From the usual array of home renovations in the west, today we move on to the Far East with a fabulous and functional home makeover in Denpasar, Bali. Set on a 320-square-meter lot, the house was in need of a smart makeover that combines complete privacy with an interior that is open to the garden outside. The rare combination of these two contrasting elements was needed as the house sits exactly opposite to a school. This meant that the street façade of the house needed to keep away the noise and the rush while the interior is filled with ample natural light and freshness using a smart hallway and a lush front garden. Read More
A round mirror is a simple, long known and trendy piece of home décor. Super super trendy. But what we’re supposed to do about it is not quite clear. The thing is a mirror is a showy designer trick per se. And when a rare and expressive round shape is coupled with an extra big size to crown it all, it becomes a too powerful interior tool. And a powerful weapon requires accurate and delicate handling. That is why we decided to collect tips on using big round mirrors from professional and experienced decorators and designers. And here is what we found out. Read More
Natural light and a breezy ambiance are increasingly becoming the two most essential components of contemporary homes. Homeowners want an interior that is both relaxing and efficient, allowing them to escape the constant urban rush with ease. Informal Cube in Rotterdam is no different as it combines a multi-level living environment with a white brick exterior and a public-private space that welcomes guests gleefully. Designed by Jvantspijker, the minimal, curated design of the building is carried inside with an open plan living that is also clad in white. Read More
Here are some cool benches, classic, modern or unusual, upholstered or not, launched in 2017. Usually when thinking at a bench, first thing that comes to your mind is a public area or a garden patio. But what about using this piece of furniture as a space saving solution in a dining area or office waiting space?Dining benches are simple pieces of furniture and they are not exactly a new concept, but with living spaces becoming more and more expensive and smaller, these pieces of furniture are becoming more and more popular. Small spaces can be a real challenge when it comes to decorating, but that does not mean you cannot always create beautiful areas by using the space you have in a smart way and maximizing it.
These days, benches are starting to be used as a stylish match for traditional dining tables, breakfast nooks and even for the kitchen counters. There are a multitude of cool benches that come in magnificent styles. These designs, not only are eye catching items but will certainly boost both the form and function of your dining interior. Read More