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Fruit Takes a Modern Twist in Design

A bowl of fruit is nothing but a few of your favorite healthy treats, thrown together, right? Wrong! With a little ingenuity, an arrangement of fruit can bring so much more to interior design. Take a look at these hip and modern takes on the traditional kitchen, hotel room amenity or restaurant buffet design staple.

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13 November 2012 6:45 pm
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Environmental Needs Working with Luxurious Standards

Between the naturally stunning landscapes and ocean views of the Maldives, and the sumptuous luxury that defines the small island nation’s strong tourist industry, it is easy for the casual visitor to forget the serious environmental situation of the islands themselves. The government has far from forgotten however, resulting in strategies to create sustainable living…

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A Golfer’s Floating Paradise

As we’ve often stated, the Maldives is a wonderful example of luxury and innovation at work. So we ask you, which is your favorite Maldivian project — the underwater nightclub, the floating private residences, or the floating golf course announced earlier this year? The floating golf course will certainly please golf enthusiasts the world over,…

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6 November 2012 12:11 pm
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Culture, Design and Coffee

Tour this Starbucks Caffee by Kengo Kuma and associates in Omotesando – Tokyo. The worldwide brand stands on the main approach to the Dazaifu Tenmangu, one of the most major shrines in Japan. The building is made of 2,000 stick-like parts in the sizes of 1.3m – 4m length and 6cm section, and the total length…

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1 November 2012 6:58 pm
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Blog, Travels, Architecture

Magic at Thanyamundra Organic Resort

Enjoy a tour of Thanyamundra Organic Resort, the unique and breathtakingly beautiful sanctuary perched upon the fringes of Thailand’s most ancient rainforest, and another 365Playground project with wholly unique qualities. This boutique resort is a private and tranquil sanctuary overlooking the rolling terraces of an organic farm, amidst the mist-shrouded mountains and imposing karsts of…

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26 October 2012 3:27 pm
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From “Twister” to Ralph Lauren, Artist Evan Lewis Creates a Timeless Oeuvre

From a Hollywood movie depicting twisters in America’s tornado alley, to custom mirrors for Ralph Lauren Polo and Saks Fifth Avenue, Evan Lewis is a sculptor with a wide scope of work. Simultaneously creating wind-powered kinetic sculptures and designing and making hand-made furniture, his love and passion for both drives him. Adding to the beauty…

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22 October 2012 3:21 pm
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Beauty, Purpose and Respect: Kitengela Hot Glass

Coffee tables mimicking crushed ice, gorgeous vases the color of the sea, majestic, bejeweled chandeliers, hip and chic glassware — all made from 100% recycled glass. Beauty with purpose; this is truly what Anselm Croze’s Kitengala Glass Studios in Kenya represents. Well off the beaten path, Anselm’s studio is a marvel of innovation, design and…

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15 October 2012 11:15 am
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Dive In and Dance at the World’s First Underwater Club

Feeling a bit too earthbound lately? Dip into the world’s first underwater music club without ever getting your feet wet. 500 metres offshore at Per Aquum’s Niyama resort in the Maldives, Subsix beckons visitors six metres under the Indian Ocean, inviting them into an entirely new world, complete with floor to ceiling windows showcasing the…

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11 October 2012 1:54 pm
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Bringing Art — and the Artist — to Guests

365Playground clients have a unique opportunity to not only bring culture and art to their guests, but to involve their guests in its creation. 365Playground partner, Gregory Burns, has been engaged by over a dozen different luxury resorts worldwide as an Artist in Residence. While hosting an Artist in Residence is a concept well known…

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1 October 2012 11:16 am
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Using Nature to Indulge and Nurture — Just Pure

“Listen always to your inner voice and don’t follow everything people tell you!” While this just happens to be the credo we at 365Playground live by, these words of wisdom were given by Gaby Just, founder of Just Pure Skin Care. In collaboration with Martin Michalik, founder of 365Playground, and Belinda Shepard, our spa development…

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