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4 Future trends in Co-Living

4 Future trends in Co-Living

| Martina Pardo | Interior Design Tips
A while back I followed a conference about Co-living Development organised by Coliving Hub during which were discussed numerous topics related to the growth and evolution of this market segment, es...
Feng Shui: What does it mean and how it is applied to Interior Design

Feng Shui: What does it mean and how it is applied to Interior Design

| Martina Pardo | Sustainability and Well-Being
We talk a lot about wellbeing in interiors on this blog, so much that the topic of Feng Shui easily came to our minds when I and Rick were trying to decide on the next topic for a post. And though ...
6 Top Materials for a Sustainable Interior in 2021

6 Top Materials for a Sustainable Interior in 2021

| Martina Pardo | Sustainability and Well-Being
It’s that time of the year again. Spring is approaching and like last year, I look to renovate and innovate our pool of resources for interior projects. So, following up on the good success of our ...
Home DIY Styling – Interior Design Inspiration for Spring

Home DIY Styling – Interior Design Inspiration for Spring

| Martina Pardo | Interior Design Tips
Hello Everyone! Finally, Spring is approaching. I love to go out when the air gets crisp, and nature shows all its colours again. Me and Rick love to take long walks in parks and just breathe again...
The Biophilic Office of the Future: Welcome, Milan 2021

The Biophilic Office of the Future: Welcome, Milan 2021

| Martina Pardo | Sustainability and Well-Being
Developer Europa Risorse wants to restore the abandoned industrial area of Milan, the Rizzoli district. But in 2021 you don’t just simply redevelop; to make the most of a great vision, something mo...
Solutions for Long-Term Interior Sustainability from Denmark: Stykka

Solutions for Long-Term Interior Sustainability from Denmark: Stykka

| Martina Pardo | Sustainability and Well-Being
Hi Everyone! This week I’m going back to discuss some interesting topics about sustainability. Some of these came up in our latest webinar with Forta Pro, which was a huge success. It was amazing t...
A Beginner’s Guide to Colour Psychology

A Beginner’s Guide to Colour Psychology

| Martina Pardo | Interior Design Tips
In one of the latest articles published, I started the discussion about colours and specifically about some misconceptions when it comes to warm and cool colours. So, to expand on the topic I thoug...
A Designer at Heart at Forta Pro Webinar: Wellbeing, sustainability, modularity

A Designer at Heart at Forta Pro Webinar: Wellbeing, sustainability, modularity

| Martina Pardo | News & Lifestyle
This week we have an exciting announcement to make. Tomorrow, Thursday 18th, we are going to participate in the Forta Pro Webinar titled ‘Co-Living Apartments – Modular Solutions’. Forta Pro is a ...
Colour Psychology: the Biggest misconception about cool and warm colours

Colour Psychology: the Biggest misconception about cool and warm colours

| Martina Pardo | Interior Design Tips
When thinking about colours, not only for interiors but also to what they communicate to us in our daily life, there are some basic assumptions (that I’d straight call misconceptions) about their m...
Student Accommodations 2020-2021 what do the students think?

Student Accommodations 2020-2021 what do the students think?

| Martina Pardo | Exhibitions & Design Finds
Last month I reported my experience at the Property Week Student Accommodation Conference. Especially, I discussed the main topics and the key learning points highlighted during the conference. Th...

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