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A closer view of a residential narrow balcony with planters that overlooks a canal in an Italian city

Home improvements Chapter 6: City gardens

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Green spaces are charismatic for they provide visual stimuli day to day and from season to season. They give joy — simple as that. However, not everyone has a big space…

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Partial view of a sideboard with a stack of books, home decor and a golden framed artwork.

Home Improvements Chapter 5 – Typography

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Typography is a very special art. Whatever the message may be, subtle or bold, a proverb or a motto, typography stands out. That is why almost every interior is embracing…

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Loving the mix of green and mauve on the walls. A stylish living room with a purple accent wall and fireplace in mauve and bookcases on either side of it. Image by Dunelm.

Home Improvements Chapter 4 – Accents: Walls vs Ceilings

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After several months of lying in bed on my back, due to health reasons, believe me I had plenty of time to reflect on things. The road to recovery is…

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A grand looking building facade with a huge glass entrance and enormous planters with trees in them on either side of it

Home improvements: Chapter 3 – Entrance

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Wise people will tell you ‘never judge a cover by its book!’ However, a cover that makes an impact on someone is bound to attract attention and possibly one may…

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A soft minimal interior with an off white sectional sofa and armchair, the Lato side table with a table lamp atop and a large window casting lots of natural light. Image by Nest.

Home improvements: Chapter 2 – Lighting

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In any interior or exterior space, one of the most significant features is lighting. It either “makes” or “breaks” a space. It is also the single home improvement someone can…

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A white laptop on a table outdoors with two planters next to it.

Home improvements: Chapter 1 – Planters

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Adding greenery whether indoors or outdoors, is an excellent way to liven things up. But too many times, plain planters are simply too “plain” — pretty indifferent. So a good…

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