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tile and mosaic art by emily tholberg

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:55 AM
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Shiny River - 4′ by 2′ - slate, travertine, onyx, agates, and a porcelain tile sky. Mica in the slate makes the river shiny. Colorado artist Emily Tholberg has been producing her unique tilework and cut stone mosaics for clients in the Pagosa Springs / Durango, Colorado area since 1996.

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goyurt

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:10 AM
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[Click photo to enlarge] GoYurt: Truly Portable Yurts and Yurt Kits. Lightweight, well-built, easy to set up and transport. There are lots of great yurts on the market, but the 13′ diameter GoYurt really caught my attention.

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wool felt wall panels, anne kyyro quinn

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:48 AM
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Leaf wall panel 100% wool felt reinforced with wire struts, mounted on wood 40cm X 60cm, 50cm X 50cm or 70cm X 70cm There are five other designs. Go look at Anne Kyyro Quinn’s site….

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eco sac: innovative rainwater harvesting

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:00 AM
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From Australia: The eco sac® is a revolutionary, new flexible rainwater bladder storage system that hides away under decks or floors making it much more discrete than traditional water tanks. The bladders are made from a beige coloured PVC material which enables potable water storage to Australian Standards. This means that the water captured can be [...]

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rosie joe house, designbuildbluff

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:51 AM
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Rosie Joe House, Navajo Nation. Built: 2004. Continuing the tradition of the late Samuel Mockbee and his Rural Studio…. DesignBuildBLUFF, led by Hank Lewis, is taught every spring semester within the College of Architecture+Planning, and grew out of the University of Utah’s Design+Build Studio, founded in 2000. Brilliant.

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summerhouse in jørlunde, dorte mandrup arkitekter

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:51 AM
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Summerhouse in Jørlunde, Denmark. Size: 200 m2. Built: 2004. I really like the use of sliding fabric screens on the exterior of this open-plan house - the screens slide open when the inhabitants want to enjoy the view, and then close up for complete privacy without losing the light. Nice.

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duropal

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:50 AM
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Duropal high pressure laminate (HPL) is made up of a number of layers of melamine impregnated ‘kraft’ papers which are compressed under heat and high pressure. Melamine resin is the hardest of all synthetically produced organic materials, which makes Duropal one of the most durable kitchen worktops for wet areas. It’s resistant to sunlight, abrasion, [...]

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meadowboard

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:56 AM
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MeadowBoard is a formaldehyde-free rye grass straw panel available in 4′ x 8′ sheets from 1/8″ to 1″ thick. Rye grass straw is an agricultural waste product from grass seed production. This coarse-textured interior finish material can be custom-molded into various shapes. While this material is not an M3-rated structural panel product, it is produced [...]

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sheep farm house, denton corker marshall

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:41 AM
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Sheep Farm House - Kyneton, Victoria, Australia. A farmhouse complex northwest of Melbourne for a high-tech, ultra-fine wool sheep farm, including main house, cottage, garage, machine shed, shearing shed and covered yards.

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marshall house, denton corker marshall

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:49 AM
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Marshall House - Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia. A weekend holiday house overlooking a small bay on the coast two hours east of Melbourne.

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