Larsson Residence by Webb & Brown-Neaves

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Apartment in Panama by dos G Arquitectos

“The concept for the renovation of spaces was to update the floor plan of a 30 years old apartment in Punta Paitilla (Panama City) with an old distribuition in order to adapt it to the demands of contemporary life, for the current owner that enjoys cooking, wants his privacy, has no need of using air conditioning because prefers cross ventilation, enjoys the “dolce far niente” of sitting and watching a sunset. The most important element was to include the views/sky and the exterior as a part of interior design. We made punctual demolitions in order to achieve this modern layout of open spaces that intercommunicate and relate with the environment and landscape. The apartment is the entire 26th floor of the building, so we were able to re-design the entire lobby, creating a new and more central entry. From this lobby the owner has another service entry to the apartment’s [ Continue reading ]

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Contemporary House by Cañas Arquitectos

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10 Creative DIY Garden Marker Crafts

When you have dedicated lots of time to making a beautiful garden, the good reviews are welcomed. But it can be tiresome to keep on describing what each plant is to your visiting friends. Perhaps you yourself have forgotten the whereabouts of some of your small green friends. That is the reason why you need to make a few DIY garden markers. Regardless of what you use in this project, from clothespins to rocks, the final result will definitely improve the way the garden looks; not to mention the way they are all organized. Wooden spools, Mason jar lids, wine corks, spoons and plenty other materials can be creatively fashioned into awesome garden markers. 1.Wine Cork Markers 2. Mason Jar Lid Plant Label 3. DIY River Rock Garden Markers 4. Wooden Spoon Markers 5. Terracotta Pot Markers

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Bedroom Design Ideas

Between sleeping, reading and, quite simply, relaxing, it’s likely you spend a lot of time in your bedroom. It makes sense, then, that you’ve also spent a significant amount of time turning it into your own personal oasis. CONVENTIONAL A conventional bedroom layout is anchored by a bed with a nightstand on either side. Across from the foot of the bed, a dresser should be situated below a mirror. Resist the temptation to add more furniture. You don’t need it. LOUNGE-LIKE If your room has ample space, however, consider creating a lounge-like atmosphere.For creating a separate space for daytime relaxation in your bedroom, situate two lounge chairs across from the foot of the bed with a side table in between them. TINY BEDROOM In tiny bedrooms, it’s important to make us of the side walls and mirrors to open up the space.One space-saving technique is to put the bed against the wall, with a [ Continue reading ]

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Pop Art Apartment

CG artist Dimitry Schuka is establishing a brave interior picture, by blending in pop art elements. Schuka has managed to transform a standard living space into a glamorous dwelling. The bright colours of the furniture features, the vivid shade of the wall paint, together with the chic pop-art pieces concur to create an unequalled ambience. All these elements manage to launch a bold outcome, producing a truly surprising home design, being a perfect impersonation of the freshest trends in interior architecture. The living area has strong dark-coloured floors that complement constrastingly the simpleness of the white walls, embelished by the dark blue accent walls. Ceiling windows warm up the whole appearance so the dark wall doesn’t look too intimidating. The plenary mise en scene is airy, given that the diner and kitchen are to the rear of the living room. The colourful furniture explodes in tones of turquoise and hot [ Continue reading ]

How to decorate your garden

When you have an organized and well-designed house, you really want your garden to be the same. So, what should you do? I am here to help you with some ideas for decorating your garden.   Plant a lot of threes and plants (in a few years you will live in your own forest); Surround your garden with vintage lamps; An handmade turret which looks like a Indian tent; Decorate your garden entrance with colorful flowers; Place a table with some chairs in the most peaceful corner and take dinner there; Build a birdbath; Create an outdoor walkway for your cat; Create a hammock designed only for you (I will show you some interesting ideas of hammocks designs in the next post)

A boring deck or a cool outdoor kitchen?

Imgur user RogerBennett55 was getting no use out of the patio in his backyard, so a change had to be made. He decided that eating and drinking were a few of his favorite pastimes and so that became the genesis for building an outdoor kitchen of his own. Brilliant. After watching a few online tutorials and doing some research on how to design his own kitchen he began to build his dream. And only several weeks of work later he did just that. In his own words, this is exactly how he pulled it off… Building out the U frame. Bar and footrest attached. Starting the Durock installation  Supports for grill and framing for doors. And more Durock Drop in ice chest cutout and door framed Here’s to hoping the grill fits…fingers crossed. Durock nearly done…just need to cutout spot for the Big Green Egg grill in corner.  Grill fits!! Nearly–a little [ Continue reading ]

Rustic Retreat by Wheeler Kearns Architects

In an ordinary world springps up artists who color our life everyday: the architects. This inspiring lakeside retreat is situated in Harbert, Michigan, United States and it is designed by Wheeler Kearns Architects. The dining room suggests simplicity and the family harmony by means of furniture pieces and floor to ceiling windows are the predominant element in the room, celebrating the movement of the sun thoughout the day. Well, this is the place where you can relax afer work, read books or enjoy the sunset with people you love. The stairs are the line between the dining room and the kitchen, supported by stainless steel cables which blends harmoniously both wood floor and kitchen furniture. The shades of grey of the sofa and the chairs are in acordance with the fireplace, suggesting peace, elegance, comfort, a space where you can meditate.

Compact Apartment with Snug Storage

Established on the highly desired Frantsuzsky Boulevard in Odessa,Ukraine, this delightful apartment design was composed by Denis Svirid and has been lauched as a solution to a crampy situation, and uses a hearty wood-clad for the walls, together with plenty snug storages. A second floor was conceived with the addition a new garret, to to host the private area of individual rooms. A dressing room,bathroom and bedroom come altogether to occupy the added level scope beneath the slopes. In spite of the modest dimensions of this contemporary home, the inhabitants of this splendid crib really have everything they could possibly need for a satisfying style of living. The kitchen, dining room and living merge into the modest surface of around 11 square meters after the kitchen wall has been demolished. An under stair slot has been masterly exploited as a handy office zone, together with a myriad of storage spots. [ Continue reading ]

Spiro Lamp can `light` yourself

Remedios Simón, the creator of this lamp, combines the simple structure for creating an elegant environment. The handcrafted circular suspension lamp is perfect to let the light spread in the room because its diameter is larger and there could be connected more than two bulbs. The decorative, hypnotic spiral shapes, with their curved lines, will let your inner creativity shine. The lamp could have different colors, fitting to the customer`s taste in design. The attractive Spiro lamp is ideal for the home and in high traffic areas, both private and public. So, you could use for decorating your living room, for example, and also you could use it for lightening a shop, an office, or a conference hall. You could also find the lamp`s presentation on YouTube! Check it out!