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Indulgent eco-glamping

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via theglassmagazine.com
 

Holidays designed to enjoy England’s scenic countryside have moved far beyond a desolate muddy camping ground with communal cold showers. Glass put ‘glamping’ and ‘green’ together and found that ‘sustainable’ and ‘luxury’ go hand in hand. Designed to reduce our carbon footprint, Glass also found that these country escapes made fine candidates for the future of modern, sustainable living.
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Pelo House

via ma-style.jp | Photo © Kai Nakamura
 
In case you wonder where the name of the house comes from, “pelo” is a mimetic word for peeling something. It’s all in the details.
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Salone del Mobile: New Classics

via nowness.com | Photo © Estelle Hanania
 

Design critic, editor and author of The Independent Design Guide, Laura Houseley handpicked the highlights of this year’s Salone Internazionale del Mobile for today’s slideshow. Houseley has been covering the fair, which extends to over 400 locations across Milan and annually lures a who’s who of furniture and product design, for 13 years. “The younger, independent designers had a good year,” she says.
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Julius Shulman: Los Angeles

via nowness.com | Photo by Julius Shulman
 

The mid-century modern landmarks that have come to epitomize California are collected in a new book, Julius Shulman Los Angeles: The Birth of a Modern Metropolis, which we excerpt above. A collaboration between Sam Lubell, the West Coast editor of the Architect’s Newspaper, and Douglas Woods, author of last year’s Classic Homes of Los Angeles, the tome brings together seven decades of work by the late New York–born photographer.
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The Art of Flying

via theglassmagazine.com | Michail Pirgelis, Bateleur 2011
 

German-born, Cologne-based Greek artist Michail Pirgelis creates his sculptures out of decommissioned airplane parts. Even before knowing that fact, his first solo exhibition at Spruth Magers London consumes the viewer nonetheless – there is a striking visual quality in these weighty and simple objects.
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