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Design. Poz07.jpg (JPEG Image, 818x544 pixels) Tangga House by Guz Architects. By Eric • Mar 23, 2011 • Selected Work The Tangga House is another Singapore’s dream home designed by Guz Architects.

Tangga House by Guz Architects

Completed in 2009, the 7,663 square foot residence is located in Holland Village, an elite district of Singapore that is famous amongst the expatriate community. The luxury single-family home gives the owners the opportunity to live in harmony and comfort with nature, in Singapore’s hot tropical climate. Tangga House by Guz Architects: “The house is a contemporary interpretation of a traditional courtyard house, laid out around a central green courtyard with a double height stair and entry area forming the focal point of the project. The L-shaped plan creates open spaces which encourage natural ventilation and offer resident’s views over the courtyard to the veranda, roof gardens and beyond. That's one boy who will never be short of first mates: Designer creates ultimate pirate bedroom for lucky six-year-old.

By Daily Mail Reporter Created: 15:29 GMT, 4 March 2011 Boy's bedroom features rope ladder to timber pirate shipBadly behaved shipmates can be locked away in wrought-iron jailCrew can escape through two-storey spiral slide, or down rope ladder into closet It looks like every little boy's dream idea of their perfect bedroom.

That's one boy who will never be short of first mates: Designer creates ultimate pirate bedroom for lucky six-year-old

TetraBox Light by Ed Chew. Liquid to Light Designer Ed Chew takes a green step in the right direction with the TetraBox lamp, a light object made from discarded drink packets that would have otherwise ended up in landfills already packed to the brim.

TetraBox Light by Ed Chew

The design is achieved by unfolding the packets and refolding them into hexagonal and pentagonal sections that are then pieced together to form a geodesic sphere or any other desired shape. Here, the Epcot-like ball makes an attractive overhead light and casts an impressive web of shadows and shapes on the surrounding space. Designer: Ed Chew. Cozy book nook. Picking paint colours for your home. An introduction to selecting paint colours Why can some people pick the right colours and and others can't?

Picking paint colours for your home

The answer is simple, they have not read this article and learned the rules! Luckily the rules for choosing paint colours are not that complicated, so let's get started. First we explain some basic terms and concepts and then we explain and illustrate our colour selection rules. Paint colour: Basic terms and concepts Primary, secondary and tertiary colours There are only 3 primary colours to choose from: red, blue and yellow. The colour wheel on the right shows how the three primary colours can be mixed to produce the 3 secondary colours: orange, green and purple (also called violet). Mix a primary and a secondary colour and the results is a tertiary colour.

Kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, living room and garden design and decorating ideas. The Great Geek Manual » The World’s Most Beautiful Libraries. I make no secret of the fact that I’m a hardcore bibliophile, but we’re a common enough lot these day.

The Great Geek Manual » The World’s Most Beautiful Libraries

And the one sight that always makes me linger over a webpage is rows and rows of neatly organized books. So, in an effort to draw more like-minded read here to my little blog, I decided to round-up a gallery of photos of some of the most beautiful libraries I’ve ever seen photos of. Enjoy. If you enjoy this gallery, make sure you check out our other list of The United States’ Most Beautiful Libraries! Abbey Library St. Home Decorating Photos, Interior Design Photos, Home Decorating Pictures, House Interior & Exterior Design Pictures, Home Decor & Improvement Ideas -

OpenBuildings / the crowdsourced buildings database. The Psychology of Color [Infographic] PANORAMICDOORS.COM THE NEXT GENERATION OF PATIO DOORS. Design a Room - Virtual Room Design Tool. 20 Weirdest Apartments of the World. Organizing and Storage Videos. Dramatic Loft Bedrooms for Kids. Homes - Design inspiration. Tutorial: How to make a Fabric Headboard.

In my master bedroom, I wanted an extra large headboard that would make a statement.Here are my instructions on how to make a fabric headboard…not just any fabric’ll see.

Tutorial: How to make a Fabric Headboard

Step 1: Find fabric that you love! I found this fabric at my favorite fabric store called Home Fabrics and Rugs. It cost 5.99 a yard, and I bought 10 yards. (I still have some left over, but we’ll just play it safe and say it cost me $59.00 for the fabric. One of the main reasons I chose this fabric was because it was neutral in color.

Step 2: Measure your space. Go big or go home right!?!? Step 3: Divide your space into squares. Step 4: Buy 2 sheets of thin backer board and cut them PRECISELY the right size. Step 5: Buy some foam and cut it into precisely the right size. Step 6: Cut the fabric. Step 7: Upholster every square. Bedroom Design Ideas & Bedroom Designs. Home is the UK's only TV channel dedicated to inspirational home and gardens programming. Bedroom Design Ideas & Bedroom Designs

Outdoor style. X-Ray Kitchen: Custom Cabinets with Built-In Back-Lighting. New to a kitchen and not sure where to locate which dishes?

X-Ray Kitchen: Custom Cabinets with Built-In Back-Lighting

No worries: this clever custom kitchen cabinet system will light your way to the right serving bowls, plates, utensils and gadgets, showing their forms as shadows directly on the doors of these cabinets. Ever the hybrid architect, artist and minimalist designer, Jean Nouvel has accomplished a great deal with this design idea – the find-anything functionality of see-through cabinetry, the animated and ever-changing artistry of light and dark shapes and the naturally and of course the built-in lighting itself that can illuminate the kitchen background while you cook. The components are surprisingly simple, cheap and low-tech considering the complex effects: standard translucent white panels and aluminum hinges on the cabinets combined with conventional lamps along the back wall behind the objects they store. Overhead + Under Bed = Space-Saving Shelving & Storage. Saving space is not something we do for its own sake – in this case, a cutting-edge media room was the goal, and cleverly lofting and concealing of books, CDs and DVDs provided the floor space to make this dream den a reality.

Overhead + Under Bed = Space-Saving Shelving & Storage

Johan wanted to use ever spare bit of wall surface for a larger television and smaller wall-mounted computer screen – no dressers and few shelves getting in the way, nor objects behind the couch to cramp the distance between seating and screens. Wrap-around shelving features thicker top and bottom borders, creating a dynamic series of stripes that animate and decorate the space – being pushed out from the wall, these in turn allow for under-shelf indirect lighting in addition to a central overhead light fixture.

Pick Paint Colors For Your House. Picking house paint colors isn't just difficult.

Pick Paint Colors For Your House

It's terrifying! Pick colors that are blah, and your house will seem flat and featureless. But if the paint colors you pick are too bold, they might overwhelm the architecture... and upset the neighbors. The best paint colors will highlight the most beautiful features of your home. OVERFLOW BATHTUBS. Sky Garden House. I think one of the reasons that many are skeptical about environmental design is because they think its terribly complex and costly. It does take a bit more effort on the front end, but it's definitely not rocket science. Blog Archive » Building Harry Potter’s Universe.

Shop furniture and find interior ideas in the UK at mydeco. Singita, Luxury African Game Reserve. Singita, Luxury African Game Reserve Singita, meaning place of miracles, is a group of world-renowned games reserves in Africa which provide a positive balance of hospitality, conservation and community for all of their guests. The luxury lodges contain an eclectic mix of African heritage and European contemporary furniture which adds a luxury feel to this unique African game reserve. Moshe Safdie: Singapore. PHOTOGRAPHY on Photography Served.

Located in southwestern Pennsylvania about 60 miles south of Pittsburgh, Fallingwater was designed by world-renowned American architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. Amazingly, it was built between 1936 and 1939 over a waterfall and was designed in just 3 short hours. It is stunning to see how Mr. Wright seamlessly blended a man-made structure with the natural landscape.

For further information, visit 13 Repurposed Dwellings. Nov 11, 2009 Posted on Nov 11, 2009 | 11 comments 13 Repurposed Dwellings This article is courtesy of, Los Angeles Housing Attorneys . There is no denying the movement toward living green and the increased popularity of re-purposed goods. Interior decorators everywhere are embracing the art of recycling rubbish to beautify the homestead and add a unique rustic flare – but why limit this to interiors? Below is a group of one-of-a-kind homes that have been re-purposed from the outside-in: Shipping Containers ( source ) One well-known, largest wastes of space are massive shipping containers. Kona Residence. I can't speak for all architects, but I find myself drawn to the more impractical architecture in the world.

Bed and bedding, beds, bedding, chairs, lamps, wardrobeds and commodes. Pascia storage bed. Home Decorating. Picking colors for your home, 5 tips (Livelygrey) Explore Threadless products at Blik. Sticklebook - the invisible bookshelf. Cool Interior Tree Home: Best Kids Bedroom Design Ever? There are a lot of ways to make a nice bedroom, but for kids there is an element of excitement that is just as important as bedroom size and style. As these pictures illustrate, a cool bedroom for children can be a virtual fantasy world in itself – in this case by making the outdoors the driving interior design idea and central concept of the bedroom space.

Complete with climbing ropes, ladders, swings and all kinds of hidden storage spaces, this bedroom brings all of the elements of an outdoor play space inside and makes the room feel like a self-sufficient home at the same time. Top 5 Friday: Upcycling Ideas (Start As One Thing, End As Another!) - Style Sheet. Badass Bridge of the Day. Design Drool: A Green House You'll Actually Want to Live In. Color Blocking. Furniture for Small Spaces. Pour a Glass of Wine and Sink Into One of These Unusual, Luxurious Bathtubs.

This is the photo that got me busy writing this ideabook. I had never before seen a glass-sided bathtub, and this one completely appeals to my minimalist tendencies. The architect, David Stern, says the client wanted this custom made tub for the kids bathroom and wanted it to feel fresh and fun. $7 Million Residence in San Francisco by John Maniscalco Architecture. By Eric • Apr 9, 2011 • Selected Work. The Lover's Chair (by @baekdal) #design. Design Art Cartoons Cars About Follow RSS Advertise Search The Lover's Chair - /by @42concepts . Written by Thomas Baekdal | Tuesday, December 16, 2008. Lofted Space-Saving Furniture for Bedroom Interiors. The Coolest Elevator in New York.