Archive for the ‘Interior Design’ Category
Danish design has always been ahead of the times, mixing functionality with simplicity and since then becoming iconic in the design world. The egg chair was a masterpiece by a Dane, as was the Sydney Opera House!
Let us take a look at 60 years of Danish furniture design and see what has changed from 1952 to now.
1950′s Danish Furniture Design
A late industrialisation in Denmark meant that the early 1950’s were a prime time for those in the design industry. Focus was mainly on furniture, although architecture was another key part of the trend.
The Sunday Times is one of the most influential and widely read papers in Britain, and every year the publication likes to release a rich list of those attaining great wealth in the UK. Compiled on an annual basis by Philip Beresford, this list gives some interesting insights into the wealthiest people in Britain, in addition to showcasing the industries in which they work.
Several of those in the Furniture and Furnishings sectors have noted particular success for this year’s Sunday Times Rich List 2012, as shown in the infographic below. From Sir Philip Green in 17th place, down to the joint 949th positions of Tony Brown and MichaelPass, there are many iconic furniture providers in the top 1,000 wealthiest people in the UK. For easy reading, each individual’s wealth is represented by the size of their associated circle, offering a simple scale for you to draw out some important insights from this creative Furniture and Furnishings sector infographic.
When one thinks of rustic decor they might think of old, rusted furniture. But it’s actually quite the opposite: beautiful wood pieces paired with natural materials, leather and soothing, light colors. If you want to transform your home into a rustic paradise, follow these simple, fun tips:
Baskets, Baskets Galore!
Accessorizing tables, bookcases and floating shelving units with wicker baskets is a great way to incorporate wood and rustic into your home. They also make for great storage: just place all your extra odds and ends or guests towels in them and it will give it extra, rustic flair.
If you are not a professional decorator, chances are you need some help with your home decoration. You don’t need to do the work yourself, but being aware of the most important things and making smart choices is essential if what you want is a great looking final result.
Did you ever think about the best way to choose furniture? Did you know that artwork is essential for the look of many rooms? Here are also some very useful tips on colours: how to choose them and what not to do.
This nice infographic is not a comprehensive handbook, nor a personal decorator at your disposal. But this concise collection of tips will help you focus on what matters most. Nine simple pieces of advice that will make you think and realise that part of what you know might be wrong.
That apartment seemed like everything you ever wanted when you first moved in, but it is quickly feeling more and more cramped by the day and you are now battling claustrophobia you never had in the past. Does this sound like you? Well, you are not alone.
(Photo credits: marc_p dmoz)
So many people struggle with trying to make their small spaces stop feeling so cramped. You know what they say, get rid of the junk to increase the amount of space in your room. However, the problem is, you might just not know what to get rid of, and you might get rid of the pieces that are most beneficial to you.
Since whether the space is small or not, you will still need to have furniture, it is a necessary, albeit daunting task to furnish your small room. It is possible though, all it takes is a good understanding of the types of furniture that are there and which ones you can use to your small room’s advantage.