Organic curves, geometric shapes and flowing lines: These are the homely characteristics of Mid Century Modern in a nutshell. However, the trendy interior design style has many faces. This article presents you some facets of the design history.
The country house style has its roots in British cottages (country houses). It is a style of furnishing that is reminiscent of country life or holidays in the countryside. Cosiness and functionality are the focus of this style. The country house style kitchen is considered the epitome of traditional kitchens.
What we perceive as cosy varies from person to person. So there is not THE patent remedy for making your room cosy. But there are many concrete tips that can turn a cool room into a cosy oasis of well-being.
What actually counts as an interior design consultation? How do you find the advice that suits you best? And what are the benefits of using a professional interior design consultation in the first place?
A home without decoration is somehow unfinished. Moreover, it will not feel homey, but bare and uncomfortable. A stylish decoration in any room works wonders. Once a room is decorated, it gets a personal touch and looks cosier and warmer in no time.
There are countless furniture styles, sub-styles and trends. But some styles remain and have now passed into common usage. The following overview reveals what these are and what makes them special.
When it comes to interior design, a professional interior designer offers a ton of benefits. In addition to saving an immense amount of time, clients can rest assured that they will get an interior design from the expert that will meet their needs 100% and will not only be beautiful, but also functional and unique.
The Boho style is often called the living style for free spirits, artists and globetrotters and rightly so! It seems that in the Bohemian style of living almost everything is allowed and can be combined with each other - from colors and patterns to the most diverse materials and decorative items from all over the world.
Interior design trends in 2022 will centre around innovation, comfort, and global influences. We’ve selected 7 the most popular interior design trends for 2022 to inspire you to design the home you love. Another year, another trend review for you, our dear readers.
The bed is a wonderful stage and is ideal to be designed effectively. With the right accessories, any bed can be transformed into an absolute focal point in the room and transforms the bedroom into a feel-good oasis that invites you to rest and relax. All you need to do is follow a few tips and tricks when decorating the bed, and you'll find yourself feeling more at home and more cozy in your bedroom.
Decor and small home accessories are the icing on the cake of any interior and often give a room the finishing touch. If decoration in the form of wall pictures, vases and decorative objects is missing, bedrooms, living rooms and co. often look unfinished - in any case, the missing elements are clearly noticeable. Because through decorative accessories we decorate a room not only visually, but also give it personality. With an individual decoration we tell a story with which we reveal something of ourselves. In this way, we make our home a piece of ourselves and a place where we feel comfortable, where we can relax and escape from the stressful everyday life.
Wall pictures are a great way to give your home an individual touch and breathe life into white walls. Thereby, you have countless possibilities to decorate your living room, bedroom, hallway and co. with beautiful pictures. Whether large-format individual pictures or picture galleries: If you follow a few simple rules, you can give free rein to your creativity and thus give your apartment more personality.
It's hard to imagine traveling without Airbnb when it comes to finding inexpensive accommodations. Especially if you want to live as authentically as possible. If you're not into anonymous hotel rooms, you'll quickly end up on Airbnb during your research.
Good lighting in the office is essential for a pleasant working atmosphere that promotes concentration. Daylight, the right mix of direct and indirect lighting, office luminaires with the right lumen and lux values, and good basic brightness are essential for healthy, motivated employees. It is also possible to equip office spaces with innovative lighting control systems that provide optimal lighting quite automatically. Here's what you should know about the legal requirements for lighting in offices.
With at least eight hours a day to work, it should be obvious how important office furnishings are to both well-being and productivity. However, if you look at many offices or home offices, it quickly becomes clear that many don't realize this or are even aware of it. Whether it's an open-plan office with one-size-fits-all furniture, individual offices or your home office, a few simple tips can help you get the most out of your offices. Not only is this a visual upgrade, but it's also proven to increase your productivity in the office. Curious about how to do this so easily? Then read on for interior design tips for more productivity in the office.
How to design your study according to the rules of the Far Eastern energy theory, which furniture and colors are best suited and what there is to know about room orientation and position of the desk - you can find out here.
For 2021, Pantone has chosen not one, but two shades as the colors of the year. Ultimate Gray and Illuminate are as different as they are perfect for each other. In these times of Corona, the renowned color institute from America is thus sending us an "encouraging message of strength, hope and positivity." The bright, yet not too gaudy yellow stands for liveliness and hope, while the calming gray embodies security and reliability.
A bottle garden is a wonderful way to get creative yourself and create something that you will enjoy for many, many years. After all, such a florarium is exceedingly sustainable, so it can even last for several decades. How to create such an "eternal terrarium" and which plants are best suited - we explain in this DIY step-by-step guide
In times of COVID-19, more and more people are working from home. Home office is the name of the new work model that seems to be gaining acceptance in many companies, even in the post-Corona era. Learn how to integrate your workroom into other rooms.
As usual the next year brings new trends in interior design but some of them are not really new but have been good old friends for a while. They might have popped up even before 2020 but thanks to their popularity still have to be mentioned in the list of 2021’s interior trends. Others are new but we can already tell they will get really big in 2021. The essence of our analysis shows that many of the 2021 interior trends easily can be combined because they evolved out of the same desire - more of nature in our spaces.
Creating a room in neutral shades of sand, off-white and cream can become a challenge. In order to create a space that feels calm but not boring you just have to follow 5 tips when styling your home.
Get inspired by the interior trend that combines two contrasting styles by mixing bold colors and patterns with minimal interior design.
Christmas is only a few days away and we all want to cozy up for the festive time, prepare for the big Christmas dinner and decorate our homes with wreaths and garlands. Get inspired by the Christmas decoration trends for 2020 and get your home ready!
Get inspired by home office lighting ideas and create a cozy working space where you can get as creative and productive as possible. Learn what’s important in order to create an atmosphere to concentrate and learn.
Find ideas on how the perfect home office setup for efficient working looks like: What desk, chair and lamps to choose and how you can integrate the space perfectly into your home by making use of the existent room and by making it look homely and cozy.
We collected several ideas that will bring warmth, subtle elegance, and natural feel to any environment. Bring these elements to your home this Autumn to create a heart-warming and cozy atmosphere you and your family and friends will love.
Scandinavian interior design is characterized by simplicity, coziness and natural beauty which makes it so popular among all interior styles. It can easily be combined with either modern, industrial or even country furniture and blends in perfectly in rooms with a lot of wood.
When Japanese minimalism meets Scandinavian design looks with focus on natural beauty and imperfection are created. Find out, what are the right colors and materials and what furniture to choose to transform any space into a nordic-Japanese retreat where you’ll find calm and your inner center.
No space is completed without a bit of greenery in it. There are many reasons why having indoor plants is must-have, the most important is the fact that plants are battery-free air-purifiers. As not everyone is gifted with a green thumb, we prepared a shortlist of some of the plants, which are easy in maintenance. Light-tolerance is crucial when choosing houseplants for your home therefore we divided our recommendation into two categories: plants with low-light tolerance and high-light tolerance.
We do not want to deprive you of the colour of the year. PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue! With the fresh blue we start into the hot summer days.''This classic shade of blue radiates calmness, sovereignty and reference - our longing for a reliable and secure basis on which we can build at the threshold of a new era.'' written by the Pantone Colour Institute.
A secret to a rich and full of depth room is to master a layering. Blending multiple different sources of texture taken from upholstery, materials, plants will elevate any room and add a touch of luxury.
Trends come and go, but glass lighting always remains timeless placed in any setting.Tools and techniques used for glass lighting production makes the fixture sustainable, long-lasting and unique. It is impossible not to fall in love with the atmospheric interiors, where the glass interacts with the light.
Summer weather here we come! Considering that summer is right around the corner, it is time to start thinking about your home refresh. Have a look at 5 of the top interior design ideas for your home. This summer in style is to dive into simplicity but with vivid features, use old furniture with a new way, choose items made from natural fabrics & materials, and revive the interior with wallpaper.
Interior design trends in 2020 will centre around wellbeing, comfort, and sustainability. We’ve picked 5 of the most beautiful interior design trends for 2020 to inspire you to `upscale` your home to bring the sense of calm and happiness.
Perhaps one of interior design best home décor secrets, hygge (pronounced hoo-ga) is a Danish concept of creating happiness and coziness in simple everyday moments. Hygge is a state of mind. The state of being present, and filling your home with pieces that create peaceful, joyful environment, as well as remind you of your family, and friends.
For millions of people the kitchen is the heart of the home and so it makes sense that there is a strong demand for one’s dream kitchen space. Kitchens have evolved to make living and cooking as efficient and closely knit as possible while looking aesthetically impeccable.
Spring is always a celebration of new beginnings and the perfect time to give your home a fresh look. A key ingredient to a successful re-design process is making sure that you work around being sustainable.
The desire of a home that protects, inspires and relaxes us springs from our deep longing for certainty and safety. Safety protects and warms the soul. The increasing cold in our society makes more and more people suffer. This makes it all the more important to adapt one's own four walls to individual needs with clever furnishing concepts and ideas.
For years, we’ve seen trendy technologies start-ups, like Google and Uber, and co-working entities change and shape the design of the workplace. Today professional service provider firms for law, finance, tax, and accounting – are also transforming their workplaces and organizational cultures to operate more like their progressive counterparts
When you think of Brazil, nothing is more evident than thinking about its beaches, natural riches, and hospitable people. For these and others, Rio de Janeiro takes all the attention. But when you talk about design, urbanism and cosmopolitan capital, you cannot talk about São Paulo.
COMING HOME... As the light slowly drains from the world and the winter breeze emerges, the holiday spirit awakens. Home becomes the vocal point, bringing together family and friends. The smell of nutmeg, cinnamon and freshly baked cookies, the scented candles and the cracking of the wood in the fire place make you want to cuddle up in a cozy plaid and relax …
Are you tired of always looking at monotone walls? Always the same boring colors, don’t you have enough of this? Here is a quick blog post where you can find some useful hints for painting your walls with the color that SUITS YOU THE BEST!
The Swiss start-up Upscale Interiors AG has bought together with entrepreneur and business angel Oliver Holy, the tech platform of the insolvent start-up 99chairs and put together a team in Berlin-Mitte with new and former 99chairs employees. Under the brand Upscale, the online interior design business is now being expanded in Germany.
Welcome Spring! From the runaways to biggest trends in interior design industry, we are bringing you some great tips for decorating your home this spring.
What is your ideal home office design? Answer to some of the most common questions before your start your home office design project.
UPSCALE’s journey is like a ride on the fast train. The beauty of different style needs and personalities is what motivates us to do our best and help people design the life they love!
As we were all once children, we understand that it was a stage in our lives where our most impulsive decisions were made.
Birdhaus is a membership-based women’s club and co-working space located at the historic Hürlimann Areal. In this locality, women from all backgrounds and industries have the possibility to chat, have meetings or realize current projects. Interior design & web concept was designed by UPSCALE.