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Portage Bay House

Developed by Heliotrope Architects, this stunning loft-like house was designed for a bachelor who values privacy. It sits on the waterfront in Seattle, Washington, and is fronted by an unassuming entryway marked only by a garage and wood front door. Protective shells of zinc and aluminum on the exterior echo the maritime industrial sheds littered throughout Seattle, whilst floor-to-ceiling windows let in plenty of natural light and offer a pristine view of Portage Bay with the Cascade Mountains in the background. The waterside of the house looks onto a large patio filled with flora and fauna that opens to a quaint dock for a quick boat trip and a convenient spot to park the float plane.

Photos by Aaron Leitz




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BOOKBIKE | BY BYOGRAFIA | Image

BOOKBIKE | BY BYOGRAFIA

Showcase your prized bike at home with the cool Bookbike by Italian design studio BYografia. The original piece of furniture is divided into two sections, on one side a typical shelving unit for keeping your belongings, the other craftily holds your bike. The unit comes complete with adjustable hooks to fit any size bicycle. Also check out a similar option, "Shoes Books and a Bike"...
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TORPEDO | BY JERRY KOZA

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DEFENDIUS LABIRINTH DOOR CHAIN

This is surely the toughest security lock there is, In order to open the lock you need to solve the labyrinth. This innovative lock was designed by Art Lebedev Studio, itīs made of 100% titanium alloy, so there is no other way out, you will have to guide the lock nib through the labyrinth before you can open to door!...
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