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Bespoke breeze blocks hallmark of Sydney seaside home

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Bricks really do seem to be having a moment. After decades of rendering over them, suddenly there they are, in all their exposed glory. And when it comes to this Sydney coastal home, designed by Renato D’Ettorre Architects, there’s no denying that bricks are the star of the show. “This house embodies the spirit of seaside living in response to a magical site on the ocean, and a steep rocky coastline with an ideal north-east aspect,” says Renato of the home that, rather than opting for a ‘look at me’ aesthetic uses layered materials to an understated end. Key elements...

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Impact of Clutter

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Inside: Clutter impacts almost everyone. Find out how it’s affecting you, and what you can do to reduce clutter in your life today. Do you feel like clutter negatively impacts your life? If you’re feeling like clutter is dragging you down, you’re probably right. The Impact of Clutter Studies have shown that clutter can have an impact on our brains, and women in particular have increased cortisol levels (stress!) when they notice clutter in their homes. We can feel a lot of shame, embarrassment, and regret because of all of the stuff we keep in our homes. But if you’re...

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Impact of Clutter

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Inside: Clutter impacts almost everyone. Find out how it’s affecting you, and what you can do to reduce clutter in your life today. Do you feel like clutter negatively impacts your life? If you’re feeling like clutter is dragging you down, you’re probably right. The Impact of Clutter Studies have shown that clutter can have an impact on our brains, and women in particular have increased cortisol levels (stress!) when they notice clutter in their homes. We can feel a lot of shame, embarrassment, and regret because of all of the stuff we keep in our homes. But if you’re...

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China To Send Gov’t

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Reps To Private Firms To ‘Boost Local Manufacturing Industry’ China is set to assign government officials to work with 100 private companies, including eCommerce giant Alibaba, to “boost the local manufacturing industry,” according to Reuters. The country’s top technology hub Hangzhou will be assigning government officials to work with 100 local companies in the eastern province of Zhejiang. The move appears to be proof that the government is becoming more involved in the private sector, especially with growing concerns over China’s trade war with the United States. The 100 companies were not named, but state media reports said Alibaba and...

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Impact of Clutter

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Inside: Clutter impacts almost everyone. Find out how it’s affecting you, and what you can do to reduce clutter in your life today. Do you feel like clutter negatively impacts your life? If you’re feeling like clutter is dragging you down, you’re probably right. The Impact of Clutter Studies have shown that clutter can have an impact on our brains, and women in particular have increased cortisol levels (stress!) when they notice clutter in their homes. We can feel a lot of shame, embarrassment, and regret because of all of the stuff we keep in our homes. But if you’re...

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