How to arrange furniture in my girl's long and narrow bedroom?


Reader’s question 

"My girl’s bedroom is 2.50m wide and 6m long. The window is on the narrow wall of the bedroom. Could you please help me come up with the furniture layout? "

Our recommendations
If you need to place furniture in a long and narrow room you have to use tricks that will fool the eye regarding the dimensions of the room and alleviate the awkwardness caused by the room’s shape.
Room plan
The room is divided into three zones: storage, lounge-sleeping and studying.

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What color to select for the glass of the backsplash in my kitchen?


Reader's question:

"What color to select for the glass of the backsplash in my kitchen? The cabinet doors are made of Bakelite in the color of sand. I would also need advice on the wall color. I would like to paint both the kitchen and the living room with the same color. 

The house is near the sea, the sofas are brown and the dining table is glass with nickel legs"


Our recommendations:
An opaque or translucent milk glass (milky white or colored) is a classic choice that fits with almost all the fabrics, furniture styles and decorative items. However you might also opt for a more contemporary solution, like for example for a glass with a print on its surface.  

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Below, you can see a few color combinations of the wall and the glass of the backsplash, that fit with both the door cabinets and the brown sofas.

In relation to the color of the walls (both in the living room and the kitchen) we recommend a light tone like the off-white color with a sense of blue, green or beige. You can also highlight an element or a surface by painting it with a darker tone or with an opposite color. 


color combination




Alessi objects for Christmas 2012



The successful collection of Alessi Nativity Figures, launched in 2007, sees the introduction of several new characters this year.


Lucy Salamanca, AMATE: Design Connecting Two Continents


AMATE: Design Connecting Two Continents

AMATE: Design Connecting Two Continents

Lucy Salamanca presented her new home collection at TENT LONDON


What color curtains and throws to put in my living room?


Reader’s question 

“I need to pick out a color for curtains and throws in my living room. The walls are in sugar white hue, the ceiling is purple and the floor brown. What color curtains to decide and what color throws blend into the rest of the decor?"

Our recommendation

It would be helpful if we knew what colors are in your furniture, the sofa set and of course the size of the room and the decorating style you prefer.

We provide a proposal for color schemes for curtains and throws.
Combine crimson curtains with gray, purple and even brown throws and cushions.
Combine crimson curtains with gray, purple and even brown throws and cushions


What color should I choose for the glass backsplash of my kitchen?


red glass backsplash

Reader’s question
"I would like to ask you what colored glass backsplash would fit my kitchen. The kitchen is separated from the lounge area by a breakfast bar. The backsplash is visible from the living room. The walls color is white, the kitchen cabinets are glossy white lacquer, the appliances in stainless steel with black details and the tile floor is light brown. The sink is in light brown color. What tinted color I could pick for the glass backsplash?? Thank you very much in advance."


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