Purple is a subtle yet elegant colour. Modern furniture by Paola Lenti uses the colour in outdoor and indoor settings to highlight the canvas. Outdoor sofas, saucer chairs and large cushions provide casual relaxation.
Archives for January 2011
The renovation and restoration project for this art deco style shop house in Singapore on 55 Blair Road was an opportunity for architecture and interior design firm Ong & Ong to promote open plan living. The courtyard with swimming pool serves as a large light well with aluminum walls to reflect sunlight, brightening the house and its enclosed spaces. The minimalist approach to the interior design with white walls and minimalist kitchen and bathroom creates a relax environment for its occupants. This modern home strikes a balance between nature and open plan contemporary living.
The headboard can be a piece of art and the centre piece of the room. You can decorate your bedrooms with artistic and inspiring images with custom design headboards. These creative headboards from Vancouver-based One+Only™ Custom Headboards set up the mood and provide inspiration to bedroom designs.
Located on Palisades Beach Road just steps from the beach in Santa Monica, California, this Mediterranean style home is a beautiful waterfront paradise. The interior design of this Spanish Colonial beach house is inspired by the rich architectural history of the Mediterranean region as well as the local Californian environment.
These traditional kitchens are as ideal for family cooking as they are for entertaining. The large hood provides focal point to the kitchen. The timeless kitchen designs bring traditional elegance to modern kitchens.
The Collector’s Loft, located in Greenwich Village in Manhattan, New York is a gallery and apartment loft all in one. The gently flowing curved walls create hybrid zones where the living areas and exhibition areas meet. The exhibition walls also blend gently with the library shelves. Designed by UNStudio, the architect used floor to ceiling glass panels to frame the compelling views of Manhattan. This loft design unifies art and city living, creating the ultimate modern interior space.
The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel in the heart of Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada is a fairytale-like mountain paradise styled after a Scottish Baronial Castle. The grandeur of the resort blends seamlessly with its rustic alpine interior decor. The luxury spa and heated pool overlooking the mountains offer guests the ultimate relaxation. This fairytale castle in the mountains surrounded by spectacular sceneries lets you step inside a world of its own.
Pantone named Honeysuckle (PANTONE 18-2120) colour of the year for 2011. This reddish pink colour is an uplifting dynamic colour that gives any room a burst of energy. You can use Honeysuckle to add intense elegance to a living room, or make a statement with it in the kitchen. This powerful and upbeat colour provides interior spaces with a lively flair.