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The ultimate bespoke wallpaper is designed by a 5 year old!

The ultimate bespoke wallpaper is designed by a 5 year old!

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Hello design lovers! Has anyone of you ever dreamt of colouring their bedroom walls as a kid? I'm sure you have. As a teenager, one day I decided to write on my walls with a black marker and it fe...
How to Make Your Fireplace the Focal Point of the Room

How to Make Your Fireplace the Focal Point of the Room

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Creating a focal point in any room is an important step in interior design work. Because of its eye-catching nature, a focal point often sets the mood that the room has to deliver. Every other inte...
Home decor 2.0: flowers online!

Home decor 2.0: flowers online!

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Hello design lovers! I don't know about you, but I find small businesses fascinating especially the tech-oriented and family-run. I recently discovered Vela, which is both those things: an auntie ...
Can ergonomics improve health? I asked the expert!

Can ergonomics improve health? I asked the expert!

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Hello design lovers! Have you ever been interested in posture at work? I wasn't. I had to experience a series of side effects before starting to be. Every time people looked at me, slumping at my ...
Decorating with black: all you need to know!

Decorating with black: all you need to know!

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Let's face it: black ceilings are not for everyone. People love them or hate them, no middle ground. I am a black-lover at heart and tend to add black elements in my bedroom every time I have the ...
New challenge: home office interior design in Bologna

New challenge: home office interior design in Bologna

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Hello design lovers! Do you remember when I told you about me designing a bathroom on Whatsapp? Well, guess what? After the bathroom project, when Lu needed help with her home office interior...
Ceramica Sant'Agostino at Cersaie 2017: Beauty is a daily duty!

Ceramica Sant'Agostino at Cersaie 2017: Beauty is a daily duty!

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Hello design lovers! A few weeks back I visited Cersaie, the International exhibition of ceramic tiles and bathroom. It was a really nice experience, even though I brought my camera and couldn't u...
Ikea Eftertanke: exclusive limited edition collection in the UK

Ikea Eftertanke: exclusive limited edition collection in the UK

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Hello design lovers! Today we are going to talk about Ikea, who are giving us great satisfaction. With new collections and unexpected collaborations being revealed, I am all ears. There's a parti...
The next level e-service (how I designed a bathroom on whatsapp!)

The next level e-service (how I designed a bathroom on whatsapp!)

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Hello design lovers! Today I'm going to tell you about me and Lucrezia (Lu) designing a bathroom on Whatsapp!Yes, you heard me right :) But first, who's Lu? Lu is an Italian girl living in Bolog...
Easy guide to light layers for beginners | part 2

Easy guide to light layers for beginners | part 2

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Hello design lovers!A few weeks ago, I talked about the importance of layering light sources. Check the article here in case you missed it!We've seen the difference between the three layers: A...

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