pointhouse aerie in bc

pointhouse aerie in bc | @meccinteriors | design bites

A balance of modern and natural environments seamlessly coexist in this home designed by Frits de Vries, at the halfway point along the Sunshine Coast and next to Sargeant Bay and Halfmoon Bay. Sleek and contemporary, we love the architectural simplicity and walls of glass that immerse you into the forest. Perched on a bluff above the …

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modified wood products marry technology and nature

modified wood products marry technology and nature | @meccinteriors | design bites

If you’re looking to use wood without chemical preservatives in your outdoor projects but want a better performing wood product, there’s modified wood. The following is via Residential Products Online. Modified wood products use one of several different technologies (thermal modification, acetylation, or furfurylation) that, in general terms, alter the internal makeup of the wood …

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#tuesdaytrending: look forward to relaxed bohemian bay in ss19

#tuesdaytrending: look forward to relaxed bohemian bay in ss19 | @meccinteriors | design bites

Spring Summer 2019 may seem an eon away at as we sail through Summer 2017, but if you’re planning a major renovation or interior design refresh of your home in 2019, you’re probably already in the planning phase. Or at least the saving and budgeting phase. If you’re looking for some early colour and design …

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10 envy-worthy muskoka boathouses

10 envy-worthy muskoka boathouses | @meccinteriors | design bites

Muskoka has become known as a place where even the boathouses are larger than the fulltime homes of average families. These structures are clearly meant for much more than storing boats.

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would you vacation in a shipping container?

would you vacation in a shipping container? | @meccinteriors | design bites

When thinking about your upcoming vacation, are shipping containers on the list of potential sleeping quarters? If not, perhaps one of these container vacation homes will change your mind. Casa Cúbica Casa Cúbica is a compact dwelling in Costa Rica built from a 20-foot shipping container with a short extension at one end. It can sleep …

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a beautiful luxury mobile tiny home

a beautiful luxury mobile tiny home | @meccinteriors | design bites

Many tiny homes — grounded or on wheels — seem to be lacking in finishes and design options. It’s possible to live a more minimalistic lifestyle within a smaller footprint while still appreciating quality and thoughtful design. Minimaliste‘s Sakura tiny house on wheels is the perfect example of a luxurious feeling, fully functional small space. Measuring …

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4 unique and inspired kitchens from aris

4 unique and inspired kitchens from aris | @meccinteriors | design bites

A kitchen is a must-have in homes — most building codes insist upon it. Though the function is consistent, a kitchen needn’t conform to a particular look or design. It’s actually nice when your kitchen not only functions optimally but has its own unique look. ARIS Architects have some great ideas you might like to …

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#tuesdaytrending: the changing appearance of wood

#tuesdaytrending: the changing appearance of wood | @meccinteriors | design bites

The forecasters at Trend Bible have prepared the following Wood Trends Spring/Summer 2017 report. The constant connectivity of a digital lifestyle is leading many to seek out a reconnection with a more natural world. It may seem a small thing, but one way homeowners are doing that is by “embracing organic materials to balance out …

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how do ceramic and porcelain tiles differ?

how do ceramic and porcelain tiles differ? | @meccinteriors | design bites

The following is excerpted from an article written by Nigel F. Maynard that appeared via For Residential Pros. Prized for its durability, porcelain tile is frequently specified as a high-performance surfacing. But the product is often incorrectly used interchangeably with ceramic tile, and that can lead to problems. “Porcelain is the common moniker for the ‘impervious’ …

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colormix 2018 from sherwin-williams

colormix 2018 from sherwin-williams | @meccinteriors | design bites

Sherwin-Williams has narrowed the emerging global trends into a compact 36 colours to create their Colormix Forecast 2018, composed of three distinct colour palettes: Sincerity, Affinity, and Connectivity. Affinity Nationalism and globalism are in flux, challenging terrestrial boundaries. We’re remapping our sense of community. Optimism persists in the form of boundary-breaking skyscrapers and commercial space …

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