Using the existing surrounding details to compose new and ingenious technologies, designers can upgrade our lives with just a few well-appointed touches. Take as example this donut-shaped sub-miniature humidifier that floats on water – it addresses our concern of always being surrounded by a comfortable, balanced atmosphere wherever we are. Weighing only 35 grams, the Fogring water-floating mini aroma diffuser and humidifier lacks the usual fixed water tank – it simply needs any type of container filled with water to do its job. Easy to connect via USB or drawing energy from a battery pack, the Fogring is perfect for traveling. Available in various colors, the portable humidifier prevents the propagation of germs, is easy to clean and can also be used as an aroma diffuser. Check out the video below to see how the tiny humidifier works and let us know what you think – are you excited about this little gadget?
It’s no surprise that our friends Down Under know how to get low when it comes to their living rooms. Designed by Georgia Ezra of G. A.B. B. E. Studio, the cool and contemporary Brighton Escape home is made a bit more comfy thanks to a dropped seating area lined with the same wood that accents the ceiling, walls and stairs. Located in Merida, Mexico, Casa Sisal‘s vast great room boasts a recessed sitting area that emphasizes its modern splendor by creating a symmetry with the home’s 3-sided infinity edge swimming pool.The best part? This opulent 2-bedroom home is available for rent for a mere $299 a night so that you can snuggle up there yourself.
Sunken living rooms were all the rage in the 60s and 70s, but they can still be just as comfy and stylish in the aughts. With so many of us opting for open plan spaces these days, creating a casual but defined “conversation pit” is a fun way to break up your living room into manageable zones. Read on for some of our favorite inspiration rooms featuring cozy sunken living areas that we’d love to nestle up in.