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 that. In any case, this year, Pantone decided to announce two colors: PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray + PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating. Apparently, they thought that we…

An all navy blue room featuring on olive khaki velvet armchair, an area rug and two Bauhaus inspired art prints on the wall. Via Nest.co.uk.

Connecting the Dots From Bauhaus to Your Home

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Chances are that you may have heard/read that last year the Bauhaus design movement turned 100 years old. But are you aware that you have elements of Bauhaus design in…

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A super stylish living space with a dining space in the background and a statement chandelier from DelightFull. This project was done by AD Dal Pozzo and H&A Associati in NYC. Image: DelightFULL.

Top Design Crimes

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In all my years in the design industry as a professional, I have worked for clients from many walks of life. Surprisingly though, they all had some common misconceptions about…

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A contemporary design hall with a table and chair from Karimoku. Image: Design Shanghai.

Circular Design :: A Window to Opportunity

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Humans have an amazing ability to innovate. This attribute is our window to opportunity for change, growth and ultimately happiness that supports well-being. Sounds a bit idyllic… Not really. If…

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A dark and moody earth toned living set with a brown cladding accent wall, two gorgeous leather armchairs and a round coffee table. Image: Martina Gemmola for Anaca Studio.

Decorating in Earth Tones

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Earth tones, deeply rooted in nature’s landscapes, have a soothing quality like no other. From my experience as a designer, people who opt for earth tones are people who are…

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The Jacob sofa. A beautiful blue velvet sofa with some edgy cures in a minimal contemporary setting. Image: Collector.

Decorating with Velvet

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Ok this is a bit funny, but I was named after a fabric – velvet. Yap! I’m quite certain that my parents never gave my name a second thought. I…

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An overall view of a exhibition room at Stockholm's design week 2020, known as the Sculptor's Residence. Image: Italianbark.

The Sculptor’s Residence

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The Sculptor’s Residence, located in an apartment in central Stockholm, was a tribute to the ateliers of great artists. It was also probably one of the most interesting exhibitions of…

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