Interior / September 7, 2018 / Mia Morse
From inventive interiors in central Tokyo to clever constructions in Kyoto, here we define the best modern Japanese houses designed by international and local architects. The Japanese house has gained a reputation for being smart with space in the face of Japan’s tricky planning regulations opening up possibilities for all types of lifestyle from minimalist to communal.
While basements get a bad rap at times, if built finished out or remodeled later on,Â they actually offer a wealth of extra living space for many purposes and activities. For instance, a media room, living room, wine cellar, wet bar, gym, office, playroom, man's cave, laundry and guest room are all popular choices for basement spaces. If you are lucky enough to live in an area where basements are a commonly built element of most homes, you may just be sitting on a myriad of abundant new living possibilities! We've included some of our favorite basement remodeling ideas and images below. Which do you like best?
Here’s something that definitely stands out from the rest, in terms of both aesthetics and function. These quirky bedside lamps take a different approach to adjustability, using a pliable lambskin beanbag as a counterweight that accommodates a wide range of positions.
Keep an eye out for this term as you weigh your flooring options. Manufacturers are well aware that consumers want products that are stylish and durable, innovative and eco friendly, and the basement flooring market is no exception.
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