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Blog Home tour – Pastel power

Blog Home tour – This mid-century modern home in Melbourne is a project by interior designers, Hecker Guthrie. Some walls were taken down and fresh white palettes combined with oak floors were used as a soft backdrop. The result was a series of abundant, bright and modern rooms. The delightful wood tones were spiced up with beautiful pastel tones of mid-century modern furniture pieces which provide an elegant home with character.

 

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Mini Moderns Environmentally Responsible Paint

Cult interiors brand Mini Moderns has created a range of Mini Moderns Environmentally Responsible Paint. Consisting of 12 colours created to co-ordinate with their wallpapers and soft furnishings. Mini Moderns have teamed up with Newlife Paints, an award winning eco paint manufacturer that specializes in reprocessing waste water-based paint to create premium grade emulsion. All products in the Mini Moderns Environmentally Responsible Paint range contain up to 90% recycled content, made up from waste paint that has been diverted from landfill or incineration.

 

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Mini Moderns founders Keith Stephenson and Mark Hampshire were amazed when they came across Newlife Paints via Twitter. “We thought to ourselves: Paint made from paint that has been thrown away – surely that’s too good to be true? But once we had visited Newlife Paint’s factory and met Keith Harrison, the brains behind the operation, we were convinced that this was an amazing opportunity.” Read More

Home tour – A playful Norwegian Home

Home tour – A family home in Oslo. A white house but still a home in a fresh and playful style with its surprising design details and bold neon color splashes. The house is really a study in elegant simplicity — with a lot of touches of fun and casual playfulness.

 

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The family who lives here spent two years to renovate the house, built in 1989 and to turn it into cozy and different place for living with personal touch. Read More

Spring pastels 2013

Pastel colors never seem to go out of style in fashion or interior. Those light colors perfectly symbolize the beginning of spring. 2012 was a big year of pastel in fashion and decoration; the soft colors invaded our lives. In 2013, the pastel will remain a big trend for the pleasure of our eyes! I am ready to immerse myself with beautiful touches of powder pink and green almond that invite me to relax and bring a breath of spring into my home!

 

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Why Red is the color of Valentines day

Celebrate L-O-V-E on Valentine’s Day! But first learn some more about the color red. A stimulant red is the hottest of the warm colors. The psychological effects of the color red are very easy to notice – red is an extremely powerful color.  But first of all red brings the energy of joy, excitement and passion into your home. That’s why Red is the color of Valentines day!

 

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Throughout history, red has been the color of passion, romance, and sexual energy. Red lips and blushed cheeks stimulate arousal. A red dress attracts attention and captures the imagination. Driving a red sports car is often considered a sex symbol. Red roses are given as a symbol of love. Read More

Half painted walls

I think there is something very dynamic about half painted walls or two-colored walls – in other words walls are painted in a dark color on the bottom and white at the top. Whether you are starting a new color scheme from scratch or add a new color to your current one, you will find that this simple method will add style and character to your space.

 

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It’s not the first time I’ve posted about half painted walls here Purodeco but I fell for these great pictures from the Finnish magazine Kotivinkki found via Hallingstad – nicely styled with lots of beautiful, beautiful details! Read More

Geo Rug by Ella Doran

Ella Doran presented her new collections of distinctive gifts and home furnishings at the HOME Show, Earls Court, London, 13-15 January 2013. Ella Doran has used her sense of modernity and colour to create this innovative and contemporary Geo rug collection.

 

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In a new collaboration with British rug retailer WovenGround (www.wovenground.com), Ella Doran moves beyond the flat, printed surface with a carved wool rug that is based on her award-winning ‘Geo’ design and with the ‘Ella Doran Natural Collection’, a range of hyacinth and rati rugs. Read More

Wik & Walsøe launches Rustikk and Fnugg

Rustikk and Fnugg two brand new tableware from the successful Norway based porcelain duo Wik & Walsøe. Fnugg and Rustikk are beautiful tableware’s with very different personalities but with a common and strong grounding in Wik & Walsøe’s familiar values. With it’s simple natural and vibrant form Rustikk is my favorite and it’s already on my wish list.

 

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Rustikk is hand painted and hand glazed with a very special glaze so that the tableware’s design is determined by coincidence, each piece is unique. Rustikk tableware’s are prepared in high burned feldspar porcelain that is utterly dense. The glaze colors are warm and soft; various nuances can be combined exactly the way you wish. Intense coral, warm olive or dust beige – Rustikk is timely, honest and innovative. Read More

Vipp annual color 2013 – Ray of Grey

Vipp has introduced grey as their annual color for 2013. After a decade of exploring nuances from a vivacious color palette, Vipp keeps it simple with a ‘Ray of Grey’. The Vipp Annual Colour 2013 is a tribute to Vipp’s design philosophy of ‘form follows function’ resulting in a range of functional tools with a simple and pure aesthetic.

 

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Every year the Danish Vipp introduces a complete collection of a new color and in 2013 it’s the Ray of Gray that will apply. I like the matte finish and structured surface, simple and beautiful. What do you think? Read More

Purple Color of the Year 2013 in Norway

Color of the Year 2013 for the Norwegian market is purple. Coming off a strong year with the color Green, Fargerike has now released purple as the color of the year; a sophisticated, mystical and spiritual color. I think their choice is fantastic and there are so many lovely shades of this color. Here are some beautiful images of the color of the year in Norway!

 

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At the beginning of every year Fargerike announces the new color of the year for all Norwegians. The choice of the Year Color 2013 is made ​​on the basis of qualitative and quantitative research from Fargerike’ 110 stores across Norway, conversations with local color- and interior designers and working closely with trend agency Nelly Rodi, who is the best at color trends in the European market. In addition, together with NCS Colour Centre in Oslo looked at movements in the professional market. Globally, Norway is in particular and stands on the sidelines of the financial situation which takes place in the rest of the world. We have low unemployment levels and continued economic progress. Read More