Tag Archives: Designs

Single-Wall Kitchens: Space-Saving Designs With Functional Charm

The trend in the last few years has been to insert even a tiny island into the small kitchen to improve both functionality and aesthetic. Almost everyone seems to want a kitchen with a work triangle and even a comfy breakfast nook, if possible. But those looking to maximize space in the small, urban apartment still tend to find the single-wall kitchen as the most efficient and elegant option. Despite its seemingly one-dimensional look, this smart kitchen design has multi-dimensional advantages that make it a timeless choice. If you are making plans for a one-wall kitchen, then do not miss the latest inspirations and ideas below – Read More

10 Designs Sporting Green Hues

It would seem that green is 2017’s in vogue hue, an observation further heightened by Pantone’s choice of ‘Greenery’ as its ‘Color of the Year’. By choosing Greenery, the Pantone Color Institute was in many ways acknowledging the times in which people are living. Overwhelmed with the rigours of modern-day life, individuals perhaps crave a reconnection with nature: this shift is reflected in the growth of green (as a colour choice and environmental concern), found across architecture, design and lifestyle. Read More

7 Beautiful Kitchen Backsplash Designs

Non-trivial kitchen backsplashes become increasingly popular and gradually replace their neutral and monochrome predecessors. We decided to show you seven backsplash ideas from the latest interior design projects. Read More

10 Creative Bed Designs

A bed is a must-have of any interior and it seems like it can’t by anything special about its design. But international designers are full of ideas and do not hesitate to surprise us by most unexpected, fanciful and impressive models… Read More

10 Designs For Keeps

Shopping events such as ‘Black Friday’ and ‘Cyber Monday’ tempt consumers with a plethora of price reductions, promotions and bargains. They tap into a certain form of materialism, that which is often irrational and irresponsible. In a world of increasingly scarce resources, we face a worrisome state of objectionable over-consumption. And yet there are many brands who knowingly exploit self-indulgent consumerists in a bid to satisfy inflated cravings and more importantly, to make themselves a profit. The demand for new, better and cheaper goods is one perpetuated by manufacturers and retailers, trapping consumers in a cycle of never-ending need. To break this cycle is to stop acting as a consumer of goods, acting instead as a user. Read More

52 Stunningly Scandinavian Interior Designs

It’s straightforward while remaining ultra-functional. It celebrates natural light in a place that can go many months with very little sun. It there anything as stunningly simple as a Scandinavian interior? Read More

10 Iconic Chair Designs From The 2000s

Entering a new millennium, chair designers continued to experiment with novel shapes and materials, yet the approach was more mature and level-headed (compared to many designs found across the last decades of the 20th century). By the end of the 2000s, designers such as Naoto Fukasawa and Jasper Morrison were designing chairs with a simple expression of form, their shapes recalling the work of those old Nordic craft masters. Read More

6 New Sofas Designs For Cosy Comfort

In our modern-day lives, the sofa is something of a jack of all trades, required to serve a multitude of needs: from sitting to surfing (the web) and sleeping to supping (food). Read More

7 Iconic Chair Designs From The 1990s

In the decade of the 1990s, chair designers experimented with form and material, resulting in a number of bizarre chair shapes. Conceivably the 20th century’s worst decade for truly notable chair designs (with several exceptions), the 1990s perhaps suffered from some end of century sense of superiority. In truth, it was the decade of overly inflated pop culture: The Spice Girls, Beverly Hills 90210 and Friends anyone? As a result, design was too impacted by an exaggerated sense of self. Read More

6 Nordic Designs That Personify Cosiness

The encroaching darker days and nights of autumn and winter act to amplify our need for warmth, light and shelter. We tend to spend more time indoors, finding cosiness in simple things: the homely light from a candle, the snugness of a woollen blanket, the embrace of a chair. The art of cosiness is one practiced particularly well by the Nordic nations. Read More