Paola Navone Designs White Fairy Tale like Interiors to Present Latest Furniture by Baxter

Showcased at this year’s Maison & Objet in Paris, within an ethereal setting fit for an ice princess, is a series of new furnishings by Baxter within a set called “Scenes d’Interieur”. Designed by Paola Navone, the rooms overall imagery is one of a cold winter’s days, with the furnishings oh so inviting and looking incredibly warm and cozy. The deep tufting within the Diana Chester sofa (made with Nabuck Moon leather) just beckons you forward to curl up in it. Adding to this uber cozy expression is … (read more)

Snake Like House Mimics Nature

The HUS-1 house, designed by Torsen Ottesjo looks like a snake the way it curves, and the shingles look like scales from a distance. This little house is just 25 square meters (just under 270 square feet!) but there’s lots of room for everything you need. The architect wanted the house to be “difficult to overlook” and he accomplished that without doubt. The building was constructed on site and is free standing – so it can be moved anywhere. Energy efficient and green, this house cost less to … (read more)

Exterior Like Interiors: Cozy Urban Home in Sao Paolo

We love the innovative, outdoor vibe of this unusual “inside out” house designed by Brazil’s Terra e Tuma Arquitetos Associados. Maracana House located in Sao Paolo’s urban jungle puts what are typically considered to be exterior elements indoors, like exposed brick walls and a balcony overhead. The main living area is a two-storey space featuring an open layout and enclosed in this light colored brick, overlooked by a curious loft area with a casual, industrial appeal. The upper tier and the staircase leading up to it … (read more)

Wood Like Porcelain Floor Tile by Atlas Concorde

Full body porcelain floor tile made to look just like wood is what Etic by Atlas Concorde is all about. How wonderful! All the benefits of tile with the charm and warmth of wood – it’s a great combination and a very attractive concept. Etic tiles are appropriate for residential, commercial and outdoor application. The tiles are available in a matt finish, recommended for interiors, and a textured finish preferable for outdoor use. The collection embodies seven types of wood looks so you can set the mood you’re looking for – rustic, elegant, … (read more)