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From Recycled Milk Jugs to Woven Cotton – Eco-Friendly Furniture Ideas for Your Interior Design

Photo above: © Peg Woodworking via treehugger.com Today’s opportunities to create an interior using sustainable, renewable or recycled materials are abundant. From choosing furniture made of reclaimed wood or logs already discarded by nature to taking a completely different path and opting for man-made materials in order to save a few trees, the alternatives are embraced […]

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Ordinary Objects Turn into Extraordinary Elements of Interior Design

Photo above via gizmodo.com The best things in interior (or exterior) design happen when creative minds turn the ordinary into extraordinary by reinventing an everyday object or element of design. Other times, a certain material is used in unexpected ways or a piece of furniture takes surprising (and sometimes amusing) shapes. Here are just a […]

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Unexpected Materials in Furniture Design

Via inhabitat.com and giancarlozema.com Photo above: giancarlozema.com Looks and function are nor the only topics when it comes to quality furniture. More and more important in the eyes of today’s designers is the way furniture is built. Sometimes this comes from a desire to keep the design environmentally friendly, and sometimes it is all about the […]

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Furniture for the Future – Innovative Chairs for Creative Interior Designs

Photo: behance.net For those who think that creating furniture means only rehashing old patterns with little room for structural creativity, here are two chairs that may prove otherwise. Both recreate the concept of building a chair by reinventing the “upholstery” in an unexpected way. Designer Frederik Dedik is interested in using folded foam to create […]

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The Art of the Bar Stool – Inspiring Furniture for Commercial Interior Design

Photo: decornorth.com Many times, the most unassuming pieces of furniture have the greatest visual impact. Take the bar stool, for instance. Without the bulk of an armchair or the multifunctionality of a table, this humble piece of furniture can still become the star of a well-designed interior. Below are only a few examples of bar stools […]

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Minimalist Furniture is a Refreshing Option for Commercial Interior Designs

Via yankodesign.com All photos: yankodesign.com A few very interesting products from Arco da Velha, a Portuguese furniture design brand, speak volumes about the value of simplicity. Designed for both residential and commercial spaces, the collection seems to spring from an interest in minimalism and an appetite for soft lines and fresh color. Here are a few […]

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Interior Design Materials with a Twist – Rugs Do Double Duty as Upholstery Material

Via dezeen.com Designer: Patricia Urquiola All photos: gan-rugs.com While achieving a cohesive interior that brings together color, contrast and balance is not a simple task, designer Patricia Urquiola just made it a little easier. Her collection of hand-stitched rugs meets the market need for unique pieces whose aesthetics steps away from the typical look of traditional lines. […]

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2016 Retail Trends That Will Bring More Business

2016 Retail Trends

Businesses must periodically update themselves to keep up with the market and changes in customers’ expectations.  Today we will share a few new trends that you will see showing up this year in retail and the restaurant industry. There are ideas for every type of business here, from combining different functions into one space, adding […]

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2016 Interior Design Trends – How to Bring Plants Into Interior Spaces

Fabric planter photo: worldarchitecturenews.com Plants instantly change a space and make it warm and welcoming. While the traditional ceramic pot is always an option, there are many other ways to incorporate plants into interior spaces and, at the same time, turn planters into elements of decor. Here are a few ingenious ways to bring in the […]

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2016 Furniture Trends – Chair Designs Go for Simplicity, Durability and Character

Today’s trends in furniture seem to go towards simplicity. Maybe it is the minimalist tendencies of the times and the attempt of homeowners to declutter their houses and their lives. But this simplicity does not mean that function, durability or beauty are sacrificed. Here a few examples of trendy seating options that are not only […]

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Magnificent Countertops At Your Fingertips – Commercial Interior Design News

By Guest Blogger Caesarstone All photos are from Caesarstone Canada Official Website Buying a home is a dream come true for most. We also want our home to look its best – stylish, grand and elegant. However most of us are worried about the fact that styling a home can be immensely costly. The truth […]

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Captivating Colors in Commercial Interior Design! – Commercial Interior Design News

All the colors in our environment, natural or man-made, are perceived by our eyes and processed by our brain in a few milliseconds.  Based on that information we judge what we see or get emotionally stimulated.  Look at the images below and ask yourself what thoughts and reactions do you get looking at these spaces?  […]

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Brightly Colored Co-working Office – Commercial Interior Design News

This new innovative co-working office interior is full of colors! Via www.interiordesign.net Designer: Studio of Design and Architecture All photos courtesy of Studio of Design and Architecture Klique Desk, a new co-working company, has opened a new office in Bangkok, Thailand, and the interior design of the space will trigger all your color sensors! The […]

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World’s First Bioplastic Chair Is Entirely Recyclable – Commercial Interior Design News

Via www.treehugger.comDesigner: Jean Louis IratzokiAll photos courtesy © Jean Louis Iratzoki & Alki In order to take the feeling of guilt out of sitting, French designer Jean Louis Iratzoki (http://www.iratzoki.com) introduces Kuskoa Bi, the world’s first bioplastic chair. This unique piece was designed for Alki, a Basque Country furniture manufacturer with a vision. According to its creator, the […]

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IKEA Introduces the Wireless Charging Furniture – Commercial Interior Design News

Via treehugger.comDesigner: IKEAAll photos courtesy IKEA In today’s hi-tech world, charging phones is the 21st-century modern chore, the constant item on every to-do list, the task required to ensure that conversations are not cut off and that people are able to connect. It comes with tangled wires, misplaced chargers and random nuisances when the task is overlooked. Following […]

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Multifunctional Transformer Chair is a Rowing Machine – Commercial Interior Design News

Via treehugger.comDesigner: Steven M. JohnsonAll photos courtesy © Steven M.Johnson For those who like to mix tasteful decor with athletic enthusiasm, the resourceful inventor Steven M. Johnson created the Covert Gym, the world’s first armchair that allows its owner to row. It is also the first rowing machine comfortable enough for watching TV. The quirky invention was […]

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Will 3D-Printed Chair Replace Upholstered One? – Commercial Interior Design News

3D-Printed Biomimicry Chair to Replace Traditional Upholstered Furniture Via www.treehugger.com Designer Lilian van Daal All Photos courtesy © Lilian van Daal The furniture of tomorrow may look very different than today’s conventional pieces of decor. With a more eco-friendly future in mind, designers feel the need for simplifying both the manufacturing process and the materials […]

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Designer’s Color of The Year 2015 Marsala – Commercial Interior Design News

Photo via Pantone website By now everyone knows that the new color of the year 2015 is: MARSALA PANTONE 18-1438 Here is what the Executive Director of Pantone Color Institute Leatrice Eiseman said about the new selected color: “Marsala enriches our mind, body and soul, exuding confidence and stability. Marsala is a subtly seductive shade, […]

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Styling Hair Salon Or a Paper Doll House? – Commercial Interior Design News

Mič Styling Hair Salon Looks Like a Paper Doll House Project: Hairstyle Salon Mič Styling  Designed by Kitsch-Nitsch Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia Mič Styling Salon, one of the most popular hair care options in Slovenia, has recently turned to design team Kitsch-Nitsch to create a fresh new look to draw in the next generation. The new Young Mič Styling […]

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Bamboo Plywood is a Beautiful Sustainable Material – Commercial Interior Design News

The Beauty of Bamboo Plywood and Its Application in Interior Design Projects. Bamboo is a wonderful material that can be used in a wide range of projects and for many different purposes. It has a lot of excellent features that make it a great choice for any health and environmental impact conscious interior designer. Plybam […]

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Hospitality Design EXPO overview – 2014 Las Vegas – Commercial Interior Design News

This is a quick overview of 2014 HD EXPO this year 2014 in Las Vegas.  There was so much to see and so much to do that it seams overwhelming to try and put everything into one blog post.  I will only showcase my favorite products that I found for some of my projects.  You […]

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Using a Chest Coffee Table as Multifunction Furniture – Commercial Interior Design News

By Guest Writer  Mark Long Multifunction furniture is truly one of the most explosive trends of the modern era. Certainly the concept of using furniture for multiple purposes isn’t new, but as living space continues to shrink, designers and homeowners are becoming increasingly more creative about saving space and maximizing utility from each piece of […]

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Contemporary Furniture Design – Commercial Interior Design News

Jeff Vioski’s passion for creating beautiful living spaces led to his dream of designing furniture to enhance and simplify people’s lives.  Influenced by Chicago design, Jeff earned a Master’s degree in Architectural Design, completed many commercial projects, and opened his own firm to focus on high-end residential architecture. Increasingly fascinated with providing common-sense solutions for […]

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Flower Pot as Natural Air Filtration Solution- Commercial Interior Design News

Air Drop flower pot, is a unique concept that provides a solution on purifying air in an urban environment. The main idea is to use Air plants or Tillandsias species of evergreen, which are the most effective for absorbing pollutants in the air.  These elegantly crafted planters are hung from the ceiling and are powered […]

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Seed Light Pendants – Commercial Interior Design News

These unique and elegant pendants takes their unusual names and beautiful organic shape from one of mother nature’s own: the seed! Seed pendant lamp was designed by Joeri Claeys. The Seed lamp provides diffused glow to achieve a relaxing mood at your  dining table of home or in a restaurant’s lounge. The pendant appears to […]

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Brighten Up Your Interior with Mexican Folk Art – Commercial Interior Design News

Summer time is so close!  How can we brighten up our interiors?  I think bringing some colorful accessories into your house or business will do the job.  Today I would like to introduce this very unique, quality Mexican folk art shop located in Minneapolis, MN and also online! I personally have always been fascinated by […]

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How to Decorate With Emerald – New Color of the Year 2013 – Commercial Interior Design News

emerald color of 2013

The Pantone Institute has announced its 2013 color of the year.  It’s Emerald! They simply put is this way: “Lively. Radiant. Lush… A color of elegance and beauty that enhances our sense of well-being, balance and harmony.” We can expect to see emerald color being used in fashion, furniture upholstery, and new interiors. Learn more about […]

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Striking Optical Illusion Cafe Interior Design – Commercial Interior Design News

Cafe Interior Design

The Logomo Cafe is all about experiencing the stunning optical illusion from graphics all around the space. Although similar to Tobias Rehberger’s (German artist) cafeteria at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni, the Logomo is more elegant and light. The Cafe Logomo is another inspiring place created by German artist Tobias Rehberger and Artek furniture brand. This […]

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2012 Trendy Light Fixtures for Any Interior

Trendy light fixtures 2012

Lighting is one of the most important design elements of interior design for our businesses as well as our homes. Bad lighting can give us headaches, strain our eyes and make us feel fatigued. Good lighting can improve our mood, inspire us or simply complement our cozy interior. Read more about new and exciting lighting […]

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Whimsical Lights by New Zealand designer David Trubridge – Commercial Interior Design News

whimsical lighting design

You probably have seen these whimsical light fixtures all around, at your local cafe or a restaurant…  I have!  And when I saw one I always wondered who could come up with such incredible ideas. David Trubridge is the most progressive furniture and lighting designer. He is based in Havelock North, New Zealand. David’s work […]