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She may not be very fond of people, finding them annoying most of the time, but she still enjoys helping them from the shadows. Her attention to detail drives others crazy yet remains her most appreciated characteristic.
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Posted in Sofa and Chair | by Simona Ganea, on March 4, 2015

How Ceramic Garden Stools Made Their Way Into Our Homes

Maybe you’ve seen these cute barrel-shaped stools used in interior design and you thought they were quite charming. But, at the same time, there’s something that tells you they look a bit odd in this setting. That’s because, originally, these ceramic stools were used in gardens in China. Later they made their way indoors and...

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Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on March 3, 2015

Australian Residence Merges Exquisite Design and Breathtaking Views

The quest for the best way to capture the magnificent views that a site offers inspires architects to create some really amazing designs. Projects such as City Beach, a private residence in Perth, Australia, illustrate how this concept works. The residence was designed by Cambuild & Banham Architects. It’s a two-level structures that merges the...

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Posted in Lighting | by Simona Ganea, on March 2, 2015

Using Edison Light Bulbs In Nostalgic Interior Designs

Although historians now agree that Thomas Edison didn’t actually invent the light bulb but rather just patented it, he remains an important figure that will forever be associated with the incandescent light bulb. Today, the light bulb is more than just a source of light inside our homes. It’s also an instrument of interior design....

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Posted in Furniture | by Simona Ganea, on March 2, 2015

Bohemian Makeup Vanity Designs With Accent Lights

Though makeup vanities may seem like a caprice, not a must-have, they often prove their practicality and become impossible to part with once their valuable statute is discovered. Makeup vanities with lights are particularly great additions to a home, offering a complete package. This vanity has it all: lots of storage in numerous drawers, a...

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Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on March 2, 2015

Small Apartment Gets An Efficient L-Shaped Makeover

With a total living space of 64 square meters, this apartment in Yokohama, Japan, is not exactly spacious but neither tiny, such as an efficiency apartment for example.After being renovated by the architects of Sinato, an award-winning firm that knows how to make the most of small spaces, the apartment became unlike any other space...

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Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on February 26, 2015

World-Famous Architects Share With Us Their Inspiring Quotes

If there’s anything famous architects tried to teach us over the years is to never underestimate the power of design. Iconic names such as Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid or Antoni Gaudi became famous for their intuitive thinking, out-of-the-box approach and stunning projects but the legacies they entrust us with is far greater than that. It’s...

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Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on February 26, 2015

Cyprus Home Responds To Its Environment With A Modern Design

The focus for Vardastudio Architects & Designers is on making each project a direct response to its environmental conditions so when the practice started working on this unusual residence in Paphos, Cyprus, they gave it their best. The house offers a total living space of 384 square meters organized on three levels. The most interesting...

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