Stripes and Metal Tints Basketweave Collections from Chilewich

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Stripes and Metal Tints are two new Basketweave floor and wallcovering collections introduced by Chilewich. Stripes contains a carefully planned sequence of nine individual colors with an overall tonal effect of nine individual colors. The collection, woven with TerraStrand, is available in four colorways. The collection is also available in Plynyl Tiles, Wall to Wall Flooring, Floor Mats and Wall Textiles. Continue reading

Natural Swimming Pool Ideas from Daily Green

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Swimming can be great exercise and a lot of fun, but the chlorine used in most pools can have some negative side effects, not the least of which is reliance on toxic (and finicky) chemicals. For health, environmental and aesthetic reasons, a lot of people have expressed interest in alternatives to chlorine pools, fortunately there are more and more options to get wet without smelling like cleaning products. Continue reading

Natural Pools from BioNova Natural Pools

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Natural Swimming Pools is a completely chemical-free, Eco-friendly and safe water system for swimming pools. The patented system does not disinfect or sterilize water, instead it purifies it the same way as it is done in nature. Aquatic plants, containing beneficial bacteria and helpful microbes, are used to create this natural biological filtration system. Continue reading

Kitchen Fireplace from Effeti USA

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This handsome fireplace from Effeti, made of black painted Corten steel, brings an element of sophistication as well as function to the kitchen. The versatile design re-imagines the domestic hearth as the fireplace can also be used to barbeque with charcoal or wood. At the back of the unit, there is a fold down cast iron plate that provides a cooking surface for making breads or pizza. Continue reading

Woven Metal Mesh Textiles from Alphamesh

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These striking textiles, introduced by Alphamesh Fabrics, provide designers with a collection of woven metal mesh fabrics for architectural use and interior design applications. Woven with stainless steel, brass, copper and aluminum weft yarns, the fabrics not only provide spectacular surface effects, they also can be molded into permanent sculptures or three-dimensional objects. Continue reading

Rugx Be Different from Object Carpet

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The Rugx Be Different collection was presented at imm cologne 2014 by Object Carpet. The basis of the new collection is sixteen edge bindings in leather and full-grain leather that extend the range of creative interplay between colors in the Rugz collection. The edge bindings are available in two distinct colorways – the unconventional and trendy Neon and the more subtle pastel Chill. Continue reading

Tiles Tufted Wool Rug Collection from Kasthall

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Designed by the Swedish design trio of Claesson Koivisto Rune for Kasthall, the handsome Tiles line was inspired by the different shapes and dimensions of ceramic tiles. The collection, handcrafted with pure wool, has three designs that combine perfectly balanced patterns with a thin outer line. There are three patterns available that include Slab (shown) in shades of off-white, graphite gray, navy blue, green and a vibrant yellow. Continue reading