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The mysterious limited-production fragrance house guided by Carlos K

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via hungertv.com | photo © Laura Johnson

In a secret location near Marfa, Texas mysterious there is a small perfumery – a lab – where fascinating fragrances come to life. Guided by the talent of Mr. Kusubayashi, A Lab On Fire is a limited-production fragrance house built on collaborations with the brightest talents in the perfume industry. No one knows exactly how A Lab On Fire operates, or how Carlos Kusubayashi works.
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Ferrari 488 Spider

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via designboom

There are a few feelings more liberating than retracting the car’s roof while cruising on a road. In Ferrari’s new 488 Spider, which was just announced today, that feeling is likely due for a stallion-stamped embellishment. Here we find the Italian luxury sports car manufacturer releasing a powerful – about 661 horsepower, to be specific – new update to the Spider family.
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In Residence: Carlos Herrera

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The cultivated tones and clean lines of the Mexican architect’s weekend getaway

From sprawling coastal Country Clubs and lush resorts to secluded private residences, the Mexican architect Carlos Herrera is known throughout Latin America for his sophisticated approach to contemporary luxury on every scale. His own home in Cuernavaca, some thirty minutes south of Mexico City, is no exception: the expansive, concrete concoction reveals an earthy, elemental kind of modernism with simple, heavy furnishings and endless stretches of travertine and marble.
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Gyrecraft

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via vimeo.com

A short film about crafting objects at sea, in the past with whale’s teeth and the future with caught plastic melted with a machine harnessing the sun.
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Barrancas House

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via hypebeast.com | photos © Jaime Navarro, Roland Halbe

Mexico-based EZEQUIELFARCA architecture & design has completed a restoration project of a spacious 1970s residence in Mexico City. Despite initial doubts on the aesthetic qualities of the home, the design firm took advantage of the vast amounts of open space and tranquil views available, by creating earthy, multifunctional areas achieved through movable screen walls.
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Casa Brutale

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Casa Brutale

Casa Brutale

Casa Brutale

via designboom | images © OPA

‘Casa Brutale’ is an unclad statement of simplicity and harmony in contemporary architecture. The conceptual residence, by OPA (Open Platform for Architecture), is a chameleonic living space that teeters on the high cliffs above the Aegean sea. It is a study of aesthetics, structure, function and engineering, waiting hopefully to be built.
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Surreal Architecture: Dionisio González

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Surreal Architecture: Dionisio González

Surreal Architecture: Dionisio González

Surreal Architecture: Dionisio González

via designboom | images © Dionisio González

Spanish artist Dionisio González brings us his latest series ‘Trans-Actions’, a set of imaginary architectural realizations which beckon the question — are these structures contemporary habitable spaces or ruins of a former landscape now forgotten? Mobile observatories, occasional retreats, workplaces, hydraulic structures and stationary zeppelins stand out for their ability to surprise and astound the onlookers around them.
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Abstract House

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Abstract House

Abstract House

Abstract House

via dezeen.com | photos © Shannon McGrath

Australian architect Matt Gibson took cues from the designs of European Modernists for this pair of extensions he has added to the rear of a Victorian-era residence in Melbourne. Gibson – who also recently competed a house inspired by Brazilian Modernist architects – designed the home for a family returning to Australia after more than a decade living in London. The clients brought with them scrapbook images of European Modernist homes, which influenced the rectilinear form of the extension.
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