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.
Green in the girls’ bedroom coupled with pink works surprisingly well and it elegantly complements other colors such as brown and orange as well. Working with more than 3 or 4 bright colors in a room requires great care, perfect planning and a hint of ingenuity that lets each hue standout even while blending with the overall look. While it does sound like a risky proposition, get it right and you will have a playful kids’ room that is a visual treat.
Affable and loyal, Vitsœ has a long-term commitment to enabling more people to live better, with less, that lasts longer. It is a modest way of thinking that values the consumer as an individual. The classic and iconic 606 Universal Shelving System was designed by Dieter Rams in 1960 and has been made by Vitsœ ever since. With its clean industrial aesthetic, flexibility and versatility, the 606 is a lifetime companion. The Royal System, designed by Poul Cadovius in 1948, is handsome, simple and practical. Much admired in the 1950s and 60s, dk3 acquired the rights to revive and reintroduce this Danish classic, doing so in 2010. The Royal System®, one of the first wall-hung furniture systems, is available in materials such as walnut, oak and compact laminate with steel.
Contemporary bedrooms are all about a neutral color scheme that is accentuated by pops of color in an elegant fashion. These colorful additions can be often swapped out with ease to alter the appeal of the room and its color palette with changing trends and seasons. While blue is touted as the most popular hue in the bedroom irrespective of style and season, green is the ‘chosen one’ for those who want to bring a hint of natural goodness indoors. Relaxing, elegant, bright and refreshing, it is a pleasant hue that comes in diverse shades ranging from the brilliant jewel-toned emerald to more subtle and modest minty greens.
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...
Apartment Therapy shows a really interesting bathroom design where a bench on an outer wall extends right through the glass into the walk-in shower. Another great and simple example of a shower with a bench (again from Carla Aston) makes use of wood material for both the bench and flooring. You may not have a ton of room for a full-sized bench, so a corner built-in might work instead. This one featured on Angie’s List looks great in this smaller shower! Another from BHG highlights the top of the bench with white.
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...
If you believe that green does not work in a trendy and minimal contemporary bedroom, then think again! A green accent wall is easy to shape and it brings that much needed warmth to an otherwise cool and mundane interior. Just repeat the color in the room using vivacious bedding, accessories, nightstands or even a couple of lovely vases and you have an inviting bedroom that is both energetic and relaxing. Those who feel that an accent wall in green or décor are not your thing can still add the color by placing a couple of potted plants to fill up those empty corners. It is an easy, eco-friendly and healthy choice to turn to that will instantly alter the mood in the bedroom.