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The Carl Hansen BK10 outdoor dining setup in the foreground and a pool in the background. Image: Nest.co.uk.

10 of the best minimalist outdoor chairs

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Outdoor season is here with rising temperatures and a compelling urge to work and live in better terms. As such, outdoor chairs that will make living (or working) outdoors more…

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A bright contemporary tone on tone warm minimal living room with several light fixtures, plenty of natural light and curvy furniture to sit on. Image via Nest.co.uk.

Living Big in a Small Space

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The thrill of decorating a home should never be ruled by the square footage or budget. That is why this post is all about interior tips for celebrating ‘living big…

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A living room with an exposed brick accent wall, Scandi design furniture in soft muted pastel colors that exude a Mediterranean aesthetic. Via Nest.co.uk.

The Interior Design Trends 2021 After the Pandemic

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Interior trends after the pandemic? Really? Sometimes, it’s hard to make it through the day while being in a lockdown! Funny enough though, back in December 2019, I wrote about…

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A modern, eye catching wall light for a soft light that can be customised. Via Nedgis.com.

Ultimate Gray and Illuminating :: Pantone Colors of the Year 2021

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Last year, “Pantone played it safe and still missed the mark by picking Classic Blue as its colour of the year for 2020,” according to Michel Ogundehin. Personally, I don’t quite agree with…

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A sensory object to relieve stress in children undergoing medical treatment is one of the most notable design innovations presented in DDW2020. Via: Aiki © Studio Uncoated, Graphic design Ieva Valule.

Dutch Design Week 2020 :: 7 Design Innovation Highlights

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During Dutch Design Week 2020, all virtual by the way, I stumbled upon several design innovations that struck a very sensitive chord in me. They are the kind that awaken…

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An abstact form of plastic in various colors showing the hidden beauty of plastic. Image via Kunst S.

Dutch Design Week 2020 :: 5 Sustainable Product Highlights

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Just a few days ago, the Dutch Design Week 2020 themed as “the New Intimacy” came to a wrap. The virtual edition of this notable design event was crowned with…

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View of an open space apartment in Rio with a small sitting area, a bedroom, a dining area and a kitchenette hidden ingeniously behind wooden slats. The Antas Garden project was designed by Empatias studio.

Inside a Sophisticated Open Space Apartment in Porto

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Travelling is surely one of the things many of us miss greatly due to the pandemic. Consequently, my travel wish-list keeps getting longer. Yours probably too. Anyway, as of lately,…

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A rattan-wicker styled vignette featuring an armchair, a stool and a round coffee table. Via Amara. Find you style: tips for renters!

7 Game Changing Tips for Renters

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Decorating a rental may be a challenge, but you can definitely turn it to a beautiful and stylish haven that will have your heart flutter. You can surely put your…

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A warm minimal setting by a large window featuring two Mid-Century inspired chairs. Via Chaplins.

Mid-Century Inspired Armchairs to Transform Your Home

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If the Mid-century frenzy has gotten a hold of you too, then you need to read this. Why? Because not everyone can afford buying iconic $7000,00 Mid-century chairs to generate…

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The Light Soy lamp styled on a desk next to a white tea pot. Via Heliograf.

Heliograf Light Soy Lamp Wins Good Design Award

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Australian studio Heliograf took cue from a small, everyday object and literally made it “light” up. Heliograf’s Light Soy lamps are shaped after the iconic fish-shaped soy sauce bottles found…

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