Iconic architecture and design of famous venues

Sydney Opera House

The works of great architects enhance the look and feel of the towns and cities many millions of people live and work in. Some of the buildings accommodate world-class orchestras, opera singers and other talented artists responsible for lifting the moods of audiences looking for an hour or so of escapism. Such beautiful buildings cannot fail to be inspirational and culturally invigorating.

Here are four venues that fully deserve to be described as iconic. Continue Reading

Using design in business for branding

logos

It has always been the case that developing a strong brand, either in terms of a catchphrase or logo, is the key to a successful marketing campaign. This, in turn, leads to improved consumer awareness, confidence in the product or service, customer loyalty and, most importantly of all, increased sales and profitability.

The big question is, especially where smaller companies are concerned, how to achieve the level of brand awareness of companies such as Apple, Microsoft, and Coca Cola, without spending a fortune on employing fancy advertising agencies? Continue Reading

2015 Key Bathroom Trends

2015 Key Bathroom Trends

In the world of interior design, trends are always changing, including in the bathroom. There is a growing number of new bathroom designs that are going to take center stage in 2015. Today, we are going to cover some of the key features that designers believe most bathrooms will incorporate in the year to come. Keep in mind that many of these new trends will not only be noticed in the bathroom but also in other key areas of the house, such as the kitchen.

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A Focus on Emerging Green Living Technologies

Green

As more people are born into the world, the Earth’s resources get tighter. Being at the brink of a climate change crisis and potential water shortages, it has become clear that making the conscious decision to become eco-friendly can only create positive change for our planet. From planting more trees through to advanced solar roadways, there are copious emerging green living technologies that could ultimately heal the damage the planet has endured at our hand. Continue Reading

8 Smart Remodeling Tips

Retro

Dreaming of a skylight in the kitchen? Ready to tear up that carpet in the den and replace it with something new? There are literally hundreds of ways you can renovate your home, but unless you’re careful, you’ll wind up remodeling the contents of your bank account too. Here are eight tips for keeping costs down as you breathe new life into your interior design. Continue Reading