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As if Dubai needed yet an­other op­u­lent lux­ury lo­cale. Nes­tled in 247 acres of forest­land, the new Oberoi, Al Zo­rah (Dubai) is an eco-con­scious re­sort that of­fers guests a choice of ul­tra-mod­ern vil­las, suites, and pen­t­houses, all sur­rounded by the beach, bright blue la­goons, and trop­i­cal green­ery. oberoi­ho­tels.com Us­ing 3D print­ing as a medium for art is be­com­ing quite com­mon. Dig­i­tal sculp­tor Janne Kyt­ta­nen’s lat­est piece, Avoid, is an im­pres­sive 24-karat gold-plated 3D-printed lamp. The Fin­nish de­signer drew in­spi­ra­tion for the light fix­ture from Lie sphere ge­om­e­try—a ge­o­met­ri­cal the­ory that says all lines should be treated as cir­cles. jan­nekyt­ta­nen.com

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