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Big Jar Series

Posted in Products with tags , , on March 9, 2009 by ToroToroTokyo

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This series of hand blown glass jars was inspired by apothecary bottles and created by Elizabeth Lyons.

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Branch: Sustainable Design

Posted in Products with tags , , , , on March 8, 2009 by ToroToroTokyo

Branch company designs sustainable products for home living. Objects range from biodegradable tablewear to recycled “Roughly Drawn Chairs”.cohd_rd4_legs_green_01_lrg The designs are generally simple but are pieced together with a very innovative touch. Below is an image of the RD (Roughly Drawn) Chair and a recycled side table and paper shelf.gagn_paper_side_table_bluegagn_paper_table

Flexible Living

Posted in Interiors with tags , , , on January 19, 2009 by ToroToroTokyo

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Hong Kong architect Gary Chang has maximized his small living space by suspending shifting wall units on steel ceiling tracks to manage 24 different room configurations.

Perfection in Lisbon

Posted in Interiors with tags , , on January 14, 2009 by ToroToroTokyo

View this slideshow on a really amazing, yet comfortably humble abode located in a neighborhood of Lisbon. The dark woods and lighter accents give a balance that will leave its inhabitants feeling zen without the sand and stones.

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Gorgeous Modernism

Posted in Architecture with tags , , on December 18, 2008 by ToroToroTokyo

Often modern style homes are minimal, sterile, and awkardly empty. But below is a slideshow of a home that does this successfully. The photographs make the space look serene, relaxing and sophisticated. It is not a space that would shy you from walking for fear of getting things dirty. The dark wood on the ground balances out the stark white on the walls, giving an equalized sensation of smart elegance and rich purity. Click here to check the scene.

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