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an experience of fragility with strength and durability

an experience of fragility with strength and durability | @meccinteriors | design bites

“The vibe at EuroCucina was organic yet industrial, with many exhibitors juxtaposing an experience of fragility with strength and durability.” Elle H-Millard, CKD, Industry Relations Manager and an NKBA Insider “It’s obvious the Italians love their marble, but there is also a sense of pride in the environment and clean living that blends with metals …

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13 chic appliances made for small kitchens

13 chic appliances made for small kitchens | @meccinteriors | design bites

There’s a misconception that bigger is always better. But small kitchens, when equipped with the right appliances and accessories, can become smarter, more functional spaces than even the largest of kitchens. As a whole, North Americans are accustomed to larger scale appliances and infrequent trips to the grocery store. In comparison, many countries around the …

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the illusion of a drain-free sink

the illusion of a drain-free sink | @meccinteriors | design bites

Drains often give a negative first impression, as they’re a showcase for sludge and bacteria buildup. There is, however, a solution that gives the illusion of a drain-free sink. The Trough Different companies offer different drain-free solutions. Most common is the trough style. The drain is built into the front of the sink as a …

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#tuesdaytrending: ribbed surfaces invite tactility and depth

#tuesdaytrending: ribbed surfaces invite tactility and depth | @meccinteriors | design bites

Ribbed surfaces are making their mark in interiors, adding both tactility and depth to interiors. Ribbing comes in many forms, such as wooden panels or carvings, tufted or channelled upholstery, or gently undulating surfaces on lighting and other accessories. As the ladies at Eclectic Trends note, ribbed surfaces create stunning visual effects given they way …

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colormix 2019 from sherwin-williams

colormix 2019 from sherwin-williams | @meccinteriors | design bites

We’re still in June 2018 at the time of writing, so it may seem early to look at colour forecasts for 2019. But it’s important for colours to be available and known now for those planning projects, new products, or launches for early 2019. Pantone has already shared their 2019 home+interiors forecast. Now let’s add …

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add glamour with gold touches to the bathroom

add glamour with golden touches to the bathroom | @meccinteriors | design bites

With the ongoing preference for cooler neutrals–grey tones–many are choosing to add warmth with faucets, fixtures, and other accents. Gold is increasingly replacing the former safe, go-to option of chrome. Switching metals also supports that spa/resort feel at home since it’s easy to add glamour with gold touches to the bathroom. White & Gold When …

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great looks for summer & fall from high point

great looks for summer & fall from high point | @meccinteriors | design bites

Straight from High Point‘s Spring market, these great looks for Summer and Fall could instantly transform your interiors. Get Curvy Curves are everywhere and are more relevant than ever. They blend masculine and feminine to create instant balance and harmony. Curves are king, and they are leading fashion-forward designs everywhere from upholstery to casegoods and …

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5 fantastic solutions to gain space under the stairs

5 fantastic solutions to gain space under the stairs | @meccinteriors | design bites

When you want to elevate your existing space–and find more usable space–look to your stairs. Stairs take up valuable floor space. While it’s not guaranteed, pending your home’s layout, it’s often possible to gain space under the stairs. Drawers Galore We want less clutter and more space. A natural solution: built-ins. Done right, built-in features can …

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#tuesdaytrending: natural greens and happy yellows for aw19

#tuesdaytrending: natural greens and happy yellows for aw19 | @meccinteriors | design bites

As we look ahead to Autumn Winter 2018/2019 (AW19), we see a mix of natural greens and happy yellows. Neutrals act as the building blocks of colour. Natural Greens For AW19, “we look at earthy natural greens from the forest. Olive to softer sage yellow greens will continue to emerge in seasonal palettes from winter transitioning into …

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save and find space in a tiny apartment

save and find space in a tiny apartment | @meccinteriors | design bites

When you’re in a compact home, it can seem challenging or impossible to save and find space. But smart, functional living is possible regardless of size. In fact, it sometimes seems easier to accomplish in a small space because you need to be very focused. An abandoned 350-square-foot studio condo was transformed into a fantastically …

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