textures all the way!
You can be happy, when your personal style is reflected in your space. With the new year here, there’s a lot to look forward to. Lush greens, dancing palms, buds plump with life, colors waiting to explode…get the drift? Translate this burst of life into your indoors and give it a look that’s yours and yours alone.
Texture is only second to the immediate impact of color. In our books, it is just as important in terms of what it contributes to the feel of your room. Sensual and tactile, textural fabrics add a sense of comfort. The term ‘texture’ usually describes the way light plays on the surface of a fabric. Shiny or silky cloths reflect light, making the surface look brighter, so they are often used to make a space seem larger. In contrast rough-hewn weaves absorb light, and can create a cozy, relaxed atmosphere. When combined with color, texture can be used to add a sense of luxury.
If you like the whole textured look, opt for fabrics like Continue reading “Jeweled Coffers” »
It’s the architectural oomph, the je-ne-c’est-quoi in a home that makes you standup straighter and stare. Who doesn’t love to live in a place like that? Some of the aspects that bring on a unique look and the x-factor for a house are added features like swimming pools, sun decks, enhanced natural habitat and landscaping, panoramic views, façade treatment and naturally innovative use of materials.This could essentially be an architectural feature. It could be the way you style your panes or the manner in which your house stands. To enhance the x-factor of your house, flip through international catalogues and architectural journals for some cutting edge ideas.
Aspects like swimming pools and sun decks spell luxury to most city dwellers. Considering that space is an issue, we recommend hints of the actual thing. For instance, plunge pools and loungers on your balcony.
Visual oomph !
In open-plan homes, where space is an issue, we suggest you plan your Continue reading “X-FACTOR” »