The pictures are on the walls, places we’ll probably never visit

Tuesday, 8 February, 2011

An interior decorating trend that defines an entire village… photomurals depicting exotic and far away places adorn the walls of many houses in a small community in the Russian republic of Udmurt.

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DIY departure lounge, furniture made from old aeroplanes

Thursday, 25 June, 2009

Fantastic, furniture made from old aeroplane parts.

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Raising the bar in hotel interior design, the W Hotel New York

Monday, 25 May, 2009

The boutique W Hotel group pull out all the stops when it comes to the interior design of their hotels as the opulence of the W New York demonstrates.

Also check out some shots of the W Hong Kong… “enough to turn a short stay in long one” as they say.

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Small apartments, big interior design ideas

Wednesday, 1 April, 2009

Following on from yesterday’s 100 square foot apartments post, Delikatissen shows how the best of a small space, in this instance an apartment of 43 square metres (somewhat dwarfing those rooms in Hong Kong by the way), can be skillfully utilised.

The site is written in Spanish but the photos pretty much tell the story.

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Forget browsing library books, these libraries are eye-candy

Wednesday, 18 March, 2009

Photo collection of some amazing and very ornate libraries from around the world.

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From Hong Kong, an apartment with 24 different layouts

Wednesday, 21 January, 2009

A clever way to make the most of a confined apartment, make one room look like many by way of being able to change its appearance and function.

Gary Chang, a Hong Kong architect, lives in a tiny apartment, but thanks to accordion-like wall units, he can create at least 24 different room configurations.

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A Windows 3.1 window for your home?

Friday, 22 August, 2008

French designer John Nouanesing clearly has a soft spot for the old Windows 3.1 operating system… he has designed an interior window frame based on the boxy old system.

Open or shut, it shows the familiar landscape view of Windows – blue skies and green fields.

As with the DIY blue screen of death recipe, this one is strictly for the faithful. :)

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