How is your gym’s ceiling?

Did you notice how gyms tend to have very uniform floors? It is common sense given the amount of equipment that needs to go on them. Some of the fun-designed ones though do tend to make up in excitement through their ceilings. After all, gyms need to be inspiring and conducive of energy and good…

Condo refurbishment, work in progress

Here is how our adventurous carpet patterning is turning out in this condo refurbishment project! A carpet like this adds a lot of interest to interiors of corridors which by nature, are not that interesting. While this is not for a minimalist soul, it has an appeal that I find makes for quite a playful…

Condo lobbies II

I like keeping an eye on what designers think and what people respond to when it comes to transition-spaces. Those that we go thru and yet, seldom use for a long period of time. They tend to be presented, like an installation, a sculpture, or a room in a museum, their refinement and importance explained,…

Condo Lobbies, I

From fun to pristine to elegant, the impact statement is what counts. Condos nowadays are a lot about image. You as Owner will be identified with the building you live in. You will have guests come over and comment on how they arrive at your apartment. In fact, the control of the processional arrival to one’s…

Beautiful Condo Corridors

Often-time you wonder in how many ways can you possibly re-invent such a simple spatial construct. And yet…here are 7 that define the major styles: the snazzy the artsy the contemporary the modern the classical the homey the industrial

Trends to bigger condos?

I know that everything and everyone screams no way! when reading this; condominiums get smaller, and smaller, and smaller. But I ask you, how much smaller do you really think they can get before some of them will actually get bigger? As downtown they will continue to shrink, uptown, where homes have become prohibitively expensive, larger condominiums could…