Eclectic Residence, Carved Out To Let The Light InFull story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on April 29, 2015

Eclectic Residence, Carved Out To Let The Light In

The Holy Cross residence is a peculiar structure found in Montreal, Canada. On one hand, the building fits in quite nicely, surrounded by old, traditional homes. On the other hand, it also stands out and it makes the most of its contemporary flair. That was made possible by Thomas Balaban Architecte (TBA) and the strategy...

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Increased Kitchen Functionality: Stainless Steel Work TablesFull story

Posted in Kitchen | by Simona Ganea, on April 29, 2015

Increased Kitchen Functionality: Stainless Steel Work Tables

Unlike the kitchen island, a work table offers extra counter space for prepping food and getting work done in the kitchen but it doesn’t focus on also adding storage space. However, the two functions can be combined in a hybrid design. But, even so, a stainless steel work table, for example, retains its character and...

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How To Use Dark Walls in Every Room of the HouseFull story

Posted in Interiors | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on April 28, 2015

How To Use Dark Walls in Every Room of the House

Dark, bold colors may seem a bit scary to dive into and dress your home in. But we’re here to show you how to use those deeper tones on any wall of the house in any room of the house without becoming too overwhelmed or harsh on the eyes. From plum to navy blue, there...

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Corner Shower Configurations That Make Use Of Dead SpacesFull story

Posted in Bathroom | by Simona Ganea, on April 28, 2015

Corner Shower Configurations That Make Use Of Dead Spaces

In the larger areas of the house such as the living room, space is not usually a big problem and, as a result, corners are often left empty. The occasional bookshelf or potted plant are sometimes introduced here to fill the empty spaces. But smaller areas such as the kitchen and the bathroom require you...

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Attic Loft Reconstruction Full Of Surprises – an OOOOX projectFull story

Posted in Apartments | by Stefan, on April 28, 2015

Attic Loft Reconstruction Full Of Surprises – an OOOOX project

When the OOOOX architects assessed the state of this attic apartment back in 2012, at first it seemed like a simple redesign project with only minor changes that needed to be executed. But, as the project progressed, numerous other issues became visible, such as the crooked floors or leaking windows. In 2013 the apartment reconstruction...

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How To Always Make The Most Of Your Herringbone FloorsFull story

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on April 28, 2015

How To Always Make The Most Of Your Herringbone Floors

The herringbone pattern is a classic and we all know how appreciated herringbone floors are. Although there are variations of this pattern, it’s always easy to identify it. It’s usually the older, traditional homes that feature this type of flooring but this doesn’t necessarily mean that modern homes can’t take advantage of this feature as...

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15 Modern Couches With Diverse And Versatile DesignsFull story

Posted in Sofa and Chair | by Simona Ganea, on April 27, 2015

15 Modern Couches With Diverse And Versatile Designs

The terms couch and sofa are basically synonyms these days as they are often used interchangeably. Although each has its own defining characteristics, few can really tell the difference between a couch and a sofa. At the end of the day, call it however you want, the important thing is that you feel comfortable on...

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