Discover Benelux, Issue 30, June 2016

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Discover Benelux | Design | Desirable Designs

DESIRABLE DESIGNS

Keep it cool! Apart from January and February, all the other months carrying a ‘u’ in their name usually bring good weather to the Benelux. Survive the hot temperatures with these desirable designs. Keep it cool and carry on! TEXT: ELLA PUT | PRESS PHOTOS

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This birdcage is the perfect home decor accessory for indoor and outdoor use. The original and creative concept of turning a birdcage into a lamp will light up any table. Medium birdcage €12 www.twee21.nl

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1. The coolest way to drink water These cool and innovative bottles might seem like your typical water containers, but they offer much more. Available in joyful, bold colours and engraved with the Dutch word for tap water, ‘kraanwater’, these bottles prove that tap water is not only more sustainable then bottled water; it is also way healthier. €20 www.krnwtr.nl

3. A beach in your garden

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You do not have to go to the beach to get a summer vibe. This beach chair, designed by Dutch studio Weltevree, will turn your garden into your own personal beach in no time. €198 www.weltevree.nl

4. Swan, could you please hold my drink? Forget the traditional inflatable bed, this inflatable swimming swan is the perfect pool accessory. It is also multi-functional and can be used as a tray. €22 www.modemusthaves.nl

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5. A bed house With the sun shining non-stop, it can be quite difficult to find shade. This little house, an accessory for children’s bedrooms, can also be used in the garden to protect little ones from the sun as they play. €395 www.dutch-lifestyle.nl

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