ChicTip Top 10 designs from the A’ Design Award & Competition

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Do you have a great design that deserves attention of worldwide media in all languages? Then you should join the A’ Design Awards .

A’ Design Award & Competition (designaward.com) is the worlds’ largest and most diffused international design awards. Today, the A’ Design Awards announced the results of the 2014 – 2015 design competition: There are 836 Winners from 83 countries in 89 different design disciplines. Given the number of participating countries and competition categories, the A’ Design Award is the Worlds’ largest design accolade that brings designers, architects, artists, brands and companies from across the globe under the same roof.

2014-2015 A’ Design Award winners will get their award winning work physically exhibited in Ireland, the World Design Hub 2015, Italy and Holland. The La Notte Premio A’, The A’ Design Award and Competitions’ Gala-Night and Award Ceremony will be held in Lake Como, Italy. The glamorous black-tie event will bring leading figures in design industry, press members, award winning designers and companies together. In parallel to the Milan Design Week, the A’ Design Awards also have a 750 m2 exhibition at “MOOD – Museum of Outstanding Design” Ex Chiesa di San Francesco, Como, Italy. The exhibition was open to public on April 18 ( so if you’re in the area you must visit the exhibit).

4 Ways to Decorate With Neon Accents

By Bryn Huntpalmer

Neon has slowly made a comeback in the fashion industry and we are starting to see it pop up in home decor as well. The recent monochromatic and neutral or all-white home design trends lends itself nicely to incorporating fun pops of color and neon is about as fun as it gets. Here are our five favorite (and simple) ways to incorporate neon accents into your home.

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Spray Paint

When I think of decorating with neon accents (particularly DIY projects), I immediately think of all of the super cool neon shades of spray paint at the hardware store. Tape off the end of some chair or table legs and spray away!

Via Brit+Co

Black & White Triangles

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Black and white triangles pattern is so hot right now that day are everywhere, from fashion to home accessories or even wall decor.

The black and white triangles dress by Loft

Multi-triangle infant/toddler leggings by House of Mia.

Pillows by Fine Little Day.

Black & White Triangles Wall Decal by Olli and Lime.

Triangle Laundry Bag by Ferm Living.

 

Industrial Condo Loft by LUX Design

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Industrial Toronto condo designed by Lux Design, has brought together all the things that were on the client’s wish list. The use of modern lighting fixtures, steel accents and grey tones have been carried throughout the condo and been complimented by the addition of organic materials.
Different textures can be found on the dining table, the wool rug under the sofa, as well as the wooden stumps used as the coffee table.

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The use of all of these textures and materials in this interior design, have made sure that the space doesn’t feel too sterile, and would still feel like a home to the client.
From the very intriguing entrance, which the client’s own bike has become the show piece, to the exposed concrete ceiling, the design was the perfect bachelor pad for the client.

Home in Herzliya Pituach, Israel by Witt Architects

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Beautiful two story house contain a mixture of traditional and modern design locate in Herzilia, Israel and designed by Witt Architects.

“On a dunam plot in Herzliya Pituach we’ve built a house of 2 floors , 400 sqm and 200 sqm basement.
The project was created out of the desire of the owner to which will result in a harmonious blend between modern and classic elements while maintaining a continuous relationship between inside and out.
As part of the architectural perception of the structure, it was decided to build on two buildings. One building contains on the ground floor, the living room and upstairs to the master bedroom. The second building includes the ground floor kitchen and the family room and the bedrooms of children. The two detached buildings connected into one unit by the structure of a cube of glass and iron with a zinc roof. The two buildings were in classic style characterization facades with wooden shutters and wooden Windows, while the cube is given a modern look. Between the two buildings is a wooden bridge and wooden steps leading down from it.

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From the street you pass through an iron gate and go directly to the garden patio. The garden leads to the entrance which is located in between the two separate buildings.
The garden path pavement continues inside the House and the building feels like it’s going on between the two structures. The dining room is located on that “street”.

Dandelion House By Jennifer Ott Design

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Jennifer Ott designed this home with a unique and refreshing colors scheme that put a smile on your face when you come in. The house locate in Austin, Texas and designed by Jennifer Ott before she sold the house and moved to San Francisco.

Inspired by her beloved George Nelson Sunburst clock, with its lime green, turquoise, and pumpkin orange hues, Jennifer made a bold statement in the kitchen with color accents mixed with natural wood.