• Room Swoon: outside edge

    by  • April 16, 2015 • 0 Comments

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    The pared-back, organic scheme with bare-wood floorboards and a rough-hewn tree stump for a table means this ocean-facing balcony blends so well into the forest environment, it seems less a home extension and more a part of the natural order of things. Yet there are important luxe extras and designer touches here – such as the smart wood rockers with plump, nautical-look cushions – that give the space outside edge. Trust US design duo Novogratz to create a hippie-luxe tree house for grown-ups.

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    Hot from Milan: Carl Hansen & Søn’s live craftsmanship demo

    by  • April 15, 2015 • 0 Comments

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    The Wishbone chair may have been designed by Hans J Wegner for Carl Hansen & Søn back in 1949, but it’s still a regular feature in many of the modern homes we feature in Livingetc magazine.

    Imagine our delight, then, when we managed to catch one of the Danish brand’s expert craftsmen putting one together, right in front of our eyes… watch this video to see how it’s done.

    Pretty damn cool…

     

     

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