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    Windowless Room: 8 Interior Design Tips / Tricks

    Replanning of the house frequently leads to the emergence of windowless rooms: they may serve as offices, living rooms, game rooms and even bedrooms. How to design them in such a way that they don’t remind of a dark closet?

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    Damage and the Party Wall Act

    If you’re familiar with the party wall process, you’ll know that the initial dispute (or deemed dispute) is resolved by the two surveyors (or the Agreed Surveyor) serving an award prior to the works commencing on site.  However, the surveyors remain appointed indefinitely and have…

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    Dry Rot in Your Home? Keep Calm and Read On

    Dry Rot is one of the biggest threats to the structural integrity of a building. It attacks damp timbers and can reduce the beams, joists and timbers of your home to a crumbling mess. In order to do its nasty work and thrive, the Dry…

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    Solo Per Due: Italian Restaurant Just for Two

    Italy is well-known for its splendid nature, wonderful architecture, amazing cuisine and hospitable people. And finding it all rolled into one is possible, if you take a trip to Vacone commune north of Rome.  Here you can find a wonderful restaurant called “Solo Per Due”.

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    The Oval Office of the White House and Its Interiors

    After the official inauguration of Donald Trump we, as people interested in interior design, expect the changes of the most important office of the United States of America – the Oval Office of the White House. We are wondering how much it will change with…

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    20 Magical Bedrooms in Style of Provence

    What can be better than violet lavender fields of French Provence? Just a bedroom decorated following the traditions of the south-east of France. In today’s article we’ll have a closer look the most charming and beautiful bedrooms designed in style of Provence.

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    Home Aromatherapy: What Scent to Choose for Each Room

    In the previous posts we found out 10 most popular modern accessories for home aromatherapy. But did you know that definite accessories are more suitable for certain rooms of the house? And what kind of scents should be used in this or that part of…

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    Home Aromatherapy Accessories – Part 3

    Finally, we came to the last four contemporary tools for home aromatherapy: indoor plants, USB flash aroma diffusers, spray air fresheners and scented cubes.

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    Home Aromatherapy Accessories – Part 2

    Very often our feel of home and comfort is associated with some definite smells. On opening the door, we want to feel some pleasing aroma that can be relaxing, invigorating, soothing or tempting. As soon as we found out how scented candles, fragrance diffusers and…

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    Home Aromatherapy Accessories – Part 1

    From earliest times incenses fulfilled people’s homes, bringing excellent mood and making them feel better. There are many traditional ways to diffuse oils, since aromas have been used in carrying out versatile rituals and ceremonies in many different cultures of the world. But today we’d…

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    Light Modern Minimalist Apartment: Graphite, White & Brown

    What comes out when a bachelor designs an interior for the other bachelor? Let’s find this out! This apartment is owned by an IT specialist and located in a newly constructed building. It took 6 months to complete this interior by efforts of a construction…

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    The Man Who Gave Concrete a Chance in Architecture

    150 years ago an extraordinary boy was born in a small Ukrainian village. He had great things ahead of him: to change the architectural look of Kyiv, to become an innovator of his time and create over 30 great buildings: museums, schools, churches, a sugar…

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    Eco-Style Office Interior Design Project

    Traditionally the responses are not unanimous as to whether the office interior design must be performed in one style. Some businessmen believe that each room of the office space must be unique and authentic, or it’d be boring and dull. But professional designers traditionally insist…

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    How to Arrange a Japanese Garden: Choosing the Right Plants

    What pops in our mind when we hear the word “Japanese garden”? Harmony, contemplation, nature… Many of us strive for these things in our daily lives. In the previous post we have already learned the general rules of a Japanese garden composition and discussed its…

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    How to Arrange a Japanese Garden: Golden Rules

    A Japanese Garden symbolizes rest, silence and peace as opposed to the city noise and bustle. In this post we’ll give you a few tips on how to create a piece of the Land of the Rising Sun in your own backyard.

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    DIY: Cloud-Shaped Door Mat

    Sometimes winter weather is not just pure white snow. Periodical thawing makes us jump over puddles and hurry home, where we expect to find warmth, coziness and cleanliness. To leave all the street mess behind the door and enter a tidy hallway, we absolutely need…

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    Kitchen Innovations for January 2017

    In today’s review we’ll show you a few innovative kitchen appliances that were introduced by world famous brands in January 2017. Let’s find out what’s new expecting us in the coming season.

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    How to Prepare a House for Sale – 5 Tips (Part 2)

    Read Part 1 What else is important when you are trying to sell the house ? What are the professional tricks that real estate agents and decorators use to increase the house value? Read more in this article.

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    How to Prepare a House for Sale – 5 Tips (Part 1)

    Real estate market is not so full of life nowadays. But this is not the reason to give in. Sometimes to unlock the stalemate on a house sale issue, we just need to make use of golden interior design rules, that would help emphasize the…

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    5 World’s Narrowest Houses for Comfortable Living

    For most of us the phrase “an ideal house” conjures up images of big spaces. Probably, a two- or three-floor cottage with numerous rooms and an enfilade, where we could ride a bicycle. But still there are people, who feel like living in spaces that…

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    Marvelous Chalet with Scarlet Accents in Meribel, France

    The interior of this marvelous chalet in the French Alps certainly cannot be called boring. The thing is that the designer team decided to diversify traditionally neutral chalet-style interior with some bright accents. And the house did not lose its relaxing spirit and recreational atmosphere….

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    Big Laconic and Minimalist Scandinavian-Style House

    Willing to change their urban lifestyle once and forever, a family of three decided to buy a house in the suburbs. Thereby financial aspect was not the most vital. What was far more important for the family was the architecture and attractive layout.  They didn’t…

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    Unusual Designer “Water Tables” by Derek Pearce

    American designer and craftsman Derek Pearce is the author of a very original and amazing collection of coffee tables combined under a common table “Water Tables”. Just as many designer masterpieces, they were inspired by the most trivial thing – the wildlife. In particular –…

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    Jurassic Park Inspired Toddler Room

    When a kid is asked about what his dream bedroom must look like, he or she would probably pick the theme of the most favorite movie or cartoon. Which is not surprising, because we all had some fantastic characters that influenced our personalities, hobbies and…