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July 24, 2014

When it comes to remodeling a home to meet the needs of a new owner, design teams face quite a challenge. The team at Millimeter Interior Design in Hong Kong rose to the challenge with this split level house, taking the boxy frame and turning the interior into something unique, and uniquely livable.

By turning the garage into a centerpiece for the downstairs living area, the design allows car enthusiasts to keep their prized possessions on display while also making the space itself feel bigger and more open.
By turning the garage into a centerpiece for the downstairs living area, the design allows car enthusiasts to keep their prized possessions on display while also making the space itself feel bigger and more open.

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A dining table is actually hidden inside the floor, in a typical East Asian fashion.
A dining table is actually hidden inside the floor, in a typical East Asian fashion.

It raises up at a moment's notice to host both traditional and modern meals.
It raises up at a moment’s notice to host both traditional and modern meals.

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A second spacious living room allows for plenty of open floorspace, tucking a sectional sofa into one less conspicuous corner of the room.
A second spacious living room allows for plenty of open floorspace, tucking a sectional sofa into one less conspicuous corner of the room.

Large kitchens are a luxury few in Hong Kong can afford, or indeed require. This narrow space is perfectly capable of preparing a gourmet meal for a crowd.
Large kitchens are a luxury few in Hong Kong can afford, or indeed require. This narrow space is perfectly capable of preparing a gourmet meal for a crowd.

A well appointed home office is a modern home requirement. This open plan gives plenty of space to keep ideas moving and even includes a highly coveted carbon fiber exercise bike for multitasking.
A well appointed home office is a modern home requirement. This open plan gives plenty of space to keep ideas moving and even includes a highly coveted carbon fiber exercise bike for multitasking.

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The bedrooms themselves are also spacious, with the master bedroom opening up onto its own private balcony.
The bedrooms themselves are also spacious, with the master bedroom opening up onto its own private balcony.

Enclosing an en suite bathroom in glass is a daring way to ensure its modernity, if not to ensure your own modesty
Enclosing an en suite bathroom in glass is a daring way to ensure its modernity, if not to ensure your own modesty

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A pool fits snugly into this otherwise narrow backyard, with plenty of deck space for lounging in warm months.
A pool fits snugly into this otherwise narrow backyard, with plenty of deck space for lounging in warm months.

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July 24, 2014

Hanging planters bring a fresh and fun vibe into your home or garden. These planters are so versatile because you can hang them almost anywhere, even inside! Many people choose traditional plants for their hanging planters, but for those without a green thumb, a succulent can be a great alternative. Succulents are easy to take care of because most require minimal watering (compared to other plants) and sunlight. They come in so many fun looking varieties and colors from green to white to colorful. Finding the perfect mix of succulents to choose with your new planter will be a joy. The hanging planters below are made with ceramics, brass, plastic, and wood. To help decide which hanging planter you can choose for your home, check out this list of 6 unique hanging planters.

Faceted Hanging Tray by Pigeon Toe

This white ceramic planter features a geometric style bottom and leather cords that come in 7 other colors. It is wide enough to feature several succulents or fruit for another use.

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Hanging Planters by Cor Pottery

These adorable set of three planters made from clay can come custom made and feature jute cording. Mix and match several different colors and hang together for a unique look.

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Copper and Brass Hanging Planners by In. Sek Design

These extraordinary copper and brass planters are made using traditional methods and include an antique chain. They are a symbol of good luck and would look great with a plant overflowing out of the bowl.

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Himmel Hanging Planter with Cup by Hruskaa

This hanging planter comes with a geometric frame in one of three colors. It also includes the white porcelain cup to hold your plants. This look is very modern and would look wonderful hanging in a kitchen.

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Air Plant Terrarium by Sea and Asters

These hanging glass globe terrariums are another beautiful and different way to display plants. Air plants are a perfect match for this terrarium and like succulents also require less maintenance than typical plants. They also do not need soil to grow. Just decorate your bowl and add an air plant!

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Wooden Hanging Planter by The Woody Beckers

These lovely wooden box planters are made out of walnut and don’t need to be hung by a string so they can offer yet another look for a hanging planter. You can nail them to the wall making them look like they float effortlessly. They are a great design to put almost any type of plant and are lined with plastic so water won’t leak through the wood.

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Which hanging planter would you choose?

 

 

 

 

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July 24, 2014

Homogeneity in décor can sometimes offer a comforting safety. Yet, diversity, variedness, and mixture can add a subtle elegance to an otherwise lackluster space. The Sintesi Bookcase by Varenna Poliform is a modular storage solution designed to add an unmistakable sense of varied contemporariness to the living area. Its assorted combination of unique storage elements comprised of freestanding wall-mounted cabinets, open and closed shelves, and wall units is a bold move away from the typically vertical bookcase.

 

 

In designing the Sintesi Bookcase for Varenna Poliform, artist Carlo Colombo sought to make use of vertical space and horizontal lines in a way that would be functional and still strikingly eye-catching. His use of different storage facilities each designed for its own purpose attests to the contemporary relevance of this bookcase. The incorporation of a bench-like unit as part of the bookcase not only serves functional purposes; it also infuses a deep linearity that will resonate with the modernists at heart. In addition to its storage elements, the unit offers a handsome space for displaying art and gadgetry, a true testament of its versatile nature.

 

 

Whether installed to add some verticality to a dominantly horizontal environment or used to complement a minimalist décor theme, Sintesi will certainly be the center of attention in your living space. To harmonize your overall décor, choose from a range of finishes including wengè, walnut, and spessart oak. Other finishing options include frosted glass, lacquered glass, matt glass, glossy glass, and blue reflecting glass.

Which Sintensi finishing would beautifully complete your living area décor?

 

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July 24, 2014

There is an untold comfort and a sense of respite brought on by the silhouette of a rocking chair. Soft, rhythmical rocking and inviting coziness epitomize its distinct allure. The Camilla Rocking Chair by Cantori is a careful combination of classic, edgy, and a clean, minimalist aura. Its gentle lines and solid curvature espouse the designer’s success in creating a comfortably chic piece that will add a soft touch to any interior.

 

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Camilla is a fresh take on the traditional rocking chair

 

Ensnared between two bended iron frameworks and garnished with modern upholstery, the Camilla Rocking Chair by Cantori is a complete reincarnation of retro design merged with classic sophistication. Its sleek electroplated legs are brought to smoothness through wire welding and careful hand-rubbing. With its soft lines and silky texture, the wire framework perfectly complements the gentle curves of the main seat. In addition to acting as a dependable buttress, the continual metal framework serves as an armrest on either side of the seat.

 

 

Built from bent and shaped wood, the seat embodies a subtly arched design that gives off a sense of repose and restfulness. The wooden shell is carefully padded with double density foam rubber and covered tautly with smooth hand-tailored rubber upholstery to emulate each curve of the chair’s gentle silhouette. Ideal for social relaxation, Camilla will add a sensation of homeliness to any living space without compromising the overall elegance of the interiors. Remarkably adaptable, it will also offer gentle companionship in the bedroom or sunroom.

Which room in your home could use a classic-retro rocking chair?

 

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July 24, 2014

Designed by ARK Architects, who are local to San Roque, the villa is to be situated at the end of cul-de-sac for ultimate privacy.
Designed by ARK Architects, who are local to San Roque, the villa is to be situated at the end of cul-de-sac for ultimate privacy.

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The indoor amenities are also notable, starting with an indoor Jacuzzi and continuing on to a private movie theatre, game room, and private fitness center. With so many comforts, this palatial estate will certainly give the many nearby luxury hotels a run for their money.
The indoor amenities are also notable, starting with an indoor Jacuzzi and continuing on to a private movie theatre, game room, and private fitness center. With so many comforts, this palatial estate will certainly give the many nearby luxury hotels a run for their money.

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A modern living room makes use of clean, modern lines by pulling in low sofas that are as perfect for an intimate conversation as they are for a late afternoon siesta.
A modern living room makes use of clean, modern lines by pulling in low sofas that are as perfect for an intimate conversation as they are for a late afternoon siesta.

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A formal dining room, coupled with an open gourmet kitchen, will have friends clamoring for invitations.
A formal dining room, coupled with an open gourmet kitchen, will have friends clamoring for invitations.

Of course, there are also plenty comforts of a home in this planned villa, as well.
Of course, there are also plenty comforts of a home in this planned villa, as well.

Many of the nine bedrooms offer splendid views and incredible en suite baths with modern stone fixtures.
Many of the nine bedrooms offer splendid views and incredible en suite baths with modern stone fixtures.

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In addition to the expansive private pool, the outdoor grounds will feature private tennis courts as well as a spacious private garage, equipped for any collector.
In addition to the expansive private pool, the outdoor grounds will feature private tennis courts as well as a spacious private garage, equipped for any collector.

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The luxurious outdoor spaces are certainly an attractive feature, since this region of Spain is well known for its pleasantly warm climate that allows for outdoor lounging year round.
The luxurious outdoor spaces are certainly an attractive feature, since this region of Spain is well known for its pleasantly warm climate that allows for outdoor lounging year round.

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July 24, 2014

Modernism does not always equate to minimalism. A love for contemporary elements does not always necessitate an abandonment of traditions. The Madame Dakar Sofa for Moroso is a vivid reminder that traditional design concepts can beautifully blend with modern aspirations. Interestingly, the artists claim that a gorgeous, buxom Dakaroise was their muse in creating this gigantic curvilinear armchair. Designers Ayse Birsel & Bibi Seck drew their inspiration from culture and nature, infusing their creative stroke with whiffs and traces of contemporary artistry.

 

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Madam Dakar is inspired by a gorgeous, buxom Dakaroise

 

The Madame Dakar Sofa by Moroso is set in a varnished steel structure. Using an ancient fishnet knitting technique inspired by African craftsmanship, intricate herringbone patterns are manually woven with colorful polyethylene filaments. The result is a multihued piece of artwork whose patterns exude hints of optical illusion. Of interest is the peculiar structure of the legs; majestically diverging outward like the legs of a traditional African stool. This particular design choice is a drift away from the typical leg structure. In its entirety, Madame Dakar bears a striking semblance to a voluptuous, well-decorated woman.

 

 

A broad and languid appearance adds to the relevance of this seat as a comfortable hammock specially designed for the lush outdoors.  The exotic mishmash of vibrant and bold colors will breathe a fresh lease of life to any deck, patio, or landscaped garden. Garnished with floral throw pillows, Madame Dakar epitomizes the mysterious exoticness of African culture tinged with the Western world’s love for eclectic designs.

Which color of Madame Dakar are you most desirous of – a mix of orange, yellow, and black or a bold shade such as orange?

 

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July 24, 2014

Modulated pieces of art have their origin in the Renaissance. In keeping up with the spirit of alterable art, contemporary artists have sought to bring their work to life by integrating kinetic craftsmanship into their creations. Design mastermind Ron Arad experimented with the possibilities of physical dynamism when designing the Misfits Sofa System for Moroso. He infused perpetual movement into this set of modular seats. In what seems like a drift away from the typical static sofa set structure, Arad’s creation is designed to evoke a gracefully continuous motion.

 

 

Comprising of five wool-covered modules—three seats with a backrest and two low-lying ottomans, the Misfits Sofa System by Moroso seems deceptively simple. However, a lot of structural skill has gone into sculpting each asymmetrical curvature, each hollowed out void, each supple line, and each lithe edge. Set on a metal frame, it features sinuous heat-resistant polyurethane foam padding which tightly hugs each swaying curve of the frame’s silhouette. For every module, Arad uses deep, irregular curvilinear architecture to bring about untraditional shapes whose edges interlock into each other with accurate alignment.

 

As is the nature of any modular piece of work, each unit that makes up this sofa system can be altered, rearranged, and modified in an almost unlimited array of arrangements for optimal comfort. The beautifully unusual nature of Misfits easily fits in minimalist spaces that could use the vibrancy of bold colors and graceful curves.

Which creative arrangements would you utilize to enjoy maximum comfort with the Misfits Sofa System?

 

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July 24, 2014

A coffee table can be an effective focal point for any living space. When you are able to choose one that is well crafted, it can even inspire the decor around it to a high level. The tables included in this post are high quality and entirely unique, making them a bold choice for anyone looking for something more than a place to put their coffee.

The amazing design here uses wood and class to create a coffee table that mimics real life topography.
The amazing design here uses wood and class to create a coffee table that mimics real life topography.

Another table that takes its inspiration from nature. The way the table is cut, it almost appears as if a puddle of clear blue water is suspended in the piece.
Another table that takes its inspiration from nature. The way the table is cut, it almost appears as if a puddle of clear blue water is suspended in the piece.

Bringing elements of nature into the home can make things feel brighter, bigger, and healthier. This coffee table, featuring a built in bonsai tree, has its own zen aura about itself, as well.
Bringing elements of nature into the home can make things feel brighter, bigger, and healthier. This coffee table, featuring a built in bonsai tree, has its own zen aura about itself, as well.

The living room can be a space where both children and adults gather. By turning a useful, modern coffee table into an element that doubles as a doll house for the children, design needn't be compromised for the sake of the kids.
The living room can be a space where both children and adults gather. By turning a useful, modern coffee table into an element that doubles as a doll house for the children, design needn’t be compromised for the sake of the kids.

This minimalist white table is low to the ground and magnificently simple. The hidden crevasse for books and magazines gives it a practical flair as well.
This minimalist white table is low to the ground and magnificently simple. The hidden crevasse for books and magazines gives it a practical flair as well.

This is a truly designer coffee table. Gold enamel balloons look like they are keeping the clear glass tabletop afloat for a luxurious - and whimsical - effect.
This is a truly designer coffee table. Gold enamel balloons look like they are keeping the clear glass tabletop afloat for a luxurious – and whimsical – effect.

Another table that uses unique shapes as its stabilizing element, this glass topped table is like a piece of practical modern art.
Another table that uses unique shapes as its stabilizing element, this glass topped table is like a piece of practical modern art.

This simple pebble coffee table design from West Elm stands out because its round design means that it could easily double as an ottoman or even a small seat.
This simple pebble coffee table design from West Elm stands out because its round design means that it could easily double as an ottoman or even a small seat.

What better way to reconnect with nature than by growing your own terrarium? And what better way to house that terrarium than in your coffee table? Guests will be in awe -- you'll never lack for a conversation starter with this in your living room.
What better way to reconnect with nature than by growing your own terrarium? And what better way to house that terrarium than in your coffee table? Guests will be in awe — you’ll never lack for a conversation starter with this in your living room.

Another example of marrying coffee tables with trees is this white table with a built in planter. Any type of indoor plant could fit and thrive in this table.
Another example of marrying coffee tables with trees is this white table with a built in planter. Any type of indoor plant could fit and thrive in this table.

Bringing in elements of nature is one thing, but this coffee table is nature itself. With a mossy growth underneath the glass tabletop, this look is incredibly unique and very eco-friendly.
Bringing in elements of nature is one thing, but this coffee table is nature itself. With a mossy growth underneath the glass tabletop, this look is incredibly unique and very eco-friendly.

This world aquarium is ripe for a coffee table adaptation.
This world aquarium is ripe for a coffee table adaptation.

Not every home is equipped with a fireplace, but you can still enjoy the luxury of a roaring fire with this unique coffee table.
Not every home is equipped with a fireplace, but you can still enjoy the luxury of a roaring fire with this unique coffee table.

This deceptively simple design leaves plenty of space for entertaining comfortable and for storing reading materials.
This deceptively simple design leaves plenty of space for entertaining comfortable and for storing reading materials.

Or create your own custom coffee table message, like this unique option that just says SHAZAM
Or create your own custom coffee table message, like this unique option that just says SHAZAM

In a design that looks a bit similar to the Shazam table, this unique stone creation has many little crevices and nooks for books and magazines.
In a design that looks a bit similar to the Shazam table, this unique stone creation has many little crevices and nooks for books and magazines.

If nature is not quite your thing, bring the supernatural through the door with this coffee table perched on a dragon's back.
If nature is not quite your thing, bring the supernatural through the door with this coffee table perched on a dragon’s back.

Don't hide away your inner nerd. Let it shine bright with this computer circuitry coffee table.
Don’t hide away your inner nerd. Let it shine bright with this computer circuitry coffee table.

The Lycoming R680 9 Cylinder Radial Engine Table is a perfect gift for a motorhead.
The Lycoming R680 9 Cylinder Radial Engine Table is a perfect gift for a motorhead.

And for those homes that need a beautiful coffee table but are not quite ready for the unique designs of some other on this list, this large wooden table fits the bill.
And for those homes that need a beautiful coffee table but are not quite ready for the unique designs of some other on this list, this large wooden table fits the bill.

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July 24, 2014

Patricia Urquiola’s new masterpiece for Moroso is a spectacular chaise that makes a statement in any setup. In quest of a new form for a non-upholstered seating unit, the designer created a piece that is sure to stand the test of time. She named it Antibodi, a perfectly fitting name. Just like antibodies, it attaches itself to a user’s body to enhance their level of comfort and well-being. Its design comprises a collection of petals in triangular shapes which create a range of patterns.

 

 

Lightly padded, the petals on the Antibodi Chaise by Moroso are very pleasing to the eye. They feature reversible materials which form a supporting cover that is attached to the stainless steel frame. The cover is made in wool fabric and leather or felt and wool fabric. It creates two distinctive and eye-catching moods. One version has petals which face upwards creating a feminine, unconventional look; the other has downward-facing petals that provide a masculine, quilted look. Both covers are available in white and black or in a natural shade coordinated with a kaleidoscopic patchwork.

 

 

From simple fabrics, Patricia Urquiola manages to create a rich, ingenious object capable of appearing soft and feminine or severe and rational. Its wonderful mixture of patterns forms an ethnic, storytelling facade. The designer’s ability to create ingenious, highly expressive products from simple technologies and materials is clearly evident in this piece. She brilliantly extracts maximum expression from ordinary materials and established manufacturing processes.

What’s not to love about this piece?

 

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July 24, 2014

Nothing reflects the style of your bedroom like your wardrobe. It uses up a lot of space and is one of the first things people notice when they walk into your bedroom. It should not only complement the furnishings in the room, it should provide a unique design for personal storage. The Ocean Wardrobe by Varenna Poliform is perfect for any bedroom. It improves the aesthetics of a room and fits seamlessly into the space.

 

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Ocean’s compact form does not compromise on space

 

The Ocean Wardrobe by Varenna Poliform is outstanding for its shiny glass front which gives spaces a roomy feel. It is large in size and brilliantly exploits light. It comes with horizontal and vertical handles which enable it to open effortlessly. Its inner sections are specially made for storing and hanging clothes. Shelves and drawers add to its unmatched functionality. Ocean has a neutral hue which makes it a perfect fit for different bedroom themes. It blends in with contemporary minimalist décor and makes a great statement in dark bedrooms. It beautifies rooms without taking up valuable space.

 

 

Do you have difficulty finding the perfect thing to wear every morning? It’s time you replaced your old wardrobe with a more structured one like the Ocean Wardrobe. With its efficient organization, finding something to put on won’t be so hard. The wardrobe has been designed with modern homes in mind and is amazingly spacious. It will give your bedroom a bright and airy feel.

When did you last take a good look at your wardrobe?

 

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July 24, 2014

In the corner of the dining room, tucked away in the breakfast nook or stocked and ready to roll on the back patio, bar carts can be versatile little pieces of organization. Whether you use them as simple piece of decor or a way to organize your entertaining needs, they’re a necessity in any house that loves to host. Take a peek at some of our chic, sophisticated finds and see if one of these strikes you fancy and inspires!

 

 

 

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Display all you entertaining pieces on this glass piece. Not only does it have a built in wine rack, but it’s got enough space to hold all the moving parts to the sips at the party. We love how this cart embodies the contemporary style of a fashion-forward home. It’s also quite functional with its rolling wheels and easy placement.

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Three-levels of storage with an espresso finish, this cart has an easy masculine energy with a sophisticated edge. Our favorite part about this pick is the styling. Not only can this be pulled out when dinner parties begin, but it jazzes up the corner in an eclectic, youthful way. Even the bottles of liquor act as contemporary accents.

 

 

 

Modern Bar Cart

A bit of a feminine infusion, this bar cart steers clear of the usual shapes. Its glass inserts make it easy to display your drink choices and glasses, while the delicate bones add a touchable, soft charm to the space.

Modern Bar Cart

Another choice with a girlish air, this golden cart plays magnificently well with natural lighting. We are loving the placement by the window and would love this beauty set up outside near a pool as well. The mirrored levels also create the illusion of extra space, which is also helpful.

Modern Bar Cart

This cart has a bit more of an industrial feel but still very modern in style. Notice the addition of the espresso cups on the bottom rack? Remember bar carts can be used to display fun home accents and other nibbles too besides alcoholic drinks and mixes.

 

 

 

 

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July 24, 2014

Sectionals offer a comfy and flexible option of defining your living space. They can be arranged and rearranged in different compositions according to a user’s needs and requirements. Their modular shapes also accommodate more people than regular sofas. When paired with ottomans, they offer even more versatility. If you’re looking for the perfect sectional to define your space, get the Rockferry Sectional by Alpa Saloti. It is minimalist, stylish, and practical and will decorate your home with ease.

 

 

The strong corner of the Rockferry Sectional by Alpa Saloti helps set the flow of traffic in an open-plan living room. The sofa has different backrests and footrests which provide various options for relaxing. It defies the notion that a sofa should be one comfortable solution for all people. Rockferry has a low-profile design which is ideal for open living areas that demand unobstructed views or small rooms that need to feel spacious. It invites you to curl up and read a book or enjoy the view. It is the perfect rest spot after a long, tiring day.

 

 

Once known as functional workhorses, sectionals have moved up in the furniture world. They have come into their own and are now viewed as sophisticated, must-have pieces. They come in innovative shapes, stylish new fabrics, and versatile sizes. They look good in both cramped apartments and spacious digs. If you want to create a conversation corner your friends will be envious of, get the Rockferry Sectional. It is seriously sophisticated and will become the centerpiece of your living room.

Don’t you love its gorgeous design?

 

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July 24, 2014

Due to its versatile nature, carbon fiber readily lends itself to a multitude of industrial uses. Commonly applied in the aerospace and aeronautic industries, the strong, shinny and lightweight material is swiftly making its way to the purviews of interior décor. In designing the Moot Chair for Established & Sons, Ross Lovegrove demonstrated the diverse artistic capabilities that are attainable through the innovative molding, bending and swiveling of carbon fiber. The complex and smoothly cut curves of this chair attest to the stability and tenacity of Lovegrove’s choice of material.

 

 

Essentially, carbon fiber is derived from thin carbon atom filaments that are bound together by plastic resin and subjected to heat or pressurized in a vacuum. Upon solidification, the carbon filaments drenched in epoxy resin create a shinny, lightweight and strong composite material. The Moot Chair by Established & Sons is a reflection of Lovegrove’s use of the smooth surfaces of carbon fiber material. The result is an attractively shiny seat that espouses sophisticated warps and curves which could have been impossible to attain with any other construction material.

 

 

What really adds character to the Moot chair is its cantilevered architecture. Particularly fascinating is the seat, which curves deeply toward the back of the chair, further enhancing the incredibly asymmetrical yet beautiful curves of Lovegrove’s artwork. The fact that there is no clear distinction between the seating space and the legs only serves to add to the solidness and stability of this piece. In all its organic complexity, Moot is designed with practicality in mind, making it ideal for everyday use.

Where would you position the moot chair: in your outdoor or indoor environment?

 

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July 24, 2014

These bathrooms and bathing areas definitely take the stance that relaxation is important. The elements that have attracted and pleased humans through the ages are all here. Water, fire, a connection to nature while being sheltered from the elements and a high point from which to view an expansive vista.

In this Hawaiian bathroom, the user is forced to slow down, stepping carefully along a pathway across a modernist pond to reach the deep soaking tub. From the lower point of view in the tub, there's still plenty to see, as the sink and counter have been cantilevered to float, so as not to cut off the view.
In this Hawaiian bathroom, the user is forced to slow down, stepping carefully along a pathway across a modernist pond to reach the deep soaking tub. From the lower point of view in the tub, there’s still plenty to see, as the sink and counter have been cantilevered to float, so as not to cut off the view.

Indonesian designer Iwan Sastrawiguna mixes nature as well as spirituality in this bathing area.
Indonesian designer Iwan Sastrawiguna mixes nature as well as spirituality in this bathing area.

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While it is much more refined and urban than the previous pictures, we can still see that humans crave some nature in their relaxation spaces, with abundant use of plants, bouquets, and the ancient element of fire, not to mention the natural wood floor.
While it is much more refined and urban than the previous pictures, we can still see that humans crave some nature in their relaxation spaces, with abundant use of plants, bouquets, and the ancient element of fire, not to mention the natural wood floor.

Likewise with this room by Brazilian visualization team AX2 Studio, the potential sterility of pure shining white is naturalized with the addition of moss-green accessories and a few plants.
Likewise with this room by Brazilian visualization team AX2 Studio, the potential sterility of pure shining white is naturalized with the addition of moss-green accessories and a few plants.

Kiev firm LeKS Architects designed this gorgeous modernist tub for two with comfortable backrests, natural wood finishes and candles, in addition to a built-in planter, a softly lit side panel on the tub and huge windows, again connecting the private act of bathing with the greater world outside.
Kiev firm LeKS Architects designed this gorgeous modernist tub for two with comfortable backrests, natural wood finishes and candles, in addition to a built-in planter, a softly lit side panel on the tub and huge windows, again connecting the private act of bathing with the greater world outside.

This generous tub with steam flowing out of a window onto nature was visualized by Madrid's 24 Studio complete with romantic red rose petals and candlelight.
This generous tub with steam flowing out of a window onto nature was visualized by Madrid’s 24 Studio complete with romantic red rose petals and candlelight.

Koj Designs of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam almost places the tub in the bedroom, separated only by a transparent glass wall along with natural stone, an outdoor vista, and candles. This is in harmony with the Asian concept of the tub as a place for relaxation, separate from getting clean and going to the toilet.
Koj Designs of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam almost places the tub in the bedroom, separated only by a transparent glass wall along with natural stone, an outdoor vista, and candles. This is in harmony with the Asian concept of the tub as a place for relaxation, separate from getting clean and going to the toilet.

Cornwall, UK  TigerX  CGI animation studio gives the tub a nature-inspired shape, a terrific view, and surroundings of wood and polished stone.
Cornwall, UK TigerX CGI animation studio gives the tub a nature-inspired shape, a terrific view, and surroundings of wood and polished stone.

We start to see a pattern; where nature is directly connected without windows in between, you can bet it's a tropical location. Surabaya, Indonesia's 2G Studio is no exception with this tropical grotto providing natural light to a room designed for keeping cool.
We start to see a pattern; where nature is directly connected without windows in between, you can bet it’s a tropical location. Surabaya, Indonesia’s 2G Studio is no exception with this tropical grotto providing natural light to a room designed for keeping cool.

Oro, Mexico's 4th Studio visualizes a minimalist room with five different natural wood finishes to accompany the sleek ultra modern white ceramic fixtures.
Oro, Mexico’s 4th Studio visualizes a minimalist room with five different natural wood finishes to accompany the sleek ultra modern white ceramic fixtures.

From Valencia, Spain, Cuantico's 3D bath visualization combines a vista of deck and rolling hills with rough-hewn board floors and potted cacti, succulents, a tree, tropical plants and vines, as well as a focal point oculus to let in more natural light, and a sculptural rough stone in the foreground.
From Valencia, Spain, Cuantico‘s 3D bath visualization combines a vista of deck and rolling hills with rough-hewn board floors and potted cacti, succulents, a tree, tropical plants and vines, as well as a focal point oculus to let in more natural light, and a sculptural rough stone in the foreground.

Back to Hawaii, where Willman Interiors provides a sliding glass door/wall to separate two showers - one indoors and one out, so one can always get clean before soaking in privacy while looking out onto a walled courtyard of tropical vegetation, rain or shine.
Back to Hawaii, where Willman Interiors provides a sliding glass door/wall to separate two showers – one indoors and one out, so one can always get clean before soaking in privacy while looking out onto a walled courtyard of tropical vegetation, rain or shine.

Kiev, Ukranian freelance architectural visualizer Oleg Suzdalev shows his creation by day and by night. Showering takes place standing on a wooden floor (today's wood finishes make this possible where wood could not be exposed to so much water decades ago) enclosed in a nearly invisible glass booth. Still on this smooth, warm surface, one can walk to the bath, but from the front it appears to be surrounded by rocks, naturally rounded by the action of water and sand. Under a rockscape like this, drainage can be hidden so that a tub filled to overflowing is no problem.
Kiev, Ukranian freelance architectural visualizer Oleg Suzdalev shows his creation by day and by night. Showering takes place standing on a wooden floor (today’s wood finishes make this possible where wood could not be exposed to so much water decades ago) enclosed in a nearly invisible glass booth. Still on this smooth, warm surface, one can walk to the bath, but from the front it appears to be surrounded by rocks, naturally rounded by the action of water and sand. Under a rockscape like this, drainage can be hidden so that a tub filled to overflowing is no problem.

Minimalism isn't without blossoms for Poland's be3design.
Minimalism isn’t without blossoms for Poland’s be3design.

From Curitiba, Brazil, this artist brings us a raised vista, abundant wood, and in the Brazilian tradition, a beautiful woman.
From Curitiba, Brazil, this artist brings us a raised vista, abundant wood, and in the Brazilian tradition, a beautiful woman.

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This visualization from Jakarta, Indonesia presents possibly the least nature-related bath in this collection, but with a large window, a rose in a vase, and abundant natural stone finishes, nature is still present.
This visualization from Jakarta, Indonesia presents possibly the least nature-related bath in this collection, but with a large window, a rose in a vase, and abundant natural stone finishes, nature is still present.

A terrific swooping waveform tub grabs our attention in this sunlit room by
A terrific swooping waveform tub grabs our attention in this sunlit room by of Vilnius, Lithuania.

This design features some very cool accents in the form of glowing planters and ceramic jar-inspired toilet and bidet. Unfortunately, interior design clients,  concerned with the logistics of wax removal are not usually as fond of the artistry involved in creating realistic candle drips as 3D visualization artists are!
This design features some very cool accents in the form of glowing planters and ceramic jar-inspired toilet and bidet. Unfortunately, interior design clients, concerned with the logistics of wax removal are not usually as fond of the artistry involved in creating realistic candle drips as 3D visualization artists are!

From Russia with love comes this indoor garden featuring climbing and draping vines, even on the martini table. We're not sure about including an old-fashioned non-waterproof telephone and a Barcelona chair in a bathroom... the chair is too relaxed to change in, but not relaxed enough to stretch out on after a hot bath, but to each, his or her own!
From Russia with love comes this indoor garden featuring climbing and draping vines, even on the martini table. We’re not sure about including an old-fashioned non-waterproof telephone and a Barcelona chair in a bathroom… the chair is too relaxed to change in, but not relaxed enough to stretch out on after a hot bath, but to each, his or her own!

A skylight throws natural light onto wooden wall accents and floor in this visualization by 2G Studio
A skylight throws natural light onto wooden wall accents and floor in this visualization by 2G Studio

Uxua Casa Hotel & Spa is located in Trancoso, Brazil. Lush nature surrounds this whirlpool.
Uxua Casa Hotel & Spa is located in Trancoso, Brazil. Lush nature surrounds this whirlpool.

Indonesian photographer Gala Indiga took this shot of a modernist jungle bathroom. Water streaming into the tub from above would make for an excellent massage!
Indonesian photographer Gala Indiga took this shot of a modernist jungle bathroom. Water streaming into the tub from above would make for an excellent massage!

..and in our final salute to nature in the bathroom, a highly unusual tub carved by artist Mario Dasso from a single tree felled by natural causes. Located in Mio Buenos Aires luxury hotel, it is our only tub in this set from Argentina. The video below shows how the hotel's tubs were hand crafted. The interiors of the hotel were designed by Beasley & Henley Interior Design of Florida, U.S.A.
..and in our final salute to nature in the bathroom, a highly unusual tub carved by artist Mario Dasso from a single tree felled by natural causes. Located in Mio Buenos Aires luxury hotel, it is our only tub in this set from Argentina. The video below shows how the hotel’s tubs were hand crafted. The interiors of the hotel were designed by Beasley & Henley Interior Design of Florida, U.S.A.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=YMb8ZWdTKvI

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July 24, 2014

IKEA is officially set to unveil their 2015 catalog on July 24th, but we have gotten our hands on an early copy and thought it was just too good not to share! The really different thing about this year’s catalog is IKEA’s focus on the bedroom and bathroom. In fact in the catalog these two spaces are covered before the living, dining and kitchen. Why the bedroom and bathroom? Because IKEA believes these are the places where we begin and end our days. “Everyone goes to sleep and wakes up, but everything in between those moments is very personal. We all have individual needs when it comes to our morning and evening routines,” says Patty Lobell, Sales Manager, IKEA U.S.

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Storage is also an issue in the bedroom, but for different reasons. Although it is the place for relaxing, it is also our own personal territory, where adults can keep things that they don’t want the kids to have access to, and a place that a kid can call his or her own.
Storage is also an issue in the bedroom, but for different reasons. Although it is the place for relaxing, it is also our own personal territory, where adults can keep things that they don’t want the kids to have access to, and a place that a kid can call his or her own.

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Bedding is frequently  shown as different on each side of the bed, emphasizing the identity of each individual while showing how well IKEA's textiles coordinate with each other.
Bedding is frequently shown as different on each side of the bed, emphasizing the identity of each individual while showing how well IKEA’s textiles coordinate with each other.

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Consumers have expressed a need for more space and storage in bathrooms. The bathroom is most often a shared space, and in many homes, it was not originally built to accommodate more than one person at a time comfortably. We also use a lot more toiletries than we used to, so IKEA has addressed this with solutions that clear the clutter and create a relaxing, spa-like atmosphere.
Consumers have expressed a need for more space and storage in bathrooms. The bathroom is most often a shared space, and in many homes, it was not originally built to accommodate more than one person at a time comfortably. We also use a lot more toiletries than we used to, so IKEA has addressed this with solutions that clear the clutter and create a relaxing, spa-like atmosphere.

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We move on to the living then.
We move on to the living then.

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As always, IKEA’s brand of Swedish design is homey, comfortable, colourful, and super functional.
As always, IKEA’s brand of Swedish design is homey, comfortable, colourful, and super functional.

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Only one room seems to have been a bit less addressed than we would like to see, as is the usual case with IKEA, and that’s the home office… because that’s where one writes design articles!
Only one room seems to have been a bit less addressed than we would like to see, as is the usual case with IKEA, and that’s the home office… because that’s where one writes design articles!

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In focusing on these rooms, however, the kitchen has not been forgotten! Often the place where families bond and the home of much multitasking, IKEA has kept the kitchen up to date to function not only smoothly and beautifully, but in harmony with the latest technologies.
In focusing on these rooms, however, the kitchen has not been forgotten! Often the place where families bond and the home of much multitasking, IKEA has kept the kitchen up to date to function not only smoothly and beautifully, but in harmony with the latest technologies.

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One of our favorite pieces from the 2015 catalog is this nifty exploding light. We will go ahead and call it the Death Star lamp! See it in action below.
One of our favorite pieces from the 2015 catalog is this nifty exploding light. We will go ahead and call it the Death Star lamp! See it in action below.

Also here are some teaser videos IKEA released yesterday:

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