This month’s Where I Work visits the Brooklyn studio of Rebecca Atwood, an artist and designer with an ever-expanding arsenal of dreamy textiles, wallpapers, artwork, and a just-launched collection of bedding. Over the years the Cape Code native has been carving out a niche for herself with her soothing surface patterns that are bound to put a smile on your face. Based in Industry City, the rapidly growing creative hub of Brooklyn, her light-filled studio is an endless source of inspiration with samples, swatches, and mood boards and today Atwood takes us inside for a closer look at her space and work process. Take a look. What is your typical work style? I’m definitely a morning person, and I like to get in early. I am trying to be better about blocking out my days for different projects. I find the more organized I am, the more productive and
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Think it through“Make sure to be precise as to the function of the space. Ask yourself questions about how you use the room. For example, do you need storage for kids toys? Is a sectional
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The bold offices span two floors and 200 square meters, which includes an interior courtyard, and a mostly bright yellow and black color scheme. Raw building materials were used, like concrete, brick, iron, epoxy, and mesh metal, further giving nod to their construction background. The conference room was inspired by The LEGO Movie, even painting its motto on the wall – “Grab a hat let’s build something.” That very movie motto has even become Emre Group’s own slogan. The hammers on the wall are each labeled with individual
<a href="https://design-milk.com/emre-group-offices-come-to-life-courtesy-of-renda-helin-design-interiors/emre-group-offices-renda-helin-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/Emre-Group-Offices-Renda-Helin-1-810x540.jpg" alt="Emre Group Offices Come to Life Courtesy of Renda Helin Design & Interiors" /></a> <a href="http://www.rendahelin.com/#" rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Renda Helin Design & Interiors</a> studied the innovative ethos of the Emre Group and brought it to life in their new corporate offices in Sisli, Istanbul. With construction being a large part of their business, the designers based the concept off of it by bringing an industrial approach throughout and making you feel as though you’ve walked onto a construction site.
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interior design mistakes. Luckily, whether the issue is sofas lining the walls or ignoring aesthetics in favor of strict functionality, most of these problems also have a fairly easy fix. If you think you may be guilty of one or two living room mistakes, keep reading. We’ll show you how to identify the issue at hand, explain why it doesn’t work, and teach you how to make the necessary changes to bring your design to the next level. Sometimes small tweaks make all the difference.These days, the living room is one of the most important rooms in the home — and also the breeding ground for some of the most serious
Misunderstanding proportionProportion is one
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The concept for the design began with the site’s history housing a produce market, hence the reoccurring use of colorful fruits and vegetables. The kindergarten spaces received themes of fruits and veggies, market stalls, and delivery trucks, for imaginative play and learning. Some of the custom-made furniture includes drawers for the kids and padded areas for the toddlers to lounge or read. Photos by Dudi Moskovitz.
<a href="https://design-milk.com/an-imaginative-kindergarten-that-will-make-your-kids-love-school/kindergarten-sarit-shani-hay-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/Kindergarten-Sarit-Shani-Hay-1-810x459.jpg" alt="An Imaginative Kindergarten That Will Make Your Kids Love School" /></a> A new <a href="http://shanihay.com/products-range/kindergarten-daycare-complex-wholesale-market-tel-aviv/" rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">kindergarten and daycare complex</a> was recently completed at the former Wholesale Market in Tel Aviv by Yashar Architects. Inside, the complex spans 3,000 square meters of innovative design, bursts of color, and playful vignettes to get the kids excited about school. <a href="http://shanihay.com/" rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Sarit Shani Hay</a> was behind the inspiring design that had to house six kindergartens for kids aged 3-6 years, and three daycares for babies and toddlers from 3 months to 3 years.
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small tweaks, you can use this maneuver to open up your designs.If you’re a regular reader of Freshome, you’ve heard about the virtues of negative space. This seemingly-small move can make a huge difference in your interiors. Keep reading to learn more about why this feature is absolutely crucial, as well as practical tips on how to pull it off in your own home. With just a few
They’re more pleasing, psychologically speakingWe’ve all experienced the feeling of looking at a room that’s so well put together it takes our breath away. It may seem as though the furniture or the color palette that was chosen is the thing to set this design above the rest. However, we’d argue that the use of negative space is
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If you are not familiar with the A’ Design Award and Competition, then here’s a quick overview: A’ Design Award is the world’s leading design award, reaching design enthusiasts in over 180 countries in 40 languages. Whether you’re just starting out, or have your own studio, A’ Design Award is an fantastic way to get recognition in the industry. The entries are peer-reviewed and voted on by a prestigious jury panel of design professionals, scholars, and media members who follow specific
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