It is not my intention to crush your neurons with a brand, Lladró, which has more detractors than defenders (at least on our page) but today I want you to give it a new opportunity because I have found a collection that does not make me think of oropeles, kettles and stale decoration. This is the Latidos de África collection in which the most famous porcelain brand (and face) gives its version of African art with designs by José Santaeulalia.
The house of the protagonist of the Turkish series Erkenci Kus who triumphs in Divinity is fresh, youthful and as trendy as she is. And it is that among my confessable vices is having "hooked" to this Turkish series in one of his "dream Sundays", or what is the same, a Sunday in which they put all the episodes of the series broadcast to catch new followers.
Soon it is to say that the bad weather or rather that the weather we should have is gradually going away. However, our beloved anticyclone motivates on sunny days to plan the usual change of season at home and, to all this, new season advances are added. On April 8 we will meet the new TÄNKVÄRD collection in stores and in IKEA.
If The New York Times talks about you, it's that you're a trend. And so, we do not doubt that the Israeli firm Umasqu is uploading many integers in the world of decoration thanks to 'Modern African'. A collection that is inspired by the tradition of African masks and the inherent lack of realism in them and that has become a decorative must since it appeared last October in this New York newspaper.
Elegant, hyppies and ethnic, so are the new diffusers of the Baobab Colletion firm. It is not the first time that the firm offers limited series composed of candles or, as in this case, TRANO diffusers, with seductive formats made by artisan hands and distinguished fragrances. A special way to remember holidays at the beach house, mountain or several seasons of the year.
The fascination with other cultures leads us to ethnic decoration, a style that absorbs colors and easy ways to adapt at home with its accessories and even in the most outfits of the season. Combining the ethnic character with the personality of the home is viable, add these ideas to the wonderful ethnic inclination!
Gyms are not always the most attractive places from an architectural and visual point of view. While some sports centers have made remarkable efforts to look attractive, the norm is rather uninviting. Today we discovered an exception with an impressive gym located in Thailand whose peculiarity is that it is built in bamboo.
Although the heat continues to tighten and the cold is still late to get the carpets outside is a trend for use and enjoyment at any time of the year. Nowadays the exteriors have become somewhat poor, if their floors are not covered with textile accessories, they seem to be incomplete. In the market there are many carpets made with a variety of materials and although its sale decreases in summer it is still active.
If this summer you want to feel the Moroccan style in your home and enjoy a house every day with the appearance of living surrounded by the art of a distant country. Today we are heading to North Africa from where this inspiration comes to decorate the interiors and exteriors of our house. We moved to Morocco that fills us with inspirational riches for decoration.
The artisanal elaboration of a product is authentic when it is done in a totally manual way, the object or product that is obtained with these conditions is different from the previous one and the following one. Unlike industrial or serial work, crafts are based on a cultural base, a landscape and vegetation typical of the environment, the climate where it develops and the history of each place.
If we look at an interior decorated with a cane armchair or a sofa with a colorful or crocheted bedspread, painted wooden furniture, paper lanterns or hanging glass, table or floor lamps with fringe screens, vases colored glass, velvet curtains, glass tables, metal or much bronze accessories and cotton patterned carpets we are facing a boho Chic decoration.
The Ice Hotel project, which was born in 1989, aims to make the visitor live an unforgettable experience in an environment of ice and extreme cold. Located in the village of Jukkasjäroi (I know, it is complicated), in the north of Sweden, this hotel was originally an ephemeral project that was born with the cold and should disappear with the first rays of spring sun.
On other occasions we have talked about the interior designers' trick of giving exotic brushstrokes to an environment with few and well-chosen pieces of oriental cultures. A room decorated like a Moroccan house (of the traditional ones) is excessive, while small touches are perfect to create a personal and different atmosphere.
The good weather is here. We want to forget about the cold, the rains and the coats. We want to renovate our homes, to add a little color to our lives and to give life to terraces and gardens. And to do so, today we bring you the new Gypset collection from Zara Home for the spring summer 2016 season.
We travel, it is a fact that as soon as we have occasion we take the suitcase and we will discover the world and the more exotic the destination we like the more. And it is another fact that decoration lovers cannot resist buying decorative objects as soon as we see a store or a market, a bazaar or a brocante.
Vegetable fibers, such as rattan, are more frequent in outdoor furniture and in summer furniture than in indoor furniture designed for autumn and winter. However, there is no law prohibiting the use of rattan furniture inside the house and in a way it can be a way to create a small oasis in our living room.
Art, architecture and decoration have always been very related, but when an artist decides to make a foray into the world of furniture and accessory design, it shows. Blanca Gortari has managed to combine art and decoration in a personal collection. Under his belt we find objects of all kinds, from some purely ornamental - colorful letters and shapes with which to give joy to our walls - to more functional ones, such as tables, mirrors and headboards.
If a few months ago we told you that the Coordonné firm had made a spectacular collaboration with Catalina Estrada, in the face of the new season, we found many other prestigious firms and decorators that have been put into the arms of the "gipsy style". Its color, the details, the tiny prints and the variety of the mix bring us a totally different decoration to the neutral tones to which we have long been paid.
Of course, no less than a hotel is expected in the middle of the Ethosa National Park in Namibia, which is wild and spectacular, like the landscape in which it is located. The Onguma the Fort Hotel is built in the right place to enjoy the best sunset views. Slee & co, the most famous architecture studio in South Africa, from its offices in Stellenbosch (South Africa), designed this hotel with the philosophy of incorporating the most advanced technologies and creating a vernacular architecture, of a unique town, for its skills , its climate and its space.
After the wonderful exhibition of the Museo Lázaro Galdiano Foundation, in coordination with the one exhibited in the Alhambra Museum, on the fabrics of the Spanish Nasrid period, I was so impressed, that I decided to give an Arab touch to the entrance from today. The closest thing we have now is the classic Moroccan design.
Last spring, through a friend from school, I met Sugar Cane. It is a Spanish company that collaborates giving decent work to disadvantaged communities paying a fair price for their work. I approached her Christmas market thinking of "looking good" with my friend and yet discovered a wonderful world.