It’s been its 5 years and it’s all about modern furnishings and hand-made craftmanship. From new twist of mid-century modern furniture with fascinated details, to large format high-definition wallpaper, cool kitchen organizing solutions and romantic drapery with fresh flower arrangements, there were just absolutely a lot of big wows:
Finally, we have a little bit cooler weather, about 90 degree. The daily temperature of the whole week is averaged at 100 degree. So I regard today’s weather is a big bless. Yes, and it is Friday. Friday’s color palette should be relaxing, soothe, cheerful yet something that gives you a totally fresh feeling and make you want to take a weekend adventure. Welcome to Finnish designer Minna Parikka’s colorful Helsinki home.
Villa Les Cèdres, a 187-year-old, 18,000-square-foot, 14-bedroom mansion set on 35 acres that include 300 year old olive trees is on the market for $410 million and the current owners are betting that the house’s combination of history, luxury, and a prime location along the coast of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat will be enough to make it the most expensive residential sale in history.
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From the recent fashion week to Benjamin Moor’s color of 2018 announcement, color of red envokes the feeling of Confidence, happiness, eleganance and nobility, a symbol of strength and desire will dominate the year of 2018.
Benjamin Moor’s design team spent a year-long research journey to 30 cities across 12 countries, traveling nearly 100,000 miles. The team of seven Colour & Design experts attended more than 20 industry shows capturing more than 42,200 photos that illustrate points of inspiration from the arts, design, architecture, pop culture, fashion, home furnishings, and more. Their collective findings demonstrated an emergence of red hues, embodying the change, strength, confidence and vitality that permeates cultural movements around the world. Today Benjamin Moor announced their color of the year 2018—Caliente AF-290. This warm red with hint of orange, is strong, cheerful, radiant and full of energy.
The colour leader also unveiled Colour Trends 2018, a curated palette of 23 highly influential hues that enliven any room by adding depth and energy. The palette incorporates a full spectrum of reds, from hints of blush to deep oxbloods, while ensuring seamless pairings with a carefully selected range of whites, neutrals, and complementary bold hues. The Benjamin Moore Colour Trends 2018 palette includes:
Blue is the world’s favorite color. Yes, there is a one more newest shade of blue and the name is YInMn, short for the chemicals it’s made from (Yttrium, Indium and Manganese, for you chemistry lovers). It was discovered by Oregon State University scientists in 2009. The magic blue paint only reflects blue, is non-toxic and doesn’t fade. Shepherd Color Company has licensed the patent and is already selling samples of YInMn blue.
“The future isn’t just about cool stuff. It’s about how a home responds to you and makes it nicer and safer to live in,” said C.R. Herro, vice president of environmental affairs for Meritage Homes in Scottsdale, Ariz. “Right now my house automatically locks the front door, closes the garage door and puts on the outside lights when it’s 11 p.m. And when I come home it puts on music and lights for me.” Read more
It’s always fun to apply Italian tile design for our projects. From large-format sizes, fashionable colors, to digital prints, graphics, and even embroideries, they are always artsy, edgy, cool and romantic enough to play with. Here are top 10 trends from CERSAIE 2017.