Designed by Poland-based lighting studio Lightovo, Milo is an interior lamp with a glass shade. But, it’s not only a lamp – it’s like a miniature greenhouse. It can house a medium-sized or a few small potted plants and offer the light that plants need to grow.
The lamp is powered by an LED light source with color temperature 4000K, which is the most similar to daylight. LEDs don’t generate heat toward the plants, so flowers are safe from overheating. Continue reading »
One of the benefits of living in California is getting to spend so much time outdoors all year long and with that being said, it’s no wonder people want the exterior to be just as important as the interior. Los Angeles-based architect William Hefner and his interior designer wife, Kazuko Hoshino, recognized the trend of clients wanting modern homes that blend the interior and exterior with the help of landscaping and a clean, simple aesthetic. Hefner’s 6,688 square foot Trousdale Residence is the perfect example. Continue reading »
In the center of the historic “Fiera Milano” district, overlooking the new public park in the Milan’s CityLife development, Studio Marco Piva has completed the interiors of a private residential apartment. The entrance, featuring a custom-made backlit plasterboard wall, leads to the large living area.
Designed by Marco Piva, the plasterboard has been studied as opposed to the window, an artificial back-lit in contrast with a natural light source. The living area, very spacious and with access to both terraces, is designed to receive guests or relaxing with the family. Continue reading »
Do you like magic? Everyone does but we’re not talking about tricks and illusions. It’s simpler than that. Bring magic into your everyday life with the help of fairy lights. It’s those small twinkling lights which you can wrap around trees in your garden or hang above the terrace or on the patio. Want to know how they can turn these spaces into magical places? Take a look and find out. Continue reading »
Built within an inner-city suburb of Montreal, the Lansdowne House, designed by Affleck de la Riva architects, is located on a street with rich heritage, and steep inclines and plateaus. The semi-detached house is situated on a hilly part of the street with a focus on asymmetry and informality of historical styles represented in the area. The two sides of the house, the detached and the connected, are each celebrated with a unique look all their own, while also fitting in with the charm of the neighborhood. Continue reading »