Magnetic Floating Bed

The Magnetic Floating Bed was designed by a young Dutch architect and comes for a price tag of 1.2 million euros ($1.54 million).The flying bed measure 60cm x 26cm x 4cm and has a floating height of 8cm. Magnets built into the floor and into the bed itself repel each other, pushing the bed up into the air. Thin steel cables tether the bed in place.

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A very special piece of furniture that comes at a very special price. I like this bed, I really do. But I can’t imagine myself paying that much for it. Maybe if I had so much money that I could afford to throw them out the window. Then I would like to have a bed like this. People are constantly trying to bend the laws of physics. They usually fail, but sometimes, like in this case, they are actually successful.

But this doesn’t mean that everybody likes it. Some people might even find it exaggerated. They might say that it’s not such a big of a deal to have a floating bed. But that’s only after they see the price. Deep down they know they love it, just like I like it. Maybe sometime into the future this technique will become so usual all over the world that everyone will have a floating bed. Just like in the case of the mobile phones. They were cool and extraordinary at first, but now everyone has one so it’s not that interesting anymore.

Heart of Africa Biodome at Chester Zoo

With the help of modern engineering design and technology, anything will be possible, including the integration of a landscape in a continent into another continent. The idea of such will soon be made reality in Chester Zoo of England, which the project is known as the “Heart of Africa”.

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The idea of the project is a 112 feet high biodome integrates with the habitats of the rainforest from Congo in Africa by stimulating the climate and weathering system of Congo rainforest within the biodome covering nearly 172,000 square feet of land. It is indeed creating the rainforest in England where rainforest is far beyond reach from it natural weathering system.

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To make the rainforest complete, the animals and plants will be directly imported in from Congo. The animals planned to be in the biodome are chimpanzees, gorillas, and many other living creatures like reptiles, birds, fish and amphibians from Congo rainforest.

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In fact, the dome will be opened to all visitors as early as 2014 with the water ride going through and around the biodome, making this amazing integration of foreign environmental habitat visible in all directions. It will be in fact expected to be the largest animal and conservation attraction in Europe.

A Beautiful House in a Beautiful Location

The house is made in a beautiful area with very tasteful materials. The house has an impressive ceiling and a brick wall which stand out. The living room has a studio feeling to it and is very warm and cosy and a perfect place to relax. The kitchen is well furnished also and has luxurious and classy touch to it.

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The bedroom is very soothing with a subtle colour scheme. The house has lofts which are good for storage. The tiled bathroom with white walls and flooring in dark grey colour and a towel warmer ensure a soothing bathing experience.

With a location like this every apartment should be decorated awesome.Starting from walls and ending with floors.This beautiful apartment is very warm even in bathroom with the black floor.Furnished with only quality furniture and good appliances this apartment its perfectly for a teen couple.

Florilege Ceramic Tiles by Novoceram

Ceramic tiles come in a huge array of colors and textures that will open up your decorating options. They are designed to give you long-term performance with very little maintenance. The Florilege ceramic tile by Novoceram looks awesome on the wall. These chic tiles are inspired by traditional Chinese 18th century hand-painted wallpaper and romantic palette. With these ceramic tiles you can create a fabulous living room, dining room or bedroom design because they come in four different tile components: Terre, Ciel, Cage and Paon which can be combined.

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They are a very resilient material and, unlike the ones used for the bathrooms, they can be used in any room of the house. And because of the huge variety of colors and patterns, you can create a very personalized and interesting design. You can turn your house in a huge art project. You can choose different colors and patterns to create a really interesting design. Combine them for an even more personalized design.

These beautiful ceramic tiles, inspired from traditional Chinese art, will allow you to turn your home into a very stylish place. They are chic and relatively easy to install. Plus they are very easy to clean. Chic and functional in the same time.

Floor and wall fireplace ideas by Vauni

I’m back with an interesting and cool fireplace for your modern living room. Coming for wall or floor, the bio-fueled fireplaces by Vauni are simply awesome. First of all, the Globe fireplace is a freestanding, chimney-free design that requires no installation, so it’s easy to move anywhere in your home. The second option is the wall mounted semi-spherical Cupola fireplace. Both are available in a black or white matte finish. And there’s also the taller version of the fireplace that can also be placed on the floor and can be easily transported anywhere you want.

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It’s a very versatile piece that will make a great addition to any living room. It has modern and simple design so it is not very hard to integrate it in the interior design of your house. And it also comes in two basic color tones: black and white. It’s a very nice piece for indoor use. But it can also be used outdoors as long as it’s in a protected area.

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Fireplaces are now very easy to find because they no longer follow the traditional design. You don’t need to incorporate it in the structure of the house because they can be used just like any other furniture piece. A very good idea, in my opinion.

Ventuno Bathroom Collection from Ideal Standard

Ideal Standard announces the launch the Ventuno collection which was designed by the Italian designer  Franco Bertol. This collection includes three toilets, two toilets and two bidets. The toilets have the options for a pedestal or a half plinth, and it is available with a chrome siphon design. It’s important to know that all parts are created to be perfect and are characterized by a generous storage capacity and practical innovations. The collection will be available from February.

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The manufacturers are not modest at all, considering by the name. This proves that they are very confident in their forces. They know how good they are and they want the world to know it too. The method they use is a very direct one. Their products are indeed beautiful They have simple but beautiful lines and the elegance is very visible. The materials used also reflect quality. They have high standards and this is good because the costumers expect nothing less than perfection.

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The pieces included in this collection share a similar style, both chic and functional. This is the ideal combination and the producers know that. Furnish your bathroom with style. Make it a pleasant space. It might a smaller room, but it’s as important as any other one.  Remember that the next time you’ll be redecorating.

Home Platinum LEED Residence Rated by RWH Design

All architects wish to build their own dream house. Same goes to Carol Richard, the founder of Richard WIttchiebe Hand. With all her experiences over her years of working and the help of her husband who is a mechanical engineer, Coral built her own house in Madison.

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They built the first residence rated Home Platinum LEED in her state of Wisconsin known as Ross Street House. Anyways, with the surround of the neighborhood having most houses of post world war design, Carol and her husband then also worked around their house to maintain the design for the neighborhood.

The neat thing about the house is that the design will be able to capture enough of the sunlight from the south during the winter and providing shade from the sunlight during the summer using the idea of the box camera. Then the sunlight will be controlled inside the house with the uniquely designed window.

In fact, the house was designed to provide and nice and clean air in the house by minimizing the exchange of air between the interior and exterior of the house. It is also worth to mention the use of water storage system to collect rainwater just outside the porch.

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