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Luxury interior design: what it means and the best examples

When speaking of luxury interior design or luxury home furnishings, a whole new world opens up, a world made of refined materials and designer furniture. The classic lines reinterpret tradition by lending it a contemporary hint, while the more modern lines are minimalist, basic, very elegant but at the same time really impressive. The furniture must reflect [...]

Best green building materials: shortlist and how are they used

Which are the best green building materials? In order to build a house that follows green building standards (therefore that is environment-friendly and at the same time guarantees maximum living comfort), the first thing to do is choose the suitable building materials. Construction of a building with wood covering. When speaking of green building and [...]

Ivana de Vivanco: the cosmopolitan artist with an astonishing style

She is not afraid to put the spectator into an “uncomfortable” situation. Ivana de Vivanco (personal website) is a half-Chilean, half-Peruvian young artist. She has the attention of many contemporary art experts. Her web-site includes  images of some of her most interesting paintings and tells us about her artistic path. [...]

Kinga Nowak: “My inspirations between art and architecture”

Bold framing, intense colours (often contrasting), a penchant for blacks, and firm brush strokes. Kinga Nowak is a Polish young artist (born in 1977) and already very appreciated. Cited among the 100 “young international painters” from the emblazoned Beers Gallery, the painter tells her secrets and her inspirations. […]

Lisa Gillbe, the personal stylist and shopper of London-based professionals

London-based professionals can now take advantage of Lisa Gillbe’s services, who takes care of the style and wardrobe of those busy businessmen and women who do not have time or the expertise to look after their own dressing style in the way required by their social position. […]

Designer star Kari Whitman: “Portugal will be the next design hub”

Professional actress, interior designer for passion: Kari Whitman was a successful model and actress in the 1980s and 1990s, starring in many important movies and tv shows in the States. Whitman’s life changed in 1994 when she launched Kari Whitman Interiors, a company specialized in high-profile interior design. […]