As with every Victorian home that has been burdened with poorly planned additions and unnecessary interior alterations, the Jill’s House was a dark and unwelcome space when time for its latest makeover arrived. A smart renovation carried out by Green Sheep Collective, the new interior is drastically different from its old counterpart as natural light flows into the new interior. It is the use of clerestory windows that adds to the cheerful appeal of the living area, which now also contains the dining area and the kitchen. Coupled with passive solar design and a neutral color palette the rejuvenated space looks vastly different from the original. Read More
Here at Decoist, one of our favorite things about the new year is seeing new design trends blossom. This year has been especially interesting, as a few old favorites have come back in new and exciting ways. At the same time, big changes are afoot. For example, pink used to be confined to little girls’ rooms and grandma’s powder room, but then it made a comeback! It shows no signs of disappearing from our interiors, as a slew of new decor options in blush are lining the shelves and filling the floors of our favorite retailers. [photo below from H&M Home] Read More
The easiest way to keep track of the time and ensure you are never late is by putting a wall clock in your room. At the same time, if you need a piece of decor as a statement representing your style, personality and taste, then have a look and choose one of these wall clock design ideas. Imagine decorating your living room, bedroom or dining room wall with a unique clock design that becomes the most stylish asset for your room.
Wall clocks, have been designed to fit perfectly into almost any type of decor. These types of clocks have evolved nowadays into contemporary works of art that today people can use on stylish interior concepts. If in the past century, they were mostly hand carved in wood, now, with various tastes and technological options, they are made from almost any kind of material having almost an infinity of shapes, patterns and designs.
Other then its obvious purpose, of keeping time, a large clock hanging from your wall can be a perfect and minimal wall decoration idea. Whether you are traditional, contemporary or looking for a retro or antique look, there is a wall clock that fits into your design scheme. These decorative and useful pieces are perfect replacements for pictures or paintings on the wall and have been around for decades being always used for both functional and decorative purposes.
It’s always worth hunting for something special, rather then just buy a piece that’s just regular. Home rooms usually represent a direct reflection of owner’s personality and its design tastes. If your walls are empty, a both functional and at the same time interesting wall clock design its a good idea to transform them. Take a look and get inspiration from our design finds but don’t be limited only to them. There are probably thousands more out there that will captivate the eye and catch attention.
Adaptive reuse of structure saves both resources and space and epitomizing his green design principle perfectly is the Quonset Project. Turning an old auto repair shop into a modern hangout and meeting zone that contains a hip diner, wine tasting area, design studio, bar and restaurant, Brett Farrow Architect create a dynamic and elegant social zone. The new setting brings the community together, and the 8,347-square-foot project in Carlsbad, California combines a variety of textures and finishes to create a synergy between its industrial past and exciting presence. Read More
What are the World Design Rankings?
WorldDesignRankings.com ranks all the countries based on the number of designers that have been granted with the A’ Design Award. It is quite interesting to look at the line-up. I can’t help but draw a comparison to the Olympics, in a way looking like a medal tally of sorts. Read More
Some of the best home design ideas are only available to industry experts. Trade fairs are conducted secretly and away from view from most of us. By the time we find out about the latest trend, it may be when it’s on the store shelves. But there’s good news! There are plenty of home design shows open to the public around the world and they’re a lot of fun. Read More
Have you made your New Year’s resolutions yet? As 2017 goes out, so do some outdated styles and old trends. After careful review of what the international furnishings shows, top interior designers and home magazines all have to say, here are the latest modern home design trends of what’s in store for 2018 — and why you should add them to your design to-do list for 2018. Read More
The magic of the holidays can’t be denied, and if you enjoy keeping up with the latest design trends, there’s a LOT of fun to be had this time of year! Today we round up our favorite holiday DIY projects and designs of 2017. Let’s dive right in with this year’s trendiest holiday palette: pink + assorted bright tones. Aww Sam takes wintery pink to vibrant heights (shown in the photo below). There’s much more rosy fun to follow, plus plenty of other palettes and styles to enjoy. Whatever look you’re going for at home this December, we’ve got you covered… Read More