As an Australian, my architectural heritage is firmly English with a scattering of U.S.A. Occasionally, a little bit of Asia may creep in but otherwise it’s very traditional. Travelling to the European shards, I encounter dimensions with heritages I’m less familiar with. It gives me an opportunity to explore how other cultures view public and private space albeit slightly warped by the builder’s imagination. RDD – Shao Dra by Atraius@Akala is one of those dimensions that hint at cultures beyond my experience. Continue Reading
The time between Christmas and the new year is a very social one in Australia. It’s hot, the children are all on summer holidays and many business’s shut down during this time. I’m taking advantage of this to relax and spend time with friends. I’ll also be working on the blog, updating a few pages and preparing the next round of articles to be posted. In light of all this social butterflying, Better Homes and Dimensions is going on holidays till the 2nd of January 2013. I’ll be back then with my regular schedule of posting.
Stay safe these holidays!
Been a long, hard day of onslaught? All the carnage getting you down? There’s nothing like putting your feet up after a long day of grinding and the comfier the seat, the better. If you’re been looking for that perfect, cushy couch then the vendors are of little help. No, real lounging requires you build your own.
When making your own seats, the burlap sack is your friend. A line of burlap sacks along the ground is about as simple as seating gets. Tilt sacks vertically and place behind your line for a simple, stylish lounge. Pop a crate, tile or plank of any material underneath for a little extra flair as Yael of Faeblight has done with their Simple Burlap Couch. Continue Reading