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How to create a Grid Gallery in Wall

Feb 16, 2019
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The grid gallery wall are gaining popularity in recent times. The grid gallery is nothing but displaying many wall art or photos. It can be vertical or horizontal with two or more rows, in a square or rectangle manner.

The most important aspect needed for a clean finished grid gallery is a clear perspective about the theme that you intent to use, well planning and a precise measurement – don’t trust your eyes, intend use measuring tape.

The best number of pieces of grid are 3*3 (9 pieces), 3*4 (12 pieces), 4*4 (16 pieces) with 2 to 3 inches space between each frames. The frames are either used to fill a space between floor and ceiling or furniture and ceiling. The colour of the frame are based on the look you want such as classic or bold.

Here are some examples for grid gallery which inspired us.

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This is Spiral type, start with a center frame, and spiral out. Image : Picturewall

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Green Architecture – Traditional Structure examples

Feb 12, 2019
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Green Architecture or Green Design : The buildings has to be design and constructed as Eco friendly building, using optimal amount of energy and resources. So that we can attain sustainable environment for our future generation. Enormous consumption of resources in design as well as in execution is not acceptable in any case. Whatever the delightful buildings, it must be with optimum limits. The olden buildings constructed as huge and traditional, but as a same time it is energy efficient one. The buildings with natural light&air will leads to less consumption of energy. Some of the traditional structures are picturised below…

Kanadukathan Palace at Tamil Nadu – Image : Blogspot

Chidambaravilas at Tamil Nadu – Image : Chidambaravilas

Chettinadu Mansion at Tamil Nadu – Image : Booking

Padmanabhapuram Palace at Kerala – Image : Kanyakumaritourism

Padmanabhapuram Palace at Kerala – Image : Tripadvisor

Top 7 Architecture of 2018

Feb 10, 2019
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Top 7 Architecture of 2019

Huangshan Mountain Village

Huangshan, located near the ancient villages of Hongcun and Xidi in China’s Anhui province, is home to one of the country’s most beautiful mountains. As a UNESCO Heritage Site, it is a popular tourist destination”. It is a cluster of housing towers which take their forms from the granite contours of the Huangshan mountain range. Ten housing blocks make up Huangshan Mountain Village. The floorplates of each one decrease in scale towards the summit, tapering to create a peak-like formation along the edge of Taiping Lake.

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Morpheus hotel

Morpheus hotel in Macau, China, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, The monolithic 40-storey structure, wrapped in a gleaming aluminium exoskeleton, Yet closer examination reveals the hotel’s futuristic-looking design – which boasts a world-first, free-form exoskeleton with its structural geometric grid negating the need for internal walls or columns that would clutter the hotel’s interior.

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Zaha Hadid’s condos

It is an 11-storey structure that includes 39 private residences and a number of luxury amenities, with steel bands and rounded glass corners beside the High Line park. By Zaha Hadid Architects. Named after its address in Chelsea, 520 West 28th Street.  The building’s elegant hand-crafted metal façade is driven by one continuous line, which loops its way skywards. These dynamic curves create a distinctive chevron pattern that embraces interlacing levels, maximizing privacy and security between residences.

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Battersea Arts Centre

The Battersea Arts Centre (“BAC”) building located near Clapham Junction railway station in Battersea, in the London Borough of Wandsworth that operates as a performance space specialising in theatre productions.

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OMA Rijnstraat 8

Upon its completion in 1992, Rijnstraat 8, the former Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment (VROM) building represented both an innovative office typology. In collaboration with the original architect, Jan Hoogstad, OMA has developed an integrated concept for the building based on a renewal of its existing architectural qualities.

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Zaryadye Park

Zaryadye Park is a landscape urban park located adjacent to Red Square in Moscow, Russia, on the site of the former Rossiya Hotel. Zaryadye Park is the first public park built in Moscow for over 50 years. The area of the park’s facilities is almost 78,000 square meters, of which 25,200 square meters is occupied by a multipurpose concert hall. The floating bridge is a thin air structure in the form of the letter “V” with a large outward extension above the water. It towers over the embankment and seems to hover over the Moscow River.

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Apple Store Michigan Avenue, Chicago / Foster + Partners

Inspired by the pulse of Chicago’s artistic energy, Apple has created a new platform for performance in a city charged by music. Located at the intersection of the Chicago River and North Michigan Avenue’s ‘Magnificent Mile’, Apple Michigan Avenue cascades down from Pioneer Court to the river’s edge, creating new connections between the city and the river. It was designed by Foster + Partners.

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12 Creative Home Office Designs Ideas

Feb 7, 2019
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All home need a home office because everybody has bring work to home at some sort of time, if you are not an office worker then possibly you need a productive room to go through bills or store some paperwork or kids need an area to do their homework.

  • While designing a home office ensure that it should reflect the design of a home and must have sufficient storage area.

 

  • Furniture is the most important element in home office, it allow you to continue your work without intrusion from the work, invest in great chair that feels comfortable to you.

 

  • Paint your room that maximize your productivity, lighting is another important element so, make sure to have an enough lighting.

 

  • Instead of staring at wall you can fix your view towards a window or wall art which makes work more interesting.

Some of the creative designs ideas to get inspired…

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15 most creative balcony ideas to get inspired

Feb 6, 2019
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Balcony is the space where you can spend your time for relaxation, whatever may be the size still you can make it aesthetic and functional space by proper planning with little creativity. As a place for relaxation the seat is important whether it is steel or wood, chair should comfy enough to sit for a while. Here are some design tips to get most of balcony.

  • Incorporating a rug can help you to make your balcony appear even bigger, right colour and pattern makes best pair for a balcony.
  • If the balcony space is limited, café chair and a small table creates a functional space.
  • Instead of fixing a permanent lighting go for a lantern string lights which makes balcony more magical.
  • Plants in balcony can give a new look and satisfaction. The plants are arranged in a monochromatic and uniform manner to get more pleasure from it.

 

Some of the creative designs to get inspired…

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Penny tiles flooring

Feb 6, 2019
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Sometimes, the greatness of a space can be found in the smallest details. The Penny tile (also known as a Penny round) is a small tile in a round or hexagonal shape that can help you making kitchens and small bathrooms look larger. Penny tiles are often spotted in historic homes, now they are making a comeback, these charming little rounds / hexagonal are fresh and invigorating in many spaces even in modern foyer or entryway floors.

Single colour of penny tile can deliver a clean, conservative look, and broad range of coloured tiles arranged in an interesting patterns gives a showy effect. They’re also flexible enough to wrap seamlessly around curved objects. Now it’s very easy to install because of mesh sheets which are usually attached to it. You can find them in ceramic or porcelain and also in glass, stone, metal and even cock. Porcelain penny tiles are ideal medium for slippery surfaces or high-traffic areas and Ceramic penny tiles are used frequently for showers or Kitchen backsplashes.

Have you bored choosing square?

Let’s take a look at some Bathrooms and Kitchens with Penny Tiles, which make you to fall in love…!!!

 

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Staircase of 2019…!!!

Feb 6, 2019
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Interstellar Staircase

The molded plywood which is strong and stiff material are used here to make this staircase. The module are arranged differently in linear or radial and compounded into straight flights or spiral stairs. The module of tread extending as its own structure connecting the ceiling or floor. From the geometrical view, this design consist of two identical halves, the lower half mounding from the floor below supported by its compression, while the upper part dipping from the floor supported by its own tension. This design is purely an artwork (wood work) which makes the environment more special and creates a space for exploration.

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Möbius Staircase

This staircase design was created by 4A four architects Poland, they got the inspiration from Möbius strip. This staircase easily become a sculptural element and a focal point of the building because of its eye-catching design. It resembles the symbol of infinity, users can have an eye-contact with every other in the stairs and it is visible from every point of the interior of a building. They designed it for a financial corporation where this space serves to introduce a client to the company.

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What are the standard dimensions for kitchen and dining?

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If you are in the process of planning out new kitchen and dining spaces, you may be searching what are the standard height of your tables, chairs, shelves, counters etc. These dimensions will impact your daily life, an inch can make a huge difference in sitting or working so, it’s good to have a basic understanding how measurement will make your space more comfortable and always remember comfort is new king.

Kitchen countertop

Standard height of Kitchen counters are around 36 inches including the countertop material. The height for a bar or dual-level island is typically 42 to 43 inches. 15 inches above countertop level is a good microwave height.

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Counter stools & chairs

A standard height of counter stool is 24 inches from the floor to the seat. A counter chair may measure from 24 to 26 inches as standard height, counter chair might have a seat back and arm rest. Swivels are also available. Bar stools measure between 28 to 30 inches height.

Dining tables

Dining tables are standard at 30 inches, bar height tables are generally around 42 inches. Some older vintage, antique tables are 28.5 to 29.5 inches. Round table with 50 inches or less diameter are best for navigation and conversation.

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Dining room chair

Dining chair heights are typically 17 to 19 inches from floor to seat. If you would like armchairs, its height may vary by style so, ensure the armchairs fit comfortably under the table. Allow atleast 30 inches of space for chair extension.

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Some of other useful dimensions for kitchen

  • 15 inches above countertop level is a good microwave height.
  • 15 inches of countertop on each side of a cooktop and refrigerator.
  • 24 inches is the the average base cabinet depth
  • 25 inches is the average countertop depth
  • 36 inches is the ideal prep area next to your cooktop
  • 12 inches is the standard depth for upper cabinet
  • 15 – 18 inches is the standard distance between countertop and wall mount cabinet
  • The standard hood height is 30 to 33 inches.

The kitchen is one of the best home improvements to invest in, as it will increase the overall value of your space dramatically so, every details must to be perfect. For more comfort and relaxed lifestyle keep dimensions standard.

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Want to give fresh look for your bedroom?

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Your bedroom is the most important rooms in your home, this is where you spend most of your time by sleep or rest so, it’s clear that this is a space for relaxation. Retreating it is not a big deal, you don’t have to invest thousands of dollars for a top-to-bottom makeover. Simple updates will dramatically change the appearance of the room.

New furniture

You can update the room appearance by adding or replacing the small furniture items such as chairs, stands etc. if you budget is enough you can go for new bed frames too.

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New curtains / window cover

You can create an illusion of large window with curtains. New curtains will enhance the look and style of your room. You can choose a stripes, bold colour, graphic pattern which match the overall bedroom colour.

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Paint a wall

Painting a wall is the simple and quick way to refresh / upgrade your bedroom, paint affects overall appearance so, be conscious in choosing a colour take your time to decide because it is a big deal. Choosing one colour will make room more cozy.

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Change your lighting

Replacing old / outdated light fixtures will result in fresh look. Changing the old ones make the room more custom and more energy saving.

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