The new year is a great time to make changes in your life – I know that I always start January thinking I’ll join a gym, try a new hobby and fulfil goals. One thing you could do (and this will be a change you can realistically stick to) is redecorate your living room. If you’re keen on giving your home a revamp for 2013, read on to find out how you can do just that.
Get a new sofa
I think that sofas can tell visitors a lot about a person and …
Najjar-Najjar Architects have designed a spectacular Villa situated nearby on the slope of the Poestling Berg, a mountain overlooking Linz the capital of Upper Austria. The site is accessed from the road behind leading down hills to the building’s main entrance, covered by an extended cantilever roof structure. On the street side the building facade is closed with natural stonework to provide intimacy towards the street. The other side is entirely open to the panoramic view over the city. After crossing a small pond one is invited to take a …
Valerio Dewalt Train Associates collaborated with eBay’s internal Workplace Resources Team to develop a series of pilot projects intended to establish a new corporate workplace standard. New modular furniture workstations increase flexibility and allow teams to easily reconfigure their spaces using a standard kit of parts. Carefully programmed collaborative venues throughout the space support private and project team work. Hotel stations, team project areas, private rooms, alcove chat areas, and storage solutions were revisited to ensure they comply with the new use of the space.
The result is flexible working environments …
This modern outdoor lounge bed furniture presented by Usona Home, comes with 360 degrees adjustable sun shade and is available in three sizes. Its modern design and clean lines makes it very appealing and it is sure to blend in with your contemporary outdoor space. This beautifully outdoor convinces you that lounging is the priority of the day. | Usona Home
The Mint Hotel Amsterdam is one of the largest hotels in the Netherlands. The Hotel is about 30,000 m2 with 553 rooms, situated next to the Central Station at the Oosterdokseiland.
M+R’s concept for the interior is based on high quality and a businesslike atmosphere. The style is timeless modern and comfortable. The challenge was to create an intimate environment despite a high hotel occupancy, where people can feel relaxed and at home.
For the design M+R was inspired by the hotel chain’s Scottish roots. The ambience of stacked wooden whisky barrels, …
Hong Kong-based architectural studio AB Concept have completed luxury W Retreat & Spa in Seminyak Bali. This luxury retreat may be dressed to impress the trend-setting hipsters of the Seminyak strip, but the design roots it deeply, and rather distinctively, in its host culture.
Working for one of the most innovative hotel brands of the moment, AB Concept was able to craft a radically new Balinese narrative, combining a neon colour palette with distinctive architectural shapes, and a very relaxed attitude to the boundaries between indoors and outdoors.
The scheme pulls in …
The MUS Sofa designed by Francesc Rifé for KOO International.This modular sofa take inspiration from clear Nordic at the heart of the project is the wooden platform supporting the cushions. In symbolic terms, this pallet with a few sacks dropped on top is what gives the collection its identity. Composed of various elements, including a chaise lounge and puffs, MUS can go with auxiliary furniture such as coffee tables, side tables or accessories such as magazine racks and garden boxes. These elements add something of a human quality to the …
The Baba Lounger designed by Objekt Incorporated, made from a stainless steel frame and cylinders and fitted with individually upholstered suede cushions. The high density extruded foam cushion cores provide a firm and durable seating which is exceedingly comfortable. This furniture was designed with commercial spaces in mind, would also sit comfortably in a domestic environment. Made from easily recyclable materials, whose component pieces can be easily replaced, this piece is designed to last.
Designer : Objekt Incorporated
Hybrid Loop Chair by Sophie de Vocht
This innovative “Loop Chair” is a hybrid of a lounge chair and a rug created by Sophie de Vocht for and will produced by Italian Casmania. This cozy chair made from 1,000 feet of yarn pulled through a tough metal wire mesh. The seat cover is made with using a designer’s hand-tufting technique. | Sophie de Vocht
If you are searching for the ideal decor to finish decorating a modern foyer, wall mirrors are the perfect choice. Large well placed wall mirrors can greatly increase the appearance of a small foyer, they can help add light where light is lacking, and they will most certainly add style and interest to any space. The following ideas will help you begin decorating a foyer with contemporary style and enable you to transform an ordinary entryway into a striking foyer that makes an outstanding first impression. Italian home furnishing manufacture …