Design seats inspired by vintage school chairs

Functionality and comfort were the most important features for furnishing in the industrial era, particularly in factories, schools but also in theaters and restaurants. The chairs in particular had to be cheap but also practical and comfortable. Iron chairs with wooden seat and back became the standard, not very different from the school chairs we know. The shape has remained…

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Cristina Celestino revamps the interiors of the 28 Posti restaurant in Milan

Terracotta tiles, plaster walls and pale-blue are the main features of the Milanese restaurant 28 Posti that has been revamped by Cristina Celestino. Having first opened its doors in 2013, the restaurant felt in need of a restyling without changing its convivial and relaxed atmosphere and its authentic and simple cuisine style. “The identity of the restaurant is now established,…

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Azab replaces partitions with theatrical pale-blue curtains in a Bilbao apartment

Architecture studio Azab designed a family home in Bilbao that plays with humor and surprise. Renamed the Ready-made home, the two-bedroom apartment is located in a 1960s building overlooking a square with generous windows that go from North to South. Instead of being a limiting feature, the unusual semi-circle plan and radial partitions led the architects to conceive a flexible…

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How to decorate the bathroom with contrasting colored grouts

Today I want to write again about the bathroom and the latest trends. As I write in this blog post about colored bathroom washbasins, color is really trendy right now for bathrooms. But it is not necessary to invest in expensive tiles or colored furniture to have a cheerful and trendy bathroom. There really is a more original and inexpensive…

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Faina house – a showcase of the brand’s ancestral design

FAINA is a design brand established in 2014 by Ukranian architect Victoria Yakusha and is now the most renowed Ukrainian design brand. Inspired by her cultural roots, her country’s ancient traditions and craftsmanship, Faina’s the collection create a link between a sustainable approach to contemporary living and the relations of the ancestors with nature. Faina’s “naïve” design is characterized by…

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