This week the Remodelista editors borrowed ideas from Berlin and beyond. Here are five of their favorite German design trends to import.
German-Made Kitchen Tools
Cooktops on Wheels
Euro-Style Floor Finishes
Hardwood floor owners, take note: For a European-style finish, apply a light coat of oil or an oil-wax product. (The formula is based on natural oil—such as tung oil—plus additives that can include wax. See more in this week’s Remodeling 101 post on popular wood floor finishes.
In Washington, DC, an attorney asked Leipzig, Germany–based Studio Oink to develop a palette and capitalize on the light in a narrow row house. Tour the house in A Luminous, Euro-Style Row House in Washington, DC, Courtesy of Studio Oink.