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Mixing Metals Is The New Trend You Will Want To Follow 

Mixing Metals – This summer we are mixing it up! This season it’s all about playing with both warm and cool metallic tones. Mixing the warmer tones of copper, gold or brass with the cooler tones of chrome, silver, and steel brings sophisticated dazzle to your interior. Today, Best Design Books is going to show you why mixing metals is the new trend you will want to follow.     Metal isn’t just for the kitchen and bathroom, it can also liven up a living space. Typically larger than the kitchen or bath, the living room provides a larger playground, which is nice if you want to try new ideas. LAPIAZ CONSOLE  Resembling a freshly cracked stone, the Lapiaz Console celebrates the world’s treasures, which are revealed to a select few. Drawing inspiration from Boca do Lobo’s emblematic Lapiaz line, this modern console suits a variety of environments thanks to its graceful form. Finding balance in terms of shape, and materials, the Lapiaz Console breathes sophistication and delicacy, maintaining a light presence. The Lapiaz’s interior is finished in polished brass which is manually fitted, a unique element that can be complemented with polished stainless steel, or with Boca do Lobo’s selection of wood veneers, ensuring a match…

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The Best Of Luxury Design And Craftsmanship Summit 2019

Luxury Design And Craftsmanship Summit 2019 – It’s with much sadness that we say goodbye to the amazing event LDC Summit 2019. During that luxury event, there was a combination of Master Artisans that displayed their art in a live showcase, as well as interesting panels with important figures from the industry! Today, Best Design Books is going to show you everything that you missed.     Day 1 Luxury Design and Craftsmanship Summit 2019 was a very important event for the craftsmanship and luxury design industry. During this event, there were many local arts and crafts, represented by Master Artisans, such as Ceramics, Tiles, Stucco, Sacred Painting, Porcelain Painting, Silver Chiseling, Chiseling, Filigree, Metal Working, Jewelry, Wood Working, Bobbin Lace,  Embedding, Notch, Gilding, Woodwork, Spring Wadding, Wadding, Weaving, Shoemaking, Embroidery from Madeira and Torno. During this event, every attendee could participate through the live showcase of every Master Artisan and also through the dynamic workshop exhibitions. In between those same showcases, there were important panels that discussed many important subjects that are crucial on the luxury design and craftsmanship industry. The first day began with an inspirational opening speech from Amândio Pereira, the CEO of the Covet Group, that kickstarted the 2nd Edition of…

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Summer Color Trends 2019

Summer Color Trends 2019 – Summer has finally arrived! With the change of the season, most people want to refresh their home decor and explore new trends and ideas. For that reason, Best Design Books decided to show you the summer color trends for your home decor.   SIKA ARMCHAIR Sika is a deer specimen rooted in Japan whose strength and elegance inspired SIKA Wingback Chair. The most distinctive features of this wing chair are the button detailing in the inner back, the nailhead trim and the brass details of the arms. That’s why SIKA high-back chair fits a strong living room set. SYMPHONY BATHTUB This emotional cylindrical bathtub is inspired by music. The gold plated brass tubes give the needed touch of luxury, making the Symphony bathtub a piece of elevated design. The tub is made of white fiberglass giving it a clean look perfect for any luxury bathroom. CAVIAR OC2007 Inspired in a world-renown delicacy, harvested from sturgeon and found in the Caspian Sea, our Caviar drawer handle portraits mysticism, exuberance, and luxury in your cabinet hardware choices. With Caviar furniture drawer handle, you can uniquely articulate with diverse aesthetics, a perfect add-on to a perfect mix and match in your furniture designs. Would like to introduce…

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Trend Alert: Learn How To Introduce Marble Into Your Home Decor

Marble – The marble trend is seen everywhere right now, and not just the stone material itself. There is a lot of marbling going on, in fabrics, wallpapers, and rugs. Today, Best Design Books decided to show you how you can introduce marble into your home decor. Hope you feel inspired:   The use of the marble stone has been reinventing from architecture, interiors, furniture, lighting, art, homeware, and clothing to styling. Nothing material speaks sophistication and luxury as marble. Marble has many color variations, types of marble are in the same way different, from Tuscany’s white/gray Carrara marble to limestone or green marble. VINICIUS DINING TABLE A dining table that uses the same elegant base of Vinicius end table. Designed in a curvy hourglass shape, it is finished in Nero Marquina marble, contrasted by the white Portuguese estremoz marble. JACOBSEN SIDE TABLE A side table of intrinsic harmony. The product of a clean design approach, this side table features two tubes of marble – Carrara and Nero Marquina, that were welded together to set a contrast that challenges the eye. DUORUM VESSEL SINK The Duorum vessel sink is a unique piece made out of marble. Choose from three different types of marble: Nero Marquina, Carrara, and Estremoz getting the luxury…

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Elevate Your Home Decor With These Wall Mirrors 

Wall Mirrors  – A striking mirror can make or break your home decor. It’s an incredible piece to jazz up your living or dining room’s interior design, creating a much more luxurious environment. Gold mirrors are usually the best ones when it comes to creating a big impact on your space. Today, Best Design Books is going to show you how you can style these amazing wall mirrors by Boca do Lobo. Take a look:   Filigree Mirror The Filigree Mirror by Boca do Lobo resorts to one of the oldest jewellery making techniques known. Completely handcrafted, with each brass cord fitted with precision, the Filigree Mirror flourishes in a shape traditional to Portuguese culture and art. A true work of art, this luxurious mirror plays tribute to Boca do Lobo’s core values heritage and craftsmanship. Glance Mirror With order being the pleasure of the reason, the disorder is the delight of emotions. What seems confused and cluttered can, in a glance, acquire a new meaning, capable of inspiring and becharming us. The Glance Mirror by Boca do Lobo tells us that story, the crossroads of life, and the reason among the chaos. The concept of a defragmented mirror brings out its noblest gold backdrop, where its unique beauty…

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Interior Design Trends 2019: Mid-Century Tables For Your Home Decor 

Mid-Century Tables – Madrid interior design is a great idea if you want a theme that is sophisticated and classy, while still maintaining a homely and relaxing atmosphere. And today, Best Design Books is going to show you some amazing mid-century table for your home decor that will give a Madrid look to your home decor.   BERTOIA ROUND DINING TABLE A modern dining table with a capacity for 8 people, Bertoia is a majestic statement piece for any dining room. If the dark marble of this stunning dining table wasn’t enough to make this the design fit for your home décor, the golden ring on the middle of the countertop gives it an even more refined touch. A piece with unmistakable trendy materials and a design that is sure to stun you, Bertoia is a homage to design itself. BERTOIA BAR TABLE A modern bar table perfect for a luxurious bar, with a round shape that is not only trendy but extremely enticing. Designed purely of dark marble, this is a majestic bar table with incredible potential to bring out the best in your home bar decor. BERTOIA BIG DINING TABLE A modern dining table with a capacity for…

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Add A Jazz Feeling To Your Home Decor With These Mid-Century Lamps 

Mid-Century Lamps  – If you are a big fan of jazz music and mid-century style then you need to read this article! Most of DelightFULL’s mid-century lamps were inspired by iconic artists of the 20th century like Jimi Hendrix, John Coltrane, Janis Joplin, and Nina Simone. And today, Best Design Books decided to show you some mid-century lamps that were inspired by legendary jazz artists! HENDRIX SUSPENSION With a shape that was inspired by a golden vinyl player, Hendrix suspension lamp is a tribute to the American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter: Jimi Hendrix. This gold plated luminaire captures your attention letting you feel the acoustics of the bright Hendrix guitar and reminding us of the high fidelity audio reproductions. The open, structured look of this ceiling light is a great choice for a stylish mid-century modern interior.  SIMONE SUSPENSION Nina Simone was the inspiration for this dazzling mid-century modern chandelier. Handmade in brass, this modern lamp has three lampshades in aluminum that feature a glossy black finish and three visible textile red wires above the large lamp shades. The big lampshades, the asymmetric structure, the visible textile wire, and the nickel plated details have resulted in a huge pendant lamp which will surely put a spell on…

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The Thoughtful Gardener: An Intelligent Approach To Garden Design

The Thoughtful Gardener – In The Thoughtful Gardener, Jinny Blom shares her insight into the creative process she has developed while designing more than 250 gardens around the world. Jinny believes that garden design should lead from a house and its context. And today, Best Design Books is going to show everything about this amazing book!       For her, the design is more a matter of intelligence and appropriateness than imposing a particular style. As such, Jinny’s approach, which she demonstrates in this book in the many and varied gardens she has created, can be applied to any garden in any situation.     The reader can take inspiration from Jinny’s principles and apply them to their own garden, whatever the shape, size of plot or aspect, to create a garden that will work for them and their situation, giving enormous satisfaction for years to come.   “No garden can comfortably survive without a strong skeletal structure. Having walked the site and breathed in its character it is time to set to work with pencil and paper and consider the bones. Drawing a plan by hand evokes every aspect of the developing garden in your mind’s eye. The pace…

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Get Ready For Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit 2019

 Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit 2019 – The second edition of the Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit is just upon us! This event, organized by Covet Group, will be held in Oporto, Portugal and will bring together the creative minds, designers, makers, and brands in order to discuss all themes luxury related.     This second edition of The Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit will bring you a new perspective in regards to the world of luxury design. From the 26th to the 27th of June, the participants will be introduced to some new ideas as well as to some of the most innovative practices of the luxury and design industries who fight and strive for the growth and elevation of Craftsmanship. Get your tickets HERE! Taking place in a city renowned for its craftsmanship heritage, Oporto – Portugal, this event will seek to elevate design and craftsmanship by bringing together many thinkers and makers behind the luxury design industry, inviting all of the interested participants to see and engage in more than one live debate fit for those who seek to be at the forefront of the Luxury Design field. It’s no coincidence that Oporto was chosen to be the destination of this event, seen as this amazing…

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