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MID-CENTURY MOD

Richard Neutra’s VDL Research House, built in 1963, is considered a modernist masterwork. This year, almost six decades later, Kettal has collaborated with the late Austrian-American architect’s son, Dion Neutra, to re-interpret its rooftop penthouse. The result is a softly lit homage that’s cognisant of nature and clothed in striking past-meets-present good looks. Kettal is available from Studio Italia. studioitalia.co.nz

 TINY CABINS FOR INTREPID TRAVELLERS

Winter isn’t all about hunkering down and leaving plans to embrace the outdoors languishing next to your summer-wear. British company Tree Tents has recently released the Fuselage: a cabin measuring a mere 3 x

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