Cool Houses Reveal Their Unique Stories And Unexpected DesignsFull story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on June 28, 2016

Cool Houses Reveal Their Unique Stories And Unexpected Designs

Lots of things can make us reach a conclusion that a house is cool. There are lots of cool houses all over the world and they use all sorts of ingenious strategies to stand out from their neighbors. Things like a suspended pool, a mirrored facade or an unusual layout can add character to a...

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How to Paint an Exterior Door as in, Shut the Front Door!Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on June 27, 2016

How to Paint an Exterior Door as in, Shut the Front Door!

Probably the least expensive yet most impactful ways you can update the look of your exterior front entry is to paint the front door. Such a huge chunk of color, front-and-center, is certainly one of the most visual aspects of your front entry space. That’s why picking the perfect front door color and painting it...

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Calligaris Furniture Melds Design Artistry And InnovationFull story

Posted in Furniture | by Vera Dordick, on June 27, 2016

Calligaris Furniture Melds Design Artistry And Innovation

It has been more than 90 years since Antonio Calligaris produced his first wooden chair with a woven seat in his little studio. In the intervening decades, the family-owned company has modernized and evolved into an industry leader in Italy’s “Chair District” in Friuli. From the installation of the first automatic straw weaver to its current...

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High-end Apartments Occupy The Top Two Floors Of An Office BuildingFull story

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on June 27, 2016

High-end Apartments Occupy The Top Two Floors Of An Office Building

The building which houses these stylish apartments is a project that comes as a response to the demand for more offices and living places in the Ho Chi Ming City of Vietnam, an element caused by the dramatic evolution of businesses in the area. The project was developed by GEMA, a company that believes in...

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Posted in Lighting | by Vera Dordick, on June 27, 2016

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Lately it seems like ceiling light fixtures are getting all the attention —  chandeliers, pendants and suspended arrangements.  Equally important, both from the perspective of design and functionality, are table and floor lamps.  They’re necessary for reading, task lighting, bedside lighting and mood illumination.  Fortunately, there are so many designs to choose from that selection the right...

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Classy DIY Projects You Can Do With Gold FoilFull tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on June 24, 2016

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Perhaps you’ve come across tutorials or projects that involved using gold foil and you never really had time to explore the subject further. Or perhaps you’re very familiar with gold foil and its many stylish properties in which case the following DIY projects will actually seem very simple. In any case, now seems like a...

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Posted in Outdoor | by Stephanie Albares, on June 24, 2016

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If you have a tired-looking deck that could use brightening up, a hearty scrub and a can of decking stain will work wonders. This project can be done in a weekend – and aside from basic maintenance, you won’t need to do another deep clean for years. My deck is made from pressure-treated pine, and it hadn’t seen a coat of...

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