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Easy Way for Renovated Home

Are you tired of walking everyday into your home that has the same boring look and old feel? You can consider renovating your home. While total renovation of your home might be a costly affair, you can do it economically by simply changing the look of your home, a bit. Rearrange the furniture, change the colour of your walls, change the flooring to get the revamped look. Investing in new flooring is the best way to renovate your home and giving it a new, improved look. It also improves the feel of your home and adds value to it. Apart from this, a new flooring is one of the quickest ways to give your home a new look Swiftlock Laminate Flooring is an excellent alternative which not only imparts a fantastic look, but is also durable. Continue Reading →

‘Switch’ Apartment by Yuko Shibata Features Two Mobile Walls

Japanese designer Yuko Shibata created separate living and working areas in this Tokyo apartment by installing two mobile walls. Update: this project is included in Dezeen Book of Ideas, which is on sale now for £12.

Called Switch, the project features one partition that slides out over the dining table to create a meeting room on one side and library on the other.

The second bookcase pivots round at the end of the day to reveal a bedroom. Continue Reading →

Brisbane Church Becomes Beautiful Pitched-Roof Home

Willis Greenhalgh Architects have designed a conversion of an old heritage church in Brisbane, Australia into a contemporary home.

First a church, then a theater, and now stunning houses filled with light, the Bonney Avenue residence exemplifies the genius behind responsible renovation. After careful coordination with the local community, Willis Greenhalgh turned the aging building into not one but two beautiful houses. Listed on the heritage home register, it was crucial to maintain the building’s character without creating an undue impact on Brisbane’s cultural heritage.

Originally built in 1867, these incredible homes in Australia became slightly worn out and tired looking. Instead of demolishing them and wasting what valuable building materials were left, the designers gave them a carefully considered uplight that respects not only the cultural heritage, but also the surrounding environment. Continue Reading →