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  • Lucid Stead : the house of mirrors in the desert by Philip K Smith III

    Lucid Stead : the house of mirrors in the desert by Philip K Smith III

    Aided by a few mirror, the American artist Phillip K Smith III transformed an old abandoned cabin in the desert of California legion into a true work of art: Lucida Stead, a house « invisible. » ©Steve King ©Lou Mora This old hut built in the 40s was of no concern to tourists in the region of Joshua …


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  • Landscape-rings by Clive Roddy

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    Clive Roddy is a British designer of Bath who likes to turn simple ideas into fun and original creations. His latest realization is a perfect example: the landscape rings. These rings are composed of three wooden rings carved with laser, hand-painted and glazed. The three-dimensional elements are staggered to create a depth effect. The Clive Roddy rings …


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  • The stools in recycled ceramic by Tsuyoshi Hayashi

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    The field of industrial waste is more and more frequently studied by artists and designers to bring it to new life, new value, in a continuous dialogue between environmental sustainability and creativity. The stools « Kawara » by designer Tsuyoshi Hayashi arise from the creative recycling of industrial waste in the production of traditional Japanese roof tiles (« Kawara » …


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  • 10 wooden objects that you do not expect

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    As I said in my article about the lamp in wood, natural materials, and nature in general, are all the rage in interior decoration, in the sense that it tries to recreate habitats increasingly healthy and zen. The wood has invaded not only our homes, but also many objects of our everyday life. Today I …


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  • Dali at Centre Pompidou

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    Until 25 March 2013, the Centre Pompidou in Paris pays tribute to the most epic character and commitment of the twentieth century, Salvador Dali, whose work is prolific, popular and sometimes controversial, has been at the center of the surrealist movement. Painting and Dali, his paintings Portrait of Salvador Dali Nato nel 1904 nel nord della …


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  • The concrete in interior decoration

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    After the wooden lamp, the lamp in concrete! The passion for minerals and raw materials is very strong in home decor. This lamp is a good example. Concrete lamp – Design Renate Vos The Dutch designer Renate Vos has melted cement and silicone creating an irregular line of intersection between the two materials, a symbol …


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  • The ceramic floors and wood in interior decoration

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    Wood as a natural material lends itself to a variety of different uses and in particular when the creations are oriented towards sustainable development. In the course of our research on the topic of the wood we came across this lamp very interesting! This is a lamp of elongated shape completely covered by tree bark …


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  • Mix & match in interior decoration 5/5: fabrics

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    Last episode of our little excursion through the possibilities offered by mix & match: these are the fabrics. To make it even more comfortable chairs and armchairs mix & match, here are the assorted pillows for a total look (as seen on the stand Deco Chez moi last exhibition Maison & Objet): And to avoid …


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  • Mix & match in interior decorating: materials

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    To continue my series of articles on the mix & match in interior decorating, I want to show that beyond patterns and colors, the designer can also mix the materials, sometimes completely incompatible materials in origin. In the picture below, the young designer Hilla Shamia creates a bridge between craft and design. In these objects, …


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  • Tribute to Andrée Putman

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    On 19 January, the world of design and architecture have lost one of their emblematic figures: Andrée Putman, French designer and architect, famous for the simple and elegant style of her creations. 1. The family and youth of Andrée Putman 2. The first work of Andrée Putman 3. The revelation of Hôtel Morgans 4. The apartments of Andrée Putman 5. Studio Putman …


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  • Mix & match in interior decorating 3/5: ceramic

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    About the tendency to mix & match I told you about in this blog, you can also mix the fixed elements of decoration, such as wallpaper and porcelain tiles. Twice Philippe Starck, who needs no introduction, has competed in a game of mix of tiles. In his La Co (o) rniche in Pyla-sur-Mer, several areas …


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  • Mix & match in interior decorating 2/5: table decoration

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    The decoration of the table does not escape the current trend to combine and mix different patterns and colors are harmonious with which I have discussed in this blog by the example of different mixtures in interior decorating. Get out the old grandmother  services and mix it up with most recent: We will have tables …


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  • Mix & match in interior decorating 1/5: chairs

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    There are several techniques to get a good mix & match style, for instance playing with the composition of the chairs. For example you can mix different types and forms of chairs, if they are coherent and consistent with each other, as in « Quality Hotel Expo » in Oslo, completely renovated in a style inspired by …


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  • Mix & Match in interior decorating

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    Mix and Match is to put together and mix patterns and colors. You can see it often applied in the fashion world, as you can see in the photo below taken during the fashion shows for the Spring-Summer 2013. There are examples of excellent results in interior decoration. In the course of five articles on …


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  • Notes on the Salon Maison & Objet 2013 in Paris

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    The exhibition Maison et Objet in Paris has just closed the doors and just set foot in the office, I will share with you some pictures of the « Parcours d’inspirations » divided into 3 stages that marked the lobby of this show and I had ‘ opportunity to experiment. The course has as its underlying theme of …


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