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Seasonal Table Decorating Ideas for Thanksgiving and Christmas

Oct 30, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

Using 2013 colour palettes for inspiration, here are some fun tabletop ideas that are accessible to all.

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Ultimate Venting Picture Windows

Apr 16, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

It is the time of year when many of us want to let the outdoors in. The fresh air, anyway. But most do not want to draw attention to the fact that windows are open, particularly on lower levels. Marvin Windows may have a solution for you.

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Use Your Decor to Make Your Home Feel Warm

Jul 06, 2007

Wall color always has a lot to do with the warmth of a room. Bold colors with lots of warmth are getting even more popular – especially oranges, brick-reds and fuchsia. It may be daunting to do a whole room in these colors, so even doing just a focal wall in one of these colors would help do the trick. Lighting is also very important in ensuring the coziness of a room. Of course, ambient lighting such as candlelight will add the most warmth but task lighting is also …

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Recycled Shipping Containers as Buildings?

Sep 20, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

Have you ever driven by a stockyard and wondered what becomes of all those stacked shipping containers when they are deemed no longer useful for transport? Increasingly, many are being transformed into usable spaces, both commercially and residentially.

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Inflatable Structures Help Solve Space Dilemmas

Sep 20, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

Do you think air pumps are just for tires and balloons? I think AirClad would strongly disagree. For years, the UK-based company has been producing temporary structures for both commercial and residential use that inflate when needed (usually for three days to three weeks) and deflate and neatly store away until they are needed again. Made of fabric, the structures are designed to compress with a ratio of 100m2 of usable space to 1 cubic metre when stored.

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Design for the Greater Good – Mattel Children’s Hospital

Sep 20, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

Though some see design as a waste of time, the truth of the matter is that design has the power to change lives. It can brighten a sunken mood. It can envelope and bring a sense of safety. It can also unite; bringing people together to focus on a worthwhile task or cause.

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A Space for Those Who Live at the Office

Sep 20, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

For those who live, eat, sleep, breathe their work, London- and Berlin-based architects Nilsson Pflugfelder have introduced Verbandkammer, a spaceship-like, customizable workspace / artist’s residence.

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Colour + Colour + Neutral

Sep 20, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

"For me, colour-plus-colour-plus-colour isn’t as good an equation as colour-plus-colour-plus-neutral. Adding a neutral keeps colours from looking childish and amateurish, and colours look richer when they’re paired with neutrals." -Betsy Burnham (House Beautiful, June 2012)

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The Design of Yoga

Sep 20, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

September is National Yoga Month. While a yoga practice should not focus on the look of the studio, a space can certainly impact one’s practice just as much as the combined presence of those practicing within the space. As an avid practitioner and teacher, I have compiled images of studios in which I would love to practice.

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Space Saving Tables

Sep 20, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

Small space living is certainly not a new discussion point on Design Bites, but Milano Smart Living (MSL) is a company that is new to me. MSL “offers a prestigious and diverse array of specialized furniture for small apartments, impressive and beautiful in each of their functions,” all of which are 100% crafted in Italy.

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Living Within your Volume Requirements

Sep 20, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

It is hard for me to believe that two (2) people live in this awesome looking, but ultra tiny, home. At only 25 m2 (or 269 ft2), that means a living space about the size of the average office cubicle for each inhabitant. Yet the owners find they have more than enough space for themselves and overnight guests.

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Change the Look of your Kitchen Whenever you Want

Sep 20, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

Do you have commitment issues? With design decisions, that is. If yes, and you’re looking to alter the look of your kitchen, Kitchen Palette may be exactly what you need.

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Wall-Mounted Closet Valets

Sep 20, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

Often times, a “valet” for a closet is a bar that either slides out or extends downwards; not quite the same thing as a real valet system. So if you want more than just a bar, but do not want to take up valuable floor space, what are your options?

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