Tee Licht Supernova by Daniel Becker

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Now that Halloween is over, the next reason to design interesting stuff is the New Year's Eve. That's what Daniel Becker must have thought when coming up with the Tea Light Supernova (Tee Licht). It looks a lot like those fancy crystal balls you see in bars and discos, just that this one must be a great addition in your living room. Using nothing less than 140 tea lights and small low voltage...

The Maison de la Lumiere by Duilio Damilano

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The ingredients of a stunning, livable contemporary home are well represented in the Maison de la Lumiere home.  We need to underscore "livable", as many contemporary homes are too cold, too vast, too architecturally violent to achieve a warm sense of comfort.  The Maison de la Lumiere, designed by Duilio Damilano, fuses the rectangular, contemporary building sections with sustainable wood...

Amazing Aussie: Nicole Trufino

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Another day, another lingerie model on StyleCrave's list of the world's sexiest women. That's not to sell this one short, she is a clear favorite of ours.  Australian Nicole Trufino is featured here doing what she does best-- stunning us into a coma.  This 23-year-old West Australian model has recently been named the face of Guess, BCBG and others.  We hope her high fashion work doesn't...

Prefabulous: 9 Amazingly Modern Factory Built Homes

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Factory-built homes have a "trailer park" stigma no more.  These amazing modern homes are built in a factory then shipped to site.  Not only is the process more efficient and less expensive, it is the green way to build a quality, sustainable home.  Process aside, these homes are beautiful, and much cheaper than any comparable site-built home on the market.  Here are 9 of the USA's...

Learjet85 - Luxurious Business Jet

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The financial crisis and the high fuel prices we've seen this year, turned out to be bad news for private jet companies. Same things happened to jet manufacturers like Cessna or Hawker Beechcraft, who recently decided it's time for some layoffs. However, things are going forward for Bombardier Aerospace, who's been hiring 500- 700 more people to make sure their Learjet 85 business jet is being...

2009 KTM RC8 R Superbike

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Next year, KTM is going to start racing. They'll do it with the new RC8 R superbike that has just been announced in Milan, at the EICMA Show. Under that unusual angular bodywork that makes it unique, and a beautiful mix of black and orange, the Austrians from KTM included a V-Twin 1195cc's engine to the beast, which sports 165hp or 180hp with an optional race exhaust. I guess that's how you...

Limousine Lust: Rosie Huntington-Whitley

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Photographer Greg Williams has one hell of a talent at provoking raw emotion from pictures.  In this case, Williams and English supermodel Rosie Huntington-Whitley take us deep into the shallow world of soulless money and high-priced call girls.  Miss Huntington-Whitley sure has our emotions stirred up, we certainly wouldn't mind rolling around in the back of a limo with this one.  Enjoy...

The Mazda KAAN Electric Racer Concept

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Predicting a future where electric racers will pull their power from a signal in the road as opposed to an internal power source, Mazda has designed the racer of the future.  The Mazda KAAN concept is a three-wheeled, one man speed demon suggested to climb to 250mph on the track.  The KAAN will be raced in teams of 30 cars, racing tightly together much like a cycling peloton for max...

The Contemporary Oceanfront Estate in Montauk, NY

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Just fifteen miles from East Hampton, NY rests the ultimate peaceful, contemporary getaway from the relentless pace of New York City.  Designed with obvious inspirations from Frank Lloyd Wright, this early-century styled modern home is designed to make the most of the natural scenery surrounding it-- namely the Atlantic Ocean.  The home is currently on the market for $35,000,000 from...

Frauscher 757 St. Tropez: The Bentley of the Seas

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The St. Tropez by Frauscher is the Bentley of the Sea. It may not be the fastest nor the sleekest, but nearly everything on this miniyacht is handcrafted. From the polyester hull and stainless-steel fixtures to its mahogany bow and deck. The style is like that of a European runabout, except its upgraded with a modern Volvo V8 Penta. What does that mean? The boat is half the price of the...

The Luxurious Banyan Tree Madivaru in the Maldives

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Usually if I don't take 2-3 vacations a year, I'm not productive anymore and my mind stops thinking the way it should. After seeing these pictures, my brain is begging for at least a couple of days in such a paradise. It's on the Maldives island, where the Banyan Tree Madivaru is one of the most luxurious resorts that offers pristine white sandy beaches, a beautiful lagoon to spend some...

Zoe Duchesne Makes Us Blush

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Like we said yesterday, some women are truly built for this kind of work.  Blush Lingerie continues its love affair with Canadian model Zoe Duchesne, and we continue to love the eye candy results.  Not a lot is known about Miss Duchesne other than the most important details: 5'9", 34-24-35.  Since she was born in Quebec, we're willing to go so far as to suggest that this magneficent...

The Knight XV: a Biofuel Behemoth

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As the polar icecaps melt, as the oceans engulf the land, the United States Pentagon has predicted a post-apocalyptic world strikingly similar to that of 1979's distopian Mad Max.  When the times get tough, you're going to need a road warrior of your own, so say the people of Conquest Vehicles.  Today, Conquest revealed the Knight XV, which upon production will be the world's largest SUV. ...

The Paramount Bar London

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Brilliant British interior design guru Tom Dixon has lent his hand to London's newest, freshest hot spot.  The Paramount Bar sits atop London's Center Point Tower, providing some of the city's best views both in and out.  This all-night bar and nightclub is nothing short of exquisite in design, stretching across the whole floor of Center Point's 31's level.  Next time you're in London, be...

The Plus Bike by Bortolani and Righi

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Let's get this out of the way-- if this bike were to be judged on aesthetics only, it'd be an absolute hit.  The Plus Bike by designers Bortolani and Righi of Dovetusai is visually stunning, a progressive take on the classic tool of transport.  On a functional level, its likely a failure.  There is a good reason that the traditional bike frame has gone unchanged for over a century, save for...

The Six Scents Fragrance

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This cologne is nothing short of dope.  The Six Scents Fragrances have become a wildly hip and closely followed series of scents in the world of style.  Every year, six prominent individuals (think perfumers + reps of all things culture, art, and creativty) develop a scent to benefit a chosen charity. This time, we're looking at fresh new collaborations by Alexandre Herchovitch and...

World's Most Expensive Watch Ever, Will Cost $6.5 Million

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An unnamed European billionaire has authorized Swiss watchmaker Vacheron Constantin to design a one of a kind timepiece that will cost the buyer a whooping $6.5 million, making it the world's most expensive watch ever to have been created to date. The watch is expected to take years to complete-- and after reading the feature list, we can understand why.� This timepiece will fit...

The High Tech itHouse - Sustainable Prefab House by Taalman Koch

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Sustainable prefab houses are not an easy thing to build, but LA-based Taalman Koch Architects, managed to come up with a solution and designed the itHouse. Just outside the Joshua Tree National Park close to a new community dubbed "Three Junipers", the itHouse only uses photovoltaic panels and solar thermal technology to turn sunlight into energy, is surrounded by native plants and has a very...

13 Bold, Beautiful and Progressive Modern Watches

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After a decade or two of decidedly disinteresting designs, progressive watch manufacturers have pushed the envelope in recent years.  The designers behind brands like Nixon, Diesel, Lip, Vestal, TokyoFlash and others have truly broken the mold with some amazing new watches.  In celebrating their work, our resident horophile has compiled a list of 13 of the most amazing modern watches...

LIP Diode

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Before Daft Punk, Tron, and Mart McFly, French brand LIP's 1970's watches looked to the future and ruled the street with some of the earlier LED watches. Those coveted classics have all been snapped up watch geeks, but after 33 years the brand is reviving their famed Diode model to the US. This Diode watch and the Lip Mythic Jump Hour watches are our own personal favorites...  [$355 at...