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Iconic lamps for kids

Cute. Cuter. The cutest. Lighting has never been this adorable. Let us thank Dutch design studio Mr Maria for that. The studio focuses on creating pure, clean and warm designs fit for children of all ages with the power of imagination. The iconic designs of playful characters shaped by classic lines make up a timeless collection of interior designs. The brand’s motto ‘We are Family’ shows its desire to be a lasting part of any home. Welcome Mr Maria to…

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Modern living in Antwerp

How an empty penthouse apartment became a Minimalist haven… Presented with a completely blank canvas, an entrepreneur couple’s penthouse in the Westkaai Towers in Antwerp became a bright, modern haven. Situated at the top of the David Chipperfield-designed building on the waterfront neighbourhood of Eilandje, the owners were looking for something different from the original plans drawn up by the developer. And so, the 220 square metre penthouse became the ultimate clean slate with which Belgian architect Hans Verstuyft could truly…

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Airplants: the coolest houseplant, without any fuss

Over the last couple of years, airplants have become the coolest home accessory, perfect for frequent fliers or just those that lack a green thumb. This unique plant comes in a variety of sizes, shapes and colours, and as they don’t even need soil to grow – just air – the easy-to-care-for and super low-maintenance airplant makes a great centrepiece for any space. With the flexibility of not needing to pot them like other houseplants, there is no limit to…

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ICONIC NIEMEYER MODERNISM: Where thoughtful construction meets playful design

Built in 1951 and situated just outside of the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, Oscar Niemeyer’s Casa das Canoas is considered to be one of the most significant and quintessential examples of modernist Brazilian architecture. Casa das Canoas embodies Oscar Niemeyer’s Brazilian Modernist roots with exemplary tropical charm, touching upon the topography and abundant nature embracing the family home, all while keeping in mind the archetypal modernist elements of the movement of which he was an iconic contributor. The…

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LIGHT UP YOUR LIFE: This multi-functional flowerpot can do it all

As the summer months progress and the days get longer, what better time to take a break and spend some much-deserved time outdoors. Whether you’re planning to socialise or slow down and relax, the NORDIC D’LUXXX Flowerpot and Lantern is your must-have item this summer season. Designed by renowned Danish designer Henrik Pedersen, not only does the sleek Flowerpot design make a modern addition to your garden or patio, but the versatile design does so much more. 1. Lovely glow…

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The future of design: Reisinger Studio’s ethereal rendered environments

Andrés Reisinger (1990) is truly a jack of all trades, working as a multidisciplinary artist and director, as well as in product, interior and 3D graphic design. The Argentinian-born artist works under the name Reisinger Studio, and from his base in Barcelona, works alongside numerous clients to create one-of-a-kind virtual environments. Reisinger Studio has 12 years of experience in creating and forming worlds in collaboration with interior and furniture designers, including Italian designers Patricia Urquiola and Cassina, New-York-based designer and…

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A Rose-Tinted Oasis: an iconic Mallorcan holiday home (that you can rent!)

Located in the south of Mallorca, John Pawson’s effortlessly cool Neuendorf House is a site to behold. Originally designed for a German art dealer, the pink-tinted structure is nestled within an almond grove and offers tranquil sea and mountain views. Built between 1987 and 1989, John Pawson and Claudio Silvestrin’s first full architectural project the Neuendorf House (also known as Els Comellars) has become a design classic. Indoor / outdoor living Its grand proportions and cool stone construction play with…

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Maison Macolat: Belgian tradition meets South African heritage

Maison Macolat gives you the best of both worlds: a premium macadamia nut from South Africa in a delicious shell of Belgian chocolate. Add a sophisticated flavour such as salted caramel or a zingy note of yoghurt to it, and you get the fine chocolates of Maison Macolat. And more than a chocolate, this house of delicacies gives you some excellent pairing tips …   Off to South Africa The story of Maison Macolat begins in 1883 when Heinrich and…

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Outdoor furniture made of recycled plastic

We love design that makes the world a better place and that looks great too. The Danish design label Mater combines these two ideas beautifully. On Decovry.com we now present to you Mater’s Ocean Collection. The objective of Mater is to rethink our current practices and create ethical and sustainable design that minimises adverse social and environmental impacts. “Let’s clean up the planet!”. That was the starting point for Danish design label Mater making its Ocean Collection. “We teamed up…

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