Stow away on this stylish, minimalist floating hotel in London

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If you’re looking for a more unique place to lay your head on your next trip to London, look no further than the Boathouse London, a stylish floating hotel docked on a city canal. Created in partnership with home design brand Made.com, this bespoke hotel and events space on the water was fashioned as “an industrial style barge turned contemporary bolthole” with help from interior designer Katie Hanton. Kitted out in Scandinavian-inspired style, the chic getaway comes with customizable experiences,… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Save local wildlife with a stylish FrogLog in your pool

The worst thing for pool owners in the sweltering summer months is going out for a swim to cool down and enjoy time with their friends and family only to find a critter has made it into their splash-zone. Call it a thing of the past by investing in a FrogLog! The stylish invention with an endearing name protects local animals and keeps pools sanitary. A win-win product, the floating lifeguard is easy to use and highly effective.

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The design for this stylish house was inspired by a traditional party game

The design process behind this house for a sculptor was inspired by the old parlour game Consequences in which participants successively add words to those written by previous players. This principle, further developed by surrealist painters, was applied to the project by allowing the architects, Marie-Claude Hamelin and Loukas Yiacouvakis of YH2 Architecture, and the property owner, sculptor Jacek Jarnuszkiewicz, to work together and go back and forth with the design.

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