What paint colors and curtains to choose in my living room?

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Reader’s question

“In my living room I have gray sofa set, dark brown furniture and the kitchen cabinets are very dark brown. What paint colors and curtains do you suggest to brighten up the space?”


How to draw a seamless geometric pattern


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Seamless patterns are usefull for textile and wallpaper designs. Let's see how you can draw an asymmetrical, repeating pattern made of intersecting ribbons.


What color curtains should I choose for my living room?


Reader’s question

"We have purple sofa and grey anthracite armchairs in open plan kitchen living room with cherry cabinets. What color curtains to choose for the kitchen window and the two living room patio doors? The wall paint color is cream.”


Domus Mediterranea across the Ocean and Time


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Federico Delrosso presented a new concept of a single-family home in Mexico City, hailing from the Mediterranean home with internal courtyard.


The “Mu” cutlery set, designed by architect Toyo Ito for Alessi


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“Sharp, yet with a touch of sensitivity and elegance…
Linear, yet with an organic quality of plants…
We intend to shift our familiar sensations with chopsticks onto cutlery”

Toyo Ito


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