We are always on the lookout for new decor collections and exciting furniture that transform interiors and give your home a whole new look. When it comes to contemporary bedrooms, finding a bed that is sleek, elegant and fits in with the refined aura of the room while offering ample comfort is a hard task indeed. While we were lucky enough to find many such delights at the recently concluded Salone del Mobile, today we head in a different direction as we take a look at 4 exclusive and exceptional beds from Cattelan Italia.
For book lovers, a cozy reading nook can serve as this serene spot. A large, comfortable leather chair, reading light, and side table to hold the drink of your choice is the perfect recipe for relaxation.
Even if you lack a ‘green thumb', a plant is definitely one of the home essentials everyone should have — and not just for aesthetics.
Platinum House is a residence in Tokyo, Japan designed by Atelier Spinoza. The narrow shape of the lot meant they needed to design up, but the interior doesn't just showcase that main goal: maximizing vertical space. The architects were able to achieve an interior that feels spacious by letting natural light flood every single room of the three-story building.
If a foam mattress is what you decide to go with, there are several companies that are streamlining the age-old mattress-buying process with low costs, simple delivery, and no question returns. Because you should not have to lose sleep over this purchase.
Turn on the TV and any home improvement show will tell you that the many of the styles that were incredibly popular just a few decades ago are now considered to be tacky and dated. If you want to focus on following trends, you need to prepared for the possible necessity of redesigning your rooms once tastes change, especially if you're thinking of putting your home on the market.
On the second floor, the floor-to-ceiling patio door and a skylight on one side both allow light to bound in. The central staircase is open so there no hallway walls close off the light. (Only simple white handrails mirror the geometry of the split floor layout.) And, the wood ceilings and interior windows make it seem as spacious and wondrous to look up as it is to look down.
Aside from pulling the curtains closed for privacy, there are other benefits to having window treatments. This includes controlling the amount of light in your home, and adding an additional layer of insulation for your home — which reduces energy bills all year long.
But borrowing from tradition doesn't mean that you have to be stuck in the past entirely. Brainstorm ways to take a standard idea and give it a modern twist. If you get stuck, don't hesitate to bring a designer on board or to browse your favorite home design sites for inspiration on how to keep the classics looking current.
Pottery Barn‘s PB Classic Belgian Flax Linen Hemstitch Table Runner is made from European-grown flax fibers and is available in a range of neutrals, plus green, red and terra cotta. Below (right), we see the brand’s Velvet Table Runners, which are holiday-perfect: