Tag: Design

Netflix’s “Floor Is Lava” May Have the Craziest Set Design Ever

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Photo credit: Netflix

From House Beautiful

Netflix’s latest hit show, Floor Is Lava, is not only fun to watch because of its likeness to the 90s game shows that we grew up watching, but also because of the amazing set design. Riffing off of the game we all played as kids, Floor Is Lava takes place in various rooms throughout the house, including the basement, the kitchen, a bedroom, the study, and even the planetarium. To learn how these crazy hot rooms came to fruition, House Beautiful spoke to art coordinator Alison Gondek and production designers Bruce Ryan and

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the Italian design guru offering a holiday home fit for a princess

La Poste Vecchia
La Poste Vecchia

Extraordinary times call for ­extraordinary measures, as Marie-Louise Sciò discovered during the Covid-19 lockdown. When Italy became the first European country to be hit by the pandemic, the Rome-based CEO and design director of Pellicano Hotels scooped up her family and took refuge in their hotel, La Posta Vecchia, on the shores of the Tyrrhenian Sea. 

It was a homecoming of sorts for Sciò, who had spent part of her childhood living in the 17th century villa. Following two months in residence, she has decided to share it with others as a private villa, rather than re­open

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HGTV’s The Property Brothers To Talk TV And Design With Paley Center For Media

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HGTV’s popular Property Brothers, aka twins Drew and Jonathan Scott, will kick off a new series on the center’s Facebook page.

The series, HGTV’s Property Brothers: A Conversation with Drew and Jonathan Scott, will begin airing on Friday, July 10 at noon ET/9 AM PT.

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“Drew and Jonathan Scott have changed the lives of families across the country with their stunning home makeovers, and captured the hearts of a global audience along the way,” said Paley Center President and CEO Maureen J. Reidy. “We’re thrilled that fans from all

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LightArt Bets on Art and Contemporary Design to Succeed in the Branded Real Estate Market

For developers and brands who are getting involved with branded real estate, it is not just about selling a property, it is mostly about highlighting and selling the lifestyle and the intangible benefits of the property. Savills Branded Residences’ 2019 Spotlight report shows that the number of branded real estate schemes has surged by almost 200% within the last decade. Last year, 65 branded residences projects were opened and about 70 new branded residences projects are due to open in 2020.

The global branded residences sector has more than 60 different developers that manage more than 100 brands in between

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NASA is offering up to $20,000 to anyone who can design a better space toilet for astronauts sent to the moon

NASA doesn't want more bulky space diapers or big shuttle toilets — so the agency is asking for some help designing its new toilet for astronauts going to the moon.
NASA doesn’t want more bulky space diapers or big shuttle toilets — so the agency is asking for some help designing its new toilet for astronauts going to the moon.

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  • NASA needs a new toilet for going to the moon — one that will work for all astronauts and function both in microgravity and on the lunar surface.

  • The agency is crowdsourcing ideas for the toilet with a “Lunar Loo” challenge. The top prize is $20,000.

  • Historically, most space toilets have been little more than a bag and a hose with a vacuum.

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