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    1. Tesselle Blocks Decorative Cement Breeze Blocks, often called Screen Blocks or Ventilation Blocks, are available from Tesselle in dozens of patterns, and 8 colors. They are ideal for separating and defining spaces, while providing sun protection, increasing privacy, and maintaining openness and airflow. Tesselle carries several patterns in stock, available on a first-come basis, and offers free shipping within the 48 contiguous states. Custom orders are delivered in approximately 12 weeks. 

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    Sun, Sand, Surf Beachy interiors aim to feel as refreshing and relaxing as possible. To emulate the coastal color scheme in your modern coastal design, think about sun, sand and surf; light yellows, white, beige and plenty of blues. Less is more and the lighter the better in this color scheme. To create interest, learn to play with and layer neutrals, such as white, cream and sandy tones. White walls will make the interior appear more spacious and airy as well!

     

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    Skillful use of color is fundamental to any interior design project. The expert professional is well aware that color choices not only affect how a space looks but also how it feels. In the design world, it’s referred to as “color psychology” and can significantly influence a client’s satisfaction with the end result.

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    When it came time to start thinking about retirement, a St. Louis couple knew their next adventure would center around boating. In search of a coastal property with a deep-water dock, the wife happened upon Spring Island, South Carolina, when she was researching historic plantations online.

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    A Base to Build On: Starting with a simple base color for your bohemian-style room will keep the space from seeming too busy or cluttered. Warm and earthy tones will pair well with bright accents, and they will also complement the botanical staples in bohemian design. Remember that this design style mimics your own vision of an oasis, so choose a neutral that you’ll love for years to come.

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    Edison Lite Apartment Building, Paris, France: The Edison Lite Apartment Building in Paris, France, was built with three main principles in mind: made-to-measure housing units, 20% extra surface area available for residents to share and to welcome residents into an existing landscape. Made-to-measure housing units allow future residents to participate in setting the original design of their home. The extra surface area utilizes space for groups to enjoy that would otherwise not be accessible to residents.

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