Tuesday, 30 June 2009
The intensity of bold blocks of color is predominant in these striking bathroom design ideas from Simas. The Bohemien Design features the new Simas Bohemien tub – a bold oval tub with a contrasting rectangular block behind it to home the faucet and handles. The black design idea is so unusual in that all items in the bathroom are black: the furniture is black, the rug is black, the chunky
Saturday, 27 June 2009
The kitchen of a Connecticut mansion, designed by Jennifer Garrigues. Walls are painted Pale Hound and island is Green Stone, both by Farrow & Ball. Cabinets are painted Cloud White, by Benjamin Moore.Photo by Tria Giovan, Traditional Home
Tuesday, 23 June 2009
Maryland designer Dana Tydings helped a client design a kitchen around a barrel-vaulted ceiling, which a previous owner had painted like a sky studded with cumulus clouds. Rather than painting over the mural, she complemented it with similar colors on the cabinetry.Photo by Carrie Russell, washingtonspaces.com.
Sunday, 21 June 2009
Love the chocolate velvet and bold splashes of yellow. Park Avenue living room designed by Pappas Miron. Photo from www.pappasmiron.com.
Wednesday, 17 June 2009
Walls are painted Grant Beige by Benjamin Moore. Upholstered furniture from Arhaus. Console, coffee, and end tables and upholstered cube ottomans from West Elm. Z Gallerie trellis pillows. Horchow gourd lamp and Crate & Barrel decorative bowl.Photo from decorpad.com
Monday, 15 June 2009
Midnight blue walls offset a stylish cream sofa from Sofa Workshop, Josephine Ryan taupe armchair and white painted side table to create a cozy yet sophisticated living room. A simple blind and a well-placed mirror maximize light. Choosing accessories that echo the room's main color helps bridge the gap between the dark walls and pale furnishings.From Homes and Gardens, Jan. 2006.
Saturday, 13 June 2009
London designer Harriet Maxwell Macdonald devised the sun-filled turret to lighten a row of fitted cabinets lacquered in deep maroon (hidden from view in this photo). Faint-green walls (William Morris's Loam) soften the contrast, while natural linen shades with a lavender print pick up the heather tones of the nearby living room and hall.Photo by Elizabeth Zeschin, Domino, Nov. 2007.
Thursday, 11 June 2009
Another refreshing interior design from Paola Lenti Atollo collection – this living room lets the outside take centre stage inside.A transparent glass wall means that the beautiful view outside is visible from anywhere in the room. Perfect for entertaining, a long, neutral sofa is positioned to occupy the entire room, matching the ‘U’ shape of the glass walls cleverly. The signature shape of
Tuesday, 9 June 2009
The dining room of Sheila Bridges' apartment in Harlem. Walls are Farrow & Ball's Curlish Green. Two demi-lune tables, from Kenny Ball Antiques in Charlottesville, form the dining table. Chairs from Alain Pioton Antiques in Hudson. Venetian glass chandelier from Hudson. Photo from New York Social Diary.
Sunday, 7 June 2009
Watching the sunset has a whole new meaning when you can do so in the comfort of your own bed. This bedroom design boasts large double patio doors to allow the outside in. The calm green walls and the understated interior help to rejuvenate the spirit while acknowledging the view as the focal point. This effect is achieved through the simplicity of the bedding and window treatments, while the
Friday, 5 June 2009
Modern Bathroom Idea from Jacuzzi - Aura Bath is your choice for relaxationOverall, there is something chic, urban and faintly Oriental about this modern bathroom idea from Jacuzzi. The rectangular shape of the Aura bath gives it an exotic, Eastern feel, as does the black rim that puts the idea of a piece of exquisite lacquerware in mind. Decking allows the bathtub to be recessed and creates a
Wednesday, 3 June 2009
This kitchen combines classic, modern, and cottage styles to great effect: you have the timeless black-and-white palette, the sleek countertops and stainless steel appliances, and the charm of open shelves, ladder-back chairs, and yellow dishes. Beautiful the mix of open shelving and cabinets.Cheerful, versatile, and highly functional - love the mix of open shelves and glass-fronted cabinets, and
Tuesday, 2 June 2009
Kenig Residence, interior design by Slade Architecture, located in Brooklyn, New York, USA.The program of spaces was organized by floor. The basement was finished to become a casual family den-type room with a pool table and couches, etc. The ground floor level was opened up to become a loft-like living room and kitchen with an exterior wood deck floating outside, over the backyard. The second
Monday, 1 June 2009
36e8 Kitchen Suites - Innovative Kitchen Concept by Lago.An innovative kitchen concept that draws on creative forms and dimensions to shape your kitchen. These 36e8 kitchen "non-kitchen" suites are incredibly attractive, not only in their stunning colours and sleek surfaces, but also in their versatility: The Lago storage units can be positioned horizontally or vertically and can be combined in a