Maldives luxury resort

  PV panels never looked so good From above, the Kudadoo Maldives Private Resort looks like a shiny black beetle floating in a tranquil aquamarine sea. Located off one of the Maldives’ tiny tropical islands, the luxury resort’s main building has a roof built from solar panels arranged into aRead More →

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Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the release of ColorForward 2020, the 14th edition of the annual color forecasting guide for the plastics industry. While consumer preference has been trending toward warmer tones in recent years, Clariant color-trend watchers see a shift to cooler blues and greens in theRead More →

It’s no great stretch to associate Moscow with the winter – after all, the stock image of a Russian usually includes full coat, furry hat, the whole nine yards. What we’ve seldom seen are representations of the beauty of the Russian winter, and that’s where Kristina Makeeva comes in. Source:Read More →

Portfolio of the new architecture of “Großmarkthalle Frankfurt”, 1928. Typography: Hans Leistikow. Via NosbĂŒsch Stucke Source: Portfolio of the new architecture of “Großmarkthalle Frankfurt”,…Read More →

Stunning street shots at night by Luke Holbrook, a talented self-taught photographer, retoucher, and urban explorer currently based in London, England. Luke focuses on urban and street photography. He is a master of night photography. Source: Moody Street Photos Of London After Dark By Luke HolbrookRead More →

The artist took this series while producing a short movie for a brand in Hong-Kong. Inspired by a lot of neon-tumblr blocks and movies like blade runner and ghost in the shell, AndrĂ© Gosselin made these images while wandering around the city. « I started photography like 9 years ago,Read More →

In 1961, the architect Louis I. Kahn was commissioned by the Fine Arts Foundation to design and develop a large arts complex in central Fort Wayne, Indiana. The ambitious Fine Art Center, now known as the Arts United Center, would cater to the community of 180,000 by providing space forRead More →

  These dimmable outdoor lights were designed by the architect Dominique Perrault and the designer GaĂ«lle Lauriot-PrĂ©vost, a beautiful interpretation of the traditional tube light of Samode. Adjustable via your smartphone, the luminaires called Gude and Kyhn are available for indoor and outdoor use and fit perfectly in a contractRead More →

There are a few things that can improve the quality of your outdoor areas like a deck can. It is the most versatile addition that you can update your backyard, courtyard, porch or garden with. I mean, there are just so many things that you can do with a deck,Read More →

Growing up in New Zealand, London-based photographer Adrienne Pitts (@hellopoe) always had the urge to travel. “We are so far removed from everything there at the bottom of the world that we are taught at an early age to spread our wings and fly,” she explained. She recently booked aRead More →

From a floating university to a network of black female architects, Phineas Harper offers an alternative guide to the year’s most important happenings in architecture. A barrage of “top 10” articles come out at the end of every year, trumpeting the best films, plays, exhibitions and so on of theRead More →

  Located just a half hour outside Reykjavik is what may be one of the most unique cabins in Iceland. Introducing the Panorama Glass Lodge. sThis igloo-like home features a small fully equipped kitchen, a dining table, full bathroom, and hot tub – essentially everything you’d expect out of a high-endRead More →

  Have you always dreamed of seeing the Northern Lights in the middle of the wilderness? Does snuggling up next to a fire while snow falls on the roof of your cabin sound appealing? How about soaking in a hot tub outside in a winter wonderland? Glamping — code word for glamorous camping — isn’t a new concept, but it isRead More →

Coasters are high on the list of things you can never have too many of. (I mean, no one actually likes cleaning up water rings on a table, right?) They’re also small, easy to store, and a fun way to punch up a coffee table. Instead of suggesting you spendRead More →

How far are you willing to take the concept of ‘individuality and eccentricity’ in home design? That is the core issue that the fabulously unique Blue House aims to address even as it sheds a light on the Build-it-Yourself (BIY) plots that became all too popular during the recession years.Read More →

Matteo Pacella and Philippine Hamen looked to ancient Greco-Roman architecture and traditional children’s building blocks for this collection of classical furniture. The 12 piece collection, called La cittĂ  Ăš mobile! (The city is mobile), is made up of a range of “practical yet poetic” benches, stools, steps, tables, consoles and bookshelves.Read More →

Spacious light blue kitchen I love bold color choices in the kitchen. Of course, a dusty blue might not be that bold for some of you out there who dare to play with colors, but to me it’s very inspiring. I love the way the soft blue combines with theRead More →

I found this article from a 1938 edition of the The Courier Mail. Primer for painters Most homeowners like to have their house looking brand new with a bright coat of paint in the sunshine of spring and summer. For the guidance of would-be decorators, the following hints will beRead More →

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In yesterday’s story about sarong dresses, rompers and cabana sets ala Alfred Shaheen for Unique Vintage , a reader commented that famed pattern designer Gertie also has a sarong dress pattern — so if you have the skills, you can sew your own. Source: Sew your own sarong dresses —Read More →