Sibiu, Transylvania, Unesco – work in progress!

What a wonderful business trip it is when you visit a fantastic city, work with amazing people and eat lots of great food! That pretty much summarizes my recent trip to Sibiu, Romania. Our project there is shaping up quite nicely, here a sneak peek: the courtyard is getting there, probably last to be paved due…

Luxury Baths

What makes it or breaks it in terms of a luxury bath, what is it that defines luxury when in a bathroom..thinking about what you could possibly do there, functions related to bathing seem to be the closest to luxury.. But what is luxury? It is an escape. It is a want, a need, an…

The mystery of many bathrooms

Remember the days when the whole family shared the outhouse WC? Not that it was better, but are we not getting a bit extreme? There are many many reasons to have multiple bathrooms, even one per bedroom, extra powder room and so forth. They are in fact essential to big families and to those who…

Trendy/Retro baths

A new breed of retro is in: trendy is redefined with a flair of the old. Can you tell what makes this bathroom retro? Can you tell what makes it trendy? More to come…

Accessorize your bathrooms

Fantastic options for great decorating impact from Gedy bath. Colour is a fun option and this fresh green would look trendy with a variety of tile colour combinations.   Red never fails.   Modern lines and interesting geometry go a long way without effort.

Double vanities under 5’ are a no-no

If you consider redoing your bath and, for market-sake, look into a double vanity that is under five feet long consider this:   to wash side by side you need 30” comfortably, minimum 24″ per person if you put two sinks in the vanity you are left with no counter-space; so if you really want to…

Winter: welcome to the hot season!

I don’t know about you but radiators do come to mind on mornings like this when the weather not only does not get better, but promises to get hopelessly worse. Not surprisingly, beautiful radiators come from European manufacturers and many from UK. The older buildings are a clear-cut market for rads since they’re easily retrofitted….

2015, The Design Year – Toronto Interior Design Show

2015 marks an increased attention to all-design-related. We like our lives fulfilled and successful; all that, needs to be shown. This year’s IDS sets the stage for you to build your own designed self. Presentable, gorgeous, enticing. Dochia’s design picks: Jean Paul Gaultier, for Roche Bobois – Iron Tree Coffee Tables Rope Hangers from Radform Twinkle…

DXV Honorable Award

“Your design was truly fantastic!”, DXV Adriana gets Honorable Mention in the DXV Display Booth Design Competition IDS – Interior Design Show, Opening Night 22nd of January 2015 Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby novel is arguably the epitome of glamour and legendary luxury. We are again in an age where style is of paramount importance, where quality of living…