Wabi Sabi: From poetry to interior design


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Wabi-Sabi is not a decorating "style" and it is not a set of rules about arranging furniture in our homes. We can’t just hang crystals, or place mirrors or rearrange our bed and expect to change our lifes. Wabi-Sabi, unlike Feng Shui is not a set of rules, but it is rather a mind-set, a way of living modestly with a deep and true appreciation of daily life.


Double bed position in the bedroom


The double bed is placed against the center of the wall rather than the corner of the room, so as the long sides of the bed remain free. Otherwise, it is difficult for the sleepers to use the bed, lie or get out off it, while it is almost impossible to make the bed and clean the floor below.

The double, queen-sized or king-sized bed can be placed: 

  • Against the center of the wall with the headboard opposite the main door. With this placement the headboard becomes the center of attention as someone enters the room.

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Different types of color schemes for interior designers


Several times you hear or you read articles about color schemes and their use in interior design. But before you start searching for the ideal color scheme for your space, you first need to decide the color scheme type. 

Let's take the example of an open plan space and lets suppose that we want to select wall paintings. What color scheme type would you select?

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Kid's bedroom layouts with one bed


Designing a child's bedroom can be a difficult task to do. Usually, a child needs a lot of storage space to put up toys, books, school equipment and clothes. Another issue is that the kid's room should be multi-functional. Apart from sleeping, kids do craft activities, their playing and studying in their bedroom. Below, some typical bedroom layouts with their measurements are presented. Most of them combine practicality and proper use of space. 

Clearances in a kid's bedroom: The bedroom layout should give at least 66cm (26''), preferably 76cm (30''), around the bed. Clearance allows making the bed easy and moving around it comfortably. If a wardrobe stands parallel to the bed against an opposite wall, you should allow a clearance of 91,5 cm (36'') between the side of the bed and the wardrobe. If there is a dresser parallel to the bed, you should leave enough free space in front of the dresser, approximately 48-58'' (120-148cm).  



Small size bedrooms

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Arranging twin beds in a room


Usually, two children or guests have to share the same room and co-exist. In these situations, the main dilemma is always the bed placement. However, there is more than one way to organize a multi-person bedroom. Below, we have illustrated almost all possible solutions and combinations. However, all solutions are not suitable for every space. Each room has its own restrictions, regarding dimensions and proportions, the location of the entry door, the windows, the closet, etc.

How to arrange twin beds in a room

  • Create an L-shaped arrangement by placing the two beds in a corner of the room. It is preferable to keep an empty space between the beds, and place in the corner or in-between a piece of furniture, such as a wardrobe, a desk, a table or a nightstand. You can place the beds, footboard-to-footboard, headboard-to-headboard or headboard-to-footboard.

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