Decorative Lighting – How And When To Use It

Posted in Design And Concept | by Stefan Gheorghe, on September 17, 2009

Decorative Lighting – How And When To Use It

Decorative or accent lighting is often used when a certain architectural feature or a design element needs to be highlighted. It’s different from task lighting, its role being mainly aesthetic. It can be used as mood lighting and can take many different forms, depending the style, the space, its function and lots of other details....

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Mary Lou Retton’s luxury Houston home

Posted in Architecture | by Stefan Gheorghe, on September 14, 2009

Mary Lou Retton’s luxury Houston home

Every once in a while we enjoy taking a look at celebrity homes. It gives us a nice perspective and it lets us understand that every home is unique and that a luxury home can also be simple, depending on personal preferences. Today we’re going to look inside the residence of Mary Lou Retton. She...

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Modern Wine rack by Umbra

Posted in Furniture | by Stefan Gheorghe, on September 8, 2009

Modern Wine rack by Umbra

Wine is something everyone enjoys every once in a while and this makes wine racks a must have in every home. There are numerous types of designs, shapes and styles for this particular piece. You can consider it a home accessory as it can also be an accent piece. Some have unusual designs which allow...

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How To Decorate With Bamboo And Rattan

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Stefan Gheorghe, on September 8, 2009

How To Decorate With Bamboo And Rattan

Both bamboo and rattan are two green options you can choose when decorating your home. They can be used in a variety of ways and not just for furniture. They also come with another advantage: they’re inexpensive. To understand just how versatile and stylish these two materials can be, check out the following examples. Bamboo.

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Jacuzzi Aquasoul in Lounge and Extra

Posted in Bathroom | by Stefan Gheorghe, on September 7, 2009

Jacuzzi Aquasoul in Lounge and Extra

For many homeowners, the bathroom is becoming more than just a water closet. It’s becoming a place to relax and unwind after a stressful day. Creative redesigners are taking their cues from upscale spas and hotels, making their bathrooms into a luxurious oasis in the home. Designed by Carlo Urbinati, the Aquasoul tubs are offered...

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The Expose Coffee Table by Alex MacMaster

Posted in Design And Concept | by Stefan Gheorghe, on September 5, 2009

The Expose Coffee Table by Alex MacMaster

The design of a standard coffee table incorporates a low, long profile that is capable of stably and securely holding the beverages of the people seated in a nearby sofa or chair. They come in a wide range of styles and designs, and can be made from a huge array of materials that include steel, wood,...

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How To Design A Scandinavian Kitchen

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Stefan Gheorghe, on September 2, 2009

How To Design A Scandinavian Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s where you drink your morning coffee to get your daily dose of energy, where you socialize with your guests and where you prepare all those delicious meals. It has to be welcoming but it also needs to be practical. Scandinavian designs perfectly combine these functions. Light...

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Oriental interior design ideas and inspiration

Posted in Interiors | by Stefan Gheorghe, on September 2, 2009

Oriental interior design ideas and inspiration

Oriental homes have always been fascinating for the rest of the world. Chinese interior design in particular has been studied and recreated in many situations. But what exactly does this style offer and what makes it special? One of the first things anyone can notice is that Chinese or Oriental-inspired decors in general are very...

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