Architectural Design

Pantone introduces the color of 2015

MARSALA 18-1438       Pantone introduces the color of 2015. Much like the fortified wine that gives Marsala its name, this tasteful hue embodies the satisfying richness of a fulfilling meal while its grounding red-brown roots emanate a sophisticated, natural earthiness. This hearty, yet stylish tone is universally appealing and translates easily to fashion, […]

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Bathroom Trends for 2014

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Your bathroom should be a place where you feel relaxed and at ease. These feelings are easiest to achieve by keeping your bathroom up to date with the latest trends and styles. Here’s a look at some of 2014’s hottest bathroom design ideas, which you may want to consider adding to your decor. Living walls […]

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Creative Ideas for Luxury Office Spaces

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If you embrace luxury office design and provide employees with some cool and fun office features, you just might notice higher productivity and more smiles around the workplace. Also, working in a creatively designed environment can help your own employees tap into their creative powers. In creating an original and luxurious office, you can be creative and […]

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Ideas for Creating the Perfect Luxury Hotel

Guests who are staying at a hotel want to enjoy luxury during their visit, and this means that a hotel should be designed to cater to the needs and desires of its clientele. The most successful hotels maximize luxury and impress guests by carefully considering even the smallest design details in hotel rooms and communal areas. […]

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Give Your Eyes a Place to Rest: Creating a Focal Point

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Creating a focal point in a surrounding is an effective tool in interior design. It works especially well with eclectic designs and those with bright or bold patterns. Designers in South Florida often find that despite its versatility and frequent utilization, it is not always developed in an appropriate way. Contemporary Living Room by Boston […]

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the dancing house Frank Ghery

“Once mocked for their astonishing originality, his buildings have become the signature structures of the challenging times we live in.” When the other products of a culture have faded from human memory, it is the works of architecture that remain to define an era for successive generations. As the 20th century gave way to the […]

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International influences & spa traditions: Mainport hotel design

Design Hotels announced that its new member, Mainport, opened in Rotterdam. The hotel, designed by MAS architectuur is characterized by a futuristic façade of black glass and aluminum; it stands in the central district of Leuvehaven and reflects Rotterdam’s unique architectural aesthetic. Akin to Rotterdam reflecting international influences and Dutch tradition, Mainport’s overall concept has various cuisines, spa traditions […]

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A must see: New York City’s Hidden Subway Station

Deep in the belly of New York’s subway system, a beautiful untouched station resides that has been forgotten for years with only a limited few knowing of its existence. Stunning decoration with tall tiled arches, brass fixtures and skylights run across the entire curve of the station, almost a miniature imitation of Grand Central Station… […]

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What Links Sex, Architecture, and Design?

Here is an article that totally catches my eye. Enjoy! Let me know how soon we can go to The Netherlands.  As seen in DesignWire Daily by Meghan Edwards Sex, architecture, and design have a lot to do with each other. And nowhere have they been such good bedfellows as on the pages of Playboy magazine. Beatriz Colomina, […]

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Buzz @NeoCon

A secret no longer as everyone is talking openly about it:  Designtex is getting a new CEO (see story below) …. kudos to Vitra, which just received GSA accreditation… and happy 60th to CF Stinson which threw a party yesterday to celebrate… maybe not so happy news to those like Holly Hunt who will have […]

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