W Hotels Worldwide reveals multi-million dollar reimagining of W Chicago – Lakeshore
I have a complete set of cleaning and washing and ironing tools and supplies, a good folding table, and excellent sturdy shelving to hold heavier items like soap canisters, cleaning kits, and even extra towels and linens. Martha Stewart Living: 21 ways to decorate your home on a budget I suggest that you revisit your laundry room’s design and make alterations that will indeed turn the frequent tasks of washing, ironing, steaming, and folding into more of a pleasure and less of a chore. You may even opt for a brand-new redesign. Many kitchen cabinetmakers are building cabinets, shelving, and brackets that can be used for other installations, such as in mudrooms, flower rooms, craft rooms, and, yes, even laundry rooms! I’ve highlighted some of my favorite details. I hope they help you to re-imagine your own laundry room, no matter how big or small the space.
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The large sofa, which can seat up to eight people, and chairs are all upholstered in linen for a natural and relaxed feel. The fabric on some of the pillows resemble the patterns found on horse blankets, reflecting the homeowners daughter, who is a champion horse rider. It has a Western flair without being hokey-pokey Western, Barclay said. Before the remodel, the living room had just a loveseat and a club chair. Walking around the fireplace to the library, the room transitions from comfortable to cozy.
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Android L, Smartwatches, And Material Design: The Best Of Google’s I/O Keynote | Fast Company | Business + Innovation
By Adrian Covert Google took to the stage in San Francisco to roll out most of its big plans for the year . Some were great, others less so. But between the Android update, its burgeoning smartwatch platform, and its never-ending quest to conquer your living room, there was plenty to chew on. Here’s the best (and the rest), of Google I/O 2014. Android: The Best: Google’s announcement of Android L may look like a redesign with no new features, but the design is the feature of this latest Android update. At its core, Google’s new Material Design language is about making Android more human and approachable. There are the clean, card-based layouts, the bright, simple, color schemes, and the playful, physics-based animations when you interact with the OS.
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1960s ranch living room gets modern yet traditional makeover
The color palate is a blend of soft tones, which allow for the views to pop and serve as the focal point of the room. Additionally, the light fixtures were changed to chandeliers to reflect and amplify the light and views, and mirrors were added to the walls for yet another reflective design element. The decor in the public spaces reflect the W brands urban New York City roots, merged with the vibrancy of Chicago. The Living Room has undergone a bold transformation, including a completely revamped layout to increase the space flow and energy. A spray can mural acts as an accent behind the Welcome Desk, a historical nod to the aerosol can, which originated in Chicago and is now used in modern day street art.
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