How to Create a Calming Workspace at the Office, According to Interior Designers

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If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that working from home may not actually be as cool as we thought. Sure, working from your couch might be great for a few days, but for years on end? It’s not for everyone. But by now you may have reached the end of the work-from-home tunnel and returned to an office—or will soon. What if you want to blend a little bit of your calmer, more personalized remote-work style with your professional environment to make it a less stressful, sterile place, and a little more serene? There are

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9 Stylish Hawaiian Hotels Whose Interiors Rival Those of the Fictional White Lotus

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The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua

Tucked within 54 acres complete with hiking trails, natural sanctuaries, and six golden sand beaches, the 466-room hotel is as luxurious as to be expected of any Ritz-Carlton property. This one, however, offers six dining experiences, all of which boast local ingredients from the resort’s sustainable organic garden, spa treatments inspired by ancient Hawaiian traditions, and renowned golf courses. Typically taking up spots at the top of any golfer’s bucket list are this specific resort’s two 18-hole championship courses—especially the Plantation Course, which hosts the PGA Tour’s champions-only tournament.

An open-air walkway at the Montage Kapalua Bay. 

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Wescover Launches Trade Program for Interior Design Professionals to Purchase One-of-a-Kind Furniture and Art

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With new Trade accounts, professional buyers can access special pricing from thousands of local creators

SAN FRANCISCO, August 02, 2021–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wescover, the marketplace for unique art and designs shared and sold directly by original creators, today announced the launch of its Wescover Trade Program, a community created for design professionals.

Design professionals will be able to easily source furniture, art, and decorative pieces that reflect and build their brand in each of their projects. Trade members can now access special to-the-trade pricing from more than 15,000 professional local and international creators on Wescover using

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6 Dos and Don’ts for Using White Paint, According to Interior Designers

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As any DIY’er knows, few things impact the feel of a room more than a fresh coat of white paint. “Paint, even from the more expensive brands, is still a great way to change your space on a budget,” says New York–based interior designer and color consultant Martin Kesselman.

White paint, perhaps more than any other color, can set the tone for a space’s design direction with subtlety. Together with lighting, accents, furniture, and artwork, it can make a space read as anything from charming and cozy to brilliantly minimalist.

Of course, things can get complicated when it comes to

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open-air courtyard adds a pop of green to the humble interior renovation in canada

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‘residence alma’ by atelier barda is a full renovation project of a 20th-century triplex house in montreal, canada, preserving its existing façade. the architects sought to respect the building’s history, proceeding only to subtle changes on the original elements, and reinforcing the transition between old and new. the focal point of the single-family dwelling is an open-air courtyard that adds a pop of green to the otherwise soft and demure interior.all images courtesy of alex lesage, threefold

 

 

atelier barda focused on three archetype design principles: the loggia, the passageway, and the colonnade. the project focused on revitalized the existing

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YOD group decorates new york restaurant interior with 4.5-meter-tall glass-hewn buddha sculpture

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YOD group has designed the two-story ‘buddha-bar’ restaurant in manhattan, new york, with a 4.5-meter-tall glass-hewn buddha sculpture decorating its interior. seeking to explore the topic of reincarnation, the design incorporated a series of details, including aged timber, dried plants, as well as a color palette of gray, brown, and blue tones. as a result, the project revolutionizes the brand identity but still highlights the rich history of the ‘buddha-bar’, which first opened in paris back in 1996.


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right next to the entrance of the restaurant, in its most spacious hall, YOD group

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