The NoMad Hotel is housed in a turn-of-the-century Beaux-Arts building that has been fully restored to its original grandeur with interiors by French designer Jacques Garcia. The hotel is intended as a fresh take on the classic grand hotels of Europe with a distinct New York sensibility. The design of the hotel was inspired by the Parisian flat of Garcia’s youth.
You may be looking at doing a house or home up in order to put it onto the rental market for tenants. This completely changes how you look at how you design it, as you’re designing it for somebody else to live in, and for ease of maintenance, rather than your own personal style, so it adds its own challenges. There are also further challenges involved with running the propety afterwards. Continue Reading →
Home cinema, also commonly called home theater, describes home entertainment systems that aim to reproduce a movie theater experience and mood, with the help of audio and video equipment set-up in a private home.
A home theater is actually a movie theater as you know it built right into your house. Referred to as a home cinema, it is made to mimic commercial theater performance and feeling. Today, home cinema by e.g. i.life.solutions implies a genuine ‘cinema experience’ in a private residence. Continue Reading →
So you’re finally moving! This probably means you’re thinking about how you’re going to design the interior of your home. This can be a tall order. Your old furnishings may not match the décor of your new home; your old lights may not complement the new color scheme; your old art work and antiques may not aesthetically fit the new rooms. There’s a lot to think about, in addition to the normal stress factors of moving. Here are a few tips that may help you to transition smoothly in your new home without sacrificing a good interior design: Continue Reading →