Friday, January 30, 2009

Everything Is Amazing, Nobody is Happy

From time to time, it becomes necessary to post something other than real estate information. This is such a time. Enjoy the video clip below.

Modern Japanese Style Livingroom for Guset Room

living room with minimalist furnitureOur best friend and collegue will stay in our house, it will be better if we remodel our living room by set the livingroom as convenience as possible, here are several modern Japanese style livingroom for guest room by Kazuhiro. Trust arises by displaying the weak side of the body. We can give a special shape place in a corner, and appreciate its beauty by turning modern Japanese style toward it. On above picture, there is a living room with minimalist furniture, and suitable for your home imrovement or as the sample of a house remodeling.
living room with minimalist furniture-storehouse furniture on wall

Slipinsleep, a futuristic, minimalist and modern bed

Look this futuristic, minimalist and modern bed!, named Slipinsleep, developed by pallucco, the headboard appears to be a continuation of the wall it rests against. Everything about the design is compact and the concealed legs add to the overall effect of lightness, almost creating the impression of floating in mid-air.

Black backround in modern home design for Home Theater

Here are several room design and minimalist design, the designs are used with black dominant color, we can apply this for home theater room, storage or library, and another functions.
Black backround in modern home design for Home Theater
Black backround in modern home design for Home Theater
Black backround in modern home design for Home Theater

Black backround in modern home design for Home Theater

Modern Door Design with Italian Style

door design sliding shojiIt's a simple blue door design, very suitable for office with modern building. The sliding door is adopted from Japanese door design 'shoji'.
door design sliding shojiAn unique wooden pressed door, a curve style door is an usual door design.
door design sliding shojiThis is another curve glass door, the glass material can be changed with metal or another material, a smart choice.
door design sliding shojiWooden sliding door, with a smart curve on the top of the door, a simple but complex style.

Top of 3 Modern Bathroom Interior Design

Adding several decorations in a bathroom is a fun work, we can adding a modern, traditional and maybe our favorite color or item, these are top 3 modern bathroom interior design.
Asian modern bathroom decoration, It is composed of modular elements and single elements. Structures and front are MDF coated with polymer oak, drawers are lacquered grey, feet and handles with shiny chrome finishings. Other color variations are available. Completely modular

Rialto Bathroom, It's a composed of modular elements and single elements. The glass top has an integrated "Former" transparent sink, structures and front are MDF coated with polymer oak, drawers are lacquered yellow, feet and handles with shiny chrome finishings. Other color variations are available. Completely modular.
OLA Bathroom, It has considerable versatility and modularity allowing to satisfy even the most demanding requests for customization and rationalization of spaces. It provides the use of a range of interesting materials and finishing that offer the opportunity to make different combinations of materials, including leather. [via-lombardelliarredamenti]

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Paint the wall or use a wallpaper?

wall painting
wallpaper installing
wallpaper installingThere are several ways to make your wall looks new, You can paint it or use a wallpaper. In painting wall, we need more cost to buy the paints, the most important thing is the choice of the color, it will be difficult to give more motive in wall painting.
Using a wallpaper is the fastest way to make our wall looks diferent, we can also put a special motive for our wall.

Ich bin zurück!

von Dusseldorf and London

[trying out my rusty German from school days ;-)]

And while I laze around in the remaining few winter afternoons

You take in some Spanish love for all things Indian...

[All images courtesy Nuevo Estilo]

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Space Solution for minimalist or wide livingroom

See these are a several picture with a storage, this is a multiuse storage, This first picture is a romantic living room with pink color.romantic living room with pink colorThis is another bookcase or storage, we can use this hanging table to store more books, suitable for small house with minimalist concept. a creative storehouse furniture, smart and beautiful bookcase.
creative storehouse furniture, smart and beautiful bookcase
It's like a personal library, You can use a more woder space. Do your home improvement with this way, I guarantee that you can maximize your room space.
creative storehouse furniture, smart and beautiful bookcase

Giant Rocking Unusual Chair Bed

Designed as an usual bed, this is "Private" cloud looks like a giant rocking chair, or to be more exact like a rocking bed. Feel a new experience especially for a couple, this private cloud is not a normal bed, it's something that wants to revolutionize every bedroom. The bed requires a little more space than a “normal” bed but I’m pretty sure that this bed can offer new experiences to everybody.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Rich Colors All The Rage as 2009 Home Design Color Trend

This year, almost all of country and cultures use special color as their home design color trend, Asian reds, Indian golds, deep Oriental purples, Turkish coppers and cobalt blues and Middle Eastern clay browns and khakis set the trends for this year. On above picture, there is a coppers color for Middle Eastern Home Design.
Except red color, oriental home design color predicted o prefer in using deep purple color.

Indian and another American countries use gold color, it's like a traditional and past color design.

Red, Gold and Black are the dominant color in Asian.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Miami Real Estate Outlook Bright

The outlook for real estate in Miami is bright, according to the Times Online, the online version of the Times Newspapers, Ltd., published in London. The January 18th article states that real estate agents in Florida are reporting the first signs of recovery.

Michael Cannon, director of Integra Realty Resources, a valuation company in South Florida said that “We’ve seen continuing increases in sales volume for six months. The market peaked in the second half of 2004 and bottomed out in the second half of 2008”.

Of course, the pundits are always ready with their commentaries, and no one can predict the future, but many realtors are beginning to see buyers coming back into the marketplace. They are bargain hunting, and with good reason. The real estate market has never been worse, at least not since before most of us were born. If the bottom could be accurately predicted, everyone would be rich. It’s not that easy.

It does make sense, however, that realtors doing business every day, do have some valuable input, and many of them are reporting more activity. That is going to translate into an increase in sales at some point, because more and more bargain hunters are beginning to appear in the marketplace. Real estate closings and pending sales over the next few months should be a pretty good barometer of what is to come in 2009 with regards to the housing market in Miami.

Monday, January 19, 2009

From the archives of...

...John Henry Claude Wilson

Photographer extraordinaire


Indian Interiors

Brass thaal (plate) with fragrant flowers on a chowki. In the center is an incense stick holder

A pichwai from Nathdwara school of painting. Chair upholstered in raw silk

Diwan (daybed) and wooden statue of Garuda-(thanks blackmamba!)

Room held together by the colorful dhurrie (rug)

A different genre of Indian home interiors with elegant furniture and rich fabrics

The lamp seems to have lacquer on brass... Block printed cushions with a rich throw

Silver coated, or quite possibly silver frame mirror

I will bring you more images from Henry's amazing work through the years capturing India, and Indian interiors, next week.

For now, I am off to London and Dusseldorf for a quick work trip..

Sunday, January 18, 2009

How to Plan an Interior Design

Trends in our busy society have caused a 15% increase in working time and a 33% decrease in leisure time; so with less available time at home, So sometimes we feel confuse and difficult to generate a good ideas in designing a good interior. By conducting a good planning, we can reduce the cost and the time.
Here are several step in planning an interior design:

Organize Your Home
or Office:

Whether it be one room or the whole house, we should create a comfortable space without throwing away all your treasures. The key is proportion, storage, arrangement and placement for getting your home in order and keeping things clutter free. In organizing an office, whether at home or in the corporate world, we should optimize the productivity by arranging the space and creating that custom system that will work for you. On this step, we can consult with a home decorator.
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Renew a Room:

Renewing is often the way to just refresh what you have. This step is the most effective to reduce the cost of home decorating. Although we can buy another new furniture and surroundings, we can also remix the treasures that we like and make a room feel new. Whether painting, accessorizing, recovering, or choosing furniture from other rooms, renewing a room is an inexpensive way to create that updated look you are seeking in your home.

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Design, Color and Accessories:

Discovering our style is always interesting, but we have an internal style whether we realize it or not. Like a professional decorators, we can bring out our inner style by color selection, accessory placement and furniture layout. We can also ask to a home designer to make our home comfortable while being stylish and as exciting as we like. Choosing the right window coverings, proportions for furniture and displaying our accessories can really make the energy in the home amazing for our lifestyle.

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Best Interior Designing by Combining with Feng Shui

Feng Shui translated means "wind and water" and refers to the energy patterns that flow in your living spaces.This Chinese philosophy is a design trend that uses good space planning, and elements of nature to enhance the positive energy in your environment.

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Feng Shui is based on an interpretation of the natural world which enabled the Chinese to create efficient agricultural systems, and also the study of the movement of heavenly bodies in order to determine the passage of time. Over the centuries, the interpretation grew more complex and became removed from its original purpose. As its exponents spread out from China across the world, their beliefs altered to fit into local beliefs and customs and, inevitably, folklore and superstition grew up around them.

Fortunately, the ancient Chinese preserved the information in written form. In essence, most societies express or interpret in some way the knowledge contained in Feng Shui, but it has become absorbed into different disciplines. In China it underlies all aspects of life, from nutrition and medicine to exercise and the arts.

Friday, January 16, 2009

2009 Bathroom Style Trend With Minimalist and Smart Features

Modern and smart bathroom is a favorite bathroom ideas, but it be better if all of this bathroom use a minialistic style, so, I predict that it will be the trend of 2009 bathroom ideas.
Expect to see more architectural fittings as bathroom designs lean towards a minimalist geometry. It’s not just wash basins and shower cubicles that will be squarish—taps and mixers like Grohe Allure line, with an interesting flattened rectangular design and Toto’s Axiom EcoPower Senor Faucet, which has a bold, square profile.
Design authority Red Dot picked out a clear colour palette for bathrooms in their latest trend report on bathroom design: white, black and green. Green brings a fresh playfulness to the ever-stylish black-and-white mix, as seen in Alessi’s new bathroom designs.

Leading the trend for high-tech bathrooms is Toto’s Neorest smart toilet with integrated washlet. It has sensors that will automatically activate the opening and closing of the toilet lid, as well as flushing, a wireless remote controlled seat heater, washing features and air deodorizer.
See another bathroom ideas on my bathroom gallery at bathroomgallery