Day: September 9, 2020

Egg chairs popular among midcentury modern designers

At least five famous midcentury modern designers made chairs that looked like large hard-boiled eggs with a cutout for seating space: Arne Jacobsen (1902-1971), Milo Baughman (1923-2003), Peter Ghyczy (1940-) and Charles Eames (1907-1978) are four of them. But the fifth and most famous was the Ovalia egg chair made in 1968 by Danish designer Henrik Thor-Larsen (1932-).

The chair was made with a round aluminum base and velvet upholstery on a white fiberglass frame. It was made to swivel. Some of the chairs were made with stereo speakers built into the backs. Hundreds of other chairs seemed inspired by Ovalia. There are womb chairs, rocking egg chairs, fried egg chairs, wicker egg chairs, swing egg chairs and more, all with the rounded egg shape. There are also hundreds of copies selling at low prices. The original Egg chair, sold by New Orleans Action Galleries, brought a bid of $1,000,

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Christina Anstead Tries a Totally New Kitchen Design: Will It Catch On?


Christina Anstead of “Flip or Flop” fame has made a name for herself with her modern coastal designs. But as is clear from her new show, “Christina on the Coast,” she doesn’t always stick to her signature styles. How does she do outside her comfort zone?

In the latest episode, “Boho Flair,” Anstead is working with Sabrina and Miguel, who want her to design the kitchen and living room in their Anaheim Hills, CA, home. They have a healthy renovation budget of $70,000, but their project comes with an unusual challenge. With some areas of the house already renovated, Anstead has to match the existing boho style so her upgrades won’t seem out of place.


While boho is not Anstead’s strong suit, she’s game to give it a try. Here’s how she manages to mix and match

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2022 Hyundai Tucson to Introduce Radical Exterior Design



a bed in a dark room: 2022 Hyundai Tuscon Teaser 2


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2022 Hyundai Tuscon Teaser 2

The Hyundai Tucson was one of the best-selling crossovers in Canada last year. This compact crossover attracts consumers with a combination of safety, affordability, reliability, and fuel efficiency, but the new 2022 Hyundai Tucson appears as though it will add radical styling to its list of attributes as well.

The Korean automaker released a series of teaser images for the new 2022 Hyundai Tucson this week, revealing portions of its revolutionary exterior styling. The most notable change will happen up front, where the crossover will receive a wide front grille with embedded LED lights, which Hyundai calls “Parametric Hidden Lights.” The lights are integrated into the grille design and appear invisible when they are not illuminated.



a car parked on the side of a road: 2022 Hyundai Tuscon Teaser 3


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2022 Hyundai Tuscon Teaser 3

Hyundai also says the

new Tucson’s body “is bigger and wider than previous-generation models,” and will

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Family pays tribute to ‘funny and caring’ victim

The man murdered during a spate of stabbings in Birmingham early on Sunday morning has been named as Jacob Billington.



a person posing for the camera in front of a window: Jacob Billington was out with friends when he was attacked


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Jacob Billington was out with friends when he was attacked

In a statement, his family said: “Jacob was the light of our life and we have been devastated by his loss.

“He was a funny, caring and wonderful person who was loved by every single person he met.

“He lit up every room with his boundless energy and witty humour and the loss of such a special person will be felt by all who knew him for years to come.”

Police said Mr Billington, 23, was stabbed in Irving Street at about 1.52am on Sunday while out with school friends from Liverpool – they were visiting one of their group who is studying in Birmingham.



a man standing on a sidewalk: Police yesterday released CCTV images of a man they wished to trace in connection with the attacks


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Police yesterday released CCTV images of a man they wished to

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Homestyler

home designA one wall kitchen design isn’t a brand new concept. From incorporating concrete in your interior design or including a swimming pool, to using hidden lighting or embracing the throughview, listed below are 23 of the hottest dwelling design ideas to get those creative juices flowing and maximise the outcomes of your constructing undertaking.

These doors do more than just give access to the surface world from the floor of the office. It also lets natural daylight and fresh air flood the frequent areas, decreasing the need for powered gentle and temperature regulating systems in certain seasons. A view of the neighbourhood and the mews beyond the home’s little plot present atmospheric context to the refurbished interiors that create a stronger relationship between the modernized indoors and the more traditional exterior.

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