I confess: I am a library rat and, in addition to the decoration (which I love), I spend my days reading. Books and books populate my bookshelves, and they would be more if I didn't live in a small house, but I always manage to find some corner rather than fill with a classic or a new acquisition.
The tendency to worry about the environment has generated an interesting movement to find ideas and solutions to recycle materials and objects in order to give them a new existence. Thus we have seen a few months ago appear a great variety of projects in which the famous and ignominious metal sea containers have been recycled.
Ikea lovers, July is the perfect month to renovate the home before going on vacation. So if you are thinking of acquiring some furniture or decorative complement at a very good price, do not miss these offers that we have found in IKEA absolutely irresistible. MALM chest of drawers This IKEA chest of drawers is a classic in the stores of the Swedish firm.
When we think of the Greek shores, it is impossible not to immediately keep in mind the immaculate white houses with intense blue windows and doors. It is a postcard that collectively identifies us to that Mediterranean country. However, there are of course other, more modern proposals that break completely with the stereotypes of a lifetime.
The Quartier hotel is located in Garmisch (Germany), a small Bavarian town near Austria. This modern building and inaugurated in 2016 includes eighteen aparthotels and was a surprise for the environment where tradition rules in almost all of its buildings. The project is built in the old hospital in the area, which now coexists with the straight and modern lines of the new building.
The Japanese brand Muji has been characterized throughout the years for being one of the standards of the minimalist movement very Asian style. Personally I have always been a big fan of many of their products that I have tried to integrate into my daily life. Beyond the concept of the brand.
Villa Zoé is a small hotel with only five suits in Crete. The owner Daniela Keil, fell in love with the building when she was looking for an apartment with sea views for her and her husband. The owners, Daniela and her husband Martin, are a German couple whose passion has always been to travel. In fact Daniela ran a travel agency for years.
If you plan to put in place some decoration project at home and you have realized that you have already accumulated too many objects and furniture of all shapes and colors it may be time to turn to a more minimalist option. With a few adaptations you could in many cases change the interior decorating style of your house or apartment to make it much sharper with what you really like and need.
Beyond the phenomenon of mini houses, mini apartments or the "mini of everything that comes to mind" that we are seeing emerge in our western countries, the reality of the lack of space in an urban environment is nothing new in Some Asian countries Such is almost from Japan and in particular from the city of Tokyo where overpopulation is combined with the lack of spaces.
This bungalow house located in Melbourne has been renovated by the Australian architecture studio Wowowa. The bungalow-houses are typical single-story buildings of California that were "imitated" in Australia for being a simple constructive model. The studio designed this house for a young family of four people and its minimalist and slightly ornate style goes hand in hand with the constructive model.
It is very common to find in our cities spaces that have changed use over the decades. The lofts phenomenon is the result of this transformation and new use of spaces previously destined for an industrial or commercial activity. In many cases, the lofts have a large interior space but not necessarily with a lot of natural light.
The images of this small apartment in Estocolomo are a sample of the sensations that can be created in a house. Based on grays, beige and gold, this house transmits calm and serenity. It is a very small apartment that has a kitchen, a bedroom-living room and a bathroom.
If we think of MUJI surely simple products of practical design come to mind, without logos or brands on them. And it is that MUJI was founded in Japan in the early 80's in response to the Marist consumerism of the moment. In fact its name is the abbreviation of Mujirushi Ryohin (quality products without Japanese logo.
Yes, as you read "Tsukernya" is a box of winter candies in the form of a nut, what better format can it have at this time. For those looking for an original and creative gift in the family environment, this is a perfect gift. From the FAINA collection (Kiev, Ukraine) made of solid wood of dark ash or natural beige color and with a shiny metallic ring this wonderful chest is presented, which, superimposed as a centerpiece, will create the necessary splendor at the time of coffee or dessert. even as fixed decoration.
The arrival of mini houses on the market is making it possible to change the lifestyle of many people who choose this format for their habitual residence but also, they are revolutionizing the tourism sector. The mobility of these houses and their low environmental impact make it possible to enjoy comfortable accommodations in the middle of nature, where traditional constructions are not allowed.
What would happen if a typical hotel on the beaches of Florida in the 50's was transformed into a space in the purest Japanese style? The result would certainly be surprising, for better or worse. The changes of style in buildings is very common to avoid its destruction and reconstruction. Not to be left in doubt, the Montalba architects architecture and Studio PCH design offices completely redesigned a typical 1950s beach hotel located in front of the sea in Malibu.
If yours is the sober and minimalist decorative style, this apartment in Paris will love you. This is one of the latest achievements of the office of French architects Pascal Grasso who remodeled an apartment with only one color in mind: white. The result is quite spectacular since, if this color in the dominant, has been played with its distribution to create a quite spectacular set.
There is no doubt that Swedish architects and designers have many quite ingenious ideas. Of course, this does not demerit their peers from the rest of the world. But I will have to be honest and admit that I always find these types of projects that come to us from the cold countries of northern Europe quite attractive.
Raquel said it the other day, although some do not like it, we are in the final stretch of the summer and it is already noticed that it is not so hot and the days do not lengthen forever. But back to school has its advantages. With the proximity of the change of season Ferm Living has sent us its new collection.
The minimal style is very fashionable and is a trend that occurs a lot in urban and modern houses and apartments. But what if we place a minimal style house in the middle of the forest? This idea became a reality with the project of a young Canadian architect named Jean Verville. Fa-house is the creative result of Verville who has sought to capture in this structure his childhood memories along with his personal vision of how the ideal country house should be.
Let's start by breaking some myths and ideas acquired: no, the Scandinavian style does not mean that your house has to look like a hospital. Clarified this point let me tell you that this spring season could be a good time to adjust the decorative styles that bring our home to life.