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Creativity And Comfort: Unusual DNA Bench

Tue, Aug 26, 2014 | Chairs

Leonardo Rossano of True Design together with Debora Mansur created a very unusual bench called DNA. Inspired by the dynamic forms of biogenetics, the modular bench DNA consists in a unique construction assembly which is created by a single section of curved plywood, that is mirrored in design to create multiple seating configurations. The result of this system, is a captivating piece of furniture, shaped after the helix form, in which each completed section creates an individual seat for the user creating comfort in a public space. The bench is available in several color combos, so it’ll be easy to find a suitable one for every space.

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Luxury Sprecher House With A Neutral Interior

Tue, Aug 26, 2014 | Modern home designs

Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects have teamed up with interior design firm Antoni Associates on the Sprecher House in Hangklip, South Africa. The home is located in the Sea Farm Private Nature Reserve, so the owners wanted a contemporary low maintenance weekend retreat away from their busy lives in Cape Town. Natural colors and materials were used in the design, which makes use of large verandas and big glass windows that allow natural light in. The interiors are very stylish, modern, relaxing and with beautiful rustic touches. Living areas lie north-south to make the most of views of Hangklip Mountain, whilst protecting from the extreme Cape Coastal climate.

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29 Traditional Tile Stoves In Home Décor

Tue, Aug 26, 2014 | Fireplaces

Tile stoves were first designed in Sweden in the 18th century in response to a shortage of wood suitable for burning. With a heat-retaining cast iron core and long multi-channel flues, the kakelugns retain heat, keeping rooms warm up to a whole day after the fire is out. Add a cozy touch to your interior with such a stove – it will not only give a comfy touch but also warm you up if you like. Such a stove can fit almost any interior, from a traditional one to ultra-minimalist. Most of tile stoves are white, some of them have patterns but don’t hesitate to make a statement with a colorful modern one. If you don’t want to use it as a stove, you can always put candles inside for a cozy atmosphere. Get inspiration below!

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Multifunctional Dice Furniture For Children And Adults

Mon, Aug 25, 2014 | Furniture

This six-sided piece of furniture by Japanese studio Torafu Architects can be flipped over to reveal different functions. Dice is a multi-purpose piece of furniture that can be used in three different ways depending on which way up it’s facing. Rolled over, a flat surface that covers all of one side creates a stool for adults. The surfaces that form supports for the desk can be used as shelves when the product is flipped again. All edges are covered in colored rubber strips so they don’t scratch floors and to protect the wood when rolled over. Panels intended for contact with the body are stained in pastel tones. The lighter version features blue rubber edging, while the darker version uses yellow. So cool!

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Coastal House With Traditional And Shabby Chic Elements

Mon, Aug 25, 2014 | Waterfront home designs

This home in Sydney shows all the beauty of traditional style with shabby chic touches. White walls, floors and ceilings create a great backdrop for beautiful furniture and works of art. Here the refined taste of the owners is seen very well: they bought some local works of art and furniture, which was also made by the local artisans, and it all together looks amazing! As the house is very close to the sea, there are some beach-inspired elements in décor, rattan furniture and wicker accessories, which also remind of a seaside reatreat. I love the pool outside – what can be better after a long working day?

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26 Industrial Home Offices That Blow Your Mind

Sat, Aug 23, 2014 | Study room designs |

Industrial style for home offices is a great idea as I think this style makes you think of work. Rough wood and metal pipes are the most popular materials for organizing such a space. For walls and floors concrete (for a minimalist look) or rough wood (for a rustic touch) go very well, it’s rather affordable, durable and looks stylish. Rough brick walls also look amazing and give your home office a shabby chic look. Furniture of metal pipes and wood is easy to make yourself, you’ll get a personalized piece and won’t pay much. If you are planning a feminine industrial home office, try Scandinavian black and white palette for the office or just add some bold touches. Get inspired!

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Alhazen Lamp Reminding Of A Jedi Sword

Fri, Aug 22, 2014 | Lamps

I don’t know about you, guys, but to me this lamp reminds of a Jedi sword! It’s called the Alhazen Lamp and its economical, eco-friendly design is made of a simplistic, ultra-lightweight wood base & LED light. It’s the synthesis of technology & craft, natural & high-tech. The acrylic LED tube and wood base create a harmonious and dynamic task lamp with just the essentials, making it as practical as it is understated. The lamp is available in MDF, Beech, Walnut and Ash woods, there are just enough options to get a little choosy! This lamp is great for any modern space or for those who love Star Wars.

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Elegant Modern Loft With Concrete And Wood Details

Fri, Aug 22, 2014 | Modern home designs

This is a loft by architect Diego Revollo measures a total of 105 square meters and is located to the south of Sao Paulo. The biggest challenge was to open the space and to make it feel more spacious and airy, so the architect decided to go with an open plan for the kitchen and living space. The walls, ceiling and floor feature a gray finish. The color was carefully chosen to resemble the natural texture and shade of the cement. The wood accents in the form of wall shelving, dividers and doors balance out the décor. The loft became more spacious and the mix of modern style and minimalist touches is perfectly balanced, so cool and elegant!

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35 Cool Industrial Dining Rooms And Zones

Fri, Aug 22, 2014 | Dining room designs |

If you are looking for a style for your dining room, check these awesome industrial dining rooms out! Brick walls, upcycled wood, concrete and industrial metal furniture – all together it looks amazing! Pure industrial décor is suitable mostly for masculine interiors, so if you don’t want to go so far, then try to mix it with some other styles. Industrial goes well with minimalism – concrete and metal furniture are indispensable parts of these styles, just add some bold accents and voila! Mid-century touches look chic in an industrial dining room; shabby chic accents will make it look very trendy. Look at the ideas below and get inspired!

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De Natura Fossilium Furniture Collection Of Cooled Lava

Fri, Aug 22, 2014 | Furniture

If you’ve been following us lately, then you have seen Monti Silvestri Clock by Formafantasma made of materials derived from the lava from the 2013 eruption of Mount Etna in Sicily. Here’s a furniture collection that continues this theme. Here Formafantasma used basalt, an igneous rock that forms when basaltic lava cools quickly, and paired it with brass elements to make stools and tables in a series they call De Natura Fossilium. Rope is wrapped around the other materials to not only hold them together, but also to add another design detail. The simple shapes and minimalist lines accentuate the unusual material. This furniture collection will become a unique touch for any modern space!

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