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Raw Materials: A Sustainable and Timeless Option for Interior Designer

With the increase of raw materials and the emergence of technologically advanced surfaces, interior designers are left with plenty of options to choose from. This type of materials is becoming quite trendy due to their high-quality and natural beauty. They also have a timeless character to them and are rather sustainable to the environment and they will also grant the ultimate touch to contemporary decor, no matter the color palette or design style.       The notion of high-quality materials walks hand in hand when one uses raw materials. These are the foundation with which all artisans work, and above all, the context, they are irregular and rough and instead of being highly finished they are rather handworked and weathered. From marble to iron, coal, cotton, hand-thrown terracotta, galvanised steel, Baltic granite and natural woods, there are numerous raw materials that will help you create the most exquisite interior design spaces as well as furniture designs, lighting pieces and home accessories.       It is a unique aesthetic designed to engage all senses beyond the visual, for example, texture stone demands to be touched while raw wood has a soft lingering scent and patinated brass has a warmth that…

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Be Inspired by the Modern and Rich Textures of the Cassis Color

Today, the Best Design Books blog will talk about a very specific color, Cassis. This unique shade is a bit darker, it’s more sophisticated than eggplant but still colorful and rich in texture. Often seen in velvety pieces, the Cassis color can be considered to be gender-neutral and modern. All around it is a desirable fusion of pink with purple as well as a few hues of gray and this tone has become quite appreciate in the interior design and fashion industries.     Subtly graduating from crushed blackcurrant to rich aubergine, the deep purplish tones of the elegantly understated. A natural evolution from Millennial pink, as it continues the appeal of soft, slightly feminine colours, this hue will resonate strongest in Europe, the US and Asia-Pacific.     Psychologically, this hue taps into both pink and purple tones. With the moodier purple undertones, it evokes feelings of grandeur and decadence, due to its historic connotations with royalty.     Nature did not make it easy to dye fabric this tone and historically the production of this material in this colour was one of the most laborious, time-consuming and expensive processes around. Enter Cassis which is awash with pink uplifting the delectable…

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30 Chair and Stool Inspirations To Revamp Your Space

30 Chair and Stool Inspirations To Revamp Your Space ⇒ If you’re in need of inspiration, this is the right place for you to read. The Covet Group’s brands, such as Boca do Lobo, Brabbu, DelightFULL and Essential Home bring you over 30 chair and stool inspirations, with materials ranging from velvet to suede or even leather. Here, you will find all the inspirations you need, from mid-century modern to contemporary. Enjoy!     An accent chair can make a huge difference in your space. This mid-century suede armchair (Russel) by Essential Home brings life into this reading corner, along with the exquisite marble side table (Vinicius), also by Essential Home, and the black and gold floor lamp (Amy) by DelightFULL to light up the room.     In this modern hallway decor, the black leather armchairs (Journey) by Brabbu are statement pieces that help create a dark and mysterious environment. The wooden console (Cassis), also by Brabbu, has clean lines and a modern look and it is an unexpected match to the natural wooden stool.     This mid-century modern living room shows you how to achieve a modern environment with a mid-century twist. The mint velvet armchairs (Ellen) provide a…

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Introduce Floral Fabrics and Fauna Patterns Into Your Home Decor

With the arrival of spring, the interior design and home decor industry will once again be in a frenzy over floral fabrics and fauna patterns. These harmonious design elements help you bring nature inside your home interiors, giving it a fresher and more lively touch. Today, the Best Design books blog explores a bit more about these two styles, from tropical paradises to jungle-themed interiors and even blossoming designs.       One of the biggest trends for this year is romantic floral designs, including motifs of botanical flowers blooming to depictions of gardens. Floral fabrics come in all types of patterns and sizes and look their finest when incorporated in home decor elements such as wallpapers, curtains, pillows or even furniture designs. They come to add a strong yet graceful environment to any home interior.       Using patterns inspired by fauna is one of the best ways to bring nature back into your home. For example, one of the best examples that homeowners and interior designers swear by is when vibrant motifs of flowers coexist with soaring animals.         These patterns are often highly adorned and have a whimsical aesthetic to them in order…

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Add a Zen Yet Timeless Touch to Your Interiors by Using Neutral Colors

Over the past weeks, the Best Design Books blog has displayed a comprehensive range of design moodboards all focused on a particular theme. Today, we return to color trends with neutral colors. These sublime shades are often regarded as the great colors that do not oversaturate a space and actually complement really well other colors. There are endless possibilities to create a marvelous interior design using neutral tones, so now, take a look at a series of contemporary interiors that feature neutral tones as the main star!       In the context of interior design, neutral means without color. Neutrals such as beige, ivory, taupe, black, gray and shades of white appear to be without color, but in many applications these hues often have undertones. Be aware of these underlying tones as you match colors or choose paint. For example, beige might have an undertone of pink, tan or gold. White might be slightly ivory, yellow, bluish or peachy. Neutrals can be used in decor in two basic ways — either as a soft, neutral only, quiet look or as background colors for dramatic accents.         If you prefer an all-neutral division, the best way to have a…

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Take A Look At 30 Incredible Living Room Ideas

Take A Look At 30 Incredible Living Room Ideas ⇒ : If you are in need of inspiration, this is the perfect article for you. The Covet Group brands, such as Boca do Lobo, Brabbu, DelightFULL, Essential Home and Luxxu bring you 30 living room ideas, ranging from the contemporary to mid-century modern styles. Here you will find every product idea you need, from upholstery to lighting. Enjoy!     Here’s an extraordinarily designed corner that you can replicate to your own living room. The table lamp (Basie) by DelightFULL gives a mid-century modern touch to this space. The incredible mid-century modern velvet armchair (Carver) provides the perfect combination between comfort and style, but the breath-taking contemporary gold mirror (Diamond) completely steals the show. Both of the pieces are by Essential Home.     This living room corner is the perfect place to daydream in. The mid-century modern velvet armchair (Bardot) gives you the comfort you need to enjoy a great book, while the contemporary side table (Botti) becomes the best place to put it down. The incredible contemporary gold mirror (Diamond) grants edginess to this space. All pieces are designed by Essential Home.     If you’re thriving for a mid-century modern…

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A Colorful Match Made in Heaven: Living Coral & Dusk Blue Terracotta

Pantone has for 20 years influence product development and purchasing decisions in multiple industries by setting the best color trends. Yearly selecting innovative hues that are bound to change the interior design of one’s home, Pantone has recently unveiled the 2019 color of the year and the winner hue is Living Coral. This warm shade is referenced as #16-1546 Living Coral and is bound to provide a welcoming touch to your home decor. Today, the Best Design Books blog has come across a color combination that is a match made in heaven in an utterly inspiring design moodboard, and that is Living Coral and Dusk Blue Terracotta! Throughout this article, you’ll get to see amazing interior design spaces that highlight these two beautiful tones and their various shades.     Vibrant yet mellow, Pantone 16-1546 living coral embraces us with warmth and nourishment to provide comfort in our continually shifting environment. In reaction to the increase of digital technology and seeing that social media is more embedded in one’s daily life, this unique color tone emerges a way to introduce immersive experiences that give room for connections and intimacy. Sociable and spirited, the engaging nature of Pantone 16-1546 Living Coral…

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Discover 30 Bedroom Ideas To Be Inspired By

Discover 30 Bedroom Ideas To Be Inspired By ⇒ You’ve found the perfect place to be inspired. The Covet Group brands, such as Boca do Lobo, Brabbu, DelightFULL, Essential Home and Luxxu bring you 30 bedroom ideas, with styles ranging from contemporary to mid-century modern. Here you will find every product idea you need, from upholstery to lighting. Enjoy!     The centrepiece of this bedroom is clearly the mid-century modern bed (Sophia) by Essential Home, with its soft colour palette. The minimalist lighting (Ike) by DelightFULL is functional while going beautifully with the gold bedside table (Botti) also by Essential Home.     This contemporary bedroom is full of statements like the contemporary lighting pieces (Apache), the brass bedside table (Koi), both by Brabbu, and the graphic rug. All is perfectly balanced thanks to the contemporary cream armchair (Dalyan) also by Brabbu.     This luxurious bedroom caters a modern decor, thanks to elegant accents like the fur bedding, the velvet armchair (Naj Bold) and the wooden bedside table. The modern table lamp (Calla) brings a touch of light into the space.     This modern bedroom decor exudes luxury and elegance. The contemporary lighting (Amik) goes together beautifully…

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Find 5 Staggering Wall Mirror Designs in this Exhilarating Moodboard

Today’s topic of discussing will be slightly different as the Best Design Blogs explores five of the most staggering wall mirror designs that can be seen in an outstanding moodboard created by Trendbook. Whether Foxed, mottled or antiqued, whatever you choose to call them, distressed-style mirrors add intrigue and mystery through faded and patchy reflections, and the following mirrored pieces are no exception!     Many may have the notion that a mirror is merely a simple and practical object, yet these pieces can bright a whole room up and should be considered as a weapon to use in interior design. Wall mirrors are often used to amplify light and add drama to a division.     These decorative accessories can differ the dynamics of a room in regards to energy, depth and dimension. They can completely transform an interior space and reflect a brighter ambience, and often match perfectly with all sorts of furniture designs and accessories. These highly practical pieces will allow you to double up the space and can also be quite complementary to the surrounding furniture and accessories. Below, you can find some of the most staggering mirrored designs ever created.     Convex Metamorphosis mirror     It…

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