The humble rug doesn’t always get the attention it deserves. It is probably one of the only tasteful pieces of art you’ll ever willingly walk on. A rug serves something of a double function, firstly it can make a bare floor seem a little less plain and a lot more artsy, and secondly, just the like the infamous rug in the Big Lebowski, it can really tie the room together. Hopefully yours won’t get same the treatment the Dudes did however. Read the rest of this entry »
How about adding a touch more light to your room? How about using a lamp that will work when switched on in the night and switched off in the day? Sound good? Of course it does. This is the Moooi Lamp Light Shade Shade 47 Chandelier. It is effectively a lamp within a lamp. Designed by Jürgen Bey, a prominent conceptual artist from Holland, the attraction of this lamp is its novelty. Read the rest of this entry »
Wall décor is one of the most important parts of your overall house’s look, feel and style. While the furniture and floor fittings are also quite important, the walls are by far the largest canvases in the room as they usually cover over twice the floor area. This is not a bad thing, as you now have a real opportunity to accentuate your home décors overall goal, and a massive area to do it in. Most home décor enthusiasts will fill up their wall space with paintings and drapes. Paintings are a useful fixture because they are colourful, engaging and usually draw the eye of the viewer, even if it is good or bad (especially if its bad). However if you want to break the mould and try something different to the usual wall fixtures, but still want something like the paintings, which are absorbing and attractive, then why not give the Sunrise Wall Fountain a try? Read the rest of this entry »
Sitting in your favourite chair in front of a real fire on a cold wintery evening is one of life’s simple pleasures. This exercise in serenity has become somewhat rarer nowadays than when it was first introduced, with regard to the introduction of heating oil and gas into homes. How about installing your own, very real fire, inside a mobile tablet, which can moved wherever you want in the room without the need for a chimney? Read the rest of this entry »
Here’s one for a classy & sexy, yet masculine room – the Base Floor Lamp available from Y Lighting.
The lamp is designed by Tunisian designer Tom Dixon, who took over as the head of furniture retailer Habitat’s design studio in the UK. By 1999 he had become the Head of International Design for the company & became Creative Director of the company in 2001. He’s still designing stunning pieces & the Base Floor Lamp is a perfect example of his exceptional eye for beautiful forms in everyday objects.