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5 Reasons Why Home Design Matters

Different people have different ways and methods of leading their life, but most of them will often agree on a few basic things that are a must. And everyone believes that home design, at some level, is a must. Of course, the degree of sophistication, interest shown in it and success achieved vary from individual to individual. Yet, once in…

Contemporary Greek Style House in the UK


Space is one of the most precious things we’ve come down to, but with a little creativity it shouldn’t be too hard to come up with something that charms. With that in mind, the innovative folks from Peter Barber Architects came out with a structure that maximizes on every little space. Located in Hackney, UK, and dubbed Doris’ Place…,

6 Useful Tips to Help Decorate Apartment Spaces

It is one thing trying to decorate your own new home and a whole different ball game when you are trying to move into an apartment you rented and wish to alter it to suit your personal style and needs. There are many constraints that will dictate terms to the way you can move forward and decorate your new apartment.…

Malvern House in Melbourne : Turning Old into Modern


Located in Melbourne, Australia, Malvern House (first built in the early 30s) is an amazing design exercise by Greg Gong…, who managed to turn it into a highly elegant contemporary home. With a rebuilt third bedroom that adds more space, a spacious open kitchen, glass walls, a beautiful living room with a classy fireplace, modern furnishings and furniture, the

6 Tips on How to Become an Interior Decorator

If you happen to receive constant stream of compliments regarding the way you design your own home and how good your taste is when it comes to shaping up interiors, then a career as an interior designer might just be waiting for you. Though it’s not an easy task, becoming a professional interior decorator only requires you have an eye…

Metamorfosis 1, Remodelling in Chile


Another great example of remodeling the old, here’s a renovated wooden house by José Ulloa Davet and Delphine Ding. Blending with a beautiful rocky scenery in Tunquén, Casablanca, Chile, and overseeing the amazing ocean, Metamorfosis 1 is a unique project that uses excessive timber in the most graceful way. With a “raw” interior that looks amazingly elegant, modern furniture and

5 Tips for Decorating a Small Studio Apartment

The biggest problem that not just interior designers but the whole of mankind faces today, is the tricky situation in regards to limited space. With the room around us shrinking so rapidly, small studio apartments challenge with their limited spaces. So how exactly are we going to fit so much into so little? Here are some tips that will help…

Blend : Cool vertical storage space by Karim Rashid

Blend is a vertical storage space from Karim Rashid’s first collection for Horm. Made of lacquered wood, the piece has a tremendous visual appeal to it and is certainly unique – no matter what you decide to call it. This piece of furniture is something that looks good, but there is one problem …you’ll have to spend a very long…

Spotless sanity: How to clean and maintain your outdoor furniture

The furniture in your home is safe, secure and often enjoys the pampering care of the brush, vacuum cleaner and even the wet cloth once in a while. But what really needs extra care is the furniture outdoors in the patio.
Having been exposed to the fury of the elements all year long, patio furniture often needs that extra bit…

Cirrus MVR: The transformer among the bathrooms


The innovative and highly space-conscious bathroom designed by Michael Trudgeon just won the 2008 awards of the Reese Bathroom Innovation in Australia. And for good reason, too. Dubbed Cirrus MVR, the luxurious and complete bathroom folds up into a simple and minimalist shelf when not in use and thus saves on space greatly. Its design also allows you to save

Wooden delights: How to buy a quality dresser

Most often it’s a touch of wood that truly brings class and comfort to interiors of a home no matter what artificial material one uses; it is that touch of natural elegance that gives every home a complete look. Yet, the problem with picking a wonderful dresser is that people often tend to concentrate too much on how attractive it…

Calypso chair: Unmatched Comfort and Ergonomic Style


With Multitasking being the flavor of the modern world, we expect everything that surrounds us to serve more than just a single purpose. The fashionable, chic and highly dexterous Calypso Chair is a complete master of all trades. Designed by Brandon Allen with a multi-purpose design that fulfills almost all needs of net surfers, it has stylish curves and some

Sweet dreams on soft fabric: How to buy quality bedding

There are so many places in our daily life where we tend to compromise on quality for cheaper buys. But when it comes to picking something on which you spend almost one-third of your life and tend to get all the rest you need, there must be absolutely no compromise in quality. Purchasing high quality bedding might look like an…

kitchen renovations using white glass tiles

It’s tough to spend on “high-end” or “luxury” kitchen renovations in an economic downturn. Compared to a complete overhaul, a more affordable option is to update your kitchen by installing a backsplash of stylish and eclectic glass tiles. Not only will a homeowner save a significant amount of money, a glass tile backsplash will completely transform the look and value…

5 elegant ways to add warmth to your home

The modern trend when it comes to building homes and designing interiors is to opt for a futuristic, spade age-styled minimalist look that borrows from plenty of whites, grays and blacks. The look is often robotic resulting in homes that are great to look at and visit, but bland and lifeless to live in. It’s like your home lacks a…

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