Every year, the government and the media launch a campaign to create awareness among the general public about their water consumption during dry spells.
In every aspect of design and fashion, purple is the hot new colour of the season. Fashion designers are incorporating it in their clothing lines and interior designers are using its various tones in their décor. It’s a rich and lively colour that offers a wide range of impressive possibilities.
For homes on larger lots, a natural pool is often an ecological and practical feature. A natural pool is a constructed body of water that does not contain any water treatment system, since the filtration is left up to the pool’s aquatic plants and natural living organisms.
Having a great place to munch shouldn’t cause a credit crunch – if, that is, you reuse what you’ve got and get more from inexpensive staples like paint, fabric and accessories. Cheap chic is the new black… or is that the new blue?
It’s always fun to change the look and feel of a room by adding a touch of colour. Depending on the size of the room, painting could take a few days, which may be discouraging for some. But with a little preparation and the right tools, painting can become a fun activity you can enjoy with family or friends.
New Zealander Gidon Bing has made wood his profession by becoming a painter and sculptor. To work at home in a tranquil environment, he has installed a studio in his garage, designing a space that is both practical and inventive.