Posted On April 8th, 2013 by Erin
Home mini-bar concept has evolved tremendously within the realm of modern décor, reaching beyond its typically expected placement in the basement. The winner of all hidden mini bars is the exquisite, one-of-a-kind Larix Grand Piano designed by Samuele Mazza and Alessandro La Spada for Visionnaire where the shiny piano hood unravels a hidden liquor storage area big enough to also accommodate soft drinks and fancy stemware.
Larix Grand Piano by Samuele Mazza and Alessandro La Spada for Visionnaire
Quasi bar area is likewise incorporated into an arm of a modern sofa or sectional as demonstrated by the Brioni Sofa manufactured in Germany by Finkeldei.
Brioni Sofa by Finkeldei
The modern mini bar also finds a home inside the Axis designer coffee table by M. Nunziati for Metteograssi as well as inside Smania’s Caprice contemporary coffee table.
Axis coffee table by M. Nunziati for Metteograssi
Caprice coffee table by Smania
Posted On March 2nd, 2013 by Erin
What seems to be a very odd and unthinkable interior palette is actually something that is surprisingly impressive and certainly unforgettable. Indeed, black on black interior color scheme is daring, elegant and offers great contrasting qualities with considerable shock-factor that draws the eye and imprints the memory.
Zero round bed by Presotto
A modern bedroom that showcases the Zero round bed by Presotto is one of the most dramatic and sensory environments where everything is black, including the bed’s upholstery, carpets and walls. However, in this case, while everything is undeniably the same color, the extraordinary shape of the bed takes center stage and stands out the most.
All-black modern bathroom design
In this chic, all-black modern bathroom, the color is interpreted through variation in patterns and textures along with different reflective surfaces. This causes the single-colored interior to take on a mufti-dimensional scope and in consequence create a stunning theatrical effect.
Black contemporary dining room design
When an all-black color palette is used in the dining area, the intention is to achieve an exaggerated and highly expressive outcome that synthesizes grandeur and formality with visual transcendence.
Posted On February 28th, 2013 by Erin
Our dining room must-haves list is based on statement making qualities, comfort, ambiance and functionality.
- Extra long, extra beautiful, extra durable dining table – Big dining table by Bonaldo can accommodate up to 12 guests and features a stunning base with a variety of table tops among which are solid walnut, lacquer and glass.
Big dining table by Bonaldo
- Comfortable modern dining chairs – Maya Flex dining chairs are the new creations from Cattelan Italia featuring not only a very sleek silhouette and padded profile, but a chair back that has the ability to go back for a slightly reclined seating experience.
Maya Flex dining chair by Cattelan Italia
- Festive, yet modern tableware/silverware/glassware – Dressed collection by Marcel Wanders for Alessi meant to be formal, yet understated. Dressed offers the perfect backdrop to any setting using stainless steel, porcelain, and crystal.
Dressed collection by Marcel Wanders for Alessi
- Ambient, elegant contemporary lighting fixture – Caboche chandelier designed by Patricia Urquiola and Eliana Gerotto for Foscarini is by far one of the most ambient and timeless pieces on the market without over-the-top garishness but with plenty of glamor.
Caboche chandelier by Patricia Urquiola and Eliana Gerotto for Foscarini
- Mobile bar cabinet – times tend to get a lot happier with even the smallest hint of alcoholic drinks which is where the Mojito mobile bar by Cattelan Italia knows no rivals.
Mojito mobile bar by Cattelan Italia
Posted On February 27th, 2013 by Erin
While shaped and functionally predisposed to serve as modern armchairs that offer a comfortable experience, these quasi-plush options are certainly sculptural and hard to miss, but they are definitely not the piece of furniture you run to after a very long and tiresome day. What’s more, every single one of these designer armchairs is also reinvented in terms of their highly unexpected materials such as paper, wood, glass and plastic.
Red Beaver by Frank Gehry for Vitra is made of red cardboard
Ghost by Cini Boeri for Fiam Italia made of clear tempered glass
SKiN by Jean Nouvel for Molteni & C made of leather
Favela by Campana Borthers for Edra
Posted On February 6th, 2013 by Erin
For the kid at heart, the exhilarating magic of childhood swings has been realized by designers in the most fun and fashionable way. Swinging sofas, bed swings, chandeliers with swings and variety of armchairs that are suspended from the ceiling instead of grounded to the floor offer themselves as more than just vivacious seating solutions that are exciting, but as conversation pieces with spellbinding qualities.
Thanks to the designers who are in tune with their inner child the selection of swinging contemporary furniture is quite profuse and certainly attention-grabbing.
Errakis chandelier with a swing
Hollywood sofa swing by Philipp Plein
Tropicalia cocoon by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso