Family House Echoes The Sky In Its Modern Interior DesignFull story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on February 21, 2017

Family House Echoes The Sky In Its Modern Interior Design

It’s pretty rare to encounter a project where the client is also the builder or the architect. These cases are interesting because they offer a glimpse into the minds of those that actually build homes for a living and we get to see what they’re idea of a perfect home is. The Tetra House is...

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Transparency in Contemporary Furniture: Modern Glass and AcrylicFull story

Posted in Interiors | by Brittney Smart, on February 21, 2017

Transparency in Contemporary Furniture: Modern Glass and Acrylic

There is a significant trend in interior design, and has been for several years now, involving the use of “invisible” materials, such as acrylic and glass. These substances are making a comeback particularly in contemporary furniture designs, sort of an updated throwback to mid-century designs. (You can learn about what does contemporary mean in the...

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Small Side Table Designs – Perfection In The Little ThingsFull story

Posted in Furniture | by Simona Ganea, on February 20, 2017

Small Side Table Designs – Perfection In The Little Things

Sure, size matters and this often makes us overlook the little things like, for example, when we’re furnishing a space we tend to focus mostly on the big furniture pieces leaving that small bedside table or that ottoman for later. Then the time comes to think of these things and to add the finishing touches...

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10 Ways to Improve Your Beadboard CeilingFull story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on February 20, 2017

10 Ways to Improve Your Beadboard Ceiling

Beadboard is like the homeowners bandaid. With a few nails and a free Saturday, you can turn a surface with ugly paint or cracking plaster into a lovely ridged surface of beauty. But did you know that you can install beadboard on your ceiling as well as your walls? It is a great upgrade from textured...

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DIY Metallic Accented Wooden BowlsFull tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Brittney Smart, on February 20, 2017

DIY Metallic Accented Wooden Bowls

Add sophistication and style to plain, even worn-out, wooden bowls by touching them up with a modern bit of metallic. Choose your favorite metal – copper, gold, brass, chrome, nickel, whatever you like! – and turn your boring wooden bowls into something fit for a king. Or at least a living room shelf. This simple...

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Black Frame Showers – Sophisticated With Modern Industrial FlairFull story

Posted in Bathroom | by Simona Ganea, on February 20, 2017

Black Frame Showers – Sophisticated With Modern Industrial Flair

The showers that have black frames have a very distinctive look. They are defined by clean lines and a certain level of industrial beauty combined with modern simplicity. Black frame showers are pretty unique in this sense. They can be integrated in a variety of different types of decors. A black frame shower can be...

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Holiday Home Overcomes The Planning Restrictions By Staying SimpleFull story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on February 20, 2017

Holiday Home Overcomes The Planning Restrictions By Staying Simple

Ideally, an architect should be free to design a project however they see fit in order to offer their clients the best experience, without being constrained by planning restrictions and other factors. But that isn’t always an option. Ström Architects were confronted with this challenge in 2015 when they dealt with a project in New Forest District,...

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