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Peruvian frazadas: traditional ethnic textiles for home


These traditional Peruvian textiles are known as Frazadas, which means blankets or bed covers. But these Frazadas are thick handwoven and heavy enough to be used as rugs. Frazadas are 100% sheep wool textiles woven by hand and hand-dyed in the rural villages of the Andes by Aymara women in Peru. They use old techniques inherit through generations and it…

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Jungalow: The Bohemian brand in decoration


If you like the bohemian style with its eclectic decorative elements, many plants, textures and more textures, then you should know Jungalow. It is, in addition to a bohemian design brand, a blog where you can find many decorative ideas, lots of color, patterns and above all good design. Justina Blakeney is the bohemian goddess when we talk about decoration…

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Convent of Santa Catalina and its color palette


At the south of Peru is located the city of Arequipa close to the Misti volcano. Here is the Convent of Santa Catalina or Monastery of Santa Catalina de Siena. Renowned for its architecture and urban landscape, and its characteristic narrow streets and small squares of colors of this small citadel formed by 4 lots, which since its foundation served…

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Visit Can Lis, one of Jørn Utzon´s masterpieces


“Architecture is the learned game; correct and magnificent of forms assembled in the light” – Le Corbusier Jørn Utzon is a internationally recognized Danish architect by one of his master pieces: the Opera of Sydney. He was a master in the management of natural lighting in architecture. And with his works he teaches us that light creates an effect, a…

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The Egg chair as the protagonist of these interiors


Surely you recognize The Egg ™ chair, and you’ve seen it in different design blogs, decoration magazines, design and art books, the house of a friend who loves good design and more, many more places. The Egg ™ chair is one of the recognized chairs and at the same time sculptural piece of the Danish architect and designer Arne Jacobsen.…

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In search of decoration books in Denmark


When do you look for inspiration to decorate your house, where do you go first? I imagine that social media like me. Pinterest is usually my first choice, for decoration ideas, DIY, inspiration to start designing, thousands of things that one can find there. In addition to having it so accessible. But I also like to go to the library,…

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Josef Frank, the genius of the colorful patterns


If you’re a lover of colorful and original prints, you’ve probably come across the designs of Josef Frank more than once. Josef Frank was an Austrian architect, who arrived in Sweden in 1933 when he was 50 years old. And it is here that he became an icon of Swedish design for his furniture and prints. Designs that he created…

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