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Design Marvel: The Invisible House

A house with a design that highlights disguise harbors a ton of whys and an equal amount of interest. Aside from its original purpose, a house is meant to be seen, appreciated, and ogled on. The Invisible House is somewhat an antithesis of those. The curious thing about it, however, is that for something that's built to be concealed, it certainly is drawing a lot of good attention.   The Austrian architectural firm, Delugan Meissl Associated Architects, is the one responsible for this highly fascinating prefabricated house. The aim is to provide an alternative to the increasing housing dilemma. Flexibility and spatial quality are the pivotal factors in its design. Reducing environmental footprints and substantial savings in construction are two of...

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6 Alternative Uses for Zebra Rugs

  Do you have that urge to go beyond the basic, to push forth the original use of something you've had in a long time? If you have an old zebra rug that you want to turn into something other than a gorgeous floor decor in your living room or bedroom, you're in luck! We have collated a couple of alternative uses for your good ol zebra rug permitting that you bought an excellent one, and it's still in almost mint condition, of course. There are hundreds of ways to use a zebra rug. Below are just 6 of them to start with:   Turn it into a wall art Why not use it as a wall art? After all,...

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Ryan Korban and His Love Affair with Zebra Rug

Ryan Korban, the brilliant self-taught interior designer that has magnificently curated some of the best high-end boutiques and residences, has a thing for zebra rug. He associates it, and the rest of the different skins and furs, with supreme luxe. We think that his fascination doesn't just end with a mere zebra skin because he has an actual full mount at his very own Manhattan apartment! His keen eye for all things stunning has garnered him a laudable portfolio. His A-list roster of clients include actor James Franco, Jessica Stam, and Natasha Poly. Fashion brands such as Balenciaga, Diesel, and Fivestory all have commissioned him to provide his style of unequivocal luxury in their stores all over New York. The...

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Integrating a Zebra Rug Into 7 Different Interior Themes

Buying a decor for one's home is not only about ergonomics or high quality anymore; versatility is one of the key main factors that smart patrons look for. Zebra rug is embodied with that element along with a great design, functionality, and superior condition. For years, the zebra rug has proven its capability to be incorporated in different interior design themes. It is not just included in the theme; it blended perfectly with it. Below are seven various interior styles that the zebra rug made more fascinating. Traditional Traditional interior is all about sophisticated furnishing, earthy tones, and dark wood. The classic style features architectural adornment such as wood panelings and moldings. Harsh contrast in color or furniture rarely happens....

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6 Envy-Worthy Bookcase Ideas for Your Home

Despite the aggrandizement of e-readers, many still favor the good old hard-copy books. If you are part of the latter, you know that having a huge enough bookcase to house your collection is paramount. In most homes, bookshelves serve a purpose beyond their original function; they are also considered a form of décor. To be surrounded by books is a bibliophile’s solace. Creating a cerebral oasis at home doesn’t have to be grand all the time, unless you are Walker Digital’s chairman, Jay Walker. It’s 3,600 square feet, and has the original Sputnik 1 and a model of NASA’s X-29 aside from the gazillion books!  Impeccably styled bookshelves are more than enough for our precious copies. A reading room amidst the woods...

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