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December 6, 2013
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superkül Stealth Cabin wood slats Ontario

STEALTHY MODERN CABIN IN ONTARIO

Toronto architecture firm superkül applies creative green thinking and a Canadian love of timber to an affordable modern cabin in the woods. Photo by Shai Gil.

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Originally appeared in Stealthy Modern Cabin in Ontario
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bratislava, slovakia, bookshelf, plywood

LIBRARY STYLE: 6 LOOKS AT BOOKS IN THE MODERN WORLD

In the Kindle era, it's possible to do away with ink-on-paper books in the name of decluttering. And yet there's something about those old volumes that, for many of us, helps make a house a home. Here are six modern living spaces that use books to make a simple, elegant statement.

Originally appeared in NHR Apartment by Gut Gut
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The kitchen table, built into the structure of the house, includes two hot plates. Rintala says these were inspired by the Korean way of cooking: Residents and guests will cook their own food at the table.

6 MODERN HOMES IN NORWAY

It must be the chill in the air that has us thinking of Norway—lovely, freezing Norway. Here are six modern houses that make the place look downright cozy. Photo by Pia Ulin.

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Originally appeared in Nice Box
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A CONTEMPORARY ALPINE RETREAT IN SWITZERLAND

Thomas Schacht and Ruth Kramer, a Swiss-Danish couple have thoughtfully designed Brüke 49, a contemporary and cozy retreat located in a quaint village in Eastern Switzerland. Photo by Martin Guggisberg via Bergdorf AG.

Originally appeared in A Contemporary Alpine Retreat in Switzerland
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Fog Linen Full Apron

2013 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: FOR THE CHEF

Though the oohs and aahhs may come when the table is set and filled with culinary triumphs, the real hero of the day is the chef and his/her tools behind the scenes. Check out this gift guide for the home chef on your list.

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Originally appeared in 9 Favorites from Fog Linen Work
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7 MODERN WOODEN LOUVER FACADES

From New Zealand to South Carolina these seven exteriors are visually distinctive from their surrounding neighbors. Photo by Todd Hido.

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renovated italian dining room

FROM ABANDONED FACTORIES TO MODERN HOMES

Open space, high ceilings and sizable square footage make the bones of an abandoned building the perfect template for transforming into a modern home. Environmentally-friendly and easy on the budget, the post-industrial era is a blank canvas opportunity for these architects. Photo courtesy of Wichmann + Bendtsen.

Originally appeared in 5 Striking Dining Spaces
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superkül Stealth Cabin wood slats Ontario

STEALTHY MODERN CABIN IN ONTARIO

Toronto architecture firm superkül applies creative green thinking and a Canadian love of timber to an affordable modern cabin in the woods. Photo by Shai Gil.

Photo by Shai Gil.

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