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During my travels to Vienna, Austria, I was always intrigued by the buildings designed by Friedensreich Hundertwasser. You can imagine my amazement when I found out I can spend a few nights in a hotel, of which the exterior as well as interior was one of the last works of this famous Austrian p...
Danish company Sort of Coal makes it possible for us to try a natural purification agent known for centuries in Japan and Korea: white charcoal. Unlike common charcoal, white charcoal does not leave dust or residue. It is made by heating pieces of oak and bamboo over a seven-day period in an ox...
The light fixtures manufactured by Italian company Gallery Vetri d'Arte combine traditional refined style with the design concepts of the contemporary world. The company's designers use old and new materials and processes to create unique and timeless products. Handmade glass, metal, silk, leathe...
Designed for Herman Miller by Yves Behar, creator of such remarkable designs like the Aliph Jawbone headset or red Toshiba laptop, the Leaf personal light is setting its own standards on the lighting market. It is the first LED fixture that can provide both cool and warm light. As such, it use...
Fresh or faux (Christmas tree it is)... If you'd like to voice your opinion, please take part in my poll: http://tinyurl.com/ycg6d84 I already got some very interesting answers.I will share my findings with the Active Rain community after this poll closes.
Recently I ran a poll on my blogs, and among Twitter and LinkedIn users. The question was: How do you decorate your home for the holidays?The choices:1. My whole house is dressed to the nines during the holidays.2. I usually decorate just a few rooms, mostly where I entertain my guests.3. My i...
Recently I stumbled upon a book in my library that I bought a while ago with an intention to read immediately, but never accomplished until now. The title says it all: "Good Green Homes: Creating Better Homes For a Healthier Planet" by Jennifer Roberts, with beautiful photography by Linda Svends...