The Praise of the Essential in Furnishing.

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The praise of the essential in furnishing: how to renovate the house for the winter season.

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Whether it’s furniture or furnishing accessories, almost all the designers’ projects for next winter have one thing in common: the praise of the essential. The object must be beautiful and useful in the sign of soft Modernism.

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The Kitchen.

The kitchen has become the heart of the home, especially in this period of health emergency, increasingly technological and at the same time increasingly comparable to the status symbol of a supercar.

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Italy is undoubtedly the home of top-of-the-range kitchens, combining culinary wisdom, traditional craftsmanship and excellence in design, all ingredients that make it the spearhead of the sector.

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The Dining Room.

If the kitchen is considered the heart of the house, the dining room is its belly button and the table is its master. The trend for the new year is to mix high-tech structures with copper, bronze, raw iron, matt lacquered trellis-shaped or with crossed central legs with tops in various shapes, especially rectangular with acid-etched glass and ceramic finishes and solid wood with irregular edges in order to take up the vintage trend in a modern key.

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The dining table will be accompanied by stylish seats conceived by the designers in the search for ideal proportions, enhancing the hand, eye and heart of the craftsman, with the seat upholstered in leather, eco-leather or nubuck and the legs upholstered in the same finish to highlight its importance. In Anglo-Saxon countries, large dimensions are usually preferred (250×100 cm. the most requested), while in other countries the size of 200×100 cm. is chosen.

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The Living Room.

The most eclectic architects and interior designers prefer unusual shapes and finishes to decorate the living room, and more and more they tend to have their standard products customised (sometimes exaggeratedly) by manufacturers in order to give a touch of exclusivity to the environment, thus giving the customer the feeling of having purchased an unique product.

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Minimalism is back, just a few pieces but of the highest quality, thanks to the made in Italy and its reinvented fundamentals in different segments and returned to the centre of moodboards all over the world.

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The Outdoor.

In the eyes of the average consumer, the outdoors does not arouse the same reverential fear associated with indoor design, but since every outdoor space is potentially a space to be lived in, products intended for the general public are treated in the smallest detail on a par with indoor products, using a sophisticated style and using the reference models of great designers in the weather proof version.

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Spanish Design: the 5 Best Dining Chairs

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The 5 best designer dining chairs that can’t miss in your dining room.

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Spanish design is youthful, colourful and modern; it has been a breath of fresh air in recent years in the design world. The products are informal and simple but of great quality.

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For this reason we have decided to introduce you the 5 best Spanish design dining chairs.

Sancal Silla40 chair

Sancal Silla 40, designed by Nadadora Studio represents a collection of modern and versatile dining chairs suitable for dining rooms and kitchens as well. Available in four different models, the Silla 40 chair by Sancal has the structure made of ash wood in 19 colours. The coating comes in leather or in fabric in wide selection of elegant colours.

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Viccarbe Season chair

Season by Viccarbe is an upholstered original chair ideal for decorating houses or for contract use. Wheels are completely hidden, the comfort is remarkable and the design is elegant and snappy. The internal structure is made of solid wood and panel of microparticles with low formaldehyde content. Coating is available in fabric or leather.

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BD Barcelona Design Gaulino chair

The BD Gaulino chair, designed by Oscar Tusquets Blanca is an elaborated stackable chair suitable for exclusive dining rooms. This model is the improved re-edition of the historic Gaulino chair, designed in 1987, that had the privilege to be selected for the Industrial Design Prize and Adi-Fad in1989 and in Iberdiseño in 1990.

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Sancal Midori chair

Sancal Midori, designed by Ebualà is a modern dining chair made of ash wood.
The entire Midori collection is composed by two chairs, with and without arms, one small armchair and two stools, high and low. Sancal Midori chair is perfect when inserted in modern and warm dining room giving a touch of Spanish style to the environment.

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Viccarbe Quadra chair

The Viccarbe Quadra chair, designed by Mario Ferrarini was presented for the first time at the Salone del Mobile 2019 in Milan. Guided by the desire to create coherent and balanced designs, the meticulous work of the designer has shaped a new chair with refined and synthetic proportions. The shape of its metal structure represents a clear tribute to the elegance of the compass and the perfection of the draftsman’s square typically found in the architectural arena.

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The Potential of the Square Table

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The potential of the square table: square tables are less common than other shapes but they’re actually more versatile.

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The square table is less common in our houses than the rectangular or round one. This is because in order to perform at its best (and not remember the small bar tables) it must have the side of a certain width (at least 90 cm).

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Why you should choose a square table.

If the shape of the room is square instead of rectangular, the square table proves to be an appropriate and also original choice. Moreover, it is the shape that best suits interiors that wink to the East, with minimalist and very trendy furnishings. The square table fills the room with extreme elegance without being too invasive, which is why many young couples opt for this solution.

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If you are more than four people in the family or if you often invite friends home, opt for a square extendable table; when everyone has left it can be closed without the slightest effort.

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How to place a square table.

The same positioning guidelines apply to square tables as to round tables: they fit well in unstretched spaces. Scenographic and impact, if large they require a suitable area.

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Positioned at 45° to the walls, instead of parallel, the square tables make the chairs more comfortable. Since the four sides are equal, calculate that the minimum space per diner is 70 cm (the proximity to the corners would cause annoying overlaps). To put 8 people at the table, you need tops over 140 cm on each side.

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The ideal location of the dining area is next to a window, to enjoy maximum natural light. A light source should then be provided in the centre, with a single chandelier or several suspensions however grouped, depending on the size of the top.

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Light and essential, the square table designs the space with delicacy, especially the models with glass top and metal structure.

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Sophisticated and luxurious if chosen with ceramic top and metal structure.

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How to furnish the dining room with style

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The dining room is a focal point of the house. Let’s find out how to furnish it with style making it perfect.

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The dining room, one of the focal elements of the house, has always been a meeting place for friends and family. This room often varies from house to house in size, space and style. In fact, it can be a simple extension of the kitchen, an adjoining room or a large open space that joins the dining area to the living area. That’s a place that you have to make functional and comfortable, but without giving up your tastes and preferences.

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The first thing to consider when starting to furnish a dining room is the size. You have to take the measurements and understand what the right arrangement and relative size of the furniture can be. This is because even a single unsuitable complement can affect the final effect. The style of the furniture is also very important: it must be an element of continuity and recall the rest of the house, especially if it is a single room with kitchen, living and dining area.

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Once the proportions are clear, it will be necessary to decide which colours and materials to focus on. Light and neutral colours, combined with light style furniture are perfect for a small room, because they extend the optical effect; for large rooms, dark or bright colours can also be used. Lighting is another element to consider when furnishing a dining room. Using natural light is always the best idea, but to make it uniform throughout the area it is also advisable to use directional spotlights, LEDs or free-standing lamps.

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The elements and inspiration for the choice of furniture can be very varied, but the ideal is to always keep a clean and functional room, without too many ornaments or complements. The important thing is to find the right balance between style and functionality.

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To choose the right table you have to consider the material, shape and functionality. To choose the right table you have to consider the material, shape and functionality. To optimise the space of the smaller rooms, folding and/or round tables are recommended. Rectangular tables are more suitable for large and spacious rooms.

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The chairs must be comfortable and comfortable, while the size and number are proportionate to the rest. Keep in mind that each diner should have at least 60cm of space available from another. As far as materials, textures and colours are concerned, one can indulge and play around with the other furnishings.

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If space is left, and appropriately placed, bookshelves, cupboards and carpets can also be used to create a welcoming environment.

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