Saving Mexico City’s Art Deco Treasures

Saving Mexico City’s Art Deco Treasures

The El Moro building, one of Mexico City’s Art Deco treasures, suffered significant damage during last year’s earthquake; the upper floors swayed several feet during the tremors. Photo by Paul Biasco Pin this image Facebook Share this image One year ago—September 19, 2017—a massive earthquake rattled Mexico City, toppling dozens of buildings and damaging thousands more. The neighborhoods of Condesa and La Roma, home to some of the most excellent examples of Art Deco architecture arguably anywhere in the world, were hit hardest. While many structures throughout the city, including historical buildings,…

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Ripponlea dream home with Art Deco charm, resort-style yard to make a splash

Ripponlea dream home with Art Deco charm, resort-style yard to make a splash

16 Glen Eira Rd, Ripponlea is up for grabs with $4.1-$4.5 million price hopes.Source:Supplied LUSH resort-style grounds surround this century-old Ripponlea house, which is filled to the brim with Art Deco charm. McGrath St Kilda’s Nicole Prime said the residence at 16 Glen Eira Rd had been “tastefully renovated” within the past decade, enhancing period details like domed ceilings, timber floors and open fireplaces. The Art Deco facade of 16 Glen Eira Rd (spot The Simpsons character).Source:Supplied Ads by Kiosked The rear of the property resembles a resort.Source:Supplied Ads by Kiosked RELATED: Gong-smashing performance for…

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Open for inspection: The best properties for sale in Melbourne right now

Open for inspection: The best properties for sale in Melbourne right now

19 Callantina Road, Hawthorn. Photo: Kay & Burton Domain’s expert guide to the best properties on the market in Melbourne this week. 19 Callantina Road, Hawthorn 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 5 car spaces When it comes to prime real estate close to top-flight schools, this A-grade inner-east property on 1136 square metres is first-class and a fence line away from Scotch College campus. “It is the perfect home, a Scotch parents’ dream, particularly for a family with three school-age children,” its agent says. The Briars boasts 1890s establishment pedigree and prestige 21st century smarts,…

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Amazon: 10 cool home decor items you can buy under 10,000

Amazon: 10 cool home decor items you can buy under 10,000

Home is where the heart is. And it’s the perfect place for you to show off your unique style. However, designing and accessorizing your home can be quite overwhelming. You’re constantly scurrying around looking for the right buys, yet you somehow end up spending all your money, but without getting the desired look. AD makes this a norm every week, offering a curated list of trending home decor pieces complete with links and prices to save you some legwork. All the decor pieces are from Amazon, because the website’s curation of home…

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Travel souvenir is your new home accessory, 5 home decor tips for happy homes

Travel souvenir is your new home accessory, 5 home decor tips for happy homes

Let travel souvenirs be your new home accessory, 5 easy home decor tips While setting off on a journey, be it national or international, most of us like to bring back home something as a memory. Whether it’s a fridge magnet, a miniature, postcards or even some attractive stones found on a beach, make sure you are giving this memories a nice place at your home. Here, we give you five simple tips on how meaningful souvenirs that you collect from your journeys can turn into attractive home décor pieces…

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Amazon: 5 cool home decor items you can buy under 5,000

Amazon: 5 cool home decor items you can buy under 5,000

Inspired by images of high-end home decor, but constrained by a budget? You’re not alone. Luckily, with the variety of items available both in stores and online these days, it’s a cinch to replicate the more expensive look, on a budget. AD makes this a norm every week, offering a curated list of trending home decor pieces complete with links and prices to save you some legwork. All the decor pieces are from Amazon, because the website’s curation of home decor items is enviable. The e-commerce giant has all kinds of home decor…

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Interesting DIY crafts using popsicle sticks

Interesting DIY crafts using popsicle sticks

It is summertime and popsicles are everyone’s favourite indulgence to beat the summer heat or enjoy the rains. Did you know about the amazing crafts you can make with those disposable popsicle sticks at home? Here are few amazing ideas which will make you think twice before throwing away those multi-purpose sticks. Snowflake If your kid is crazy about the animation movie Frozen, this is one of the most interesting crafts you can make her do. All you need to do is to paint the sticks in your favourite colour and stick them together…

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10 tips to keep your furniture ready this monsoon

10 tips to keep your furniture ready this monsoon

  With the monsoonapproaching its imperative that you keep your furniture ready to face the rainy season. Avoid keeping extra hot things directly on the surface and get the solid wood furniture treated with wax, varnish or any other protective and decor coating, suggest experts. 1. Let the Furniture breathe, keep it exposed to dry air as much as possible.2. Use drawers and door excessively. 3. Avoid keeping extra hot things directly on the surface. 4. For movable furniture, changing position even a little bit will be good. 5. Keep sofa cushions dried. 6. If you…

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Cremorne home sells after popular auction

Cremorne home sells after popular auction

No. 50 Ellalong Rd, Cremorne sold for $4.125 million.Source:Supplied THREE families, all with children, traded 46 bids between them on Saturday as the competition was strong for 50 Ellalong Rd, Cremorne. The result ended with the property selling $175,000 above the reserve and CoreLogic shows that the sale price was $4.125 million. Richardson and Wrench Mosman/Neutral Bay selling agent Kirsty Freyer said the result was unexpected, but interest was strong. “It is a beautiful home with a north facing aspect. The large 721sqm block appealed to many,” she said. Built…

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TP-Link launches Deco M9 Plus WiFi router

TP-Link launches Deco M9 Plus WiFi router

TP-Link, a manufacturer of consumer and business networking products, has launched Deco M9 Plus, smart home mesh Wi-Fi system. This is TP-Link’s first mesh Wi-Fi system with smart hub functionality, aimed at providing fast wireless connectivity. According to the vendor, the Deco M9 Plus is available in retail outlets from July 2018. The new offering is the simplest way to guarantee a strong Wi-Fi signal in every corner of homes up to 6500 square feet with three Deco units. Users can enjoy fast, secure Wi-Fi for over 100 connected devices,…

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