Acquaintance between Russia and Ikea stores began already in 1990. That year, USSR Prime Minister Ryzhkov suggested that a Swedish company, beloved all over the world, buy products in Russia. And soon on the shelves of Ikea stores in Stockholm, Milan, Taipei, etc. There were faceted glasses and other household utensils made in the USSR that were familiar to all Soviet people.
Category Design and Architecture
Living in a space with a low ceiling can be quite unpleasant. And if the room is still not properly decorated, it may look darker and smaller than it actually is. Here are 11 different ways you can make your low ceilings visually taller and increase small space.
In this compact house from a container with an area of 14.5 square meters. meters can fit a family of four. The building is perfect as an option for spending the night on weekends or as a country house on a small plot. The project of the house from the company Cubica. Architectural firm Cúbica (Costa Rica) specializes in the construction of alternative residential structures.
Life in a big city is quite expensive and Stockholm, Sweden, is by no means an exception. Therefore, sometimes you have to creatively rethink the interior of the home to achieve the desired results. This apartment of 36 square meters was used as a storage room for furniture for 30 years, then was partially renovated in the 1980s, but has remained untouched since then due to unforeseen circumstances.
A bunk bed is not only a crudely cobbled construction that is put into small children’s rooms if necessary, it is a huge field for creativity, fantasy and just a delightful thing that saves and organizes precious space. Moreover, this decision is good not only for children, but also for adults who love to receive guests, or simply to be "at the height."
The bathroom must be in perfect order. It is always good when things are in place. That's about it in the new review and will be discussed. The photographs show the most interesting ways of storing things in special spaces. 1. Shelf A shelf from a pallet. A small shelf, which can be made from an old pallet, is perfect for storing a hairdryer, curling and cosmetic products needed at the sink.
Since childhood, we very well remember the adventures of Pinocchio or our Pinocchio. Papa Carlo was able to breathe life into a simple log and a wooden man appeared before us, whom we loved very much. But, it turns out, even today, there is such a father, Carlo, this is Italian sculptor and artist Peter Demets. The skill of this Italian artist is really amazing, making you look at the “boring” wood differently.
One of my colleagues finally moved to his own private house. How long has he dreamed about it! Talking about a new home, he shone like a dawn. He supported his story with photos of insanely beautiful pieces ... Not to share them with my dear readers is a crime, I think. In preparation for the move, the guy for a long time collected practical and useful ideas for home improvement with his own hands.
So many cones are full of angles trying to make something worthwhile of them that many have already despaired of. And in vain. Beautiful and practical ideas for corners that work as well as in normal conditions really exist. You will immediately want to run and do something. The main thing - do not touch everything at once.
The issue of shoe storage is always relevant: for both shopaholics “centipedes” and for ascetics who are tied to one favorite pair. Since we live in Russia, we need somewhere to keep shoes that we wear daily, and somewhere to keep “leg wear” for another season, which we have to get every six months.
The caveman of our day: a man turned the cave by the age of 250 million years into a cozy dwelling with sewers, heated floors and Internet access
Each of us at least once dreamed at least for a while to escape from civilization and modern life. "Caveman" Angelo Mastropietro made this dream a reality! He settled in a cave, which is 250 million years old, in Worcestershire - and now for the amenities that are available, it can not be distinguished from the city apartment.
A child is a small person with his own needs and interests. He needs his own space where he can play and dream. For one child, this issue is easier to solve. And what to do when there are two children, and one room? Let's get a look! The design of the nursery must be created harmonious and functional, and most importantly, the children like it.
How to divide a room into zones without additional walls? We know several ways that successfully cope with this task without depriving the fenced off space of natural light, which is so important. The issue of room zoning is relevant both for small apartments and for large rooms that serve both as a living room, a kitchen, and a bedroom, depending on the layout and the desires of the owners.
After the summer, our archive with photos is very significantly replenished, we have to clean the memory in the phone, free up space on computers and laptops, scatter everything on hard drives and flash drives. Many, however, are not satisfied with digital photographs and willingly print out particularly good photos to attach to a corkboard, paste it into a diary, insert it into a frame and hang it on a wall or put it on an office table.
German designers have proven that the space on the roofs of a building can also be used for housing - the LoftCube compact portable house is quite suitable for this purpose. LoftCube is a small prefab house, the project of which was developed by designers from the German agency Studio Aisslinger. The floor area is only 39 m².
Most people living in an apartment have a balcony, and those who live in their home often have a terrace as well. But the average Russian man usually needs a balcony in order to store there unnecessary trash and ... skis, of course, skis, which will definitely come in handy next year! Without even noticing ourselves, we litter the marvelous space, which, if desired, can be turned into a cozy place for evenings in the company of a book or friends.
In modern conditions, everything that surrounds us should be as comfortable, comfortable, ergonomic and useful as possible. Therefore, designers, architects, engineers and other smart inventors do not get tired to please us with such useful things that not only fit perfectly into the urban landscape, but also bring people maximum benefit.
Whether the owners of the premises of the dream brought their dressing rooms in perfect order for interior photography, or whether they are perfectionists in life. We will not know this, but it will not prevent us from enjoying the selection. Photos: zillow.com
The student has developed a new design of the crane, which saves water, turning the stream into a beautiful pattern
Simin Qiu, a design student at London's Royal College of Art, created a revolutionary new faucet that not only looks gorgeous, but also saves water, turning a stream of water into an elegantly twisted spiral. The secret of the construction work is that the flow of water, passing between a double turbine, splits into streams, which then twist into elegant spirals, creating a sophisticated and beautiful water grid at the outlet.
Architects and designers do not get tired to surprise. Jerusalem's pedestrians have an amazing opportunity to become participants in almost a show: 9-meter street lamps, made in the form of gigantic colors, are revealed as soon as someone approaches them, be it a person or even a passing tram.
Someone like the spirit of a vibrant metropolis, and someone got tired of the rapid rhythm of life among the skyscrapers. And now the Kazakh architect Aibek Almasov presented a creative concept that is unique in its own way. The man wanted to build an original glass house around the tree. Almasov said that he worked every detail of this house.