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Partial view of a twin bedroom from a renovation project.

A Renovation Project in the Making

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Today, I decided to share with you for the first time a design project that I was working on for the past four weeks. There’s one, no make that two…

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Velvet looking through the basket section of an IKEA showroom.

10 Designer Approved IKEA Products

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After 20+ years in this industry, there’s one thing I know with certainty. There’s only one real thing that separates good design from bad and that is editing. That’s right…

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View of a living space from a stand at iSaloni 2019 in Milan.

Salone del Mobile :: Highlights & Impressions

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All good things must come to an end. And so this Salone del Mobile 2019 is finally over. This was my first time attendance and therefore, this post is dedicated…

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A stunning contemporary kitchen mainly because of the patterned diamond looking tile that changes colors right after the kitchen island and looks more neutral, more muted. Image: WOW Design.

Ceramic vs Porcelain Tiles

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The possibilities of a tile installation are limited only by our very own imagination. Image: WOW Design Let’s just assume for a minute that you’re looking for new tiles for…

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A gorgeous entryway with white and black marble checker flooring and a stunning golden chandelier. Image by DelightFULL.

A Touch of Black in Interiors

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When everyone seems to be heading in one direction, I find myself going in another just to broaden my horizons. I think of it as a great exercise for keeping…

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Contemporary living room with organic inspirations with SEQUOIA center table, OREAS bold red sofa, and NAJ grey armchair. Image: Brabbu Design Forces.

How to Choose the Right Color Based on Natural Light Orientation

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One of the biggest ever questions I get from clients is about ‘which color should they choose.’ It is clearly a matter of great concern that comes with a load…

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The Vintage Appeal of Rattan and Wicker Furniture

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If you ever had a dejavu then you might be able to relate to what I’m about to share with you. It’s been a while now that the rattan decor…

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A stunning dining space with Mid century furniture, a bare concrete accent wall and a statement pendant light over the dining table called Pearl. Image by Luxxu.

Decorating with Cement

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There is an undeniable quality to concrete that gives it a freshness in an edgy kind of way. I think it was the late Zaha Hadid who said it best:…

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A beautiful vanity room made with handmade beige decorative Moroccan tiling. Image by G. Vega.

The Beauty of Handmade Tiles

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Just the other day, I received a direct message asking me among other things ‘What is the coolest design move other than color?‘ My reply was: ‘Lighting, wallpaper accents and…

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View of a stunning living space with a magnified blue green leafy accent wall as a background to a pattern print sofa. This image is from the stand of Poliform at the imm Cologne 2019 fair.

Best Highlights From the IMM Cologne 2019

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Just over two weeks ago, the first design fair of this year ended: imm Cologne 2019. This edition of the fair, set in dynamic mode the furnishing industry, attracting overseas…

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