Ever been in a hot air balloon? What a wonderful feeling that is! Hot air balloons are a symbol of freedom and they also spark our imagination and creativity. This makes a really cool source of inspiration in the case of the sphere of interior design. Hot air balloon decorations and decors can take a lot of forms, all revolving around the same symbol.
It’s a bit hard to believe this is an Edwardian house when you first lay eyes on the stunning, sculptural facade. The Brick House is located in Prahran, Victoria, in Australia and belongs to architect Clare Cousins and her family. Her practice, Claire Cousins Architects (CCA) completed the project in 2011.
Did you know that changing your desk also changes the way you work? Or that if you spend a day at someone else’s desk changes your workflow? The environment you work in affects you in ways you don’t even realize. In other words, if you have a really cool desk with cool features then the task you’re working on and your job in general will become a lot more pleasant and enjoyable. But let’s exemplify this concept and take a look at some really cool desks.
A bed hardly seems complete without a headboard. Large or small, simple or ornate, the headboard can really set the tone for the entire bedroom. If you’re ready for a change in headboard, or if you’ve lived without one altogether for far too long, this is a pretty straightforward DIY project that you can have done in an afternoon. The best part about building your own headboard is the fact that you can customize it to fit your space and your style perfectly. Let’s do it.
We often hear about Zen in interior design and the concept always makes us think about the overall feeling of calm, tranquility and relaxation but we rarely have a clue about how that ambiance is created. If you want a space like your bedroom for example to be zen then you need some ideas to connect to.
Fall is a perfect time for partying, don’t you think? There’s a nip in the air, there’s a general feeling of festivity all around…which means you need to throw a party! It doesn’t necessarily have to be a Halloween party, although it can be. Lots of things happen in the fall season that could use some boost – birthdays, housewarming parties, baby showers, costume parties…the list goes on and on.
When you truly know your passions, creating a dream home can be easier than you could ever imagine. With a little faith in yourself and a bit of work, your deepest wish will eventually become true! If you don’t believe us, ask Marco and Ilse, the proud owners of this marvelous loft. If you want to know their secret, well, it’s pretty easy: thinking outside the box.