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Industrial Styled Conversion by Paola Navone

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This industrial style renovation by designer Paola Navone, transformed a 200-year-old factory into an inviting home in Italy. With a impressive 52 windows this incredibly light and open home contains stunning features from huge swaths of Indian cotton draped over the vintage iron-framed bed, double-height cabinets used as wardrobes to custom made tiles, furnisher and lighting.

What a transformation from what started its like as a silkworm farm.

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Rain Room - Walk Through Rain Without Getting Wet?!

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What if we could control the weather?

London-based art studio Random International’s latest installation, Rain Room, at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, is an indoor downpour that detects passers-through and actually adjusts, to keep them dry.

Thanks to eight motion sensors installed above the space, the water pouring from the ceiling shivvers to avoid you as you move through the room, leaving you completely dry. The sensation of walking through a wall of water and staying dry is uncanny!

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