HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED what would happen if the makers of Jenga got into the furniture-making business? Me neither. But after looking at the Nest Dining Table from MacMaster Design, I was left speculating what other Hasbro games could serve as inspiration for furniture designers.
Composed of a graduate layering of solid timber reminiscent of your favorite block stacking game, the Nest Dining Table is accentuated by a glass top that at once highlights the intricate pattern below while creating the illusion of instability.
Designed by Limahl Asmall, the Nest Dining Table is an impressive reminder that even the most functional article of furniture can be used as an instrument of self-expression.
But at a price of over $4,000, it’s definitely giving all dining tables a run for their money.]]>
PARENTS ALL OVER THE WORLD use night lights for their small children. Nothing is more terrifying than walking down a dark hallway in the middle of the night. An alternative to those sometimes very ugly night lights are these cool pieces of illuminated art. Dianoche Designs creates beautiful art that lights up your home during the day and throughout the night. These designs are appropriate for your home or workplace. I give this kickstarter project two thumbs up, for creativity and uniqueness.]]>
HOW FUNCTIONAL IS YOUR END TABLE? Surely, there are a set of coasters, and a lamp collecting dust on it’s surface. All of a sudden, your unexpected guests are standing on the other side of the front door waiting to be let in…where do you hide all the crap you have lying around the living room? This D* Table allows for extra space where you can quickly stuff those embarrassing photo albums you don’t want to be seen. Not only can you convert this table into different shapes, but you can separate the tables and have individual ones spread around the room. The D* Table is elegant, geometrically happy, and is one functional piece of furniture.]]>
MOBILE HOMES ARE MAKING A COMEBACK! These trailers are modernized, and more glorious than ever. Imagine being able to drive your home across the country – in style! Most people might complain about not having the space they would originally have in their actual home; but it all makes up for it if your trailer looks like one of these! I wouldn’t mind traveling the country in a remodeled trailer…I wouldn’t mind it at all…]]>
ATTICS ARE A SPACE WHERE YOU would usually find old books, boxes of winter clothes, and a skeleton or two. Well, time for a garage sale! Clean out your attic and turn into a useful area. A more practical way of using that tiny room upstairs might be to turn it into an extra bathroom. Perhaps, a better lit guest bedroom? It would be pretty neat to open up the ceiling and have windows lined up above the bed.]]>
SUNKEN ROOMS CAN BE COOL; throw some cute cushions in that pit and you’ll have an awesome hangout area. Most of the sunken living spaces I’ve seen have been circular, but who’s to say they can’t be any shape? No doubt, circle pit is definitely the most cozy. There might be something about taking three steps down into your living room that transforms the entire ambiance of your home – or maybe not. One thing is for sure, it sure looks pretty darn comfortable.
LIGHTING IS A GIVEN NECESSITY at home, and hopefully you can keep up with some upbeat & trending decor. More than likely, you have a generic light fixture hanging above your dinner table. Though, there are some exciting new ways to light up your living space! Some of these fixtures might be a bit overwhelming, but maybe that’s exactly what your looking for: a statement piece in the center of the most spacious room in the house. Light it up!]]>
DID YOU REALIZE YOU CAN customize windows for your home? Windows deserve way more credit than homeowners give them. Kudos to windows. They provide an entry for natural lighting, contribute to better ventilation, and are just beautiful to stare through when it’s raining. Most of us are used to traditional windows; but take a look at these!]]>
PETS ARE A HUGE PART of our lives. Personally, at times I may joke my dog is my other half – but we all know I kinda mean it. Pet owners may try their best to make their homes the most comfortable for their beloved dog, or cat. It’s their home too! Sometimes, a shaggy dog bed is not the most appealing furniture in your living room. Here are some neat ideas on how to make your home cozy for your pet, while keeping it classy.]]>
IN GENERAL, THE WINDOWS ARE NOT the first home areas that are taken into consideration when it comes to purchasing furnishings or overhauling home designs. This should not be the case because they are some of the first home components things that visitors notice. Plus, they are good sources of natural lighting.
Putting the above-mentioned factors into consideration, homeowners who want to make the most of their cherished abode should make it a point to enhance their windows. One way to achieve this is through the use of insulating blinds.
Insulating blinds are not only valuable when it comes to enhancing the aesthetic qualities of a home. They can also improve its functionality and some of the reasons how it can be achieved are explained below.
One of the primary uses of insulating blinds is to block the harmful ultraviolet rays (UV) of the sun and prevent moisture build up. It should be noted that such elements can damage home furniture, appliances, and other commodities.
For instance, prolonged exposure to sunlight may cause expensive furniture to lose their lustre. Whereas accumulated moisture may cause certain electronic appliances or gadgets to malfunction.
With insulating blinds, homeowners can protect their home from damages and allow the right amount of light as well as temperature to go in. They can help keep living rooms, bedrooms, or kitchens well lit and comfortable.
Insulating blinds can shield rooms from outside view by effectively and efficiently covering windows. Such feature is extremely useful for rooms that have huge windows that can be easily viewed from the outside. Finding the right one for this purpose is easy because there are a myriad of models out there that are specifically manufactured to add a sense of privacy.
With the right style, colour, and design, insulating blinds can effectively and efficiently improve existing room ambiance. Those who want to somewhat achieve a rustic setting can turn to wooden blinds that are glazed with lustrous mahogany. Because of their decorative attributes, many homeowners utilize insulating blinds to highlight the aesthetic qualities of a particular room.
These are only some of the reasons why insulating blinds are essential investments for homeowners who want to improve their home ambiance and functionality without shelling out huge sums of money in the process.
When it comes to finding the right company, interested individuals simply need to check out the Internet and ask their friends and loved ones for manufacturers that are known for the quality and durability of their products.]]>