Archive for May, 2010

Special Edition Pumpkin Chair Marks 150th Anniversary of Ligne Roset

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Another special edition to mark the 150th Anniversary of Ligne Roset is the “Pumpkin Chair” from Pierre Paulin . The chair was originally designed for Claude and Georges Pompidou in 1971 for the drawing rooms of the Elysée Palace, and was first issued and made available to the general public by Ligne Roset in 2008.

Porro at the Salone del Mobile

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At the recent Salone del Mobile in Milan, Porro has a display called, “This is a Box”. A chief designer in the exhibit was Piero Lissoni who was last involved in the Porro display from 1997.

Applied Physics Kitchen Appliances By Acquacalda

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Who knew Physics could actually be fun? As you can guess I am not exactly a fan of the subject (sorry Newton) but the Applied Physics collection by Acquacalda has certainly piqued my interest.

The Millennium Pool Table from Cavicchi Billiards of Italy

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Luxury pool table maker Cavicchi Billiards takes the contemporary pool table a step further with the “Millennium” that features among other fine appointments LED lights for a little added drama. The quality and workmanship are accentuated by fine woods and leather upholstery not to mention a rather slick design that makes this pool table a must have for the serious billiard player

Element Coffee Table Made Of Stone, Granite And Marble

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The Element Coffee Table is one of those unique pieces of furniture that can appeal to both modern and traditional design sensibilities. Retailing on the CB2 website for $349.00, this one has quite a sculptural presence and is made of a medley of materials including marble, granite, stone and natural fibers.

An Example of Cool One Story House Plans

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My first comment is that I wish I had more pictures of this project. These one story house plans feature a place to be built in Ojai, California. Ojai is a town of 8,600 people according to the 2003 census that is 33 miles from Santa Barbara and 83 miles from Los Angeles

Cubic Lighting Unit Is A Coffee Table, A Light And A Chest

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Is it a light? Is it a coffee table

Chaise Lounge Variations

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If you want to relax with a glass of wine, after a hard days work then we hear you. One of the quickest way to achieve Nirvana, is investing in a solid and ergonomically designed chaise lounge

35 Bathroom Renovation Ideas

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I am always looking for bathroom renovation ideas since every space seems to be a different size, has different obstacles in its construction path and needs to meet the expectations of the home owner for every day function and luxury. The best way to get started is to look at as many pictures as possible to determine likes and dislikes along with a good understand of daily needs and what sorts of luxuries you enjoy

Pendant Teelight Comes With Its Own Tea Bag

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In the A&D field, the ubiquitous lamp keeps changing and it’s fascinating to watch it get reinvented. The quirkily designed Pendant Teelight is one of the many examples on how lighting objects don’t have to be just primarily functional. Inspired by a tea cup, the lamp resembles an upside tea cup along with its very own tea bag