Spain’s Nature and Urban Ecology Center: Eco-friendliness at Play by Manuel Fonseca Gallego

Nature Center Albacete - Eco Friendly Building

It is more than evident from the surroundings that the Nature and Urban Ecology Center in Albacete, Spain, has been chosen after a thorough ecological evaluation.The site is encompassed by a calm, tranquil atmosphere, and looks like the perfect place to spend your peaceful Sunday. The Ecology Center is oriented in a direction to get maximum view to the scintillating natural vegetation that surrounds the…

Sculpted Oskar Armless Lounge Chair: Showcasing the Beauty of Wood

Oskar Lounge Chair - sculpted wood 2

Looking for a small piece of furniture that will add charm to your modern interior? How about Oskar, the armless lounge chair made from sculpted wood. Oskar begs to be showcased, and given it’s simple, striking sculpted profile, giving it center stage near your sofa or coffee table, sounds like a great idea. Oskar has been inspired by the designs of renowned woodworker George Nakashima….

Small Apartment Redecoration in Barcelona for Young Couple

Small Loft Redecoration living-dining room

The decoration of this rather small apartment in the Gracia district of Barcelona, revolves very much around wood and an industrial style that adds salt and pepper from the background. Marked by details of industrial beams, pipes views and high ceilings, you’re looking at a 65sqm (that’s some 700 sq feet) loft that has been redecorated to suit the needs and the taste of a…

Office Design from Recycled Pallets at BrandBase in Amsterdam

Recycled Pallet Office BrandBase Amsterdam 1

Regular readers know that some time ago we came up with this amazing pallet furniture collection. It’s structured in 6 parts and there are 58 stunning ideas on how you can recycle wooden pallets into unique pieces of furniture. Today we’re doing it again. Sort of. Because some of you liked the amazing office design of BrandBase in Amsterdam, we’ve dug as much information as…

Bike Desk – urban furniture design for eco-friendly persons

In love with your bike? Then this is definitely a piece of furniture you will find not only useful, but playful also. This bike desk allows you to park your bicycle indoors and transforms easily into a functional piece when you use it as a desk. The bike then becomes part of the furniture and together they accomplish one common function. It was named the…

Interview with Interior Designer Lisa Holt: Napa Valley Inspiration at Its Best

Lisa Holt Decoist Interview

Lisa Holt is a Napa Valley-based interior designer obsessed with all things related to art and design. Born in California and educated in London, it’s often said that her talent is to come up with sophisticated and contemporary designs with a sense of casual elegance, refinement and wit. And we can vouch for that. Lisa nothing short of  creative. Free time is spent in her…

Modern Castle-Resembling Brione House in Switzerland


The Brione House is a dream home for those who have always wanted to live in a modern castle. Created by Markus Wespi Jérôme de Meuron Architetti, the Brione House is located in Brione sopra Minusio, a small town in Switzerland and overlooks the city of Locarno, the lake and surrounding mountain scape from its steep, high location. This stone house can be appreciated in…

Kitchen Remodel Ideas: Five Things to Keep in Mind

white kitchen remodel

If you would like to give your home a fresh look, why not start in your kitchen? In many households, the kitchen is the main hub for family interaction and activity. From breakfast with the family, homework with the kids to a late-night snack before bedtime, you want your kitchen to be pleasing and functional for all of your family’s needs. If your home is…

Teenage Boys Rooms Inspiration: 29 Brilliant Ideas

contemporary Teenage Boys Rooms

After coming up with rooms for teenage girls, it’s now time to give you ideas and inspiration for setting up the room for a teenage boy. Because boys are just as picky as girls, they need a dream place that is not just meant for sleeping. It’s his own place where mess is welcome so the whole room needs to be inviting (friends will come…

What do Tree Roots, Birds and Eggs Have in Common?

Egg Table

Polish design studio WamHouse came up with this exciting and creative idea for the design of an unusual table. Composed of two very visually distinct parts – an egg and a branch – this table expresses the love for nature and unstoppable effect it has on our daily lives – from surrounding us to being in many of our thoughts. The Egg Table displays a…

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