get edgy with diamond cut modular storage

get edgy with diamond cut modular storage | @meccinteriors | design bites

Teorema is a modular shelving and storage unit. Designed by Ron Gilad for Molteni & C, it’s characterized by fully faceted diamond cut structure obtained by a single piece coated in walnut. The modules feature open compartments or drawers that can be used singly or stacked in either a vertical or offset configuration to create night tables or storage systems.

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embrace bold colour for a playful release

embrace bold colour for a playful release | @meccinteriors | design bites

The following comes courtesy of Laurie Pressman of the Pantone Color Institute. In this age of uncertainty, where we see political instability, environmental concerns, increased urbanization and a distrust of the establishment coming forward, many are looking for ways to add meaning to their lives within their everyday actions. Taking responsibility for their impact on the …

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#tuesdaytrending: time to sink into full function basins

#tuesdaytrending: time to sink into full function basins | @meccinteriors | design bites

Delta Faucet shares the following trends in kitchen sinks. If the kitchen is the heart of the home, then the kitchen sink is surely its main artery. So, what’s the pulse on sinks this year? Here’s what we’re seeing: Sinks Can now Multi-Task Multifunctional sinks that make prepping, cooking and cleaning easier, make for a …

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living in a greenhouse-like dome

living in a greenhouse-like dome | @meccinteriors | design bites

Back in 1976, Swedish architect Bengt Warne designed the first ‘Naturhus’, which essentially wrapped a shell of glass–a greenhouse–around a house so that homeowners could both grow their own produce and stay warm, even in the coldest or most extreme climates. Warne’s concept was to take advantage of the earth’s natural cycles and resources to …

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a sculptural gehry facade conceals a stunning interior

a sculptural gehry facade conceals a stunning interior | @meccinteriors | design bites

The rippling façade of the 76-storey sculptural New York by Gehry is home to a 3,771-square-foot residence that overlooks the Hudson and East Rivers and New York’s Midtown skyline. The four-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bath penthouse features 10- and 12-foot-high ceilings and curved windows that follow the fluctuations of the twisted steel façade. A generous great room flows into a dining …

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one top is a tiny smart kitchen appliance

one top is a tiny smart kitchen appliance | @meccinteriors | design bites

The Tasty One Top is a smart one-burner induction cooktop that’s been likened to as a culinary Swiss Army knife. Designed by BuzzFeed in collaboration with GE Appliances, the One Top is meant to work together with Tasty, BuzzFeed’s popular cooking brand (and now an app) that has a cache of more than 1,700 recipes. The …

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a blue dining room shares healthy benefits

a blue dining room shares healthy benefits | @meccinteriors | design bites

Eat This, Not That! recently discusses colours and dining. Specifically, they noted the shared brand colour scheme of the fast food chains McDonald’s, Burger King, and Wendy’s: red and yellow, tones which send subliminal messages that make us hungry. An experiment published in Contract presented partygoers with three identical venues painted different colours: red, yellow, and blue. …

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#tuesdaytrending: 9 influential colour & pattern palettes for ss18

#tuesdaytrending: 9 influential colour & pattern palettes for ss18 | @meccinteriors | design bites

Pattern Curator has been hard at work identifying key trends related to colours and patterns for Spring/Summer 2018 that will impact the styles you find available for your home. Here are nine of the influential palettes heading our way for SS18. Seafoam Serene Indigo Ink Palm Desert Rustic Cottage Primal Profile Parquet Patchwork Natural Nude …

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15 garden sheds that offer high style, versatility & escape

15 garden sheds that offer high style, versatility & escape | @meccinteriors | design bites

Sometimes it pays to think outside the box when designing your home. That includes auxiliary buildings on your property, such as freestanding garages or garden sheds, especially when those buildings become catch-alls for all your forgotten, broken, or outgrown stuff. Instead of wasting all that valuable space, reclaim it by purging the unused and the junk. …

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a yurt brings a dose of whimsy to the wilderness

a yurt brings a dose of whimsy to the wilderness | @meccinteriors | design bites

The following is excerpted from the online pages of Architectural Digest, with text by Shoko Wanger and photography by Jenny Pfeiffer. Megan Eaton Griswold… resides in a yurt in Jackson, Wyoming, that incorporates the lattice structure and mobility of its traditional Mongolian counterpart—but also an Italian porcelain stove… and a kitchen built using 800 pounds …

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