Canopy Beds were originally intended to be utilitarian rather than ornate and used to provide privacy and warmth to noblemen and lords in Medieval Europe. The original beds had curtains and completely covered tops that could be totally closed. During the 16th century the previously plain and simple designs became much more detailed with carved [...]
There are two basic types of small space living in the world: the type necessitated by income, and the type that arises out of one’s environs — say, nestled into the heart of Paris or tucked away atop a tony skyscraper in some faraway metropolis. For the latter type, a standalone wardrobe is likely in [...]
For those looking to remodel an existing kitchen or start from scratch with the plans for your new dream home, we have complied 75 Kitchen Sink Styles and Ideas to take out some of the leg work. Todayâs options are far more advanced that the simple sinks we had just a few years ago. There [...]
Venetian designer Luca Nichetto has created a collection of cabinets carved with geometric patterns for Italian brand Casamania. Called Toshi, which means ‘city’ in Japanese, the cabinets by Luca Nichetto for Casamania have geometric grooves in their outer surfaces.
Storage is one of the most underrated details of our homes. We forget about it when we are decorating our homes but miss it when we donât have enough of it! From closets and cabinetry to shelving there are a variety of ways to store your household items in your kitchen. Open shelving is an [...]
It was once reported by the British newspaper Daily Mail, that the average woman spends around five days a year in front of the mirror. So no surprises then, that modern mirrors are fair as their users! The Signs Mirror Collection can be mistaken for an surrealistic art installation than an household object. The futuristically-styled [...]
London designer Benjamin Hubert has created a chair that looks like it’s wrapped up in a cloak for Italian brand Moroso (+movie) Named Talma after a type of cloak, this chair by Benjamin Hubert for Moroso, has a fabric cover wrapped snuggly around its frame.
If Edgar Allan Poe had to design a chandelier, it would be something on the lines of Forms in Nature. Don’t let the almost macabre design fool you, as the chandelier has been designed keeping in mind the modern design connoisseur. Conceptualized by Hilden & Diaz, the chandelier seeks inspiration from the drawings of [...]
Product news: this stocky, robust-looking chair by Polish designer Tomek Rygalik is called Dumbo after Disney’s cartoon baby elephant.
Berlin architect Elisabeth Lux has designed a writing desk for furniture brand e15 with sliding storage compartments that can be pulled out and rearranged. The Nota desk combines a fold-down writing surface with a series of manoeuvrable storage boxes in contrasting colours that can be arranged vertically, horizontally or removed altogether.