Category Archives: Design

Azulejos patterns: From ancient architecture to your modern kitchen

A staple of Portuguese (and, to a lesser extent, Spanish) architecture, Azulejos are painted tin-glazed ceramic tiles. They have been used for centuries on walls, floors, vaults and ceilings of churches, palaces, private homes and, more recently, even restaurants and … Continue reading

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As our food habits change, so does kitchen design

Our relationship with food has evolved in the last few years. More and more people have picked up cooking as a hobby, following specific dietary needs and a desire for healthier eating using better ingredients or simply spurred by the … Continue reading

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How tea sets design ruled the past century

How can a single object take on infinite shapes and perfectly embody the spirit of its time? Leave it to design to turn something as simple and ordinary as a tea set into a museum quality piece. Here’s a look … Continue reading

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An ode to modern kitchen handles

There’s a lot of talk going around about handle-free minimalist cabinets being the must-have for modern kitchens. With today’s touch-open and soft-close technologies, handle-free doors are also a very practical solution. Yet, handles can be a very nice feature that … Continue reading

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