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Bosa Travel Doghouse - shaped like a vintage suitcase

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Remember the retro Pet Caravan? Well, the same designer is back with more doggy design - the Bosa Travel Doghouse.

That designer is Marco Morosini and the new design is based on a vintage suitcase, the idea being that you can carry the 'house' around with you. Although I suspect a ceramic suitcase with platinum detailing holding a small dog would take some carrying.

Indeed, this is only suitable for a small dog, being sized at 54 x 40 x 28cm. And for seriously loaded small dog owners, with a price tag of 670 Euros.

Find out more at the Wannekes website

BiOrb Life space age aquarium

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A very new design with a distinctly late 60s look - the BiOrb Life aquarium.

Yes, if they kept fish in Space 1999, it would have been in something like this, with a coloured acrylic finish and clear front, along with a circular port at the top that offers access to the actual fish and water. Clever stuff too - an easy-to-change filter system makes fish keeping a doddle, while an LED lighting system changes to create sunrise, sunlight, sunset and moonlight.

Three sizes available (30, 45 and 60 litre), with prices starting at around £190 when it launches in the next few weeks.

Find out more at the Charterhouse Aquatics website

Eddie's Room - Merrow Associates-style house for your dog

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Regular readers will know of our love for all things Merrow Associates, the high-end British design company of the late 60s/early 70s. It might be long gone, but there's plenty of furniture out there in the Merrow style - including Eddie's Room.

Eddie's Room is an indoor dog house, a really stylish mix of walnut and chrome, with a hole for your furry friend to get in and out, as well as a grey mattress to keep him or her warm.

Dog houses don't get much more stylish - although it will cost you $599 (around £300) for some canine cool.

Find out more at the Generate website

eBay watch: Dog parka with target - and all proceeds go to help homeless dogs

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Thanks to Karen for sending in this mod-themed dog parka with target, for sale on eBay with all the profits going to a local RSPCA homeless dog shelter (Leicester).

It's sized as 12 inches long (other sizes are available), has a warm nylon shell lining, a fur hood lining (not real obviously) and a target design on the back.

The coat is being modelled by one of the residents of the dog home - and as such, one of the dogs likely to benefit from a purchase. It's on a Buy It Now for £15.99.

See the full details and more images at the eBay website

Via Modculture

Raumhochrosen offers modernist houses for birds

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Never mind some bread and nuts, if you really want to treat the birds in your garden, get them the ultimate in stylish living - scaled replicas of great architectural homes for birds.

That's what German design company Raumhochrosen is now offering. There's a range of homes available, most notably some modernist-styled housing from the 1960s like Gunter Wratzfeld's House Watzenegg in Dornbirn (1963) and Rudolf Wäger's Dice House in Götzis (1965), along with more contemporary (but equally cool) designs like the Futterhaus SU-SI (1998) and the Futterhaus Haus R. (1999).

All are wooden replicas to a 1:33 scale and all are for sale online, with prices starting at 149 Euros, plus an additional 49 Euros for the stand.

Find out more at the Raumhochrosen website

Via Switched On Set

 

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