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Grand Egyptian Museum heads toward completion

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Grand Egyptian Museum heads toward completion

Grand Egyptian Museum heads toward completion Photo courtesy of Wikimedia user  Djehouty A $1 billion museum complex situated on the Giza plain overlooking the Great Pyramids is nearing completion in Egypt after a nearly decade-long delay.  The massive structure, initially planned by Irish firm Heneghan Peng Architects, is being completed now, The Art Newspaper reports, under the direction of Major General Atef Moftah, an official appointed in 2016 by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to finish the project. Moftah, who is a trained engineer, has taken over executing the design of the complex and has adapted the initial proposal to speed up construction and lower...

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Rhapsody in blue

Rhapsody in blue

Rhapsody in blue

Rhapsody in blue La Residence Interiors Upholstered chairs in shades of blue velvet are the perfect foil for a dining table Add a pop of colour to your dining area with La Residence Interiors’ luxuriously upholstered Hamilton dining chairs in cool, calming blues. “We’ve extended the Hamilton collection, adding to the oatmeal and grey linen fabrics to include a lovely pale blue velvet and a royal blue velvet, which have just arrived. “The chairs look amazing in the new colours, and have really given our Surrey showroom a summery lift,” said Sarah Cook, co-founder of the online luxury furniture and home accessories retailer. The...

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ORIGINAL BTC: BEDROOM LIGHTING TIPS

BEDROOM LIGHTING TIPS Original BTC

ORIGINAL BTC: BEDROOM LIGHTING TIPS

ORIGINAL BTC: BEDROOM LIGHTING TIPS Original BTC Pictured above: Hatton 4 table light £615, wall light £335Pictured below, from left to right: Mini Globe wall light £279, Hector wall light £135, Brompton 3 pendant £335 "Bedrooms are practical as well as relaxation spaces, so plan your lighting accordingly. Use a mixture of task, mood and accent lighting to create a layered scheme that will work at any time of day and across the seasons - cosy in winter, light and airy in summer." Peter Bowles, founder and MD, Original BTC"Consider different types of light fitting, not just the light they...

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ANNIE SLOAN: PAINTERLY FLORALS

ANNIE SLOAN Florals

ANNIE SLOAN: PAINTERLY FLORALS

ANNIE SLOAN: PAINTERLY FLORALS Annie Sloan Meadow Flowers stencil £17.95. Bathroom painted using a selection of Chalk Paint™ from £5.95 and Wall Paint from £4.95, all by Annie Sloan This Autumn/ Winter, fine artist, colour expert and paint legend Annie Sloan launches six new stencils in a mix of A4 and A3 sizes, inspired by places close to Annie’s heart, both near and far from home. Pictured above, the Meadow Flowers stencil features the delicate blooms of cow parsley, daisies, fritillaries and clover with wild grasses, reminiscent of the blossoms which brighten Port Meadow in Annie’s home of Oxford each...

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Innovative New Slate Effect Shower Trays from Matki

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Innovative New Slate Effect Shower Trays from Matki

Innovative New Slate Effect Shower Trays from Matki Matki Shower Trays may not seem like the most stylish element of your bathroom, but they are extremely important in keeping your bathroom watertight as well as giving the right overall look and feel to your bathroom.  The NEW range of Slate Effect Shower Trays and Shower Floors from Matki offers an interesting and tactile alternative to the shiny white shower trays of old. Shower trays have dramatically changed over the last decade and 2020 is set to be a year of yet further innovation in finishes and styles.  The Matki Slate Shower Floor offers a...

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