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The Versatility of Eco-friendly Wood Products – Real Wood Blinds


  Wood vs. All Other In an earlier blog, I’d written about a 35-storey tower proposed by Michael Green Architecture for the Reinventer Paris competition, slated to be the tallest wood building in the world. In a sequel to that, I bring you the 13-storey timber tower, the condominium ‘Origine’, designed by Yvan Blouin, in Quebec’s Pointe-aux- Lièvres eco-district, the…

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Expressions of Sustainability – Real Wood Blinds

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Credit: Michael Green Architecture (MGA) Wooden Structures in Sustainable Architecture The world as we know it today is moving towards ‘plastic’ – plastic containers, plastic furniture, plastic building panels, plastic disposal bags, plastic toys, plastic, plastic, plastic! Even the euphemistic ‘plastic’ surgery symbolizes all that is fake about a person. And is it any surprise then that the world screams…

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The New Graber Faux Wood Blinds for Canada

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Beautiful while Affordable. Cookery shows on TV are quite the thing nowadays! Whole families are seen huddling around the TV, watching cookery shows, learning how to make wontons, sushi, the perfectly roasted chicken, egg noodles, red velvet cake, fudges and tortes, espresso ice creams, the perfect Indian flat bread, the perfect key lime pie…you name it, and you got it.…

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A Heartfelt gift for Mother’s day – Lakeforest Faux Wood Blinds

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My beloved Mother. “I remember my Mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have always clung to me all my life” – said Abraham Lincoln. As I was reading one of his biographies for my research, this quote instantly brought to me the thought that from the greatest to the most modest of men, they’ve all had this…

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Know Your Blinds and Shades

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What is the difference of Interior designer and a decorator? “The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.” – Albert Einstein My belief in those words is reinforced now and then when I come across homeowners who cannot distinguish between two different products and use the terms interchangeably, confusing me. Often my profession itself changes, and…

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9 Very Simple Things To Save on Purchase of Blinds and Shades

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Decorate the windows desirably.   “The way to build your savings is by spending less each month.” – Suze Orman Today’s competitive market is turning out to be consumer friendly. Every store has to come up with discounts and offers to grab the attention of customers. There are many customers who take full advantage of this competitive market even for…

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