Monthly Archives: April 2018
Buy a ready-made house or build your own? The second option is attractive because you will get a country object that is fully adapted to your tastes and needs — a House with a capital letter. How to approach it? We give several guidelines for starting the construction of a country house.
Since the beginning
You have chosen a location and approximately determined the construction budget. How to start building a house on a plot? A typical project will be the fastest and most likely the most cost-effective solution. If time and money allow, choose an individual approach and look for a contractor who will take over both construction and design. Continue reading
You can arm yourself with trends, brands, or a professional design project and still get an interior where something is elusive or very noticeably annoying. Let’s see how to avoid this.
Open floor plan
Not so long ago, everyone was dizzy with the idea of an open plan. The concept of “more air, less partitions” came to us from Western loft interiors with their industrial scale. In order for the concept to take root on the basis of Russian living space, designers boldly removed doors and walls from the interiors. We tried to combine them to the maximum: a loggia with a room, a kitchen with a living room, even a bathroom with a toilet. Continue reading
According to Internet wisdom: before you step out of your comfort zone, it is necessary first to enter it. In the Wake of the popularity of open layouts, interiors began to actively get rid of partitions, doors, and even walls. In practice, it turned out that this is not very convenient — no privacy. Functional areas in a residential space can and should be allocated. We talk about universal zoning techniques in the interior.
In Soviet interiors, the conversation about zoning was short: they put a wall-sideboard in the middle of the living room, and that’s an additional room. Continue reading