folks over at MEKA Modular Luxury Housing have developed four pre-fab luxury habitats without the luxury price. If pre-fab and luxury seem like an oxymoron, have a look at these beauties. The concept is that these pre-fab units are built from shipping containers so they’re easy to transport and set up. Since they’re fabricated in the factory, very little skilled labor is needed on site so the setup cost are reduced. What the units feature are simple open spaces with thoughtful design touches at a price that me want …