Lighting

Lighting That Takes On New Angles

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New geometric shapes and angles in haute home décor have been ruling new designs for some time now as designers make the statement that geometry and angles do not have to be about the pattern, but instead the shape of the design. Here are just a few of our favorite shapes of lights we find sharp and brilliant. Italian Product and Industrial Designer Marco [...]

Shades of Red - Using Red Products in your Designs

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Red can be a very difficult color to get right. Use it too much and its depth and saturation can be annoying, use it too little and it looks out of place. However, red is an exciting color to use in your interior design color palette because it leaves a lasting impression and definitely garners attention. The trick is using the right shade in the right spo[...]

Designer Profile - Marco Ferreri

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Marco Ferreri is an amazing and innovative Italian designer who was born in Imperia Italy, graduated from the Politecnico of Milan in 1981. Ferreri, like many Italian designers, studied architecture originally, but now designs everything from urban planning projects to furniture. In his career he has been noted for his furniture designs such as the Is Stool [...]

Manly Décor...

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The title itself sounds like an oxymoron, but believe it or not there is a lot of manly décor out there these days. There are plenty of masculine finishes, modern furnishings and state-of-the-art fixtures for delving into a “gentlemen’s club” inspired makeover. Many men prefer designs with perfectly straight lines, dark brooding colors, rustic and earthy acc[...]

Green Designs With Style!

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We see more and more green designs these days, despite the fact that sustainability is not necessarily a new trend in Architecture and Interior Design. This has produced even more amazing designs that are completely sustainable and LEED Certified, much like the Founding Farmers restaurant we wrote about last week. Here are just a few of our favorites that we[...]

LEED Gold-Designed Green Restaurant

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Green Furnishings Abound at the Washington D.C.- based Founding Farmers Restaurant Founding Farmers is the first LEED Gold-designed and Certified Green Restaurant to open in the United States Capital, located just two blocks from the White House. This restaurant gives new meaning to eco-friendly eating with sustainable agriculture at the heart of its menu t[...]