There’s No TV Here: Hotel Joaquin in Laguna Beach Wants You to Unplug and Relax in Coastal Comfort

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/theres-no-tv-here-hotel-joaquin-laguna-beach-wants-unplug-relax-coastal-comfort/hotel-joaquin-8/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/11/hotel-joaquin-8-810x534.jpg" alt="There&#8217;s No TV Here: Hotel Joaquin in Laguna Beach Wants You to Unplug and Relax in Coastal Comfort" /></a>
                                You might have heard about <a href="http://www.auricroad.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Auric Road</a>, since the well-known Korakia Pensione and Lone Mountain Ranch are two of their properties. The hospitality brand has recently opened the doors to its third property, the <a href="https://hoteljoaquin.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Hotel Joaquin</a> in Laguna Beach along California’s coastline. Conceived as a designer sanctuary, the new boutique hotel is the idyllic getaway that most vacationers look for in a hotel in Southern California. Tranquil, elegant and chic, Hotel Joaquin wants you to come prepared to unplug and relax in total coastal comfort.
Designed by Studio Robert McKinley, who’s known for their effortless and bespoke interiors filled with layered décor, Hotel Joaquin no doubt pays homage to the coastal lifestyle and heritage of Laguna Beach. The private beach oasis exudes a Mediterranean-like, resort-style ambience that you immediately feel once you step onto the property. The 22 guest rooms feature small batch amenities, sweeping views of the
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Art Comes to Life at Kohler [VIDEO]

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/art-comes-to-life-at-kohler-video/kohler_arts-program-factory-video/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/11/Kohler_arts-program-factory-video-810x451.jpg" alt="Art Comes to Life at Kohler [VIDEO]" /></a>
                                Design Milk goes into the Kohler factory in Sheboygan, Wisconsin to get an exclusive look at the Kohler Arts Industry Program, where artisans collaborate with factory workers to create just about anything they can dream up. We also stop by the John Michael Kohler Arts Center to see the current exhibition of Kohler artisans. The JMKAC&#8217;s mission is to generate a creative exchange between artists and the public. WATCH:
Special thanks to Kohler for making this video possible.
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The Fi Clinic Is Bound to Make Going to the Dentist Better

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/the-fi-clinic-is-bound-to-make-going-to-the-dentist-better/fi-clinic-dentistry-1504-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/11/Fi-Clinic-dentistry-1504-1-810x540.jpg" alt="The Fi Clinic Is Bound to Make Going to the Dentist Better" /></a>
                                While most dental practices are fairly sterile, and well, pretty ugly, the Fi Clinic in Tczew, Poland is anything but. The <a href="http://www.1504.pl/gabinet-dentystyczny-ficlinic-tczew.html"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">clinic</a> hired <a href="http://www.1504.pl/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">1504 architekci</a> to design new offices outfitted with everything a modern dental practice should have, including a welcoming lobby, procedure rooms, sterilizing room, tomograph room, and a kitchen. They wanted to reduce stress so they incorporated curved corners that invite the patients back into the dentist&#8217;s room.
The overall lobby was designed in a palette of black, white, wood, and brass , including the black tiles on the lower part of the wall. At closer glance, you might notice that they used 32 marbled tiles in the design to represent the number of teeth found in adult mouths. The neutral “black” zone welcomes patients with a minimalist look that’s topped off with some green plants. Continuing on, patients enter the “white” zone aimed to give a clean
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Sarah Sherman Samuel Shops Vintage with Sotheby’s Home

                                <em>The following post is brought to you by <a href="https://sothebyshome.com/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Sotheby&#8217;s Home</a>. Our partners are hand-picked by the Design Milk team because they represent the best in design.</em>
                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/sarah-sherman-samuel-shops-vintage-with-sothebys-home/sarah_sherman_samuel_vintage_dresser/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/11/sarah_sherman_samuel_vintage_dresser.png" alt="Sarah Sherman Samuel Shops Vintage with Sotheby&#8217;s Home" /></a>
                                Designer <a href="http://sarahshermansamuel.com/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Sarah Sherman Samuel</a> is known for her ability to combine different styles to create distinctive spaces. This year, she was part of the team that completed a top-to-bottom renovation of a mid-century <a href="http://sarahshermansamuel.com/category/home/mandy-moore-residence/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">house for actress/singer Mandy Moore</a>. The project was the perfect example of Sarah&#8217;s ability to infuse vintage pieces into a space while maintaining a fresh, modern vibe. Although Sarah makes it seem effortless, finding just the vintage piece is certainly more of a challenge than wandering the aisles of a local box store.
So we picked her brain for some tips and tricks to level up our vintage shopping game.

Designer Sarah Sherman Samuel

Sarah created a floating bathroom vanity using a vintage credenza.

When vintage shopping, Sarah is always on
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Deepsea Coffee / Knowhere Studio

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  • Interiors Designers: Knowhere Studio
  • Location: Shop 10, Building 25, Binjiang Junyuan, Zhangguanying Road, Panlong District, Kunming, Yunnan, China
  • Architect In Charge: Nan Yang
  • Design Team: Nan Yang, Yunlong Lu, Yi Wu, Zhengwei Song, Min Peng , Jian Gao
  • Participants: Yunnan Fulong Design Office Co., Ltd
  • Area: 164.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Yixiang Wang
Facade. Image © Yixiang Wang Facade. Image © Yixiang Wang

Text description provided by the architects. The project is located in Binjiang Junyuan District, Zhangguanying Road, Panlong District, Kunming City, Yunnan Province. Binjiang Junyuan is the former Zhangguanying Village and Zhangguanying Flea Market. It is one of the largest urban villages in Kunming's Second Ring Road. Now it has been transformed into a large-planned urban residential area based on the city. There are not only a few large urban complexes, but also several primary and secondary schools, office and business districts, which give a huge young

Deepsea coffee. Image © Yixiang Wang
Second floor space. Image © Yixiang Wang
First floor plan
© Yixiang Wang
First floor space. Image © Yixiang Wang
Second floor space. Image © Yixiang Wang
© Yixiang Wang
Light Reflect stairs. Image © Yixiang Wang
© Yixiang Wang
First floor bar counter. Image © Yixiang Wang
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A Dnipro Apartment That Focuses on the Kids Without Compromising Design

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/a-dnipro-apartment-that-focuses-on-the-kids-without-compromising-design/levitation-apartment-svoya-studio-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/11/Levitation-Apartment-SVOYA-studio-1-810x508.jpg" alt="A Dnipro Apartment That Focuses on the Kids Without Compromising Design" /></a>
                                <a href="http://svoya-studio.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">SVOYA studio</a> were asked to design an apartment for a family in Dnipro, Ukraine, that didn&#8217;t forget the children or style. With 135-square-meters to work with, they made the decision to reduce the main living space to give more room for the children&#8217;s area. That resulted in a large joint space for the two daughters each to have their own place to sleep while sharing study and play spaces. Essentially, that keeps the rest of the <a href="https://www.behance.net/gallery/71001619/Levitation"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Levitation</a> apartment from being overrun with toys and the children&#8217;s things. Even with a reduction in size, the main living area feels bright and open, while remaining clean and modern.
The main space houses the living room, kitchen, and small dining area finished with white surfaces, marbled stone, light woods, and neutral textiles. The furnishings are perfectly curated keeping it fresh and cozy without feeling small. Graphite was introduced into the master bedroom for
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The Modernist Hotel Sets Its Roots Inside a 1920s Heritage Building

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/modernist-hotel-sets-roots-inside-1920s-heritage-building/the-modernist-hotel-25/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/11/the-modernist-hotel-25-810x570.jpg" alt="The Modernist Hotel Sets Its Roots Inside a 1920s Heritage Building" /></a>
                                The recently opened <a href="https://www.themodernist.gr/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">The Modernist Hotel</a> in Thessaloniki, Greece strikes the perfect balance between contemporary hospitality design and old-world, heritage architecture. Set in a 1920s building that was restored by the city following a great fire, the space was converted into a 40-room boutique hotel by FORMrelated Studio in a total redesign with &#8220;a minimalist yet sensual style that pays attention to detail and moves between art deco, mid-century detailing and Danish design.&#8221;
The simplicity of the guest rooms creates a space for uncluttered relaxation that’s only enhanced as guests settle into the custom furniture and take in the room’s contemporary design details. Finishes of brass, marble and warm wood cultivate an air of effortless elegance that’s anything but cold or brash. The black and white bathrooms are accented with matte black hardware, open sink consoles that don’t take up much visual space, and bespoke bath amenities. Open storage
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BuzziBracks Invites You to Create a Room Within a Room with a View

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/buzzibracks-invites-you-to-create-a-room-within-a-room-with-a-view/buzzispace_buzzibracks-alain-gilles-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/11/BuzziSpace_BuzziBracks-Alain-Gilles-1-810x540.jpg" alt="BuzziBracks Invites You to Create a Room Within a Room with a View" /></a>
                                We&#8217;ve seen a lot of upholstered options for microenvironments in open workspaces, but <a href="http://www.alaingilles.com/en"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Alain Gilles</a> has taken a different approach that allows you to create a room within a room with the option of a view. Designed for the <a href="https://design-milk.com/tag/BuzziSpace/"  rel="noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">always forward-thinking</a> <a href="http://buzzi.space/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">BuzziSpace</a>, BuzziBracks is a new architectural system where zones can be established within large, open offices to act as both a visual and sound shield to help with productivity. The standalone frames can be moved to any location and rearranged as needed offering optimal flexibility. The frames are finished off with curtains that can be open or closed giving the user views of the surrounding workspace or more privacy if needed.
In addition to creating separation, BuzziBracks’ curtains come in a variety of colors for added personalization. The choices range from transparent to opaque fabrics, even noise-reducing acoustic curtains in Kvadrat fabric. You can even mix and match
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BuzziBracks Invites You to Create a Room Within a Room with a View

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/buzzibracks-invites-you-to-create-a-room-within-a-room-with-a-view/buzzispace_buzzibracks-alain-gilles-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/11/BuzziSpace_BuzziBracks-Alain-Gilles-1-810x540.jpg" alt="BuzziBracks Invites You to Create a Room Within a Room with a View" /></a>
                                We&#8217;ve seen a lot of upholstered options for microenvironments in open workspaces, but <a href="http://www.alaingilles.com/en"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Alain Gilles</a> has taken a different approach that allows you to create a room within a room with the option of a view. Designed for the <a href="https://design-milk.com/tag/BuzziSpace/"  rel="noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">always forward-thinking</a> <a href="http://buzzi.space/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">BuzziSpace</a>, BuzziBracks is a new architectural system where zones can be established within large, open offices to act as both a visual and sound shield to help with productivity. The standalone frames can be moved to any location and rearranged as needed offering optimal flexibility. The frames are finished off with curtains that can be open or closed giving the user views of the surrounding workspace or more privacy if needed.
In addition to creating separation, BuzziBracks’ curtains come in a variety of colors for added personalization. The choices range from transparent to opaque fabrics, even noise-reducing acoustic curtains in Kvadrat fabric. You can even mix and match
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BuzziBracks Invites You to Create a Room Within a Room with a View

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/buzzibracks-invites-you-to-create-a-room-within-a-room-with-a-view/buzzispace_buzzibracks-alain-gilles-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/11/BuzziSpace_BuzziBracks-Alain-Gilles-1-810x540.jpg" alt="BuzziBracks Invites You to Create a Room Within a Room with a View" /></a>
                                We&#8217;ve seen a lot of upholstered options for microenvironments in open workspaces, but <a href="http://www.alaingilles.com/en"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Alain Gilles</a> has taken a different approach that allows you to create a room within a room with the option of a view. Designed for the <a href="https://design-milk.com/tag/BuzziSpace/"  rel="noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">always forward-thinking</a> <a href="http://buzzi.space/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">BuzziSpace</a>, BuzziBracks is a new architectural system where zones can be established within large, open offices to act as both a visual and sound shield to help with productivity. The standalone frames can be moved to any location and rearranged as needed offering optimal flexibility. The frames are finished off with curtains that can be open or closed giving the user views of the surrounding workspace or more privacy if needed.
In addition to creating separation, BuzziBracks’ curtains come in a variety of colors for added personalization. The choices range from transparent to opaque fabrics, even noise-reducing acoustic curtains in Kvadrat fabric. You can even mix and match
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Sancal Lets the Color In

                                <em>The following post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.sancal.com/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Sancal</a>. Our partners are hand-picked by the Design Milk team because they represent the best in design.</em>
                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/sancal-lets-the-color-in/sancal-jungla-images-catalogue-mousse-laisla-10/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/10/sancal-jungla-images-catalogue-mousse-laisla-10-810x589.jpg" alt="Sancal Lets the Color In" /></a>
                                Feeling a little weary of white, beige, “greige” and all other on-trend neutrals? Spanish design firm <a href="https://sancal.com/en/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Sancal</a> has your answer. Known for an innovative use of materials and a love of color, Sancal developed a fabric that checks both boxes. Their latest innovation, Rift, is an ultra-tough knitted textile that is as aesthetically pleasing as it is practical.

Mullit, the new chair designed by Yonoh for Sancal, comes from the crazy idea of a ​​”cushion with legs”. The use of this fabric reinforces the fluffy effect, since Rift textile provides a smooth and exquisite touch.

La Isla by NOTE is perhaps the best example of how a discreet piece can lose its blush when its upholstered with a textile with a very strong identity, without

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