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There are many reasons people think about purchasing a wall bed both in domestic and commercial settings. The beauty of wall beds is that they can also integrate desks, bookcases and lounges, which transform them into versatile and functional furniture pieces. With the right furniture, apartment dwellers will optimise the use of their space, save money in the long run and make most of their apartment lifestyle.
Congratulations to the five winners of the Downsize with Style online course, a self-paced learning experience to start living with less. Even if you are planning a room makeover or would like to learn a powerful method to visualise your abstract ideas, this course will bring you great benefits. It is based on my 5-step process to downsizing with style and includes brand new content about preparing and making a mood board. Additionally, it will give you the freedom to start wherever you prefer. What's great about this course is that you can dip in and out of the modules any time you like and as often as you want.
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'Best of Interior – Wohnideen aus dem wahren Leben' is an interior design blogger book showcasing interior design ideas and trends from 15 prominent international bloggers.
'Urban Jungle' is a treasure chest of ‘green’ ideas and inspiration for DIY decorators how to introduce plants into our rooms and make our homes greener.
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Discover new colour trends and learn more about the Dulux colour forecast 2017 Antidote – A Colour Cure in my interview with Andrea Lucena-Orr, Colour Planning & Communications Manager at Dulux Group. We met at an event hosted by the Design Institute of Australia at Sydney Design Festival. The four colour trends at a glance: […]
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Starting your downsizing journey without direction is like going on a road trip in a foreign country without a map. If you don’t want to repeat the mistakes other people have made, do your research, listen to the successful stories of empty nesters, read inspiring case studies, and get advice from experts.
And enter our competition during the month of September 2016 to win free access to the Downsize with Style online course.
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Mood boards are fantastic tools to rediscover your creativity and to visualise your abstract ideas. They will help you gain clarity about your project and communicate your ideas to others – your family, friends, or an interior designer. There is no necessity for any design knowledge to create a mood board. All you need it an open mind and the courage to embrace this creative process.
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