The restoration of period properties is becoming more popular, as people try to recreate the grandeur, glamour and charm relating to certain eras in our heritage. Unfortunately, over time original features such as fireplaces and cornicings have been stripped from many period properties, leaving modern, bland interiors that don’t reflectRead More →


The colour experts at Pantone are always looking ahead to what will be on trend in the future. While 2018’s Color of the Year, Ultra Violet, still holds its reign, that hasn’t stopped the institute from predicting what we’ll see more of in 2019 already. Source: Pantone Just Announced WhatRead More →

Did you know that March is National Sleep Awareness Month? That’s right—there’s a month dedicated to crawling in bed and catching up on Zzz’s. Eager to celebrate? Us, too. But before you pull out your matching PJs, cue up Netflix, and set an alarm on your iPhone, make sure you’reRead More →

New York architecture firm MKCA has gutted an outdated apartment in the West Village, transforming its dim interiors into light-filled spaces. Bank Street Apartment is a two-bedroom, two-bathroom property that has been redesigned to make the most of its angular floor plan. Local firm Michael K Chen Architecture (MKCA) overhauledRead More →

Fun! This two-tiered indoor planter optimizes watering with an integrated waterfall and smart drain system. That’ll keep you from overwatering your plants, which means you may finally have some luck with herbs on your windowsill (yes, the planter is sized to fit). Three stamped metal name tags are included asRead More →

design trends

The world of design and design media loves to talk about trends. Some publications focus on touting them and staying one step ahead of the latest thing, while others love to decry them the moment they appear for being too ephemeral and not serious enough.Read More →

Kast has designed ‘Kast Canvas’, a series of 3 concrete basins that have contemporary surface patterns to add texture and interest.

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