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caesarstone’s take on the kitchen of tomorrow

caesarstone's take on the kitchen of tomorrow | @meccinteriors | design bites

With a nod to four new countertop colours, Caesarstone set out to explore the kitchen of tomorrow, as demonstrated by the kitchen island. Each look is unique and appeals to varying lifestyles, acknowledging functional differences and preferences. Timeless Classic… Airy Concrete Blurring the boundaries between old and new, Airy Concrete is matched perfectly with a classically-styled kitchen …

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a beautiful merger of hot liquid metal and wood

a beautiful merger of hot liquid metal and wood | @meccinteriors | design bites

The Echo table series is a beautiful merger of hot liquid metal and wood. Designed by UUfie and manufactured by Matter of Stuff / Toscari, the collection envisions “an elusive reality of nature where metal and wood become one.” From UUfie: The beauty of wood is that it can tell a story of history while metal’s beauty …

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2 winners of the best of canada design competition

2 winners of the best of canada design competition | @meccinteriors | design bites

The 21st Best of Canada design competition recently announced its winners. Rather than focusing on a project’s size, budget or location, the judges assess the entries solely on their design. Andaz Ottawa Byward Market Andaz, a lifestyle boutique marque within the extended Hyatt Hotel family, chose Ottawa’s Byward Market, a premier tourist destination, for its …

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#tuesdaytrending: the circle comes to the forefront in aw1920

#tuesdaytrending: the circle comes to the forefront in aw1920 | @meccinteriors | design bites

Looking forward to Autumn/Winter 2019/20 (aw1920), Pantone presents The Circle. Circles are everywhere, offering continuity, inclusivity, and a more natural, organic flavour. Offering 15 key colours, The Circle is composed of 8 key palettes, as well as three transitional colour directions. Let’s explore some of Pantone’s diverse colour collections and mood concepts. The Circle The …

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turn your tv into a work of art

turn your tv into a work of art | @meccinteriors | design bites

In media rooms and man caves, placing the television front and centre makes sense–it’s a key element in the room. But in other spaces, it needn’t become a prominent feature. Instead, turn your tv into a work of art. From a decorating perspective, we often see “televisions that are too small for the space, hung too high, and not accessorized into the décor scheme. With …

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welcome more light in the bathroom with profiles

welcome more light in the bathroom with profiles | @meccinteriors | design bites

Most of us could use more light in the bathroom. Whether you’re shaving, plucking, applying make-up, or generally primping and styling, good light makes a huge difference! Get Lit Robern‘s Profiles collection features integrated lighting, so you don’t need to figure out where or how to add more light. The dimmable LED lighting can be used …

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playful new tiles explore the essence of childhood

playful new tiles explore the essence of childhood | @meccinteriors | design bites

The playful new tiles featured in the KIDDO: Wunderkammer Edition collection of tiles from New Ravenna explore the essence of childhood. Using handcrafted tiles from diverse materials such as stone, aluminum, brass, and 24K gold, the goal is to create wonder rooms, aka Wunderkammer. “Essentially a trove of fantastic curiosities from the natural, scientific, and artistic …

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are we approaching the death of the home kitchen?

are we approaching the death of the home kitchen? | @meccinteriors | design bites

In a recent report, Swiss investment bank UBS‘s Evidence Lab wonders if we’re approaching the death of the home kitchen. With the rise in the use of food delivery apps, could “home cooking fade away?” If it seems a far-fetched notion, consider that such apps tend to rate in the Top 40 downloads in major urban …

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#tuesdaytrending: celebrate cultures with colour in ss19

#tuesdaytrending: celebrate cultures with colour in ss19 | @meccinteriors | design bites

Globalization has had a significant impact on how we see and use colour in interiors. Pantone shares this multicultural impact with their Spring Summer 2019 New Native palette. Take a look at the forecasted direction of colour in SS19. New Native As people today move through life, they adopt and blend other cultures with their …

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a fantastic, super livable dorm room

a fantastic, super livable dorm room | @meccinteriors | design bites

If you’ve ever lived in a dormitory, I’m willing to bet the space was less than ideal. Erasmus University in Rotterdam, with the help of Standard Studio, has transformed 194 square feet into a super livable dorm room. The now freshman housing is a converted space. In its former life, the residence was an office building. You can imagine …

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