The apartment suite of the wonderful Mandarin Oriental Hotel located at the Time Warner Center in New York features an exotic pied-a-terre exclusively fitted there for European couples. Its main feature is that this apartment overlooks the Hudson River and the enormous harbor of New York City. The suit is exotic as it gives the occupant a complete roof to floor view of the outside. The whole suite is colored in dark paint with luxurious paneling and a black ceiling.
It has a sober and mysterious look, especially because of the dark color tones used in the interior design. But even like this it’s still beautiful and elegant. It’s not easy to be European and to try to feel like home in New York City. There are two different worlds. It’s hard to adapt to the time and the food, but it’s even harder to adapt to the atmosphere. So it’s nice that they thought to recreate a little piece of Europe in there, even if it’s just inside the apartment. At least it makes you feel like home, that is if your home was similar to this one.
The location is great and the view is beautiful. The furniture chosen for this apartment is very simple, with no specific style. It’s just comfortable and functional. It’s mostly made of wood, and it has a natural brown color, but there are also some accent pieces with some beige and black to alternate a little the colors and to balance the tones.
It requires great skills to convert a structure like that of a church into a wonderful castle. Priscilla Glover and Ivan Spaller working with Urban Nature Inc. did this smart work. The initial decision was to modernize the old style church from 1925 and for this the firm used rocks and rolls leaving some old style behind.
It’s not easy to turn a church into a castle. Actually, it’s not easy to turn a church into anything but a church because it has a very definite style and structure. But with a lot of effort and sufficient financial resources, plus a nice team of architects, all of that is possible. This structure was one a church, a very old one, from 1925. The architects and designers managed to work together and to completely transform this structure while still preserving some of the old features and pieces.
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An interior designing of a classic bathroom is just a simple arrangement is that the main products are placed in good manner. The original bathtubs design created by the people at Lineatre is fascinating. Another specialty of these classic interiors is diversity. Pendant lamps, rugs, wall lamps and wall hangers bring more stylish for classic bathrooms. A luxurious touch is added to this with the peculiar floral arrangement.
These pieces are not just simple bathtubs anymore. It’s like having a second bedroom, except that the bed is actually a bathtub, the chair is a toilet and the table is a sink. The light fabric and the flower arrangements all contribute to create a very relaxing atmosphere in there. You would have to be crazy not to want to take a bath in there.
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This old 1880’s residence that was above a garage at the neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights is wonderfully renovated into a 4 bedroom residence with 3.5 bath and one car garage. The interior was turned into a loft like structure with an industrial touch. There is an added rear courtyard along with a small guesthouse and a storage space. The window systems are made out of steel and glass with claddings made out of red bricks.
It’s a very large residence with a lot of rooms. It’s more than you need for an average family. And since it was renovated it has a more modern look but preserving the elegance and style of the old structure. It’s a great place for a family home The location is great and convenient and it’s a very luxurious place that offers you everything you need and more. The pictures speak for themselves.
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This cool stuff named as the Gaia Chair was on the display at the Stockholm Furniture Fair, which has displayed a number of innovative interior furniture. This one is designed by Tuyo Design‘s Maria Margarita Garcia Munzer and Pal Jacob Jacobson and the chair looks very refreshing with its natural look and color. As there are some protrusions at its back, which resembles the shape of birds and leafs.
It’s a very creative and artistic design that manages to bring some natural flavor to your home. It would have been even more interesting to include real flowers, leaves and birds but it would have been impossible, especially when it comes to birds. So I think this is a very nice reproduction.
Other than those details on the back, the chair has a very simple and standard design. It’s the classic shape of the chair, with 4 legs and a seat cushion plus the back. The lines are clean and simple and there are no additional details like sculptures or patterns of the wood. The wood hasn’t even been painted so it has a very nice natural color. This, together with the natural theme represented on the back, makes a really nice combination. The seat cushion has those parallel colorful lines like the old chairs used to have. I still have some of those pieces and I can really see the similarities. But this one has a very subtle modern touch, with the back legs leaning a little and with the colorful design on the back.
‘Rug n Roll’ is an armchair designed by Semiha Khan, which is made of old rugs and things like used carpets that are normally disposed by people in some old storage rooms. People think such old carpets and rugs as non-recyclable and throw them as waist forgetting the option of reusing them in a creative way. The individual carpets in a ‘Rug n Roll’ armchair can be washed easily making it a very clean thing to use.
When it comes to recycled stuff that is used to create furniture pieces, the results are often not very attractive, even though they might be very functional and useful. I assume it’s not easy to make something old and ugly into something that has to look new and beautiful. But somehow this designer managed to do so.
The result was this very intriguing chair. I would say it looks very modern and creative and considering the fact it was made from old carpets and rugs and other things that people usually throw out thinking they can’t be used anymore, it’s even more amazing how good it looks. I’m not a fan of recycled items and I usually find them ugly and unattractive but this chair might very well change my mind. I like the design and the colors. It really has a refreshing look.
Calligaris is one of the best offers coming from the Italian furniture with it great essence of taste, function, form and beauty. The basic reasons for this design being considered as a classic is because of its cleanliness, smooth elegant curves, and the use of advance technological materials. The product featured is a 3 drawer TV stand with push–pull locking system which comes without handles.
In comes in white and it has a minimalist design with simple and clean shapes and soft lines. It’s a low structures that allows you to use the rest of the space to hand some other furniture pieces like shelves or storage cabinets, or maybe some artistic paintings or sculptures.
Furthermore, the structure can be used as a storage space for more than the TV. I like the simple design of this furniture piece. It makes It easy to incorporate in almost any type of home. And it’s not too large so it’s also a nice choice for small apartments where space is always a problem. It still has all the features you need and it’s functional and space saving.
I really enjoy writing about beautiful furniture pieces like this one. It’s something else, different than most traditional designs we often see in the shops. It’s nice to explore the options and to enlarge your horizon. It makes it easier when it comes to choosing the right furniture for your own home because you already know what you like, but it’s also harder because you might not always find the items you want and you’ll be disappointed.