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Indoor plants offer many benefits not just for homes but also for offices and other space

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s. The way you display them also has an important impact on the way they influence you and the décor. So let’s discuss, once again, indoor plant stands, more specifically the DIY kind. Surely store-bought planters would make things a lot simpler, but then your display of plants will be lacking character. Moreover, the following DIY plant stands are pretty simple to create. Fun DIY Plant Stands To Add More Decoration to Your Home 1. Copper and Concrete Plant Stand Copper and concrete come together in this project featured on Camillestyles. Assuming you want to make a set of three...

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Pharrell Williams’ Goodtime Hotel in Miami Beach channels a "reimagined art deco" aesthetic

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Pastel colours and wicker furniture clash playfully with the leopard print fabrics in this Miami hotel, created by American designer Ken Fulk for musician Pharrell Williams. The Goodtime Hotel, which was designed to reflect the famed art deco architecture of the local area, is a collaboration between Williams and entrepreneur David Grutman. While Fulk was responsible for the interiors, New York firm Morris Adjmi designed the building and landscape architect Raymond Jungles worked on the hotel's outdoor spaces. The Goodtime Hotel comes complete with its own pool club (top and above) "We want The Goodtime Hotel to impart a feeling...

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Milan update: this installation by architect Kengo Kuma of a concept home based on traditional Japanese interiors was one of the talking points at Milan this year.

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Called Tsunagu - Japanese for "connect" - the design was shown at the Milan Triennale during the Salone del Mobile last month. It was commissioned by Japanese property company Mitsui Fudosan Residential, which plans to incorporate some of the ideas into future residential developments. Photos are by Nacasa & Partners. Below is a full explanation of the project: -- TSUNAGU: ‘CONNECT’ BY MITSUI FUDOSAN RESIDENTIAL CO., LTD. AND KENGO KUMA LAYOUT The Connect home uses an extraordinarily simple floor plan known in Japan as a ta-no-ji layout (literally, the ‘rice field character’ layout) because of the plan’s similarity to the...

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“Add a pop of color” is design advice that just about everyone has heard

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It’s likely that people reach for a throw, a pillow, a colorful rug or accessory when they need a bold accent. But how about adding a brightly hued piece of art for that burst of color? Choosing to use art accomplishes a few things at the same time: It injects some personality into a room, creates a conversation point and, of course, adds the color the space needs. Here are 10 types of artwork that will add just the right colorful element. Wall Sculpture If you only think about paintings and drawings when it comes to wall art, think again....

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Every home is different because it reflects the tastes, desires and lifestyle of the people living in it

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No matter what the type of furniture or decor, there are certain elements that beautiful homes have in common. By incorporating some — or all — of these components you can create a beautiful living space of your own. A Pleasing Color Palette It doesn’t matter what kind of furniture is in a home if the color palette is not pleasing. Choose bold, bright, neutral or serene, just make sure the colors are complementary. Give thought to the walls, decor, flooring or floor coverings, and furnishings and accessories. Everything should work together, creating a space that visually pleasing, no matter the style or the color scheme....

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