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The World’s Most Sexiest Hotel Showers

17/05/2011 Comments off

World’s Sexiest Hotel Showers

Hey now. Travel + Leisure takes a look at design-forward hotel showers—with tech savvy touches or incredible views—that make a room worth booking. And we can’t manage to look away. Check out some of the best:

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All You Need for Fresh Air

11/05/2011 Comments off

Plants for Fresh AirAll you need for fresh air.

Seventeen years ago Kamal Meattle found out that the air in his home city of Dehli was killing him.  He had grown allergic to the pollutants in the air and his lung capacity started declined to 70%.  He began researching and found that these three plants can provide a human with all the fresh air they need indoors to be healthy.  The three plants are the Areca Palm, the Mother-in-law’s Tongue , and the Money Plant.

  1. The Areca Palm (or Chrysalidocarpus lutescens) is does great air cleansing work during the day. Β About 4 shoulder height plants per person should do the trick.
  2. The Mother-in-law’s Tongue (or Sansevieria trifasciata) takes over by converting CO2 to O2 at night.  You want about 6 to 8 of these waist high plants per person.
  3. TheΒ Money Plant (or Epipremnum aureum) does the job of filtering outΒ removing Formaldehyde and other VOC’s (Volatile Organic Compounds). Read more…

Modern Home Design and Room Swedish Family House

18/04/2011 2 comments

The modern home design in sweden is never boring. Here is one of Sweden’s design house that is located heart of the city. These apartments have been renovated beberapai times to obtain an attractive design and modern homes. Renovations are still awake are closely related from year to year when it was designed by Arvid Fuhre in the style of  House of Governors.

The Swedish design of using a neutral base and then adding onto this modern detailing such as the furniture and wall coverings is clearly shown throughout the apartment. This apartment was originally designed in order to accommodate large families however it does this without being too ostentatious or overwhelming. The overall effect is of a light and airy space which you could easily see yourself occupying.

Furniture childs bedroom with study space 600x449 Modern Home Design and Room Swedish Family HouseFurniture childs bedroom with study space

 

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Hemeroscopium House: Not an average neighborhood house

13/04/2011 Comments off

Houses Hemeroscopium by Ensamble Studios presses constraints on what can be prefab architecture. The house is constructed of three giant concrete I-beam, two concrete segments of the irrigation channels and two steel beams, all anchored by a 20-ton granite slab. The entire structure took about a year for engineers but only about one week to build. 

Prefab House Pool Designs 600x350 Hemeroscopium House: Not your average neighborhood house
Prefab House Pool Designs

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Concrete Wallpapers

10/09/2010 Comments off

© ConcreteWall

 A new solution to cover blank and boring walls: wallpapers. Check out this ingenious product, via @Nordic_Design. The wallpaper can be applied with regular wall glue. For any further information as well as the various looks available, visit ConcreteWall.

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