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Modern Furniture & Interior Design Ideas

Modern Furniture & Interior Design Ideas

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A Modern Halloween Party Palette Halloween is only days away! If you remember the Halloween palette we chose for last year’s tabletop shoot, you know that welcoming dark accents was key. This year is just the opposite, as we take a sunny approach to the holiday and create a palette that you can enjoy throughout the fall. Dream Homes In designing the project, NY-based architecture firm GRADE responded to two disparate conditions of the site: the expansive views of Chesapeake Bay and the mystic wooded area on which it resided. The objective was to reconcile the client’s need for a studio in which to design and create while not rendering the space hermetic and closed off to its surroundings. GRADE brought nature’s elements indoors, establishing a foundation of earthy textures including natural mahogany wood and a curved zinc rooftop, complemented by imported materials such as Italian marble. Through thoughtful design, the house became an apparatus for filtering the views of the water, with the curved roof allowing the scale of the beachside room to expand the closer one’s proximity to the bay.

ReubenMiller [image via designboom] Now that it's spring, there have been lots of around-the-house projects begging for attention. I've also been looking at a lot of fresh inspiration. Here's a collection of things I've been working on and cool things I thought you might enjoy seeing. I saw these awesome wine bottle illustrations by Lydia Nichols over at The Dieline. Speaking of The Dieline, the Package Design Conference in Boston is around the corner. Acnejr You should follow Designspiration on Twitter and Facebook for site news. — Shelby Designspiration Search Color mediumsmalllarge Discover

Rent Vintage Furniture in Southern California for Weddings, Events, Parties, Photo Shoots {Found} Vintage Rentals is growing! We’ve started 2014 off with a bang and we are looking to bring a fresh face to the Sales team to join us as we continue to create beautiful events. We’re looking for a winning Sales Assistant who will: {Provide unmatched customer care} {Answer phones and emails with style} {Support Sales Team and manage appointments calendar}

The History of Porcelain Enamel Whiteboards & Chalkboards More durable than glass and just as beautiful, vitreous enamel, also known as porcelain enamel, offers a non-porous, glass-like finish. More durable than glass and just as beautiful, vitreous enamel, also known as porcelain enamel, offers a non-porous, glass-like finish created by fusing finely ground colored glass to a substrate through a firing process. Adding to its strength and durability, the substrate used is always a metal, whether precious or non-precious, for its stability and capacity to withstand the firing process. Origins

Modative Modative Interview by Business of Architecture Posted by Derek Leavitt on Tue, Apr 15, 2014 @ 08:05 AM Last year we had the pleasure of having Enoch Sears from the Business of Architecture visit our office and conduct an on-camera interview. We've always really appreciated Enoch's approach of focusing on the business side of architecture, something that has been a vital part of our practice. So, last week, Enoch published the interview on his website and we are very happy with the results. 42 Free Online Magazines for Designers Art and design magazines are designers close companion. Not only it feeds us with latest trends and news in the design industry, it’s also a good source of inspiration, particularly useful for those who hit the design block frequently. Just in case you weren’t aware, there’s a huge pool of free design magazines on the net; we meant those softcopy magazines you can either browse online or download (.PDF, .SWF) for offline viewing.

Creating Public Spaces with Attractive Urban Design A place that transmits a message through color and art, has the power to make it a symbol that represents a community and its citizens. What if the natural vibrancy of our surroundings is our most easily accessible source of joy? This is a question Ingrid Fetell Lee proposes in her recent book, Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness. Lee’s quest to find out exactly what joy is and how it manifests within all of us lead her around the world to places where she discovered what she calls the “aesthetics of joy.” There were many elements that caught Lee’s attention during her travels — bright colors, patterns and objects with curved contours to name a few.

Daily tonic ‘Jellies Family’ tableware by Patricia Urquiola for Kartell ‘Jellies Family’ is a line of plates, trays, glasses, bowls and carafes made of brilliant coloured and transparent PMMA designed by Patricia Urquiola, part of a designer series of tableware for Kartell known as Kartell in Tavola. (more…) Chez Carl Tapas & BBQ by Jean de Lessard, photo: © Adrien Williams Code Magazine Issue 9 — Spring 2009 The cover:: Daniele De Baté. The artists: Paloma Blanco / Sofia Boubolis / Anne-Lyse Chopin / Nicolas Dhervillers / Simon Gush / Justin Morin / Mélodie Mousset / Stéphanie Nava / Ylva Ogland / Riond / Frederik Soenen / David de Tscharner. Designing Environments with the Power of Color With the incredible influence of color on our lives, it’s interesting to take a step back and understand how exactly we perceive color in our environment. Color plays a powerful role in our daily lives. It drives our decisions small and large, from what we wear to the hue we paint our walls. Color psychology provides a guide to how colors affect human behavior, but it is a tricky business. Colors represent a varied range of attributes and emotions for each of us based on influences from society, culture and our individual personalities. Although it is almost impossible to nail down definitions for specific colors, there are themes and trends prevalent in a range of societies and environments that give us a good idea of the powerful influence of color.

Architecture - Sweet Station Shingle House by Ramella Architects Concepts for the Shingle House are drawn from the American roofed houses, included the request for a large Bay-Window with roof Shingles. The sloping lines of the coverage, form a sloping wall that gives a movement in the facades, and the roof touch the ground. The pillars are extended and bent to the outside to form a set. Noteworthy are the colors gray to the roof type and predominantly white finishes like paint and flooring natural stones.