If you want to decorate your room like a Salvador Dali painting, these surreal looking stacked cabinets are just the furniture for you. Disappear into a room perhaps, or just pretend to be in an alternate universe, these abstract art cabinets and shelves keep the furniture familiar despite the unusual shapes. Designed by artist Vincent Thomas Leman, the abstract traditional furniture is handcrafted with wood by Dust Furniture at their studio in Indiana. It is available locally through selected galleries across the United States and can be shipped internationally through Dust Furniture.
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The interior decor of this Mediterranean Style Home in Point Pleasant, New Jersey is a blend of contemporary elegance and rustic Mediterranean comfort. Interior designer Vanessa Deleon gave the home a modern feel while preserving an ambiance that is in keeping with the architectural style of the exterior.
Yucca Lounge in Shanghai, China is a cocktail lounge with modern Mexican feel. The interior design is by Shanghai-based design agency Dariel Studio. Inspired by Mexican art with touches of Salvador Dali, Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, the Yucca Lounge is a surrealist bar room with daring colours and design in trendy Shanghai.
Cornwall Terrace in London, England is a row of eight double-fronted mansions overlooking Regent’s Park. The total value of the entire row of house is about $625 million and is now up for sale. The largest of the residences is 14,000-sq.-ft. and is worth about $100 million. The Regency terrace was designed by royal architect John Nash in the early 19th Century. The architectural details of the interiors offer paneling, mouldings, marble floors and fireplaces which are enhanced by contemporary interior decoration.
The Ekokook Water and Waste Management System by Faltazi is a futuristic kitchen that reduces your ecological footprint. This very sleek looking kitchen turns waste into a new resource and each drop of water into reusable liquid. Ekokook has three micro-plant systems: microplant 1 is for solid wastes, microplant 2 is for liquid wastes and microplant 3 is for organic wastes. The kitchen also has machines that break glass for the reduction of waste, a shredder to shred paper, and an endless screw to crush cans and water bottles. You can also recycle clean water for watering flowers and plants. This eco-friendly kitchen is good for the environment while providing elegant contemporary kitchen design for your home.
Red is a colour that some people find too overpowering for their living rooms. But it can be a very contemporary and elegant colour scheme against a white or light beige background. These living room designs give you some ideas on how to use red effectively.
The Semiramis Hotel in affluent Kifissia, a northern suburb of Athens, Greece is a luxury boutique hotel with cutting edge contemporary interior design. Industrial designer Karim Rashid used his signature bright lively colours to create a futuristic atmosphere of comfort and functionality. The playful mix of textures and materials such as plastic, coloured concrete and rubber is a theme of the hotel interior decor.
The Wave is an apartment complex with unique architecture in Vejle, Denmark designed by Henning Larsen Architects. The shape of the building connects the complex with the sea, the landscape and the town. The beautiful location overlooks the promenade and the bay. Every apartment has a magnificent view of the area.