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Top 15 Exotic Retreats For Design Lovers

Top 15 Exotic Retreats For Design Lovers

Faceted Pendant Lights – The Large Drum Shade So my large faceted sphere light has been attracting a lot of attention recently, and one reader asked how much light it cast and if they could use it to light a room. It struck me that maybe this was the perfect time to introduce this fun variation on my faceted lights, a drum shade! One thing I really love about the drum shade concept, is that no matter what you cover the shade with and how much light it might obstruct, you are still going to get plenty of light pouring out the top and the bottom of the fixture which can really light a room nicely. It works really well over a table or another space perfect for spot lighting, but it also bounces a ton of light off of a white ceiling which can really help spread the light around an entire room.

Matt Finder - Complect Coffee Table - Winter 2010-2011 There is an increasing need to develop products that can be transported as efficiently as possible, but products designed to meet these requirements often sacrifice aesthetics to do so. As a result, people continue to purchase products that transport less efficiently. Named after a synonym for "interweave," Complect features bent plywood legs that are woven through a solid walnut tabletop. It was designed to combine simple home assembly and high quality construction into a flat-packing table that doesn't look like one.

Bates Masi Architects - Portfolio Profile Bates Masi + Architects LLC, a full-service architectural firm with roots in New York City and the East End of Long Island for over 50 years, responds to each project with extensive research in related architectural fields, material, craft and environment for unique solutions as varied as the individuals or groups for whom they are designed. The focus is neither the size nor the type of project but the opportunity to enrich lives and enhance the environment. The attention to all elements of design has been a constant in the firm’s philosophy. Projects include urban and suburban residences, schools, offices, hotels, restaurants, retail and furniture in the United States, Central America and the Caribbean. The firm has received 94 design awards since 2003 and has been featured in national and international publications including The New York Times, New York Magazine, Architectural Digest, Architectural Record, Metropolitan Home, and Dwell.

106 of the most beloved Street Art Photos - Year 2010 More info. More info. More Banksy on Street Art Utopia. Friem headquarters Behind a seeming simplicity of layout, in that it builds within the fixed road boundaries allotted, the firm of Onsite’s project has done some careful mental juggling. Industrial architecture here combines the need to express a company identity, strategies for enhancing livability, and strategies to contain energy. The building is to house research and development labs as well as management and admin offices. Devising a company identity suggested an arresting architectural shape made memorable by the application of materials. Heartland Paper: Handmade Chandelier's on Studio 5 Swarming Butterfly Chandelier Ingredients you will need: Butterfly punch, die-cut or Silhouette Digital Craft Cutter for cutting images (We used the Silhouette to cut a 2 ½” butterfly.)- this is also a QuicKutz die that can be used in your Revolution or Cuttlebug. Paper in desired colors- you will need enough paper to cut 136 images (we used white cardstock and clear vellum for our butterflies)

Woodworkers Journal : Jig Based Joinery : Accent Table Printer-Friendly Page Whether you need a stand for a printer, a plant or your favorite lamp, this little accent table will find a home in any room and for many purposes. It measures 21 inches tall, with a 16-in.-square top. The aprons are detailed with a beaded lower edge, and the legs are secured to the aprons and rails with mortise and tenon joints, for durability. Aside from its functional appeal, this table will give you good opportunity to refine your mortise and tenon joinery technique. YTL Residence, Kuala Lumpur Paris-based Agence Jouin Manku took on its first large-scale integrated architectural and interior design commission in 2003, when YTL Design Group from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, invited it to design the residence of a Malaysian power family. Completed in the latter part of 2008, the residence is the ultimate expression of the taste, influence and industrial-scale capabilities of the prominent family whose entrepreneurial activities have shaped Kuala Lumpur’s skyline. Three generations of the family inhabit the 3,000 square-meter residence designed to accommodate both private and public functions. The building includes nine bedrooms, two family rooms, a family kitchen and a private dining area, a family library, a game room, a study, a public reception area, a formal dining room, a ballroom, chapel, 21 bathrooms, a swimming pool, two guest suites plus indoor private and guest parking. YTL Design Group of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was the architect of record. Images - Roland Halbe

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