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Inspired By #43 : Aspen

Inspired By #43 : Aspen

"Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather." John Ruskin The post Inspired By #43 : Aspen appeared first on Vicki...
Getting Creative: No Closet Solutions and Storage Ideas

Getting Creative: No Closet Solutions and Storage ...

It can be a bit of a shame if your bedroom doesn?t come with a closet to store away your cloths. But this just means you need to get a little creative when it comes to finding no closet solutions. You can even take it a step further and turn...
Keeping It Classy: Toilet Paper Holder Ideas, From DIY Ideas to Modern Designs

Keeping It Classy: Toilet Paper Holder Ideas, From...

Here is a gallery of different toilet paper holder ideas. You have everything from designer pieces that adds a luxurious finishing touch to a bathroom, to more rustic and inventive DIY ideas (such as using a branch). Modern Double Toilet Paper...
Bamboo Decoration Ideas for your Home

Bamboo Decoration Ideas for your Home

Bamboo decorations are becoming a very big hit between the interior designs. It is more exotic tree and it is very durable and resistible. Because of that, it is suitable both for the outdoor and indoor spaces. These sticks are easy material to work...
35 Personalized + Monogrammed Gift Ideas

35 Personalized + Monogrammed Gift Ideas

I was raised in a pretty preppy southern community, so I’m no stranger to a monogram. From bookbags and totes to turtleneck collars and sleeping bags, if you could put an initial on it, I owned it. As I’ve grown up I’ve had to...
30 Quick and Easy Bathroom Decorating Ideas

30 Quick and Easy Bathroom Decorating Ideas

If you?re tired of walking into your dated bathroom and dream of a change, we?ve got bathroom decorating ideas for you that are inexpensive and simple to do. The most important upgrade you can make in your bathroom involves lighting. A Swedish study...
User Experience and the Regular Design in Engineering

User Experience and the Regular Design in Engineer...

User experience is what people practice no matter what the professionals planed. Actually, the engineers, architects, designers are making their projects by the rules and also by the beauty. They do their best to make their plans work excellent...
Absurdity of London?s ?Super Basements? Presented Trough the Drawings

Absurdity of London?s ?Super Basements? Presented ...

Absurdity that happens lately in London intrigued many of us. Actually, the wealthy developers are trying to increase their properties underground. The phenomenon known as ?iceberg homes? is very popular in the English capital but one of their $1.5...
Café Find: Edition Coffee Roasters Sydney

Café Find: Edition Coffee Roasters Sydney

A small batch coffee roaster and café in the Sydney suburb of Darlinghurst, Edition fuses Nordic-Japanese elements, both in its menu and overall aesthetic. With its white, bright and welcoming space, Edition?s clean Scandinavian-inspired interior...
New Storage in the Kitchen

New Storage in the Kitchen

Hello everyone!Well, if you\'re wondering if we were able to get the metal trim pieces painted from our shower enclosure, I\'ll tell you.  NO!  The weather has just been too cold and will continue to be for at least another week (according to...
How Bezar: Bezar Modern Design Pop Up Marketplace

How Bezar: Bezar Modern Design Pop Up Marketplace

A new online marketplace will hit the scene this Spring and we want to be first in line.
COOPER Watering Can by Stephen Roy

COOPER Watering Can by Stephen Roy

Combining rock maple and brass, this watering can is far superior to the throwaway plastic variety.
Before & After: Mirrored Closet Door Makeover

Before & After: Mirrored Closet Door Makeover

Old sliding closet doors can often be a design nightmare. In mid-century homes, they’re made
Connor / Smart Design Studio

Connor / Smart Design Studio

More than just a building, Connor at Central Park is the new gateway to one of Sydney?s most popular urban precincts ? Central Park in Chippendale. Home to 178 apartments and retail on the ground floor, this 13-storey building reads as a series of...
The Bed Tent Has Us Dreaming of Nap Time

The Bed Tent Has Us Dreaming of Nap Time

A tent for your bed that offers a secluded and private place to get better sleep at night or during nap time.
RIBA to Open New National Architecture Centre in Liverpool

RIBA to Open New National Architecture Centre in L...

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) will open a new national architecture centre, RIBA North, in Liverpool this August. The centre will house an exhibition gallery, a conference and event space, a cafe and a shop, and aims to build upon...
Passive House Pavilion of Longfor Sundar / SUP Atelier

Passive House Pavilion of Longfor Sundar / SUP Ate...

This project is a exhibition pavilion supported by Longfor Real Estate and Orient Sundar windows company, within which the sustainable architecture strategies and the edge-cutting building techniques could be introduced to the public.
Zaha Hadid Architects Designs Parabolic-Vaulted School Campus in Rural China

Zaha Hadid Architects Designs Parabolic-Vaulted Sc...

Zaha Hadid Architects has unveiled its design for the Lushan Primary School, an educational campus that will serve around 120 students from 12 villages in a rural area of Jiangxi Province in China. The design features a series of barrel and...
Kunshan Grand Theater / China Architecture Design Group Land-based Rationalism D.R.C

Kunshan Grand Theater / China Architecture Design ...

The new Kunshan Grand Theater is situated in the civic square in central Kunshan, a site bordering Qianjin Middle Road on the north and Zhujiang North Road on the east. As a reconstruction project of the former Kunshan Theater, it has become an...
Exhibition Center of Beijing Poly Future Metropolitan / BIAD

Exhibition Center of Beijing Poly Future Metropoli...

Poly Future Metropolitan is ideally located in the core area of Future Science City, Changping District, Beijing. Changping Future Science City, being a new science city at the national level, bears the country?s expectations for technological...
Parametric Design that Will Blow Your Mind

Parametric Design that Will Blow Your Mind

Parametric design is the process of combining the algorithmic thinking with the art expressions. Generally, you take the parameters and combine their relationship in order to get the design intent and response. As you can see...
2014 Gift Guide: Kids

2014 Gift Guide: Kids

We came up with some cool, creative toys and gifts that the kids in your life will love for a long time.
The Outdoor WEEK-END Collection by Studio BrichetZiegler for Petite Friture

The Outdoor WEEK-END Collection by Studio BrichetZ...

An outdoor furniture collection that makes an overall graphic statement with perpendicular stripes and the negative spaces they create.
The way I see it~ Trash to Treasure

The way I see it~ Trash to Treasure

Do you see anything in this photo that just doesn't seem right"Like maybe it wasn't supposed to be there originally" Me neither.But I assure you, that there is something that is not what it seems.CLICK HERE TO READ MORE...
H&G House Tours: a Grade II-listed home in Chelsea, London

H&G House Tours: a Grade II-listed home in Ch...

Part of a former college, this family home features a seductive mix of bold colour and characterful touches thanks to a curated selection of art and tailor-made furniture. Things have turned out just as Segun Faboyegun hoped they would when he and...
Our DIY Patio Table, Part I

Our DIY Patio Table, Part I

We’ve come so far on our back patio this summer, but it was still missing one of the most important things – a table! From the very beginning, when we thought about how we want our backyard to function, we get all smiley...
Oranges, cinnamon and Zilverblauw

Oranges, cinnamon and Zilverblauw

Last week I had the opportunity to see my friends Lonneke and Anki for the traditional dutch "kraamvisite" {when you visit the newborn for the first time}, that ended in a traditional italian dinner, with pasta and bruschette.They brought me some...
Mod Mix Monday #165

Mod Mix Monday #165

This Measures Up! I love the huge measuring tape - a bit of whimsy on this dining table.It\'s a pretty dining room and I love that unexpected touch.Here are my favorites from last week\'s Mod Mix Monday! Anam of Delicious and DIY painted two...
Último dia de design weekend 2013

Último dia de design weekend 2013

Participar do design weekend esse ano foi uma experiência única. Eu nunca tinha viajado completamente sozinha para nenhum lugar, então foi um grande desafio. Por outro lado, apesar de todas as dificuldades (e, acreditem, foram muitas!), acho que eu...
Lin'an Sports and Culture Center / Architectural Design & Research Institute of Zhejiang University

Lin'an Sports and Culture Center / Architectural D...

Lin\'an City is famous for its landscape. The idea of this project originated from the landscape of Lin\'an. Using the freehand brushwork method, it outlines the landscape of the mountains and rivers, which is consistent with the profound...
COZY SWEDISH APARTMENT

COZY SWEDISH APARTMENT

merry christmas!have you received wonderful gifts, did you spend the time with the family and relaxed" i admit that i?m a person who just can\'t sit and do nothing and that\'s why i was browsing the internet and found this lovely stockholm...
LDF13: Brompton Design District

LDF13: Brompton Design District

The next stop on our tour of the Brompton Design District is Mint.
A Modern Home in Rural Sunol, California

A Modern Home in Rural Sunol, California

A modern retreat was built in rural Sonol, California for a retired couple to enjoy more outdoor time.
Trace-Collection by Nendo

Trace-Collection by Nendo

Trace-Collection, by Nendo, focuses on everyday objects that ?move,? and are all items that move in relation to peoples? daily activities.
Register to Experience 100% Design 2016

Register to Experience 100% Design 2016

100% Design brings together brands and trade professionals in Interiors, Workplace, Kitchens & Bathrooms, Design & Build + Emerging Brands.
Friday Five with Matt Wade

Friday Five with Matt Wade

Designer Matt Wade, Global Principal of Experimental Design at creative company, Moving Brands, shares 5 sources of inspiration.
Issue With decor8 Daily Subscribers

Issue With decor8 Daily Subscribers

Yo readers! What’s up!" Evidently a lot because we’ve been getting bombarded with inquiries about our horror show email subscriptions to decor8 via Feedburner! Eek! Evidently our daily digest is crashing Outlook for lots of readers...
Cottage Garden Arbor

Cottage Garden Arbor

Sometimes a space just needs a little somethingto spice it up a bit and make it a little more finished.Years agowe built a lattice fence area along one wall of the back yard patio for the climbing roses to climb on and flourish.It stopped  right...
Old World Weavers

Old World Weavers

A recent windfall of late Seventies issues of Architectural Digest and Southern Accents provided me with another windfall: a clutch of Old World Weavers advertisements. As you know, Old World Weavers, the luxury textile firm, was founded by Iris...
A Touch Of Green

A Touch Of Green

Lonny Lonny Lonny Cottage Living Idea House Lonny Green has always been one of my favorite colors. Since March snuck up on us (how did that happen") and St. Patty’s Day will be here before we know it, I thought we should be inspired to...
5 Must-Have Beauty Products for Long Trips

5 Must-Have Beauty Products for Long Trips

When I found out I was pregnant this spring, my husband and I started dreaming about a babymoon trip (read: oh-my-gosh-this-is-the-last-chance-to-go-on-vacation-for-a-really-long-time-and-we-have-to-go-now trip). After I had bounced back from the...
Let?s Talk About the Garage!

Let?s Talk About the Garage!

You want to hear something crazy" We still don’t have our kitchen door. It’s as if this door doesn’t exist at all! Since that frustrating discovery that the first back ordered door wasn’t correct (I can’t even),...
Moscow Apartment by Alexandra Fyodorova

Moscow Apartment by Alexandra Fyodorova

Architect Alexandra Fyodorova design the interior of an apartment of 140 sq. m. Located on the 18th floor of an apartment building in Moscow. The residence originally had two balconies, which were attached to the rooms, so that area is increased by...
Giveaway: Folding Coffee Table

Giveaway: Folding Coffee Table

Thanks to a booming Kickstarter campaign, designer and woodworker Collin Garrity is bringing to life one of his greatest visions:
The Seattle Home of ... Michele and Ryan

The Seattle Home of ... Michele and Ryan

Large Wooden Mirror , Vintage shelf and Turkish Hammam TowelDouble Butlers sink and Open Kitchen shelveingHouseplantsAdd captionAll images from HomeSteads TumblrI just love this beautiful Seattle home of Homestead owners Michelle and Ryan. The home...
Tea, Cake and Conversation....... The ultimate stress buster!

Tea, Cake and Conversation....... The ultimate str...

Tea, Cake and good consersation... the ultimate stress buster!Oh how i love tea. I swear it helps keep me sane(ish). The last couple of months have been a little tough. Back to work after 15 months of maternity, then changing jobs, my LO starting...
[+] Willbanks Kitchen Design Las Vegas

[+] Willbanks Kitchen Design Las Vegas

Image Source: Willbanks Kitchen Design Las Vegas 3. Re: Las Vegas with kids ... adaptation optionsWith children, I consistently acclaim the time allotment address places like Marriott Grand Chateau, Hilton Vacations, and Polo Towers....
Chic in Paris: Monsieur Bleu

Chic in Paris: Monsieur Bleu

I just booked my ticket to Paris and one of the places I look forward to visiting when I arrive is the newly renovated Palais de Tokyo. The building is center for modern art, design, fashion, film, literature, and dance. A chic edition to the Palais...
Unique Metal Features for Your Home

Unique Metal Features for Your Home

When it comes to outfitting the interior of a home I love to look beyond traditional materials, which is probably why I love using metal features so much. Metal like steel panels, corrugated sheets, and a simple powder coated railing can change the...
33 Holland Park / studioMilou architecture

33 Holland Park / studioMilou architecture

33 Holland Park in Singapore is one of the rare private residential projects carried out by the studio. With a design centred around the creation of an intimate yet expansive garden sanctuary holding layers of seamlessly linked living spaces, this...
How Architecture Speaks Through Cinema

How Architecture Speaks Through Cinema

"There are several ways of making films. Like Jean Renoir and Robert Bresson, who make music. Like Sergei Eisenstein, who paints. Like Stroheim, who wrote novels spoken in the days of silent film. Like Alain Resnais, who sculpts. And like...
Outside In House / Jarmund / Vigsnæs Architects

Outside In House / Jarmund / Vigsnæs Architects

The site is located close to the sea on the south coast of Norway. The house is placed in a clearing of a surrounding forest where the terrain is calmly sloping towards the water. Due to public access to the site the house is quite enclosed, mainly...
Celaya Community Center / SPRB arquitectos

Celaya Community Center / SPRB arquitectos

In an area of ??the city of Celaya, in Mexico, that has an approximate surface of 70 hectares of public land, both the open spaces as well as the facilities and infrastructure, the opportunities and benefits that it represents for its inhabitants...
Butterflies as the Facade Inspiration of a Pavilion

Butterflies as the Facade Inspiration of a Pavilio...

Butterfly pavilion is a special view inspired by these gracious insects. Located in  Noor Island the pavilion has a facade of connected butterflies in fly that goes up and down making the unusual shape of the pavilion. It looks so elegant and...
Let's go to Mexico

Let's go to Mexico

Oh, wow for that small two bedroom house located in the beautiful Pacific seascape that caught my eye today. It is a gorgeous mix of personality and beautiful things from all over the Mexico: colorful rugs, lovely blankets and handcrafted chairs,...
design for living show

design for living show

we hope to see you this weekend at the design for living show at the beautiful hampton court castle & gardens in leominster, herefordshire.design for living is an exciting new 2 day show dedicated to bringing together high quality makers, creative...
David Trubridge Comes to Parsons

David Trubridge Comes to Parsons

David Trubridge spends a weekend working with students from Parsons The New School for Design.
Xemei Stool by Mediodesign

Xemei Stool by Mediodesign

This sculptural hybrid design stool whose name means "twins" is where function and art meet.
Reductive Designers: Sans Form Refreshes Line

Reductive Designers: Sans Form Refreshes Line

International design collective Sans Forms updates with a new line of minimalist, modern graphic t-shirts.
Gus* Modern x Pendleton Woolen Mills Collaborate on Chair Collection

Gus* Modern x Pendleton Woolen Mills Collaborate o...

Gus* Modern teamed up with textile brand Pendleton Woolen Mills on a limited edition trio of cozy lounge chairs.
Random Weekend

Random Weekend

It's one of those rainy weekends over herewhich always inspires a good projectwith a cup of tea and a heap of creativity.CLICK HERE TO READ MORE...
So Much Fun With Anya Hindmarch

So Much Fun With Anya Hindmarch

So much fun to be had with Anya Hindmarch\'s leather sticker collection. Did you see the stickers everywhere during fashion week" The post So Much Fun With Anya Hindmarch appeared first on Vicki Archer.
Interiors | White Bedroom + Pink Roses

Interiors | White Bedroom + Pink Roses

Loved this simple vase of pink roses in an almost completely white bedroom ... so sweet.by marenviks xx debra
Tips for an Organized Summer Break

Tips for an Organized Summer Break

I have fond memories of summer break as a child; trips to the pool, park and the beach, vacations, activities with our babysitter, sipping on ice cold lemonaid and eating popsicles at super sonic speeds before they melted down our hands and...
Thank You Card DIY

Thank You Card DIY

For our Fall handmade gift exchange I decided to create these simple thank you cards to give out. I figure everyone loves beautiful stationary! I loved how they turned out so much I\'m sharing the graphic with you today! I used Ink Nest for the...
How to Get the Most Out of Shopping on Wayfair

How to Get the Most Out of Shopping on Wayfair

I don’t know about you guys, but I absolutely LOVE Wayfair! And I’m going to wager that you must love it too, otherwise you wouldn’t be here reading this post! Wayfair is one of the greatest resource for stylish and affordable furniture and...
Fresh, Vivid Colors at Charlotte Evans Paintings

Fresh, Vivid Colors at Charlotte Evans Paintings

British painter, Charlotte Evans lives and works in Brooklyn. Her paintings captivate with intimate stories and fresh, vivid colors. Read the rest of Fresh, Vivid Colors at Charlotte Evans Paintings originally posted on http://interiorzine.com ©...
My Winter Decor

My Winter Decor

If I had any doubt that winter was here, then last week’s sub-zero temps, high-winds, and snow knocked me clearly into reality. Since I’ve been forced to spend A LOT of time indoors lately, my attention has really been focused on...
7 Amazing Mid-Winter Escapes

7 Amazing Mid-Winter Escapes

In the middle of a particularly grey and cold East Coast winter, our minds have
Folded Clay Jewelry Dish

Folded Clay Jewelry Dish

With an ever-increasing supply of jewelry, I often find my key pieces get lost amongst
Home Ec: DIY Stress Relievers

Home Ec: DIY Stress Relievers

I’ve found that as winter creeps on, I find myself curling into a little ball
Portland, OR City Guide

Portland, OR City Guide

Known for its young and progressive culture, hot food scene, and made even more famous
CHOCOLATE CREATIVE HOOKS AND KNOBS

CHOCOLATE CREATIVE HOOKS AND KNOBS

The wooden hooks and knobs are back in stock. We struggle to get enough stock of all the colours and designs, since they sell faster than we can make them. For first time in a while we have managed to make enough units to keep the shop stock up to...
Let there be love

Let there be love

??Come on, baby blueShake up your tired eyesThe world is waiting for youMay all your dreaming fill the empty skyBut if it makes you happyKeep on clappingJust remember I\'ll be by your sideAnd if you don\'t let goIt\'s going to pass you by??
The Artsy Powder Room

The Artsy Powder Room

We tend to spend more time in the bathroom then we think. Whether you are taking a long bubble bath or getting ready for a date night, it?s possible to spend hours in our bathrooms. Why not make it a place that we love being in" Art should not be...
Weekly Inspiration - Interior Design, Gluten Free Cake Recipes, Plus DIY Homeware

Weekly Inspiration - Interior Design, Gluten Free ...

It has been a little while since I shared a weekly inspiration post of interiors and recipes, I apologise to those of you who enjoyed the mix of ideas and images, so this week I wanted to share some new inspiration. I spotted a lovely interior and...
We Like Today Reveals Winning Proposal for Sea Lanes in Brighton

We Like Today Reveals Winning Proposal for Sea Lan...

We Like Today has released its bid-winning plan for a mixed-use leisure destination on the Brighton and Hove seafront, endorsed by the City Council. Wanting to reviving this part of the English coast as a destination for recreation and swimming, the...
AD Classics: Radio City Music Hall / Edward Durell Stone & Donald Deskey

AD Classics: Radio City Music Hall / Edward Durell...

Upon opening its doors for the first time on a rainy winter?s night in 1932, the Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan was proclaimed so extraordinarily beautiful as to need no performers at all. The first built component of the massive Rockefeller...
Let Light in: 17 Projects Using Polycarbonate

Let Light in: 17 Projects Using Polycarbonate

Thanks to its strength, lightness, and easy installation, polycarbonate is fast becoming our generation\'s everyman material. Used to let light in with its translucent properties, buildings built with polycarbonate can appear permeable by day...
The Cube House / Reasoning Instincts Architecture Studio

The Cube House / Reasoning Instincts Architecture ...

A multi generation house conceived and manifested as a blend of modern aspirations of traditional values of its inhabitants. Situated within a dense urban fabric of a residential colony, the site demanded careful consideration of the house massing...
BIBI Residence / Julsamano Bhongsatiern + Nithi Voranate

BIBI Residence / Julsamano Bhongsatiern + Nithi Vo...

BIBI Residence is a good example of how architecture can powerfully affect human?s being as it can shape and transport someone?s life considerably. This project belongs to a middle-aged woman who lives with her small children and wants to build this...
BLACK, WHITE AND GOLD IN NEW YORK

BLACK, WHITE AND GOLD IN NEW YORK

the photographer kat teutsch and the stylist marcus hay are the authors of this beautiful black, white and gold story. This was supposed to be the home of a fictional lady from New York that has feelings for architecture and graphic...
Friday Five with Sir Terence Conran

Friday Five with Sir Terence Conran

The legendary designer Sir Terence Conran gives us a look at his design favorites.
The Smile Screw from Studio Yumakano

The Smile Screw from Studio Yumakano

A simple, everyday item that\'s often overlooked is reinvented to bring joy to whoever spots it.
Simple Leather Key Wrap by Campbell Cole

Simple Leather Key Wrap by Campbell Cole

The Key Wrap, by Campbell Cole, keeps your keys contained like they\'re in a key taco.
IKEA Unveils Line of Wireless Charging Furniture

IKEA Unveils Line of Wireless Charging Furniture

IKEA\'s new range of bedside tables and floor, table, and work lamps come with integrated wireless Qi charging pads.
Memorie Collection by Maderae

Memorie Collection by Maderae

Maderae\'s passion for wood and contemporary design shows in their collection of solid wood pieces.
Souda Shelving Giveaway from WorkOf!

Souda Shelving Giveaway from WorkOf!

WIN a PAIR of awesome, modern shelves by Brooklyn-based Souda, courtesy of WorkOf. Enter now!
Fresh From The Dairy: Japan!

Fresh From The Dairy: Japan!

A round-up of my favorite art prints inspired by one of my favorite countries.
WRECK by Bentu Design: Wasted Ceramics Get a Second Chance

WRECK by Bentu Design: Wasted Ceramics Get a Secon...

Useless ceramic waste becomes furniture, an exhibition, and a commentary on modern Chinese culture, and socio-economic development.
Julie Christie: Another Beautiful Face

Julie Christie: Another Beautiful Face

Julie Christie has one of the world\'s most beautiful faces. The post Julie Christie: Another Beautiful Face appeared first on Vicki Archer.
Luxury Styles: 6 Dark and Daring Interiors

Luxury Styles: 6 Dark and Daring Interiors

Adventurous decorators can find endless inspiration in dark color schemes, a choice that comes with more creative constrictions than lighter or more conventional palettes. Making a dark home design feel comfortable and accessible requires careful...
Ronald F. DiMauro Architects

Ronald F. DiMauro Architects

Just because summer is unofficially over doesn\'t mean I\'m going to stop dreaming of the beach! This lovely beach bungalow located in Portsmouth, Rhode Island designed by Ronald F. DiMauro Architects and photographed...
Birmingham Home & Garden

Birmingham Home & Garden

I wanted to share with you this recent spread in Birmingham Home & Garden magazine featuring one of my clients homes.  It is an honor to be featured and I want to especially thank Jean Allsopp for the beautiful photography.  You can see more here or...
Baby room #14 {This modern life}

Baby room #14 {This modern life}

We\'re almost at the end of this journey through the sponsors that made possible the baby room design. And very soon, I\'ll finally show you the complete room!Today it\'s time for "This modern life", an on line shop based in UK that gathers...
The white watering can

The white watering can

Last week, after this post, I decided to visit the local Ikea {with Enea!} to see the new collections in real life. Although with a major disappointing because I couldn\'t see the whole collection {maybe was too soon"}, I found one of the product...
Home tour ? 15

Home tour ? 15

Today I want to share this beautiful home tour, a project that involved two Art Nouveau apartments in Berlin that have been connected to create a 75 sq.m. space full of light and character. Original details {like the windows, the wood floor and the...
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