Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Ino Provence is one of the latest kitchens designed by Toyo Kitchen. It's a perfect choice for those who live a peaceful and relaxing life thanks to its simple and nostalgic design that is reminiscent of country living in harmony with nature. Even though the new kitchen have vintage-like look it still features contemporary quality and durability. Cabinet doors are made of melamine boards with printed images showing mock-aging. There are three variations of the kitchen available: Brique, Bleach and Rusty. Along with the kitchen cabinets, the company suggests a variety of accessories like classical-style lamps, dining furniture and herb pots.
Civico Quattro is a design studio that create this beautiful log holder made of waxed natural iron. It sits on recycled wood base made from wood of your choice. These materials are easy to maintain and looks fantastic in any interior. The overall look of the log holder is rustic and elegant. It could become a very nice companion for your fireplace in the living room. Even though the holder will fit everywhere, it's better to place it in public rooms because its price is 360 Euro.
Having a holiday home is very useful for summer or winter retreat. The below house belongs to Ulla Koskinen and is located in the middle of the countryside. The house is designed in modern style with extremely cozy interior. The exterior also looks very beautiful when everything is covered up by snow. The interior is created in open floor plan, which makes it look spacious and bright. The living room is combined with the kitchen and dining room to allow the whole family member get warm up during diner. The interior is mostly designed and furnished in contemporary elements. So, enjoy the images.
Monday, November 29, 2010
Not only bathtubs can feature hidden storage. The new bathroom sink by Italian bathroom furniture manufacturer Planit has introduced the 'Split' sink with an integrated storage compartment. The sink has a minimalist look with a simple square basin. Bright red handle reveals a hidden storage space. The storage space is big enough to fit all bathroom essentials. Like many other modern furniture objects, the sink is a very well made product with a multi-functional design that could fit virtually any bathroom. Besides the Split combines essential bathroom elements such as a countertop, a storage compartment and a washbasin.
Tiuku Standing Clock is designed by Ari Kanerva as a contemporary and minimalist version of a grandfather clock. It's made of powder-coated steel and stands 75.75? high. Such clock could become an elegant focal point of any room in your house. The best place for is an entrance hall but they definitely would look great leaned against the living room's wall too. At the moment the clock is available only in black and white colors through Arango Design. The price is $295.
Lighting probably plays the most important role in good design practice. Once you know what type of lighting you need, be it task, ambient and/or accent lighting, you can use it to good effect to change the mood of a room. Here are some fancy lights that push the very concept of what lights can be.
The Coffee Lights are very humorous and give the shades a soft glow while offering the practicality of task lighting in the kitchen. Designed by Anthology Quartett
The Liquid Lamp tells a very animated story of a clumsy moment in time suspended in motion.
Pouring Light Lamp was intended to show the illusory effect of light pouring out of this shade. Is it working? Designed by Yeongwoo Kim
This lamp can be reconfigured by disconnecting the light boxes. The pieces are held together by magnets!
The Bulb S suspension lamp is bright and colorful, but soft and warm at once! Manufactured by Alt Lucialternative
This Sense Co. night table lamp is awesome for the simple fact that it holds scented oil with the dual purpose of aroma therapy.
The Alien Lighting is the perfect floor or table lamp for a modern home.
This space saving slinky-like contraption is called a Curly Sue Spiral Desk Lamp by Wendy Tytherleigh
The Troja Lamp by hansandfranz is a futuristic floor lamp using LED's for those who love the innovative precision of many modern designs.