Furniture Designed By Yves Behar by Nazmiyal

Yves Béhar: Storytelling with Modern Design

Modern Design with Yves Béhar A groundbreaking designer, Yves Béhar is as famous for his furniture and accessories as for his commitment to sustainability. But the Swiss-born entrepreneur discovered his design philosophy during childhood and from an unlikely source – the Turkish rugs around his house. “Being a child, and sort of crawling around the house, […]

African Influenced Interiors and Designs

African Influenced Interiors and Decors African Influenced Interiors – Bright colors and animal imitations are no longer featured in the far-away villas of vacation homes. Now, African influenced style is showcasing in eclectic interiors everywhere, adding elements of exotic sophistication to modern residences. “In 2013, African influences are said to be a major trend,” says architecture and design […]

Textile Trends for 2013 by nazmiyal

Heimtextil Forecasting 2013 Textile Trends

2013 Textile Trends Heimtextil Forecast Textile Trends – Wondering what cuts, colors, patterns and prints will define 2013 in home textiles? For answers, look no further than the annual Heimtextile fair. The industry’s barometer for textile trends has a spot-on record for predicting the most sought after selections for the year ahead. And this time, they’ve unveiled a […]

Feng Shui for Chinese New Year

A Happy Feng Shui Chinese New Year Celebrations for the Chinese New Year kick off this weekend. And that means everyone from China to Chinatown will be welcoming the Year of the Snake. The most cunning and intelligent of the Chinese zodiac, the snake symbolizes a 2013 full of creative energy and successes. “The snake represents wisdom, […]

DIY Home Projects: Fabulous Floors

DIY Home Projects For Creating Fabulous Floors Yourself! DIY Home Projects – You can use just about anything around the house to update your home decor. But, did you know you can DIY your floor? Two designs that have hit international headlines are proving that all you need is a little inspiration to create  floors that […]

Interior Design By Science by Nazmiyal

Interior Design by Science

The Science Behind Interior Design What does an interior designer and an environmental psychologist have in common? A lot more than you may think. The art of design and the science of how we think are actually very closely linked, especially when it comes to color. Ever notice that your favorite fast food restaurants are […]