Comfortable and colorful stools expressing immigrant lifestyle


Colorful and displaying a fun shape, the Axum and Lalibella Stools by Israeli designer David Keller remind me of lollipops and cotton, so I can say that these two pieces of furniture are very sweet. At first glance, the stools appear to have been inspired by happy thoughts and merry dreams, but their inspiration actually comes from Ethiopian immigrants who live near the designer’s place….

Luxury Bedding Sets by Julian Charles

symphony duvet bedding - luxury sheets

It is easy to spot luxury bedding when comparing sheets, pillowcases, and duvets. The difference between luxury bedding and price-minded comparables is visible and detectable by touch. Thread count comes first, with luxury bedding possessing a minimum thread count of 200, and often ranging above 1,000. With a high thread count, bedding will be dense of appearance, so that it interrupts the gaze when one…

Fenny Ganatra’s Vividly Colored, Contemporary Bounce Chair


Elasticity, clean, modern lines and a vivid presentation – these words can all be used to describe Fenny Ganatra’s latest project – the Bounce Chair. The Indian designer exhibited the Bounce chair at the 2012 Maison& Object in Paris and many people got to experience it’s “bounciness” and vividly colored parts. Its contemporary design is based on ergonomics studies and countless cycles of testing, so…

Colored Volumes and Plenty of Natural Light – House B-Wald


The modern House B-Wald by Alexander Brenner is located in Stuttgart, Germany. Welcoming owners and guests with a dark gate flanked by two anthracite walls, the modern residence displays its volumes and architectural details topped off with a red roof. The project area sums up 1,616 square feet and is composed of several volumes sheltering the living spaces, pierced by glass walls and huge windows….

Luxurious Moscow Apartment Strikes With Posh Design

Last week I was writing about this amazing apartment in Moscow with a striking interior that features a modern fireplace. I was amazed. Today, I’m at it again, drooling over the pictures of another flat in the Russian capital city. Located in the famous Triumph Palace building, the lavish interior is the work of designers Alexei Nikolashina, Alexandra Fedorova and Irina Shumaeva. The apartment is…

Traditional & Innovative Drapery Header Styles

swagged drapery

For those of you looking for curtains and draperies, who have a hard time deciding what header style to go with, check out the ones we have featured here. All these might give you some insight on the panel designs before selecting what should go into your living room or bedroom. From conventional to latest fashionable designs, our collection bellow has it all. Just tell…

Cleaning and Care Tips for Curtains, Draperies, Lace Curtains and Sheers

lace curtains

Treating your window curtains and draperies needs a careful process. As window curtains serve towards protection of your home furnishings, privacy and comfort, it needs very ideal care. In case of cleaning and treating your curtains, you must be well-informed about the material and construction of clothing before the cleaning process. Beware of sunlight effecting the color patterns and strength of material. Light colors are…

Vertical residence on a small, narrow and long property

Family-House by  Ferrolan LAB

Barcelona-based architecture studio Ferrolan LAB designed a small, narrow and long residential structure used by a family as their permanent residence. Measuring 12 feet by 82 feet, the contemporary home located in Barcelona, Spain challenged the architects to construct a comfortable vertically designed collection of spaces. The ground floor is occupied by the garage and home cinema, while the rest of the spaces are split…

Fabulous Isolated Family Vacation Home in New Zealand


Designed by Wellington-based studio Parsonson Architects, this fantastic vacation residence rising from a densely forested property captures amazing, soothing views. After enjoying the interiors of another residence built by the same architects who worked on this project – the Salamanca House – we invite you to enjoy this contemporary home and see if you can find details that will make you daydream about living here….

Old Garage Turned Into Fabulous Home (Knott Architects, UK)

Old Garage Makeover 2

Chances are that you wouldn’t believe this  functional and chic little home was once a garage. Owned by Darren Issac and located in Camden, UK, the bright and beautiful house was designed by Knott Architects to perfectly use every inch of space so that it looks much larger than it actually is. Downstairs there’s a bedroom and a wetroom nicely separated by glass screens and…

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