This week, my interest has been peaked by cube housing in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The houses, designed by Piet Blom, are designed to ‘furnish’ a pedestrian bridge covering a busy street in the centre of the city. The houses are based on the idea of a tree, where by a ‘canopy’ is created underneath which can be used for children to play in for example. You can see this effect in one of the images below, the houses leave only a very small area of light between them at the top […]
How can I create a beautiful, practical staircase that won’t wear out? Our answer: marble! Stairs are one of the highest traffic areas in your home. They’re also typically really visible, often the first thing guests see when they walk through the door. A marble staircase is both beautiful and tough, making a great first impression and lasting for decades.
A new year is upon us, a time for reflecting on ourselves, resolutions and some spring cleaning. As people across the globe donate unworn clothes, join the gym and start on new ventures, our minds turn to our homes. The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to think about renovating our properties and refreshing their looks and functions. This could be anything from a lick of paint to some new decor. The kitchen is often the focal point of the home, with plenty of time spent in […]