Wood plays an important role in interior design. Every type of wood material has specific characteristics that serve different purposes when it comes home décor. In addition, you can use wood to establish a particular mood or atmosphere in the room. However, in order to do that, you need to have some extra knowledge on both wood materials and interior design. In this article, we will introduce you to some of the most popular types of wood and their qualities.
The study of colour psychology is rather new and it still remains unfamiliar even to some interior designers. However, there are more scientific proves that suggest the strong connection between a room’s colours and the feelings of the people who are in it. Moreover, colours are now known to affect not only our mental state, but also our physical one. For example, green is found to help hospital patients to recover for a shorter amount of time. But what about the other colours what is their power?
What is the Colour of 2013 and How to Incorporate it into Your Home
Every year, home decorators and interior designers pick a colour of the year. This colour is then used heavily throughout the next 12 months. In 2012, the most popular colour in interior decoration and design was the tangerine tango. It brought lots of freshness, fun, energy and funkiness into many people’s homes and lives. The 2013 also has its colour and it is emerald.
The emerald colour is different from the tangerine tango. It is more relaxing, harmonizing and balancing. Emerald is also one very fresh and vivid shade of green. In addition, this colour of 2013 is often seen in the nature. Read more
IKEA UAE will begin free delivery of its signature yearly publication, the IKEA 2013 Catalogue, to Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi residents this week, following interior design trends and the simultaneous 38-country global launch by the Swedish furniture retailer.
Themed Bring New Life to Your Home, the pages of this year’s catalogue are filled with new products and inspiration for home design lovers, particularly celebrating the use of textiles to create comfortable, personal and affordable touches in every area of the home. Read more
Like every year at about this time, we are reminded that the summer is soon to be replaced by the autumn. The weather changes, the vacation is long gone and stress is kicking back in. But that is not always bad news, because with every new season comes a new trend in interior design and decorating.
Fall 2012 interior design trends stands out with its mix of opposing and crazy decorating ideas, which until recently would have been “stigmatized” as ludicrous and lacking taste and style. Read more
IKEA UAE has launched a new interactive website www.ikeauae.com which allowsIKEA customers to check products and prepare shopping lists ahead of their visit to the stores at Dubai Festival City and Yas Island.
Customerswill now have the ability to find information about IKEA products, compare features and attributes and sort by price, name etc, on the easily navigable portal which will help in creating an efficient shopping experience. Read more
Versace has its international string of Palazzo Versace hotels, couturier Christian Lacroix designed the Hotel de Petit Moulin, there’s the Maison Moschino in Milano, and Ralph Lauren has his Round Hill Hotel and Villas in Jamaica.
Italian designer Giorgio Armaniâ€™s first signature hotel opened in April in Dubai, as the first landmark tenant in the worldâ€™s tallest skyscraper Burj Khalifa. A private fashion show of Armani’s last creations attended byÂ high profile, image-conscious, Middle Eastern public, complimented the opening ceremony with Italian runway style.
The 160-room Armani Hotel Dubai is the fashion legendâ€™s project with the Burj Khalifaâ€™s developer, Emaar Properties. They plan to open the next hotel, Armani Hotel Milano, in the Italian city next year. Other projects include Armaniâ€™s first resort, in Marrakech, Morocco, and villa residences in Marassi, Egypt. Read more
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