British-African artist Yinka Shonibare decorated the interior of his Victorian dollhouse with Dutch wax print cloth and used furniture in various woods and styles to fill the rooms of this home that comments upon his dual identity as an African and Brit. Along with reproductions of paintings by Shonibare and French artist Jean-Honore Fragonard, the two-story dollhouse also includes cabinets, chairs, tables, fireplaces and a canopy bed.
Tze Chun is a woman of many talents. She is the visionary mind behind Uprise Art (https://www.upriseart.com/), an innovative online gallery that makes collecting art easy and affordable. A former dancer, Tze’s creative energies extend in many directions, a fact which becomes clear with just once glance at her stylish Brooklyn home. In it, art, culture and design come together beautifully for one picture-perfect home.
Bring the outside in and cover an interior accent wall and add warmth and texture to your space. The windows are large and strategically placed to capture the views out as well as getting light into the various spaces.
From the moment you step in the front door, designer Kristina Wolf played up the home's dominant Craftsman features. White interior columns and wide molding stand out against the powdery blue walls in the foyer.
The D2 Interieurs award-winning design studio evokes a light and bright atmosphere. Oversized light fixtures provide much-need task lighting over the massive desk area, and since storage is key for organizing samples, one wall is full of shelves and modular drawers stow away under the desks.
The colored concrete floor in this sparkling white guest home adds depth to the simple color palette. By keeping the walls white and the floors one unified finish, this modest guest home feels more spacious.
Outdoor saunas can offer health benefits and relaxation as well as serve as a unique spot to socialize with friends and family, according to Glenn Auerbach, a sauna builder who blogs at SaunaTimes.com.