Architecture

Top Reasons to Consider Window Tinting in Your Home

Top Reasons to Consider Window Tinting in Your Home

The design world always seems to be bringing out the latest and hottest trend that people are jumping on, but not all of these are practical or even attractive. For those wishing to create a space that is unique, luxurious, and comfortable, we’ve come across a trend that may just work for you. Window tinting is no longer just for your luxury auto, as it can now be used in your home as well. Ideal for Climate Control While many assume it’s the look of the window tinting that is helping to make this a “trend”, it’s actually very much about the climate control that it offers. For those people who live in areas that experience extreme heat and lots of sunshine, the air conditioner can seem like it’s constantly running. Not everyone enjoys the feel of a/c running all day long, or the fact it gets pretty expensive. This…

Expert Tips on Choosing the Right Art for Your Home

Expert Tips on Choosing the Right Art for Your Home

Art is definitely among the best luxuries to invest in, especially if you’re in the process of creating an ambience or a particular look for your house. A room can be so much livelier and more comfortable with the right pieces or art placed in the right locations. Art doesn’t have to serve a purpose, but that doesn’t mean you can’t introduce a sense of practicality when choosing your pieces. Take a look at the work of top interior designers and you will find beautiful ways of integrating art into your home. If you’re eager to get started with a bit of art shopping, we have a few expert tips on choosing the right pieces to buy that you can follow. Size Matters Even the most beautiful art pieces can still make a room look cluttered. On the other hand, the right pieces can also make a room appear bigger…

How to Create the Perfect Office Space Using Photography

How to Create the Perfect Office Space Using Photography

According to the American Time Use Survey, the average person spends 8.9 hours per day at work. There’s no reason to spend these hours staring at bland walls each day when office artwork has the power to reduce stress, and increase one’s creativity and productivity. Wall art can transform a boring, dull workspace into one that is beautiful and calming. Best of all, this can be done simply and affordably using your own photography to decorate in a way that is unique and high-end. Professional Photography Tips You may already have some great photos, which can be converted to canvas wall hangings. Sometimes a simple photo, such as a family photo, can be edited to appear more artistic. Using editing software, you can add a filter or reduce the photo to black and white. It’s likely you will need to take some new photos to truly create artful office space,…

Longchamp renovates its historical store at Rue Saint Honoré in Paris

Longchamp renovates its historical store at Rue Saint Honoré in Paris

The famous Parisian luxury goods brand Longchamp has just begun renovations of its historic store on rue Saint-Honoré in Paris, the brand’s hometown. During the renovations, the store will be covered with a tarp decorated with a spectacular work of art by American artist Ryan McGinness. For Longchamp, it’s the perfect opportunity to bring art into the heart of Paris, with an exceptional storefront decorated with a spectacular work of art,«Mindscapes»,by American artist Ryan McGinness! Located on the cornerof two very busy streets just a few dozen metersfrom the Place de la Concorde, this decoration is in place from March this year. Jean Cassegrain, Longchamp CEO explains that such a renovation in the heart of Paris, requires an outstanding display. By inviting a New Yorker artist, it is a celebration between two cities: Paris and New York. This decoration in the heart of Paris is a very important step for Longchamp. Ryan…

A Room with a View – 5 Luxury Apartments in Paris, with Amazing Views

A Room with a View – 5 Luxury Apartments in Paris, with Amazing Views

Paris: the tantalizing, never­aging goddess. Living in Paris may truly be a unique experience, as the affluent can benefit here from the best of everything that makes life worth living. The City of Light is not just the Capital of France, but the Capital of elegance, refinement and good taste, in terms of gourmet cuisine, fashion and architecture. Paris is divided into 20 arrondisements, arranged in the form of a spiral and starting in the center, on the Right Bank of the Seine. The fanciest and most expensive are the 6th, home to many artists and celebrities in the past, the 7th, that includes the Eiffel Tower and the Dome des Invalides, the 8th, where one can find the Arc du Triomphe and Place de la Concorde, or the 16th, the quiet residential, upper­class area, the least populated of the arrondisements. High­class Parisian architecture is defined by the quality of…