GUADARTE’s classic furniture collection is timeless and elegant. They are period products and many of its pieces are an icon in its field. Each product is handcrafted, can be customized and is available in a huge range of finishes.
STATEMENT PIECES … CONVERSATION PIECES … MASTERPIECES
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1. ASTRONOMY – a conjunction or opposition, especially of the moon with the sun.
“the planets were aligned in syzygy”
2. a pair of connected or corresponding things.
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For 2014 we will be using a combination of something quite raw with precious elements from prints on hemp or an earthy fabric with a metallic element to it. Something that you would consider quite luxurious. There is a hint of luxury and comfort where window treatments are concerned and roller blinds will be easily controlled via remotes, light switch or even the internet. There is room for glitter embell
For 2014 we will be using a combination of something quite raw with precious elements from prints on hemp or an earthy fabric with a metallic element to it. Something that you would consider quite luxurious.
There is a hint of luxury and comfort where window treatments are concerned and roller blinds will be easily controlled via remotes, light switch or even the internet.
There is room for glitter embellishment even in a sophisticated home, you just cannot get enough of metallics and sparkle for 2014 ,embellishments can be incredibly stunning when used in moderation to provide a refined space with personality.
Large-scale florals and bold prints are also the hot trends in curtaining for 2014.
Classic meets contemporary , minimalism meets drama and handmade meets technology. Bold florals cater to traditional tastes while stylised patterns offer fashionable energy. Fabrics are glowing too with a subtle sheen and earthy natural textiles will combine with metallic elements to provide a contemporary feel.
Alongside the metallic look we are also seeing iridescent and pearlised finishes to fabrics and accessories.
While decorative hardware has been dominated by stainless steel for some time there is now a move towards gold and copper. We are already seeing it in interior furnishings copper stools, gilded mirrors and gold products, now we can merge it into our home fabrics.
As society increases the obsession with must have technological gadgets, we may see a desire to counterbalance that with nature. Native and exotic flowers, leaves and trees and organic objects are big trends too.
Texture is high lighted in fashion fabrics and wallpapers as well as curtaining. The fabrics need not be bright colours to be bold, an understated bold suits our relaxed lifestyles and textures with slight variations will stand out on their own.
Eclectic personal interiors will keep gaining popularity, though equilibrium will shine through with walls that match fabrics.
This is a collection of photos taken of a project recently designed by Nikki D Jones , a Moroccan style property redeveloped to include high-end kitchen and bathrooms , maintaining the feel of a home with the edge of luxury and creating individual style. The addition of the unique fireplace and the relaxing atmosphere of the roof terrace add grace and charm.
Fabrics used to maintain simplicity , include durability with the appearance of the expected standard of quality.
The moment when I stand back and look at my work is usually one of contentment and some pride too, today was one of those days. My first appointment about a month ago when I saw the “challenge” or may I say “run down shell of a very tired bar set in a fabulous location” ( being polite ) , I listened to the client’s ideas for The Chi Lounge, Stuart of Bray Marine, and his plan for the commercial venue , my creativity began to kick in and I could see it in my mind’s eye. It required further conversation to run a few ideas by Stuart and to make sure we were on the same page with the finished look that I would aim for and he had asked for ,we took into account and considered all the practicalities of the design and fabrics, we then chose the fabrics that suited the Venue and then I accessed how much I would to need to produce the eventual look. That was just the start….
Working alongside Lewis of Bespoke Carpentry who created the specialised furniture and Tony, a local carpenter who I have relied on many times in the past for pelmets and headboards, the project was under way, the size of the cushions required that I had to cut the fabric to fit the foam in the boy’s factory, we had to test the foam had been made to correct shape and size to the bespoke furniture , which was all great fun for me to be let lose amongst the boys toys!!
With all the fire proof voile prepared to be fitted, approx 100 mtrs , I spent 3 days up and down ladders in an atmosphere of perpetual ” night clubbing ” during the day which I do enjoy from time to time, the sound systems being tested, the big screen for sport being fitted, chandeliers and lighting etc… we were all under each others feet but working together as a team with stress levels high as we were all against the clock but it was such a good working day.
Ellie ,the gorgeous hostess had a lot to do, some jobs a bit tedious and others a total shopping fest , when Ellie returned with Stuart laden with the final touches to be added to the tables etc.. it was like Christmas morning unpacking the parcels. The bar manager kept everything under control as workmen arrived and he co-ordinated the days events with ease.
With the curtains and ceilings in place I just had the furniture cushions to “stuff ” with wadding which softens the appearance, not the most comfortable job or dignified as I scrambled with my head inside the cover, these were delivered kindly by Lewis and Tony, I plied them with a beer for their efforts of course.
A last minute decision to supply 20 cushions was made at 6pm , I had them made and delivered by 10am the next day, no easy task but under that pressure to get the look right I will push the limits, worth it in the long run.
So there we have it, The Chi Lounge is having it’s first Hen party tonight, the location of the bar on the Son Matias beach is a perfect setting for enjoying the view, the venue, the menu and of course the finest cocktails and drinks with the best service.
The Four Basic Types Of Home Lighting
|One way to improve your dream house is to have the perfect home lighting. Home lighting is one of the most important elements in home interior design. It can create the right element that makes your house elegant and conducive for any type of mood. The right atmosphere can be created when you take a few steps into account.
There four basic types of lighting for the home, Understanding these four types will help you achieve your desired effect in any area of your house. These types will also help you plan and decide what type of home lighting decorations you should purchase.
1. Ambient or general lighting. Its purpose is to illuminate the whole room. Most interior lighting decorators suggests that a dimmer light should be installed with your track and recessed lights to add flexibility in adjusting the brightness thus changing mood and practicality.
2. Task lighting. Its main function is help you perform the task at hand such as reading, cooking, shaving etc. It provides sufficient light for any particular activity so it should be glare free, and it should not tire or strain your eyes.
3. Accent lighting. Is known as focused lighting used to illuminate a sculpture, piece of art or any architectural element placed in any areas in your home. It is about three times as bright as the ambient light to give justice to any masterpiece it is being used to highlight.
4. Natural lighting. This light is the natural light that any time of the day is produced. It comes through the windows, doors and skylights. This light varies in brightness and intensity depending on the time of the day, season and weather. It achieves a light and airy feel.
You must also know that home lighting can have an effect whether the room will look smaller or bigger. There are lighting techniques that can enhance the real size of your house without exerting extra effort and without spending too much.
One of the most enjoyable parts of my work is coming into contact with amazing artists who are creating unique pieces for clients to enhance their surroundings.
These lighting examples are by Neil Wilkin and are available by order Worldwide.
Recently returned from Australia’s west coast, Neil is currently making small and large-scale glass art for interiors and garden projects – residential, commercial and exhibitions. His work is found in public and private collections and exhibited throughout the UK, Europe, USA, Asia and Western Australia.
With an exceptional eye for detail, meticulously finished and a talent for enhancing the visual impact of any space he continues developing extremely exciting and unrivalled designs.With his own glass studio making small and large-scale glass art for interiors and gardens for all sectors. Continuing to work with British and European glass designers, including Rachael Woodman.
. Neil and Sarah Wilkin