Welcome to Paris 2050 - super green capital

What if the Montparnasse Tower and the railways abandoned their grayish mine buildings in favor of algae, woven bamboo and vegetable gardens. And if pollution disappeared to make way for wind turbines and solar panels?

Overhead Crane Safety 101

The danger of working in the same industry for a long period of time is that you will eventually become a bit lax in safety-oriented routines, regulations, and recommendations, simply because everything becomes "old hat".

Catable by Ruan Hao

I just love it when serious designers get in the play mode and create something fun. Like this cat table found while perusing the web, that instantly put a smile on my face. It was created with the cat (freelancer) person in mind who works at his desk and an exploring heaven for kitty. I fully agree with this design principle, the objects present in our homes should contribute to all dweller’s happiness, legs or paws included.

Brighten Up Your Home

Finding ways to allow more natural light into your home can make it feel more spacious, more inviting and more pleasurable to spend time in. Using minimalistic window treatments is one way to allow more natural light to flow into a room. Design tricks such as hanging mirrors and choosing accent pieces with a reflective quality can also be somewhat effective.

Art Deco bathroom with Carrara slab marble

I'm always impressed with how much sophistication marble finishes bring to interior design. From historic times the glossy stone has been used in architecture to create a lavish high class decor. Cultural emblems such as the Greek Parthenon Temple, England's Salisbury Cathedral or the Palace of Versailles in France are existing testimonies of the majestic character conveyed by refined marble.

Give Every Employee Proper Protective Gear

Personal protective gear is not limited to construction workers, and every worker who heads into a hazardous environment for work must be given the right equipment for their own safety. Each piece of safety gear listed below keeps workers safe whether they are on the job site every day or merely visiting.

Big progress in rechargeable battery technology

The world awaits a major breakthrough in battery technology to power the portable electronics we all increasingly use - and researchers at an Irish University may just have made it.

Create a French country cottage feel in your home

A French country cottage feel in your home can be easily created with furniture from the French Heritage furniture collection. The pieces in this collection are designed to give you the opportunity to create a cozy, cottage-like atmosphere in your home, even if you've never been to France.

small bedroom space

Small dwelling space can be a real cause for frustrations but it can also unleash your inner decorating genius. Turning a tiny studio apartment or a one-room loft into a comfortable, fully-equipped home is an engaging project with guarantee satisfaction.

How not to worry about a crisis home repair

I stood there in front of the bedroom’s leaking heating pipes and asked myself well how much home damage can one inch of flooding do? Then the next thing I knew I was carrying out leaking hot water in kitchen bowls and calling desperately for plumbing technicians, licensed or not.

Teal color trend 2014

According to Colour Futures - the trend forecasting agency of the leading global paints company Akzo Nobel - the colour of the year 2014 in home decor is the elegant blue-green hue called teal.

Banish Unpleasant Pet Odors the Pure and Natural Way

You love your beloved pets and cannot imagine life without them. However, there is one thing about them that you sure wish you could change - annoying pet odors.

teastyle bamboo stool by Jeff Da-Yu Shi

Many top designers join the artisan revival movement, drawing inspiration from traditional materials and techniques that, in fusion with contemporary aesthetic, result in unique and stylish products.

Town Profile: St Albans

The small Hertfordshire city of St Albans is one of the most beautiful cities in England. Much of its beauty comes from its enormous cultural history and the fact that it is still pervaded by a huge variety of prominent historical buildings, including some world-renowned examples of ornate medieval architecture.

cool gel memory foam mattress trend

An Irish saying is this: “a good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything”. While there is no common solution for amusement, a quality sleep is assured by a comfy bed.  In order to prevent the health risks of getting poor sleep companies hire advise from medical experts (chiropractors, doctors trained in sleep disorders) when designing their latest collection of mattresses.