It is time to leave behind the mundane and drench your kitchen in some vivacious color. Whether you love an understated approach, or an over-the-top look with some cheerful hues, colorful kitchen cabinets offer you a multitude of exciting options. Move over boring kitchens!
We once tried to figure out all the shades of blue that can be used in the house, and as you might have guessed, the list is simply endless. Blue is an eternal favorite, and a hint of this beautiful color in the kitchen can have an uplifting influence on the ambiance of the room. Teal, turquoise, robin’s egg, navy and cyan; the list goes on and on. Blue kitchen cabinets are a welcome addition to any kitchen that seeks to embrace a coastal or nautical look. The color even works radiantly in a country cottage-style kitchen. Rejuvenating and energizing, white seem like a natural complementary hue for the eternal shades of blue!
For those who follow interior design closely, the ‘Rule of Threes’ is something pretty familiar and basic. In case you haven’t heard of it yet, it simply states that any design element needs to be repeated three times to pull off both visual impact and balance. Most people do tend to us the rule of threes pretty blindly when it comes to pendant lights over a kitchen island. But there is more to the number of pendant lights that one must utilize than this.
How often have you been left scrambling around frantically as you try and get things in order each morning while attempting to head to your office without delays? It is something every one of us encounters, and often this mad race with the clock leaves you drained mentally even before the day is halfway through. But what if your home can help you in overcoming this perennial problem? A walk-in closet can save an enormous amount of time, as you no longer need to sort through a messy, congested wardrobe that eats away precious minutes!
Long gone are the days when walls were the only way to create a partition between two rooms, and with the world gleefully embracing open plan living, decorating solutions that allow you to delineate space without walls are all the rage. Creating a partition between two rooms is no longer about simple design. There are plenty of options that allow you to maximize space, create new dynamics with an open interior and also ensure that you do not compromise on style. And today, we take a look at how imaginative room dividers can completely alter your bedroom while adding value to it!
While antique screens and room dividers might not be ideal for contemporary bedrooms, both in terms of practicality and style, one can still draw plenty of inspiration from them. Much like the classic Shoji screens and room dividers used in Japanese design, a perforated wooden room divider is a great option that adds natural warmth to the bedroom. It can easily delineate the bedroom from the living space or home office next to it without blocking light. Simple floating wooden panels offer a more solid solution, while a screen inspired by Mediterranean style offers more artistry and visual flair.
Looking for organic bedding? There are many reasons to go green in your sleeping space. Bedding made with chemical-free materials is healthier, not only because it is nontoxic, but because it is softer on your skin and breathes easier. Yes, there’s a comfort factor. Plus, organic bedding is kinder to the environment, as it cuts down on the use of chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Need another reason? How about style! The organic bedding sources below have beautifully merged green living with quality design
The world’s biggest furniture and interior design fair has so much to offer in the space of such a short time that many of its amazing new décor finds are often lost in the rush. But this year, we have decided to shine a spotlight on the best of Salone del Mobile 2016, giving those who missed out on our live coverage of the event another chance to get in on all the fun! Having already flipped through the inspiring bathrooms and fabulous kitchen ideas from the event, today we take a look at the trendiest bedrooms from Milan 2016.
There are plenty of directions which you can take while choosing the ideal nightstand. If you are an avid reader who fills his bedroom shelves with books, then a couple of matching bedside tables with adequate drawer space is an absolute must. Others might just need a small bedside table that holds their smartphone, glasses and an alarm clock. No matter what your needs, our latest roundup of trendy finds promises something for everyone!
Designs moving away from this ‘contemporary-minimal’ trend also seem to carry a certain sophistication, like the lovely bed frame from Gruppo Tomasella. Combine these with plush bedding, and you have the outright showstoppers like the floating bed from MobilGAM that gives the impression of levitating effortlessly thanks to a transparent base. No matter what your preferred style is, there is something for everyone here!