The bathroom is perhaps the one room that doesn’t allow you to do very much in terms of furniture. With so much space taken up by the shower, the tub, the vanity, and the toilet, it can be a challenge to figure out how to bring in a little more style, even with the smallest pieces of furniture like shelves and benches — especially if you’re stuck with a really small bathroom! Lucky for you, there are lots of benches and stools out there that are versatile enough to fit any bathroom, small or large.
Functional and visually appealing, the new Stokke Steps modular children’s seating system takes care of your baby’s comfort starting from birth. “Technology meets art” in this system that promises to keep your baby comfortable throughout childhood. This is an important promise, as children need security and comfort. With this in mind, Norwegian baby brand Stokke invited Permafrost to design their newest system made from modern materials and based on intuitive handling.
Adding green to the bedroom is easy if you already have a muted color scheme going in the room. It is a color that works beautifully with the likes of white, gray and even brown. While the yellowy-greens add warmth to the bedroom, the blue-tinged variants bring a touch of coolness along with a vibrant ambiance. Here is a pick of 25 gorgeous bedrooms that incorporate green in a gorgeous fashion.
Handmade, elegant and solid, the Dixon Modular Storage Unit from Dare Studio is a beautiful example of well-made British design. Designed by Patrick Frey for Richard Lampert, the sleek, modest and rather demure Stak Trolley system is suited to home and office environments. German-Based Richard Lampert follows the motto: ‘as little as possible, as much as necessary’.
The terms ‘contemporary’ and ‘modern’ are often used interchangeably when describing design. It’s a common faux pas and one of which this writer is certainly guilty. In design lexicon the two words have contrasting and quite distinct meanings. Describing their difference at a somewhat rudimentary level: contemporary makes reference to the present-day – that which is current and of the time – whereas modern alludes to the past, specifically that of Modernism (post the First World War) and mid-20th century modern design and architecture.
A cozy three-level compact loft in the centre of Paris is always a good idea! Undoubtably, the libertine arty souls will appreciate even more the comfort and the warmth of this compact dwelling, for it was previously “a temple” dedicated to creativity. In other words, an artist’s workshop has been transformed into a very coquette small apartment without discharging the bohemian scent which happened to encompass the interior. It still...
Curves or angles? This may be the very question you’re asking yourself as you shop for the perfect bathtub. And if you’re a modern design enthusiast, the choice becomes even more difficult, as there are clean-lined advantages to both approaches. Today we shine the spotlight on round bathtubs, both oval and circular. We’ll take a look at the different styles that can be evoked by round tubs, and we’ll even point you in the direction of some fabulous bathtub sources should you be ready to make a purchase!
BD Barcelona Design is a Spanish company with decades of experience and international prestige. The team recently completed a design gallery in Barcelona, where creative minds in the country will be able to showcase and sale their works. The new exhibition space is a result of an architecture conversion, from an old industrial warehouse. Here is an excerpt from the official press release we were sent: “If Barcelona?s prolific design...
The Rowing High Performance Centre in Pocinho, northern Portugal is an example of complex modern architecture. The new mega-structure is located in one of the most beautiful valleys in the world – the Douro valley – one of the places of choice for champions of this sport. The project was envisioned by Portuguese architect Álvaro Fernandes Andrade (an official website is not available at the moment) and is composed of...
Painting the walls might be the easiest way to add green to the bedroom along with bedding and accessories in matching hue, but think beyond the obvious if you want a truly captivating room. Painting the ceiling in green can be a fun alternative and by leaving the walls white, you will still have a neutral and versatile backdrop that will beautifully showcase wall art and sculptural décor additions. And for those who really want a personalized solution, mixing different shades to come with your own custom green hue is indeed an exciting and enjoyable alternative. This will assure that you are proud owner of a one-of-a-kind bedroom with a shade of green that you came up with.