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How much does it cost to install hardwood floors?

hardwood flooring

A few hours ago I was reading an email from one of our readers who was asking if we knew how much would it cost to install hardwood floors for his home. I thought there may be some other users interested to find the answer to that question so I did some research and I came up with that. Pricing for installing hardwood floors depends…

Castello di Vicarello in the Italian Countryside

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The best holiday you can ever imagine could be an Italian trip. Why, you may ask? Because it delivers everything from food to fashion, architecture to hotel, from wine to coffee. Castello di Vicarello is a place you can only imagine in your dreams. This castle sits on a hill overlooking the Maremma countryside in southern Tuscany and it’s actually a  7-bedrooms villa owned by…

Enjoy Fashion, Luxury and History in Rome

Rome Luxury Suites

When in Rome, do as the Romans do – so goes the adage. But then, if you plan a vacation in Rome for your next holidays, make sure you enjoy good accommodation in the places we detail for you here. Luxury boutiques, cafes, and astounding history are what you get to enjoy at the 3 residences named Via Margutta, Via Mario de Flori and Via…

Grandiose Vitra House: Home for Designer Furniture

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The Vitra House is the latest building on the Vitra Campus located in the German town Weil am Rhein, on the shores of river Rhine. This interesting structure was designed by the creative minds of Basel-based architecture firm Herzog and Meuron, and is based on the ubiquitous stacked house concept — which I must say it looks “inviting” considering there are twelve different houses stacked…

Skylight House in Sydney Sports a Vintage Outlook

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Restoring this Victorian terrace house was a real challenge for the architects and designers at Chenchow Little. But they won the Australian Institute of Architect award for this house named Skylight, located in Sydney. The house features three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a new kitchen. By following a normal Victorian plan, the designers planned secondary rooms on the ground floor and living rooms on the…

Transforming a Room with Patterns

moern living room roller blinds

When deciding on which decorative features to appear in the home, an often forgettable area of potential is that of the window. Whether its curtains, roller blinds or wooden shutters that are used, windows can be instantly transformed from a simple, practical device into a centerpiece for the entire room. Homes are, for most people, a place that is used frequently both to relax and…

Hakansson Tegman House – Modern Dream Home for a Middle-aged Couple

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Located in what used to be a seaside resort – Höllviken, Sweden – the fascinating Hakansson Tegman House is one of those houses transformed into a permanent residence, as it happened to many of the houses in the region.  Designed by Johan Sundberg, the contemporary home is situated on a corner lot that raised a challenge for the architects. Owned by a middle-aged couple who needed…

Updated Visual Appeal for China’s Largest Real Estate Developers

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Vanke – the largest residential real estate developer in China – has updated its visual appeal with the permanent show gallery and tourist information center building adorning the Dong Jiang Bay coastline. Designed by Ministry of Design (MoD, the versatile structure gathers panoramic views of the coastline from one of its independent spaces. Dominating the landscape with its dramatic triangular shape, the Vanke Triple V…

Soho House Berlin Boasts All Things Vintage

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Soho House Berlin is Soho House Group’s first outside-the-UK European property. Located in the famous Mitte district of Berlin, the property boasts a design that mixes hard angular visual language with padded velvet lush and the 1930s’ glamor. Designed by in-house designer Susie Atkinson and London based Michaelis Boyd Associates, the Soho House is a must-visit destination. This private members’ club and 40-room hotel located…

A Home With A Soul in Florence

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The unromantic settings of old carpentry has been transformed with skill by architect Alessandro Capellaro and the result is a home that brings in a soul stirring experience. The building we are talking about is located in Florence and is awesome creation by any standard. Marrying a large volume of space with wood work at the back of an alley, the architect has come up…




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