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Design Inspiration – This Bedroom Uses Two Tones To Divide It Into A Distinct Upper And Lower

Design Inspiration – This Bedroom Uses Two Tones To Divide It Into A Distinct Upper And Lower

Interior design studio ALTA IDEA, has recently completed the interiors of an apartment in Kryukovshchina, Ukraine, and included in the apartment, is a two-toned bedroom.

A two-tone bedroom includes different shades of chocolate and beige.

The bedroom has different shades of chocolate and beige, with the lighter color being used for the upper portion of the room, and the darker chocolate colors used for the lower areas. The line that wraps around the room matches up with the bottom of the window frame.

A two-tone bedroom includes different shades of chocolate and beige, a textured accent wall made from plaster, and two-tone curtains.

The textured accent wall above a wall-to-wall padded dark headboard is made from plaster, while the curtains, which meet the wall at the corner, continue the two-tone look with the lower section of the curtain perfectly matching the horizontal line of the painted walls.

A two-tone bedroom includes different shades of chocolate and beige, a textured accent wall made from plaster, and two-tone curtains.

At night and when the curtains are closed, light from the hanging pendant lamps on either side of the bed, cast interesting shadows throughout the room. There’s also hidden lighting behind the curtains.

A two-tone bedroom includes different shades of chocolate and beige, a textured accent wall made from plaster, an upholstered wall-to-wall headboard, and two-tone curtains.

Let’s take a look at the rest of the apartment…

The Entryway

A small nook has been filled with a custom-built floating storage cabinet that also acts as an entryway table. Above, there’s a round mirror, while a wall-mounted lamp adds light.

A small nook has been filled with a custom-built floating storage cabinet that also acts as an entryway table. Above, there's a round mirror, while a wall-mounted lamp adds light.

The Living Room

In the living room, a black vertical slat partition creates a separation between the entryway and the living space, where there’s a large and colorful couch that faces the television.

In the living room, a black vertical slat partition creates a separation between the entryway and the living space, where there's a large and colorful couch that faces the television.

The Dining Area

Separating the living space from the kitchen is a round dining table, a minimalist pendant light, and chairs with metallic frames.

Separating the living space from the kitchen is a round dining table, a minimalist pendant light, and chairs with metallic frames.
Separating the living space from the kitchen is a round dining table, a minimalist pendant light, and chairs with metallic frames.

A Small Sitting Area

Tucked away into the corner in a small alcove is a sitting area with a comfy chair with views through the window.

Tucked away into the corner in a small alcove is a sitting area with a comfy chair with views through the window.

The Kitchen

Filling up an entire wall, the linear kitchen has an integrated fridge and hardware-free cabinets. The color scheme is also reminiscent of the color scheme found in the bedroom, with dark lower cabinets and light upper cabinets.

Filling up an entire wall, the linear kitchen has an integrated fridge, and hardware free cabinets. The color scheme is also reminiscent of the color scheme found in the bedroom, with dark lower cabinets and light upper cabinets.

The Bathroom

The bathroom includes a white, gray, and black interior, with a bright white vanity, concrete wall and floor tiles, white geometric tiles with black grout, and a custom black shelving niche.

The bathroom includes a white, gray and black interior, with a bright white vanity, concrete wall and floor tiles, white geometric tiles with black grout, and a custom black shelving niche.
The bathroom includes a white, gray and black interior, with a bright white vanity, concrete wall and floor tiles, white geometric tiles with black grout, and a custom black shelving niche.
The bathroom includes a white, gray and black interior, with a bright white vanity, concrete wall and floor tiles, white geometric tiles with black grout, and a custom black shelving niche.
The bathroom includes a white, gray and black interior, with a bright white vanity, concrete wall and floor tiles, white geometric tiles with black grout, and a custom black shelving niche.
Photographer: Andrey Avdeenko | Shooting stylist: Natasha Egorova

This Modern Outdoor Lounge Draws Inspiration From The Shape Of A Tipi

This Modern Outdoor Lounge Draws Inspiration From The Shape Of A Tipi

Designer Marco Lavit has created a ‘Hut’, a new outdoor furniture design that’s made to feel like a welcoming and comfortable nest.

Created for furniture manufacturer Ethimo, ‘Hut’ includes long wood slats made from Siberian Larcie or Accoya, which are fashioned in a way that’s inspired by the shapes of a tipi.

'Hut', a new outdoor furniture design that's made to feel like a welcoming and comfortable nest.

The interior of the lounge includes metal inserts and details that define the large seat, which is covered with soft cushions.

'Hut', a new outdoor furniture design that's made to feel like a welcoming and comfortable nest.

When needed, a curtain, which hangs from a metal ring, can be drawn, creating a semi-private place to relax.

'Hut', a new outdoor furniture design that's made to feel like a welcoming and comfortable nest.
Images courtesy of Ethimo

The Axiom Desert House Draws Inspiration From Mid-Century Modern Design

The Axiom Desert House Draws Inspiration From Mid-Century Modern Design

Photography by Chase Daniel

Turkel Design has recently completed the Axiom Desert House, a modern house in Palm Springs, California, that draws inspiration from mid-century design.

At the front of the house is a small entertaining area with a bocce court surrounded by landscaping, and an open carport.

Architecture Ideas - At the front of this mid-century modern inspired house, is a small entertaining area with a bocce court surrounding by landscaping, and a open carport. #ArchitectureIdeas #ModernHouse #HouseDesign
Photography by Chase Daniel

A light blue front door welcomes visitors to the home.


Front Door Ideas - A light blue front door welcomes visitors to this mid-century modern inspired house, that features polished concrete floors throughout. #BlueFrontDoor #FrontDoorIdeas #MidCenturyModern
Photography by Chase Daniel

The front door opens to the great room, where we find the open plan living room, dining area, and kitchen. In the living room, custom cabinetry lines the wall, while a window seat connects to the outdoor space.


Living Room Ideas - In this modern living room, custom cabinetry lines the wall, while a window seat connects to the outdoor space. #LivingRoomIdeas #ModernLivingRoom #WoodBookshelf #WindowSeat
Photography by Chase Daniel

In the kitchen, minimalist wood cabinets have been made from reconstituted poplar, that was dyed to resemble an engineered teak. These cabinets add warmth to the space, and contrast the cool white surfaces made from Corian.


Kitchen Ideas - In this modern kitchen, minimalist wood cabinets have been made from reconstituted poplar, that's been dyed to resemble an engineered teak. These cabinets add warmth to the space, and contrast the white surfaces, backsplash, and storage accessories from Corian. #ModernKitchen #WoodKitchen #ModernKitchenDesign #KitchenIdeas
Photography by Chase Daniel

Adjacent to the dining room and kitchen is a living wall by Suite Plants, and a lift-and-slide door by Marvin, that opens to a covered patio with a fireplace, and a swimming pool.


This mid-century modern inspired house has lift-and-slide doors that open to a covered patio and swimming pool. #OutdoorSpace #SwimmingPool #CoveredPatio
Photography by Chase Daniel

In the master bedroom, the walls are painted in “White Picket Fence” from Dunn-Edwards, keeping the room crisp and bright.


Master Bedroom Ideas - In this modern master bedroom, the walls are painted in "White Picket Fence" from Dunn-Edwards, keeping the room crisp and bright. #WhiteBedroom #MasterBedroomIdeas
Photography by Chase Daniel

In the bathroom, a wood vanity with integrated sinks lines the wall, which is tiled to add a soft touch of color. A clerestory windows allow natural light to filter through.


Bathroom Ideas - In this modern bathroom, a minimalist wood vanity with integrated sinks lines the wall, while a tiled wall adds a soft touch of color, and clerestory windows allow natural light to filter through. #BathroomIdeas #VanityIdeas #ModernBathroom
Photography by Chase Daniel

In one of the bedrooms, a murphy bed disguised as shelving, folds down over the couch, transforming into regular bed.


Bedroom Ideas - In this modern bedroom, a murphy bed disguised as shelving, folds down over the couch, transforming into regular bed. #BedroomIdeas #ModernBedroom #HiddenBed #MurphyBed
Photography by Chase Daniel

In another bedroom, the desk area transforms into bunk beds, with a ladder connecting the two.


Bedroom Ideas - In this modern bedroom, the desk area transforms into bunk beds, with a ladder connecting the two. #BunkBeds #HiddenBunkBeds #MurphyBunkBeds #BedroomIdeas
Photography by Chase Daniel | Landscaping: Randy G Myers and Nurseries

Bathroom Design Inspiration – Brass Accents Add A Glamorous Metallic Touch

Bathroom Design Inspiration – Brass Accents Add A Glamorous Metallic Touch

Los Angeles based interior designer Kelly Shepard has designed a bathroom that has a calm atmosphere and some noteworthy design details.

The soft color palette plays well with the floral and brass accents throughout, while the wood vanity cabinets are hardware free, with just finger notches providing access to the storage within.

The soft color palette of this modern bathroom plays well with the floral and brass accents throughout. The wood vanity cabinets are hardware free, with just finger notches providing access to the storage within. #ModernBathroom #BathroomDesign #Skylight #Vanity

To the right of the vanity, there’s a freestanding white bathtub recessed into its own alcove. A sculptural multi-light pendant lamp with glass geometric shades, hangs above the bath, highlighting the design.

This modern bathroom has a freestanding white bathtub that's recessed into its own alcove. A sculptural multi-light pendant lamps with glass geometric shades, hangs above the bath, highlighting the design. #Bathtub #ModernBathroom

The double-vanity, which travels to the end of the bathroom, has a stone countertop, with under-mount sinks, and two square wood-framed mirrors.

This double-vanity, which travels to the end of the bathroom, has a stone countertop, with undermount sinks, and two square wood-framed mirrors. #ModernBathroom #BathroomVanity

Opposite the vanity is the glass-enclosed shower. The brass accents continue and have been used to hold the glass panels in place.

Brass accents have been used throughout this modern bathroom, like in the shower head and the clips that hold the glass in place. #Bathroom #ShowerDesign #EnclosedShower

Inside the shower, the brass shower head and shower wand (from Newport Brass) contrast the neutral stone, while a shower niche with a brass border provides a place for storage. A small corner bench has also been included in the design of the shower.

Inside this modern shower, the brass shower head and shower wand contrast the neutral stone, while a shower niche with a brass border provides a place for storage. A small corner bench has also been included in the design of the shower. #ModernShower #GlassShower #EnclosedShower #BrassAccents
Photography: Taryn Carlson | Design: Kelly Sephard Designs | Millwork: Santiago Lopez

Bathroom Inspiration – A Palette Of Aqua Blue, White, Wood, And Grey

Bathroom Inspiration – A Palette Of Aqua Blue, White, Wood, And Grey

Luigi Rosselli Architects together with Romaine Alwill of Alwill Interiors have recently completed an Australian house that features a soft blue bathroom.

Let’s take a closer look…there’s a floating wood vanity with curved corners, adding to the softness of the space, while a thin white countertop is home to a pair of minimalist white vessel sinks.

This modern bathroom has a floating wood vanity with curved corners, adding to the softness of the space, while a thin white countertop is home to a pair of minimalist white vessel sinks. #FloatingVanity #WoodVanity #ModernBathroom

Above the vanity is a duo of vertical black framed mirrors. Adjacent to each mirror is a simple sconce with a wood base and an exposed bulb.

Above the vanity in this modern bathroom is a duo of vertical black framed mirrors. Adjacent to each mirror is a simple sconce with a wood base and an exposed bulb. #BathroomMirrors #ModernBathroom #BlueTIles #BathroomDesign

Thin light blue tiles cover the wall, adding a colorful accent and with them being installed vertically, they help to add height to the bathroom.

Thin light blue tiles cover the wall, adding a colorful accent and with them being installed vertically, they help to add height to the modern bathroom. #BathroomDesign #BlueTiles #ModernBathroom

A freestanding white rounded bathtub complements the vanity sinks, while the bronze faucet adds a metallic touch.

A freestanding white rounded bathtub complements the vanity sinks, while the bronze faucet adds a metallic touch. #ModernBathroom #WhiteBathtub #BathroomDesign

The floor of the bathroom is covered in large format grey tiles that have thin grout lines.

The floor of this modern bathroom is covered in large format grey tiles that have  thin grout lines. #GreyTiles #BathroomFloor
Photography by Prue Ruscoe and Nicholas Watt | Architect: Luigi Rosselli Architects | Design Architect: Luigi Rosselli | Project Architect: Jane McNeill | Interior Designer: Alwill Interiors Pty Ltd | Builder: Kinn Construction | Structural Consultant: Rooney & Bye Pty Ltd

Wall Decor Inspiration – Bold Graphics Cover The Walls Of This Spanish Hostel

Wall Decor Inspiration – Bold Graphics Cover The Walls Of This Spanish Hostel

 

Design studio Masquespacio have added a touch of graphic design to the walls of the Valencia Lounge Hostel, located in Valencia, Spain. Bold and bright colors have replaced bare white walls and added a sense of fun to the hostel.

Let’s have a look at some of the walls found throughout the hostel…

 

Wall Decor Inspiration - Bold Graphics Cover The Walls Of This Spanish Hostel // Large blue diamonds feature on this wall with black stripes adding to the 3-dimensional look of the diamonds.


In this room, red artwork ties in with the red stripe around the room and red chairs.


Wall Decor Inspiration - Bold Graphics Cover The Walls Of This Spanish Hostel // In this room, red artwork ties in with the red stripe around the room and red chairs.


A pop of yellow on the wall and the seat of the bench breaks up the blue and black.


Wall Decor Inspiration - Bold Graphics Cover The Walls Of This Spanish Hostel // A pop of yellow on the wall and the seat of the bench breaks up the blue and black.


Large dark blue diamonds and graphic artwork liven this corner up.


Wall Decor Inspiration - Bold Graphics Cover The Walls Of This Spanish Hostel // Large dark blue diamonds and graphic artwork liven this corner up.


Various shades of blue are broken up by artwork and gold/yellow touches.


Wall Decor Inspiration - Bold Graphics Cover The Walls Of This Spanish Hostel // Various shades of blue are broken up by artwork and gold/yellow touches.


Botanical inspired art is paired with a black grid to decorate this room.


Wall Decor Inspiration - Bold Graphics Cover The Walls Of This Spanish Hostel // Botanical inspired art is paired with a black grid to decorate this hostel room.


Turquoise and black graphics and lamps stand out in this otherwise white room.


Wall Decor Inspiration - Bold Graphics Cover The Walls Of This Spanish Hostel // Turquoise and black graphics and lamps stand out in this white hostel room.


Greenish-yellow rectangular lines liven up the walls of this mostly grey room.


Wall Decor Inspiration - Bold Graphics Cover The Walls Of This Spanish Hostel // Green rectangular neon art livens up the walls of this mostly grey room.


A two-tone blue diamond wall is a bold choice for this hostel room.


Wall Decor Inspiration - Bold Graphics Cover The Walls Of This Spanish Hostel // A two-tone blue diamond wall is a bold choice for this hostel room.


Fun graphics on surfboards that hang as art add to the playfulness of this room.


Wall Decor Inspiration - Bold Graphics Cover The Walls Of This Spanish Hostel // Fun graphics on surfboards that hang as art, add to the playfulness of this room.

A Lighting Collection That Draws Inspiration From Ivy

A Lighting Collection That Draws Inspiration From Ivy

Product and furniture designer Lucie Koldova, has created the IVY lighting collection, that draws inspiration from the plant with the same name.

Product and furniture designer Lucie Koldova, has created the IVY collection, that includes a variety of modern lights that draw inspiration from the plant with the same name. #Lighting #LightingDesign #PendantLight #LucieKoldova #Design #Decor

Designed for lighting manufacturer BROKIS, the collection offers a special system of modular components, that can allow the lights to be installed both vertically and horizontally, or freestanding with a base.


Product and furniture designer Lucie Koldova, has created the IVY collection, that includes a variety of modern lights that draw inspiration from the plant with the same name. #Lighting #LightingDesign #PendantLight #LucieKoldova #Design #Decor

The collection features three sizes in opal or smoke glass, and the ‘branches’ can be hung separately or joined together to create a sort of curtain of light, as they do for the Das Haus installation, where IVY forms a curtain above a deeply inset bathtub.


Product and furniture designer Lucie Koldova, has created the IVY collection, that includes a variety of modern lights that draw inspiration from the plant with the same name. #Lighting #LightingDesign #PendantLight #LucieKoldova #Design #Decor

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Product and furniture designer Lucie Koldova, has created the IVY collection, that includes a variety of modern lights that draw inspiration from the plant with the same name. #Lighting #LightingDesign #PendantLight #LucieKoldova #Design #Decor
Product and furniture designer Lucie Koldova, has created the IVY collection, that includes a variety of modern lights that draw inspiration from the plant with the same name. #Lighting #LightingDesign #PendantLight #LucieKoldova #Design #Decor

The Jumony Collection Draws Inspiration From Ruffled Fabric

The Jumony Collection Draws Inspiration From Ruffled Fabric

Extra&ordinary Design’s new home decor collection, “Jumony”, is inspired by ruffled fabric elements from traditional Korean garments and accessories.

Design Inspiration - Extra&ordinary Design’s new collection, "Jumony", is inspired by ruffled fabric elements from traditional Korean garments and accessories. #ModernDecor #ModernHomeDecor #DecorIdeas #ModernVases

The Jumony collection includes 5 pieces of table-top/wall-mount sculptures alongside a lamp shade, and an accessory tray.


Decor Ideas - Extra&ordinary Design’s new collection, "Jumony", is inspired by ruffled fabric elements from traditional Korean garments and accessories. #ModernDecor #ModernHomeDecor #DecorIdeas #ModernVases

Designer and founder Hyunhee Hwang mentions, “The forms of each object of the collection were intended to create feminine, elegant volume which can usually be seen from fabric in fashion.”

Each piece has unique marbling feature on the surface that’s a natural effect from the casting process.


Decor Ideas - Extra&ordinary Design’s new collection, "Jumony", is inspired by ruffled fabric elements from traditional Korean garments and accessories. #ModernDecor #ModernHomeDecor #DecorIdeas #ModernVases

Fabricated in Extra&ordinary Design’s North London studio, the entire collection is made of Jesmonite, which is an eco-friendly water-based fine cement-like material, which is durable, light and UV stable.


Decor Ideas - Extra&ordinary Design’s new collection, "Jumony", is inspired by ruffled fabric elements from traditional Korean garments and accessories. #ModernDecor #ModernHomeDecor #DecorIdeas #ModernVases

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Decor Ideas - Extra&ordinary Design’s new collection, "Jumony", is inspired by ruffled fabric elements from traditional Korean garments and accessories. #ModernDecor #ModernHomeDecor #DecorIdeas #ModernVases

An Artist Cabin Surrounded By Trees And Water Is The Ideal Place To Find Creative Inspiration

An Artist Cabin Surrounded By Trees And Water Is The Ideal Place To Find Creative Inspiration

Architecture firm Olson Kundig has designed a compact 450 square foot (41sqm) cabin that makes the most of its remote site on a forested bluff overlooking the water in the San Juan Islands, Washington.

The wood-framed cabin is made up of a single room that offers flexible space and can be used as a painting studio or a guesthouse.

A small wood cabin that's used as a painting studio or guest house.

The cabin has a series of doors that open to a patio, while the back of the cabin encloses a micro kitchen and bathroom. Clerestory windows enhance the high ceiling and give the sloped roof the appearance of floating.

A small wood cabin that's designed as an artist cabin or guest house.

The front side of the cabin cantilevers out over the slope and has floor-to-ceiling windows that provide an unobstructed view.

A small wood cabin that's designed as an artist cabin or guest house, and has glass walls.

The cabin also has a low interior wall that delineates the studio area from the kitchen and bathroom, while also providing storage space and shelving.

A small wood cabin that's designed as an artist cabin or guest house, and has glass walls.
A small wood cabin that's designed as an artist cabin or guest house, and has glass walls.
Photography: Aaron Leitz | Architect: Olson Kundig | Project Team: Jim Olson, FAIA, Design Principal; Mark Olthoff, AIA, LEED® AP, Project Manager; Gus Lynch, LEED® AP, Architectural Staff | General Contractor: Needham Construction | Structural Engineer: MCE Structural Consultants

This Sculptural Wood Element Draws Inspiration From The Flowing Curves Of A Ribbon

This Sculptural Wood Element Draws Inspiration From The Flowing Curves Of A Ribbon

Studio Ardete has designed a ribbon-like sculptural wood installation for their client who sells veneers and plywood.

‘Timber Rhyme’ occupies the first floor of a retail shop in India. The purpose of the design was to entice customers to walk through the long narrow space.

Studio Ardete has designed a ribbon-like sculptural wood installation for their client who sells veneers and plywood. #Wood #Design #RetailDesign

The series of wood ribbons twist and turn to form the display shelves, sitting spaces, meeting tables, and other design elements each flowing from one area into the other.

To create the structure, the architects used skilled carpenters and CNC milling, with the result a thin, workable skin of plywood that measures in at 61 linear feet, ranging in width from 9 inches to 8 feet.

Studio Ardete has designed a ribbon-like sculptural wood installation for their client who sells veneers and plywood. #Wood #Design #RetailDesign
Photography by Ar.Purnesh Dev Nikhanj | Architecture Firm: Studio Ardete | Lead Architects: Ar.Badrinath Kaleru and Ar.Prerna Kaleru | Design Team: Badrinath Kaleru, Prerna Kaleru, Nisha Singh Sarao, Palak Puri