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Stylish Concrete Sinks Designed to Energize the Kitchen and Bath Industry

<b>Native Trails’</b> new <b>concrete sinks</b>, made of a groundbreaking cement and jute fiber mixture called NativeStone™, are poised to spur the concrete trend …

30 Modern Living Room Design Ideas to Upgrade Your Quality of Lifestyle

Your living room is where the social part of the home life takes place, a space designed to be used as you decide: entertaining, spending time with …

Sunlight Streams into Bathrooms Connected to Nature

• 1 |<p>In this Hawaiian bathroom, the user is forced to slow down, stepping carefully along a pathway across a modernist pond to reach the deep soaking …

20 Uniquely Beautiful Coffee Tables

The amazing design here uses wood and class to create a coffee table that mimics real life topography.<p>Another table that takes its inspiration from …

Discarded marble tiles form products by Paolo Ulian and Moreno Ratti

Italian designers Paolo Ulian and Moreno Ratti have created a collection of prototype products made from unwanted marble tiles.<p>All seven items in …

CIOB News

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) welcomes publication of Dame Judith Hackitt’s final report of the Independent Review o<p>Published: 17th May …

North West’s Morris Homes To Build 1,900 New Construction Jobs

Morris Homes has announced a new round of house building projects which it says will create around 1,900 construction jobs in the North West, …

Four in chase for £50m Northwich town centre build

Exhibition centre will remain open during major refurbishment programme<p>37 mins ago<p>Work on the Caernarfon and Bontnewydd bypass to start in November<p>37 …

Layered fabric chair by Richard Hutten to launch in Milan

<b>Milan 2014:</b> Dutch designer Richard Hutten will launch a multicoloured chair made from 545 stacked layers of Kvadrat's fabric in Milan.<p>Based on an …

26 Cool And Stylish Small Bathroom Design Ideas

If you have a small bathroom, don’t worry – it can be decorated with style and elegance, not worse than a big one, and a small space always looks …

A Stool

Inspired by the designer’s love of typography, the <i>A Stool</i> is part of the <b>A Range</b> collection by Alex Swain, the founder of <b>ByALEX</b>. It’s cut from plywood …

Redrow reinforces management structure

Richard Bailey appointed director at expanding regional contractor<p>14 hours ago<p>Regional builder benefits from Liverpool and Manchester activity<p>9 hours …

Barratt ramps up recruitment as profit soars to £120m

Aurora claims £14bn Western Terminal Hub is half the cost of existing third runway plan<p>43 mins ago<p>Mark Cutler will take the reins at the ground …

How the Top UK Construction Companies are Using Social Media Marketing in 2014

Read our 2015 update of this post here.<p>In June 2010 and 2011 we carried out an analysis of how the top 15 construction companies in the UK were using …

Is Copenhagen the new Milan?

As Italy's furniture industry struggles to bounce back after the recession, has Copenhagen regained its place as Europe's design capital? Dan Howarth …

Versatile lamp by Tuomas Auvinen wins Muuto Talent Award

A lamp by Finnish designer Tuomas Auvinen that fits neatly into the edges of a room has won the Muuto Talent Award 2014 for students.<p>Tuomas Auvinen's …

Curtain Call: World’s Most Beautiful Drapery Hardware

Take a cue from the fashion world; adorn your interiors with custom hardware of the highest order from Jonathan Browning.<p>Located in a historic …

10 Clever Ways to Conceal Clutter

Nendo bases furniture for Walt Disney Japan on Winnie-the-Pooh characters

Japanese studio Nendo has dressed up these wooden tables for Walt Disney Japan to look like characters from children's story books …

Stand table by Jakob Timpe slots together without glue or fixings

This collapsible table by Berlin-based designer Jakob Timpe is made from nine pieces of wood that simply slot together with no screws, glue or tools …

10 Unexpected Ways to Add Color to Your Kitchen

Unique ways to give your space a bold look.<p>Switch out your sink for a colorful one, order some bold appliances, or give your backsplash a bright look.

Kitchens

Incredible Up-Close Textured Details of Frozen Flowers

Photographer Mo Devlin takes an interesting approach to flower photography by first freezing his buds in order to produce these stunning, abstract compositions. Using a macro lens, Devlin captures intriguing light, texture, and unexpected details within the dramatic colors and shapes set in ice.<p>The …

A Fresh Look at Mid Century Modern Chairs

When something stands the test of time, we know there’s a reason for it. Usually it’s the thing’s genius, in one way or another, that makes it …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

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How To Choose a Sofa: 50 Designer Tips

Everything you need to know.<p>Everything you need to know about sofas in one place. Experts such as Windsor Smith, Barbara Barry, and Steven Gambrel share how deep a sofa should be, which style goes with which, how to select pattern, and more.

Home Decorating

12 Daring Design Ideas That Deliver a Huge Payoff

Proof that when it comes to decorating, it's all in the details.<p>Proof that when it comes to decorating, it's all in the details.

Space Saving Book Shelves and Reading Rooms

What to do with that extra room you have lying around? Now that your kids (if you have any) have grown up, there really isn’t any need for a play …

Furniture that looks like giant sweets by Matthias Borowski

Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Matthias Borowski has created a range of furniture that resembles oversized confectionary (+ slideshow).<p>Matthias …