Interiors By Caroline Legrand Design

Caroline Legrand has a great portfolio. Her style is somewhat glam, eclectic, and modern all mixed together. I looked through all of her projects and couldn’t settle on just one so I grabbed some images from my favorites. I need that coffee table in the first pic in the worst way. I love looking through these rooms and picking out my favorite pieces. I spy pieces from the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s and they are all working together to great an impactful room. Read More

19 Minimalist Christmas Decorations To DIY This Weekend

With Thanksgiving behind us, it’s hard to ignore that Christmas is right around the corner. Whether you’re eager to put up the tree, or feeling a little dread to get out the unorganized decoration boxes, we’ve rounded up a few modern, minimalist Christmas decorations that you can DIY this weekend in sweatpants, and sipping hot cocoa. Read More

Simple Geometry Shines In Modern Seattle Home

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Floisand Studio designed the Teh House, a private residence in Seattle, Washington. As laid out in the pictures following, the exterior of the building displays a simple geometry — two stacked rectangular volumes in a bold black and white. The lower level protrudes inside the street-facing courtyard into a modern garage.  The opposite side of the house opens up towards a lush garden with water features. Generously-sized windows and wooden balconies provided an optimum connection with the outdoors.
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The simple geometry is brought inside of the home, where clear lines shape up the interior scheme. However, color is an important factor of the design, creating a positive vibe throughout and setting this dwelling apart from other contemporary houses usually displaying a sober modern look. Read More

16 Innovative Bedroom Storage And Walk-in Closet Ideas

Frantic mornings are supposed to be a rare event; at least that is how we would like it to be. But each morning seems like another battle against time and while we win some, we tend to lose a lot as well! In our attempt to eek out those few extra minutes of sleep, our entire morning becomes a mess. Of course, we are not here to motivate you or ask you to start strictly follow a schedule starting tomorrow. Instead balance your early morning lethargy with a more organized wardrobe that saves precious minutes and ensures that you reach work on time! An organized bedroom is all about simplicity and efficiency. Read More

9 Gender Neutral Gifts

What better time than Christmas to perpetuate the notion of gender stereotypes, with the sharp demarcation of gifts for boys and gifts for girls, gifts for him and gifts for her. Entirely matter-of-fact, it is masculine pitted against feminine, on steroids. Instead, with the growing wisdom that gender is in reality a fluid concept, it is perfectly reasonable to think about Christmas gifts as ‘gender neutral’ and suitable for all. Read More

Best Unlimited Data Plans In 2016

With data use becoming heavier as people increasingly use their smartphones for GPS, Video, and other high-data uses, the idea of signing up for unlimited data should attract more consumers. You don’t have a lot of options for unlimited data plans, since carriers have tried to push their customers toward tiered plans with monthly limits. Still, a few unlimited data choices exist,
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Trendy Bathrooms That Combine Gray And Color In Sensational Style!

The past few seasons have seen plenty of attention being showered on gray and its many shades. When it comes to neutrals, nothing currently beats the charisma and popularity of gray. This obviously means more and more of us are starting to use the color in places where white was otherwise the gold standard. Contemporary bathrooms present one such setting and instead of the simple white backdrop, homeowners are now starting to experiment with gray at its diverse best. While this is a great idea on many levels, a bathroom devoid of all color can quickly seem drab and boring. Today, we intend to drive out this boredom with some colorful zest! Read More


Contemporary Architecture John Pardey Architects

Contemporary Architecture could be the term used to describe the work of John Pardey Architects. If you take a look at his residential projects the homes are low and beautiful. The Cheeran House caught my eye. There are serval different materials used on the exterior and they work well together. You can’t help but being impressed by the garden and amount of flowers surrounding this structure. The lower level courtyard is minimal amazing. I could sit in there and ponder life all day long. The interiors that we can see are minimal as well, I noticed there wasn’t any art on the walls. I like the building block approach to the home, it feels like they just kept stacking volumes on top and along the ends of the project. Read More

Light, Space And A Cheerful Family Zone: Modern Extension Of London Home

A rear extension is one of the best options for those looking to add living area to the existing home without option for major renovations. This approach saves both time and resources and allows the homeowners to enjoy greater connectivity with their garden our backyard. This classic home near London Fields takes precisely this route as its homeowners wanted a new social and family zone that was connected to the rear garden at all times. Hackney Jeweller’s Extension and Interior was revamped and extended by Edwards Rensen Architects to meet the growing demands of the family without splurging on a major renovation. Read More

Best Cell Phone Plans For Seniors In 2016

Choosing the best cell phone plan for a senior could be as complicated as choosing the right living arrangement. If you or a family member is over 50 and searching for a cell phone plan, you can find that big-name service providers just may not be suited to your needs. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Luckily for retirees and
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Portos Italian Styled Small Bar Cabinet By Andrea Lucatello

Today we are showing a small bar cabinet in a wonderful Italian style that was designed by Andrea Lucatello.   The fist thing that catches my visual is the contrast between the wood grain and the gray.  Now, I like pieces that are often considering non-conforming as they can make a person stop and do a double take since it does not fall into their normal expectations.   This piece is done in a Canaletto walnut which is clearly striking as the top most pieces.  To the left ad below is matt graphite painted wood which can also come in a white. Read More