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2011 Decoration Trends: Color blocking

Color blocking is yet another decorating trend borrowed from fashion design. Color blocking featured prominently in the spring and summer 2011 runway shows of fashion designers such as Gucci, DKNY, Dior and Proenza Schouler (to name just a few). The style first become fashionable back in the 1960s, when it was popularized by “Mod” London youths. The Mod fashion culture was characterized by the innovative, bold and creative style of ...

29 / 08 / 2011 · Tags: , ,

12 tips for working with contractors

Note: The tips are geared towards contractors and clients in Greece. Some things are probably different elsewhere. 1. Carefully select reputable contractors. Ask friends for references. Do not pick contractors you found from the Yellow Pages, the Internet or outdoor ads. Do not pick contractors solely based on a low bid. 2. Go with specialised contractors. Convenient though it seems, choosing one person who will do everything (electrical installation and ...

04 / 07 / 2011 · Tags: