Beeswax but not only, also mayonnaise, beer, vinegar and linseed oil are excellent polishes for parquet and wooden furniture. So why not use them as an alternative to synthetic chemicals that pollute the home and are not good for your health? The truth is that when it comes to natural products, many still do not trust the results, which instead seem guaranteed in the advertising of chemical companies; but why not try?
When it comes to energy efficiency, windows can be the home's Achilles heel. They can create drafts and make the efforts of the insulating panels in vain, it follows that windows play an essential role in domestic efficiency, especially for those who want to certify their building.
OLED is the acronym for Organic Light Emitting Diode, literally, organic light emitting diode. This technology makes it possible to create high-resolution displays capable of emitting their own light: OLED displays do not require other additional components to be illuminated, which we see with liquid crystal displays where TVs, although they may be "flat screen", they need other supports for light emission.
The popularity of cycling is growing rapidly, but who has a small apartment and does not have a garage where they can store their bikes? The solution comes from a Swiss company: a stand to store the bicycle and to accommodate everyday objects such as books, magazines and shoes! The bicycle can be stored in the special bike-stand, ready to be displayed as a trophy.
Natural light in the house is good for your health and your wallet. The more you light the sun (which is free), the less you have to rely on artificial light (which instead costs) with sometimes sophisticated systems. It seems trivial, but when you see certain houses built without taking solar radiation into account, you are convinced that repetita iuvant.
Furnishing the garden is by no means a simple task. The first difficulty we encounter comes from the material to be used, each object must be extremely resistant to rain, wind and bad weather. The garden can be furnished in a very functional way, choosing each component based on the role they will have to play… a crucial function is that of street lamps.
What is a green roof for? First of all, the green roof absorbs rainwater, thus avoiding or limiting the outflow of water near the building. The green roof brings greenery to the city by absorbing carbon dioxide, improves the aesthetics of the building that houses it and increases its economic value.
What is Grass Lamp? An elegant lamp that illuminates the home and combines a touch of green with hydroponic vegetation. It is perfect for decorating large offices or small homes. Grass Lamp brings a small green space to home or work environments, not to mention its native function: it illuminates spaces, improving their livability and productivity.
It is called Porta di Luce and is the first photovoltaic door for interiors that copies the process of chlorophyll photosynthesis. The photovoltaic door is the synthesis of the life experience of a Venetian craftsman. A photovoltaic door powered by DSC, ie with colored glass that transforms diffused light into energy.
Of course, there are many flowering plants that can decorate windows and balconies, but how many of these are perennials? Many women find it difficult to arrange a flowered balcony. Some people are forced to buy new plants every spring and end up keeping their balcony bare during the winter period.
The shelves of the library of the Zayed University of Abu Dhabi Wood is art and beauty. Wood is the most environmentally sustainable of building materials. This is why Hadi Teherani, an internationally renowned German architect, used exclusively American walnut wood to build the new library in the heart of the campus of Abu Dhabi's Zayed University, which is named after Prince Emir Zyed.
More and more people want to set up a garden at home. There are those who are satisfied with placing a few plants on the balcony, those who prefer to dedicate a corner of the house to classic succulents and again, those who opt for a vertical garden. There are several vertical gardens on the market, but these are not always able to meet the needs of the public, which is why there is a need for customizable products.
Do you want to reduce the environmental impact in your home? To contribute to the salvation of the planet, here are some ecological ideas for the home that will also allow you to save on consumption without sacrificing modern comforts. renewable plant materials which in addition to being pleasing to the eye have the advantage of being resistant to water, insects and also protect from heat, cold and noise.
The Pit chair by Tonon designed by the German team Maly Hoffmann Kahleyss A warm and ancient material like wood combined with technology and design. The result is comfortable and beautiful seats, not only to be seen, for a refined and ecological furniture. Wood is one of the oldest of the materials with which objects are built, if it is of certified origin it does not damage the environment (the forest is a renewable source), designers and technology transform it into techno-wood and project it into the future .
The 'smart' customized workspaces encourage the creativity, motivation and loyalty of those who work while strengthening their professional identity. Maybe the distinction between work and private life is becoming more and more subtle, but we all tend when possible to make the workplace more domestic and our office environment more friendly and more responsive to our tastes.
It's called Click & Grow and it's the perfect solution for those who don't have a green thumb and don't want to compromise on growing plants at home. Aromatic herbs, vegetables, tomatoes on the balcony ... all of this is fantastic but the plants need care and without a suitable pot they could get dirty!
You can pedal even while standing still, the sportsmen who attend gyms know something about it. How many of you have an exercise bike at home? And again, how many of you have ever thought of hooking the wheels to an electric generator to transform the bike into an energy-producing tool? There are those who did it!
Do you know how many germs and bacteria can settle on a door handle? The handles most at risk are those of public places such as relaxation spaces or worse, the toilet, fecal bacteria can commonly be found on the door handles and taps.On the occasion of Interzum 2013, the UniQa handle made its debut , like all other products of the Regutti company, it can be requested with Antigerm treatment.
The terrace can be furnished with beautiful plants! The choice is very wide and it all depends on your tastes, in fact there are many plants that grow well both in full sun and in partial shade. In addition, those who live in the coldest areas of Italy can protect the plants by setting up a small vertical greenhouse or by purchasing plants resistant to the coldest temperatures.
To hang the bike on a wall, the wall must be stable and the hooks or the chosen system must be installed correctly. Hanging the bike on the wall is a practical way to store the bike in the long winter periods or during the week if you use it only on weekends. By fixing the bike to the wall in the garage or at home, you will recover a lot of space.
One of the most efficient ways to bring natural light into the home is by installing skylights. Many homeowners fear that by installing skylights they can face problems of "leaks", of course, if you buy poor quality skylights and moreover, they are also installed badly, leaks are possible but, with modern skylights, the fear of leaks is completely unfounded, as long as you proceed with correct installation.