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Trending on Remodelista: 5 Design Ideas to Refresh a Room

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Trending on Remodelista: 5 Design Ideas to Refresh a Room

April 26, 2019

Inspired by springtime, the Remodelista editors threw open the windows and doors this week. Here are five of their favorite ways to refresh the interior design of a home:

Checkerboard Floors

Solid oak drawers and open storage complement a traditional checked kitchen floor. Photograph by Romain Richard.
Above: Solid oak drawers and open storage complement a traditional checked kitchen floor. Photograph by Romain Richard.

See more of this kitchen (and the rest of the house) in Gesa Hansen’s Country Style: The Scandinavian-German Designer’s Family Quarters Outside of Paris.

Industrial Floor Lamps

The Grasshopper Floor Lamp by Swedish architect Greta Grossman for Gubi comes in nine colors; \$\1,030 at Design Within Reach.
Above: The Grasshopper Floor Lamp by Swedish architect Greta Grossman for Gubi comes in nine colors; $1,030 at Design Within Reach.

See more in this week’s 10 Easy Pieces post.

Hand-Tinted Textiles

Dublin-based designer Kathryn Davey experiments with natural ingredients, such as tea, avocado pits, and onion skins, to create dyes for limited-edition tea towels, string bags, and other textiles.
Above: Dublin-based designer Kathryn Davey experiments with natural ingredients, such as tea, avocado pits, and onion skins, to create dyes for limited-edition tea towels, string bags, and other textiles.

Read more in Dyed in Dublin: Kathryn Davey’s Naturally Tinted Textiles.

Plywood Wall Clocks

A Bi-Color Plywood Clock from Yuichi Nara has a wood face with die-cut numbers; \$95 at the MoMA Store.
Above: A Bi-Color Plywood Clock from Yuichi Nara has a wood face with die-cut numbers; $95 at the MoMA Store.

See more design ideas from the sunny Ikea kitchen of Parisian stylist/blogger Lucille Gauthier-Braud  in this week’s Steal This Look post.

Whitewashed Paneling

Photograph by Nathalie Mohadjer ourtesy of Gesa Hansen (@GesaHansen).
Above: Photograph by Nathalie Mohadjer ourtesy of Gesa Hansen (@GesaHansen).

In her 19th-century country house south of Paris, designer Gesa Hansen whitewashed the dark wood paneling in the master bath, brightening the space.

See more in Gesa Hansen’s Country Style: The Scandinavian-German Designer’s Family Quarters Outside of Paris.

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