These days Interior Design is all about self-expression. Dominic Crinson has something for just about everyone. This London-based company creates ceramic floor and wall tiles in bold designs and vivid colors. There are more than 200 designs online and each design has matching wallpaper.
I thought it would be nice to share some of the clever ideas that can be used when designing kitchens with awkward areas. This photo from House Beautiful shows serving trays nestled in a small corner. Other options for a space like this include small shelves for a rolling pin, rolling cloth and biscuit cutters … Continue reading Design Idea
Some Feng Shui practitioners believe the Chinese science of harmonious home living was adapted from India’s Vaastu Shastra, a book of architecture written in Sanskrit in the 10th century AD and practiced by the Vedic civilization. The principles of Vaastu harness the power of the Earth in addition to other surrounding celestial bodies to bring health, wealth … Continue reading Feng Shui is the Child of Vasstu Shastra
I hear this question a lot. Many people believe that new dishwashers with “Fine crystal and China” settings are safe for washing such items. These settings are usually a temperature control since fine china and crystal are sensitive to heat and may crack. According to Waterford fine crystal and glassware should be washed by hand in … Continue reading Can Crystal be Cleaned in a Dishwasher?
If you have been wanting to replace your refrigerator with a newer bottom freezer model you might want to wait until January 2008 for this GE Profile model. GE’s new design features a wide top drawer for easy access to everyday items and deeper lower drawer for large items such as frozen turkeys or … Continue reading GE Double-Drawer Bottom Freezer Refrigerator
Want a luxurious bathroom? You’ll need this Environmental Hermes Leather bathtub from THG Paris. This sensual update of the classic free-standing tub features horses and tack in luxurious leather befitting the Hermes name. A matching pedestal sink is also available.
It seems that people are really trying to make cleaning fun. I couldn’t resist this follow-up post to the ride on vacuum that I wrote about earlier. This concept is from Jaewon Yang of Fountain Studio. The idea is to use the Hockey stick broom to steer the dust and dirt into the goal which is a stationary … Continue reading Nike Hockey Vacuum