IKEA’s Clever Tribute to Everyday Household Heroes that Make Life Better

As in the past, IKEA has proven itself quite skillful at showcasing the extraordinary cast of household characters that make our everyday lives that much better - items like clothes hangers, supple bath mats, toilet paper dispensers, soap dishes, wall hooks, toilet cleaning brushes and so much more. We take these simple, yet effective tools for granted. Every day we use them with little recognition of the hard work they do ...

Thibaut’s Resort Collection: Fresh, Vibrant Colorful Decorative Fabric & Wallpaper

I just love Thibaut’s Resort collection of distinctively designed wallpapers, fabrics and upholstered fine furniture pieces – all dressed up in delectable colors bursting with delicious vibrancy. The Resort collection, made up of a range of fresh, breezy, summer inspired colors from perfect pinks to amazing aqua to sunshine-infused yellows, tangerine orange and freshly cut grass greens, is a veritable feast for the eyes and the home. Thibaut, the ...

Lord Wall Tile Collection from Grespania Ceramics at Cevisama 2015

There were so many gorgeous tile collections in Grespania Ceramica's exhibit booth that it made it a bit of a challenge to narrow down my favorite to one collection. But, as cliched as this may be, the opulent Lord porcelain collection had me at "hello." I didn't even have a chance to enter the booth before I fell under its spell of glamorous, yet minimalistic Asian-inspired design allure executed in a sumptuous, ...

Marrakesh Bazaar Inspired Textiles: Mat the Basics Showroom Tour

A lush and exotic bazaar of artisan textiles from splendid rugs to stylish tribal and geometrically patterned decorative pillows in sumptuous textures, and rich hues complement upholstered contemporary furniture dressed in exquisitely elegant fabrics. (Mat the Basics) Furniture and Decor in Photo: MAT the Basics' Decorative Pillows // "Sarasota" Rug Made from Bamboo Viscose and Wool // and Khema 5-Multi Pouf. Furniture and Decor in Photo: MAT the Basics' Decorative Pillow ...

Design is Storytelling: BoConcept’s “The Call” with Mads Mikkelsen

Distilled to its very essence design is all about storytelling.  Like a great book that has you flipping pages unable to pull away from the story as the hands of time circle around advancing as the day does, or a film with a story-line that emotionally hooks you and refuses to let go, great design can also possess that spellbinding power. A power found only in the most captivating of ...