This Parsons style design is based on the minimalist aesthetic Jean-Michel Frank developed while working at the Parsons Paris School of Art and Design, then known as the Paris Atelier. Made of maple burl wood veneer. The Oslo Burl Wood Veneer Collection features luxurious maple burl wood veneer. The clean, sharp lines are reminiscent of mid-century days with a modern feel. Oslo Burl Wood Veneer Collection – Coffee Table, Wisteria.
The living room is the reception area of the house. It is where our guests are seated when we are getting ready to meet them. It is also the meeting place of the family on weekends and the place where we exchange gifts on holidays. The living room is a very important part of the house. It is advisable to always accord your living room design to the season because the way you design your living room can also affect the temperature and overall feeling that you get from your living room.
Here, we’ve featured several ways that you can design your living room. We have also compiled some great choices for furniture and living room design. This time we will feature living rooms that have french doors. If you want your living room to look warm and cozy, the use of wood does the trick. The choice of your window also has a big impact in the amount of light that enters your living room. The use of french windows and doors is a great way to increase the amount of sunlight in your living room.
This gray living room with white glossy flooring looks very neat and clean featuring purely white elements in the room and only a few black elements such as the carpet and the individual sofa. Over-all, we can see some balance with the use of colors and if you look to right and left, the french doors actually add a natural amount of sunlight to makes this living room look inspiring! This is a beautiful way to design your living room especially when it is connected to like an extension area outdoors.
The small space design experts share tips for making the most of the space you have, no matter how small. These small space decorating ideas, storage solutions, and smart finds will help you maximize each square foot, regardless of the size of your home. Sometimes traditional ideas about living room decor aren’t the best solution for a small space. One of the most popular small living room ideas is the use of neutral colors. Make every inch of a small space count with these inventive design ideas, creative organization tips, and style strategies.
Living in a small space can be challenging. Here are ways to make the most of it in style. Create mini spaces with mega style! We share our top design secrets for how to get the most out of the small home. Just because a space is small doesn’t mean you can’t pack it with style. Living space with tiles, and warm wood helps define the small space. Add style to the small spaces in your home with these decorating ideas and tips. Decorating small living rooms doesn’t have to be a hassle.
Save space and live large with small space designs. Design a tiny home for ultimate space optimization without sacrificing style. Affordable decorating ideas for a stylish, cozy living room… The space might be smaller, but the style can be higher. Clever design ideas for making small living rooms appear much bigger. Above is a space saving home office tucked underneath a staircase. The under stairs space usually is left empty and doesn’t serve anything, but now you can transform that space into a useful office.
Savogno is an outdoor – facade, outdoor – urban project in Comune di Piuro (Italy).
Born in Milan and brought to life alongside the Memphis Design Movement, Artemide continues to workshop with both design and technical schools worldwide to create forward-thinking, truly useful, aesthetically enhancing and environmentally aware lighting. Early collaborations with Ettore Sottsass, Gae Aulenti and Bruno Munari laid ground for today’s work with Scott Wilson, Bjarke Ingels Group and Mercedes-Benz.
The history of contemporary lighting is punctuated with Artemide creations beginning with 1960’s Alfa, 1967’s Eclisse designed by Vico Magistretti to today’s collaborations with Philippe Rahm, Ross Lovegrove and Tapio Rosenius.
An early proponent of LED technology, Artemide is committed to eco-sustainability through design and production seeking to minimize energy consumption and waste through a product’s life cycle.
Artemide has been a worldwide leader in lighting design with an unparalleled commitment to technological innovation, research and human interaction. Established in 1959 by Ernesto Gismondi and Sergio Mazza, the company specializes in the manufacture of lighting designed by architects and has created award-winning collaborations with some of the world’s most talented designers including Naoto Fukasawa, David Chipperfield, Zaha Hadid, Jean Nouvel, Karim Rashid and Herzog & De Meuron.
Among Artemide’s extensive product line are two icons of modern Italian design: the Tizio Desk Lamp designed by Richard Sapper in 1972 and the Tolomeo Desk Lamp designed by Michele De Lucchi and Giancarlo Fassina in 1986, both of which are included in the permanent collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art.
Artemide’s current product offerings include Architectural, Design, Outdoor, Danese Milano and Rezek, serving both the contract and residential markets.
Category: outdoor – facade, outdoor – urban
Comune di Piuro (Italy)
Projects by Silvano Molinetti – Studioquattro Chiavenna (Artemide)
I guess you’ve never thought to put a sofa in your kitchen, but it’s actually a great alternative to bench seating in a breakfast nook. Putting a sofa in the kitchen is a comfy alternative to bar chairs and dining chairs. Kitchen sitting area – a great spot for a cup of coffee (or a coctail). This beautiful Arts and Crafts house built in 1887 was impressive, high ceilings, beautiful big spacious rooms full of light and original wood panelling. Putting armchairs against walls is a great way to make good use of a smaller space.
The owners found this new spot for the kitchen and it was like walking into a very cool restaurant or old school dining hall. Big double doors and leather club chairs for relaxing in the sun, a skinny long refectory table with an assortment of old school chairs and benches looked just the part. A bank of four of the pantry cupboards, sat against the back wall, they are big deep cupboards, housing a full height fridge and freezer and two pantries, yet in this kitchen they were understated and perfectly proportioned.
When it comes to arranging furniture in a room, most people will come up with one or two ideas about how they want the furniture placed. Where you place your furniture in a room will instantly set the tone for how you’ll live in that room. Here are must-know tips for arranging spaces. People are putting comfy chairs and sofas in their kitchens. Putting an armchair in your kitchen is officially a thing. Is it time to go beyond bar stools and dining chairs? Arts and Crafts Kent Kitchen, deVOL Kitchens.
Defined, rustic style is a design emphasis on rugged, natural beauty. It embraces nature-inspired textures, simple and earthy colors. Modern rustic decor brings warmth to monochromatic spaces, adds timeless profiles to contemporary designs, and allows homeowners to create eclectic spaces. Modern rustic design combines old-world elements with contemporary design to create modern rustic appeal throughout the home. Concrete is a material in all aspects of architecture and home.
I just liked the polished concrete floors and beautiful light in this villa on the outskirts of Copenhagen. Modern rustic decor works best when presented in minimalist arrangements that allow individual elements to be seen and appreciated. Rethinking, repurposing, and recycling are key to designing modern rooms with rustic appeal. Rustic design incorporates wood, stone, and humble elements that create a warm, inviting space you’ll never want to leave. The space is light and simple.
Rustic style is influenced by the rugged, natural beauty of homespun rural living. Escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and settle into the warmth of an inviting rustic home. This rustic color palette mimics rocky terrain under a pale sky. Rustic interior design creates an eclectic look that emphasizes nature. Keep in mind that rustic decor doesn’t mean the walls must be beige — experiment with your favorite earthy neutrals. Natural hues and earthy materials are the inspiration for the rustic rooms.
A simple metal volume on a bluff offers targeted views of the lake below. The guesthouse and weekend retreat complements a nearby stone residence and although it is “on the grid”. Rainwater is collected from the roof for household use and the xeriscaping requires no irrigation. The house is oriented to the south, its galvanized metal exterior punctuated by windows that frame vignettes.
A partition wall separates the elongated rectangular interior and supports the lofts structure, which appears to float above the glazed joist spaces. Fir decking creates both ceiling and loft floor, and is repeated in the supersized wainscoting and stair screen wall. Thirteen-foot doors further expand the modest volume, opening to the south to capture the view, prevailing breezes, and sounds of nature.
A home built in the lap of luxury does not have to contain the finest marble or a grand staircase. Mod Cott, a house, basks in the treasures that Mother Nature offers. Mod Cott capitalizes on the rich views of Lake Buchanan that contrast the austerity of the architecture itself. The home is clad in galvanized metal for a sturdy exterior against the elements. The house is met with the theme of simplicity.
Structural members such as steel beams, concrete columns, trusses and girders that are often left hidden, can be used to give an industrial feel to a project and an expressed style that can carry through the design. Designed out of fire resistant materials, this home with it’s raw materials uses it to blend into the landscape. A single-family home set in the fire-prone Toro Canyon.
Upswept roof forms at the entrance and over the primary living spaces give the house its distinctive profile, while channeling rainwater for use on site. The 100-foot-long central hallway allows naturally cool offshore breezes to circulate. The front door, a tall Dutch door, lets fresh air in while maintaining privacy. The ocean and mountain views and the privacy afforded by the 10‑acre site.
The central hallway creates an axis dividing public from private spaces: the garage, road, and entrance lie to the east; the garden, pool, guest rooms, and other living spaces lie to the west. The hallway ends in a glass and steel box turned 180 degrees to maximize the spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. The design was a direct response to the site conditions.
From the bedroom to the backyard, interior designers reveal how to spruce up just about every space in your home just in time for summer. See their practical summer decorating pointers for a more stylish, comfortable home. Summer decorating ideas to get from design pros… Welcome the warm weather and lighten the look of your home with these simple summer design and decorating ideas. Rethink your home decor and get inspired by the bright, sunny colors of summer. Examples, tips and inspiration!
I’m so excited to talk “summer” today! Ideas for making your outdoor spaces function like indoor rooms. Bring the colors of summertime into the home with our best tips. This is a relaxing escape design for summer with the latest design trends. With these summer design ideas, the boring looking living space can easily be transformed to a relaxing and bright cozy setting. Transport yourself seaside with a bit of paint or a few airy accessories. The summer season brings to mind easy, breezy, colorful days.
I’m sharing outdoor space and giving tips on how to easily and simply enjoy summer entertaining outdoors as part of the summer. Outdoor trends that will be in for the summer. Summer home and outdoor ideas don’t require too much space. Vondom Stone garden lounge sofas collection is designed with comfort in mind, and includes an ergonomically designed 3 seat sofa and a stylish lounge seat. Vondom Stone garden lounge sofas designed by Stefano Giovannoni and Elisa Gargan – Italy.
Exposed brick walls or even ceilings can instantly infuse a home with history and character. A lot of people like the look of exposed brick walls. They became popular in late 1900s. If you’re looking for inspiration to create a feature wall take a look at this brilliant example of exposed brick walls. Make your bedroom new again with an exposed, distressed, painted or classic red brick wall. Faux options are available for the tighter budget and space. Exposing brick in your home can add character to any room.
Older homes typically have brick underneath the plaster walls, and the brick may still be in good condition. You can expose and restore it back to its former beauty. Tackle this project on your own with these following steps on exposing brick. Application of expose brick wall are not too difficult, the need of concern is the mounting level of neatness and accuracy of selection of brick wall in perfect shape and not porous. Wall exposure is ideal for dimensional of high 4 centimeter (1.6 in), width 6.5 centimeter (2.6 in) and length 12 cm.
Exposed brick is an interior design element that has captured the likes of urbanites for years. Test the wall you wish to expose the brick on. Chip a hole in the plaster until you can see the brick and what condition it is in. Brick was a common construction material in the 19th century, but sometimes the quality was not always the best. By testing a small area, you can see if the brick underneath is worth exposing. The brick should not crumble or break when you touch it and should be free of any major cracks. If the brick looks good, proceed with the project.