modular holiday home located in Portugal was heavily inspired by the surrounding structures and features a network of spectacular living areas. Named the House of Four Houses BY Prod Architecture & Design ($NFS) this magnificent home was developed especially for a family of four. Each terrace has been purposefully placed with the main dining and living areas able to look out over the sprawling panoramic views. The minimalist design still retains a comforting warmth yet flows with light and air throughout.
We just passed the 101st anniversary of the Titanic. What better way to commiserate than a tea bag holder. The Teatanic ($11) was designed by Gordon Adler in the likeness of the ill-fated RMS Titanic. It's made from stainless steel and is extremely easy to use. Insert your tea bag into the center and hook it on the side of your mug. When done, just squeeze the sides to get out all the goodness without the worry of burning your fingers.
There have been a lot of collaborations this season between big name brands and smaller boutique brands. These include Adidas and Kanye, Fear Of God and Pac Sun, now we a collab between Supreme and North Face. The Supreme x The North Face 2015 Fall/Winter Collection ($32+) will include five items - Nuptse Jacket, Mountain Pullover, Base Camp Crimp Backpack, Base Camp Travel Canister, and Winter Runners Gloves. The Naptse Jacket features a respectable 700 fill power for even the coldest winter days. Prices are also very respectable. The jacket will go for $368, the Pullover will cost $298, Base Camp Crimp Backpack $148, Travel Canister $32, and the winter gloves will run you $58. The entire collection will be available in select stores and on line starting November 21st.
The Killerspin Throw II Robot ($999) is the ultimate ping pong pitching machine. Their goal was quite simple; to simulate the play of a real person. The included remote control gives you complete control of the adjustments without having to stop playing. Features include pitching speeds of up to 100 balls per minute, topspin and underspin adjustments, 10 ball location points for both forehand and backhand play, and automatic collection and recycling of balls for continuous play. Also the included hopper will hold 120+ balls.
Loopwheels ($300+) give you that comfortable ride you've been looking for. If you have a folding commuter bike like a Dahon Mu Uno, which doesn't come with its own suspension system, then you neeed to take a look at Loopwheels. These suspension wheels allow you take bumps, curbs, and potholes in comfort with reduced vibration. The Loopwheel doesn't fit every bike. It's a 20" wheel with specific clearance requirements, so check out their Kickstarter page to see if your bike is an option.
Venice designer Enrico Zanolla is used to pushing creative boundaries and his new striking Picia Lamps ($156) are no exception. Using a unique combination of beautiful hand-blown glass and contrasting cork these modern lamps come in a variety of pastel shades to suit you. Available in a choice of subtle shades each further enhancing the suspension lights natural curves and sweeping lines. Recently showcased at the Milan Design Week 2015 these enchanting Picia lamps are sure to become a point of focus in your home.