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Slide It. Love It.

 

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Sliding doors are being used more and more throughout the home. With a range of new sliding door systems that meet design demands, you can create  many design functionality and ergonomics that define innovations to storage and design to furniture for the home, opening up a wealth of options for purist-style furniture and interior design, making excellent use of space and provide ergonomic and unobstructed access, providing attractive solutions to the function of your lifestyle.

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Combining technology latest  in media units can create a a seamless and less cluttered solution to the sound and visual aspect of your living space with many options now available, you no longer have to have all the media items on show 24/7. With doors that slide and lift, that raise and lower, and tech that allows you to inclose all those messy cluttering wires and unit, placed out of site and only need to be accessed when you need to from time to time.

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Peter Wilson from tech2home has just the home control media unit … tech2home control system converts your iPhone, iPodTouch and iPad into an easy to use multifunctional remote control for all your home entertainment equipment and more. With this new technology, your battle between the remotes are becoming a thing of the past.

Their exciting new product is from tech2home, and can programme your control system and upload the interface to your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, which allows you full control over a range of  home entertainment devices including :

*Television

*AV Receiver / Amplifier

*BlueRay or DVD Player

*Pay TV

*Input switching for Aux Devices, such as iPod or Sonos System

*Input switching for Games Consoles, such as X- Box, WII and Play Station

And soon to have the same Tech for anther devices in you home, projectors, Motorised Screens, Lighting, Blinds Security Systems, CCTV, and Climate Control / Air Conditioning.

Making Life Easy……..

Tech2Home Control System

Storage

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Living in an apartment has it’s challenges, having smaller areas define how we need to look at the space within, both for storage and overall visual aesthetics, making our space multifunctional, comfortable and appealing. Putting your own individual stamp on your home, a place that is well thought out that welcomes you, a place that you can call home.

You must make sure your space is multifunctional, Bedrooms that have multiple usage – bedroom, TV room and study, by using a fold out sofa and a bookcase – desk – TV unit, is one way of multi tasking you space.

Choosing furniture is the other key and not to over decorate, find or have furniture made that is storage minded. Occasional tables that have drawers, cupboards and units that have storage within, and may be in the form of a media unit that spans a wall of your apartment in which houses your media units and storage for DVD’s, glassware, crockery etc. and has shelving display areas within it’s design to allow you to move your photo’s, sculptures and other ornaments around for display. Also look for the right style of furniture, it should be light in design, not heavy and bulky. This will help to add the feeling of space and light to your room.

Often there are spaces in your apartment that are odd empty nooks. These are not always thought about but can be used to your advantage, one example is a common one – the kitchen bench section often these have bench top over hangs which are wasted space, cupboards can be made to fit creating  an immense space for storage. Although often not very deep it can be perfect for glassware and items of such nature.

Organising your wardrobes is also a major must as most are originally poorly designed, so look and plan carefully to maximise these areas.Your bed can be storage also, look for units that lift or have drawer storage under them and bed heads that can house bedding  in them.

You should think about your colour palate by choosing the right colours and materials. You can keep your space open and not closed in, light colours work best with accent colour for drama and attention to areas that need it. The possibilities are endless with creative thoughts and inspirational ideas. All you have to do is look at the bigger picture and decide on the look and storage dilemmas that you need to work for your lifestyle and space.

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Bench unit over hang has been filled in with cupboard storage which creates a buffet under the front of the bench and allows the dinning area to have clear access around the table.

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Creating more pantry storage – Having empty space on the left of the cupboard allows you to create double the storage capacity.

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A void empty area having previously no purpose, now has storage for items with a cupboard and shelving added for display, turning this previously empty corner into having function and style.

The Fine Art Of Living……..

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IMG_0371News for 2014 – New shapes and new ideas for your home, beautiful functional furnishings for better quality living. Designs that grow and are even more flexible and open, light, solid architecture that becomes a part of you and your home.. To furnish your home with simple elegance, homes which are more essential, more comfortable, more similar to you, more genuine and even easier to live in.

A home that you live in, spaces that accompany the passing hours band changing light. a home that is not necessarily large but is filled with situations, potential and different spaces. A modern home made of spaces not walls. A home designed to be transformed without losing it’s balance and harmony. A home that is not always the same, but is like us and knows our moods. One that opens up when we want friends around us and becomes cosy and private when we want to be alone to read, relax or work. Living in the home and adjusting the depth of your gaze with gesture, shaping it to match our emotions and moods.

Creating the look for tomorrow all with the balance of the latest fittings and finishes, sourcing the latest trends, colours and finishes, adding the latest in fittings and materials to our designs will have an ever lasting timeless quality to you furnishings.

We look forward to bring you the latest in furnishings throughout the year ahead. stay tuned and watch this space.

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