Monthly Archives: September 2014
Lighting DesignSeptember 2014

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The right lighting, fitting, and design in a home can change the mundane into the truly spectacular. So what sort of lighting do modern interior designers use today? And how will that affect the way you carry out your next home renovation project? Today Caisson Studios is going to share some ideas for picking the best type of lighting and design for your living space! Read on for more lighting design tips!

 

Maison Jansen DesignSeptember 2014

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Maison Jansen was an interior design company founded in 1880 by Jean-Henri Jansen, a Dutch architect and designer. This Paris based company was the first interior design studio, and it quickly became world renowned, the name that everyone who was anyone chose to decorate their homes across the globe. In fact, so popular did Maison Jansen become that rather than have its designers travel on long journeys, it was thought to be an easier, more profitable, less time consuming prospect to simply set up satellite offices in key areas. These cities included London, Prague, Cairo, Milan, and New York.

The Pompidou CentreSeptember 2014

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The Pompidou Centre in Paris, France, is one of the most well recognized buildings in the world. With its bizarre, inside out design, and its huge expanses of space (both within the building and in the popular piazza outside), this cultural centre used by locals and tourists alike is impressive, fascinating, and one of the most visited sites in all of Paris, attracting over 7 million people every year. That’s more than the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre!

 

Modern Bathroom DesignSeptember 2014

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For many, the bathroom is the favorite room in the house. Why? Because it’s the one place in which they can truly relax and enjoy the relaxation. Relax in a bedroom and you tend to fall asleep. Relax in the garden, and some noise or buzzing thing will get in the way. Relax in the bathroom, and you really can end up feeling wonderful. As long as the room is right, of course. There are various ways in which to do this, and whether you try all of them, some of them, or just the one, it will make that relaxation time all the more special. Read on for some helpful tips from Caisson Studios!

 

Design Makeover MistakesSeptember 2014

Even the most talented of home interior designers can make mistakes. They might seem small, but you’ll know they are there, and you’ll never be happy with the finished design. Plus, human nature dictates that, even if others are complimenting your lovely, newly decorated space, you’ll feel duty bound to point out where those errors occurred. This list of some of the easiest mistakes to make (and easiest to avoid) should help!

Painting Wooden Furniture for Home DesignSeptember 2014

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When your budget is tight (or even when it’s not!), buying older, second hand wooden furniture can be a fantastic way to stretch it and improve your design. But don’t worry – those chipped and battered chairs and tables don’t need to look the way they do. See beyond their initial state and imagine what they could be like if they were painted beautifully!

 

Amazing StaircasesSeptember 2014

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If there is more than one floor in your home, the likelihood is that you are going to need stairs to reach the higher ones. Installing a lift might be fun, but it’s not entirely practical, so stairs are the way to go. But don’t think that stairs are just… stairs. There is (or can be) much more to them than that. Stairs can be beautiful, creative, and practical. Here are some examples of amazing staircase design ideas to get you thinking!

 

Green Kitchen DesignSeptember 2014

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Being environmentally responsible is an important part of many people’s lives. But is it possible to design a complete home renovation with environmentally friendly products? Absolutely! One of the best places to implement your new design is in the kitchen, and today Caisson Studios is going to bring you some tips on designing and implementing a green kitchen in your home.

 

Beach House DesignSeptember 2014

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Bright and breezy, light and airy, beach house style is a great way to give your home the lift it needs if the dull and dreary winter (or summer) has taken its toll on your property and your mood. If you’re looking for a new way to decorate, beach house style is modern, attractive, and easy to do.

 

So how to start? What are the basics when it comes to this simple residential remodel? Read on to find out!

 

Designing a Feature WallSeptember 2014

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Feature walls are a wonderful way to spruce up an otherwise tired room without needing to redecorate all of it. You can really focus on just one aspect of the design, and make it perfect. If the rest of the room still needs a bit of paint, don’t worry – your friends and family will be so impressed with your feature wall that they won’t even notice! Read on for some great tips for designing your own feature wall from Caisson Studios.

 

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