Interior Design: What are the Ways to Make a Room Feel Bigger?

Beasley & Henley Interior Design welcomes our guest blogger, Tina Madsen.          Tina Madsen is a design enthusiast who brings her passion for modern décor and writing to her role as the NowModern.com blogger.  She also specializes in turning small living areas into spacious social hubs with bar stools and counter stools.   Most people want bigger apartments or ...

Top Design Trend 2013: Natural Wood Flooring

Wood flooring has seen a resurgence in its popularity for the last few years, but the latest spin on this old favorite  is the flooring trend toward LIGHT or NATURAL wood flooring. Light colors or natural surfaces look gorgeous in our minimalist environments.  They add warmth to a modern interior and they a compliment the look of ...

Acapulco Boasts One of The Worlds Finest Homes

The Arrango House. Acapulco, Mexico. Completed in 1973, John Lautner refined innovations in siting, material, and structure he had been perfecting in earlier projects. Its bold curves celebrate the sculptural qualities of concrete, which he liked to experiment with (he worked often with engineer T.Y. Lin, who pioneered prestressed concrete). Modernists have fused architecture and ...

Natural “wicker” look outdoor shower & towel rack

Get back to nature with this great "wicker” shower and towel rack which will create a fun and organic style for your garden. There’s just nothing like the invigorating sensation of showering outside after a dip in the pool or some serious sporting activity.  This shower hooks up to an ...

Fantastic suspended house in Rio

Located in the historical Santa Teresa neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This marvelous residence, designed by SPBR Architects, commands a privileged site on a hill. The building seems suspended to take in the breathtaking views, featuring a main glass box between two wall panels of concrete. Through the suspension of spaces over ...

Contemporary Meeting Room With Glossy Furnishings

Amid our busy working schedules, a creative office environment is crucial if we want ideas to flow and get a firm shape. Denis Chigidin seems to follow the same philosophy in designing a superlative office space that he calls The Meeting Room. It’s actually a contemporary meeting room where you can see a pattern of lights ...