‘LiYuan Library’ by Li Xiaodong Atelier

This project by Li Xiaodong Atelier is modest addition to the small village of Huairou on the outskirts of Beijing, just under a two hours drive from busy Beijing urban life.

On the one hand it forms a modern programmatic complement to the village by adding a small library and reading space within a setting of quiet contemplation. On the other hand we wanted to use architecture to enhance the appreciation of the natural landscaping qualities. Continue Reading →

Which Kind of Flooring Would Suit Your Interior Design

The type of flooring that you use in your home can set the style for the interior. Since the flooring is a dominant item that covers such a large area, it is usually one of the first items selected when planning the interior. Flooring is broken down into two categories: hard surfaces and soft surfaces. Continue Reading →

Beds for Small Spaces

Living in a small home, flat or studio can be challenging, and being creative with your limited space is essential to living comfortably. Being creative and picking furnishings that do double-duty is crucial; luckily, there are plenty of simple solutions that make life easier for small-space dwellers. Beds can be the biggest furniture in a small flat, and downsizing your bed is not always possible, but there are plenty of ways to fit your bed into a tiny home. Continue Reading →

Revamp Your Dining Room

It doesn’t take much to turn a boring, drab dining room into a chic and cozy place for people to gather and enjoy each other’s company. In fact, there’s no reason not to make your dining room elegant. Even small things like lighting and color can make a huge difference and doesn’t have to break the bank. A dining room doesn’t have to be large to be elegant. Utilize the most of your space to create a stunning atmosphere. Continue Reading →