PINK LOTUS: Grimanesa Amorós Creates New, Large-Scale Light Sculpture In Partnership with The Peninsula New York’s “The Art of Pink”

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The Peninsula New York, Pink Lotus, light sculpture, LED sculpture, The art in pink, Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. PINK LOTUS, a large-scale, site-specific light sculpture by artist Grimanesa Amorós, will be installed on the façade of The Peninsula New York in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October.

 

Should I hang curtains only on patio doors or along the entire wall?

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"My parents’ house is old styled and the living room is 6m X 3m and height 3m. The patio door is 1.35 m wide. The home furnishings are 25 year old. There is a double rail curtain track behind the crown molding 3m long. Could I hang window treatment that extends the full length of the wall instead of just the window? Which solution is aesthetically correct? "

 

What curtains to choose if the doors are hung next to each other?

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Readers’ question
"I would like your advice. I want to buy curtains for my open plan living room kitchen but I have no idea what to choose. The balcony doors are next to each other. The living room features a variety of color, including black and blue cushion sofa and armchairs, and red cushions. Black and gray furniture, white walls complete the look. Thank you in advance."

   

What flooring to install in a gym?

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“What is the most suitable type of flooring for a gym?”

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In the market there is a large variety of flooring types suitable for gyms and indoor athletic spaces. The final option depends on your needs, personal taste and cost. Let’s see the advantages of some of the most common solutions:

   

Should I install grass pavers on the outer garage ramp floor?

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“According to your experience is it a good solution to install grass pavers on the outer garage ramp floor? We prefer planting grass than installing concrete floor on the yard. However we do not know their resistance and the care that they might need. Would the grass maintain its look? How could I water it?"

   

Floor tile layouts

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Whether you are choosing a fantastic ceramic tile or standing by classic marble for the flooring, the tile type will be only part of the overall effect. Tile arrangement also matters and believe it or not there are many ways to arrange tiles on the floor and create interesting layouts. Of course most installers suggest to their customers straight tile arrangement or diagonal. The first option is quicker and easier to install but rather ordinary. So if you like to think outside the box, then take a look at the following tile layout options.  

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My parents’ house is old styled and the living room is 6m X 3m and height 3m. The patio door is 1.35 m wide. The home furnishings are 25 year old. There is a double rail curtain track behind the crown molding 3m long. Could I hang window treatment that extends the full length of the wall instead of...
I want to buy curtains for my open plan living room kitchen but I have no idea what to choose. The balcony doors are next to each other. The living room features a variety of color, including black and blue cushion sofa and armchairs, and red cushions. Black and gray furniture, white walls complete the...
“What is the most suitable type of flooring for a gym?”
According to your experience is it a good solution to install grass pavers on the outer garage ramp floor? We prefer planting grass than installing concrete floor on the yard. However we do not know their resistance and the care that they might need. Would the grass maintain its look? How could I water...

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