We chose the theme because we believe this embodies what Brixton really is. We don’t believe in melting pots, we believe in salad bowls, mosaics and kaleidoscopes – things that allow individual elements to be part of a whole.
Self-confessed ‘crush-addict’ Isabelle O’Carroll had our audience in fits of laughter discussing her theory on crushes. “Some people say that their crushes are so strong it prevents them from eating or even sleeping! But crushes can be such a powerful motivator making you change your life or a strong comforter in times of depression.”Other highlights during our third quarter included Alex Lambert’s gripping topic on creativity, ideas and technology, Inua Ellams’ insightful talk on mental health issues in men and Sabah Choudrey’s moving story on being a transgendered Muslim.
1. Tell us a bit about your background? I’m a digital and product designer specialising in user experience design. My role within the TEDxBrixton team is stage design and attendee.2. What’s your favourite thing to do in Brixton? Evenings at Brixton street gym with the BlockWorkout team.3. What’s your interpretation of this years’ theme ‘Kaleidoscopes’? Every time you twist the Brixton kaleidoscope a new world appears. That’s what I love about living here- it’s unpredictable, dynamic and has so many hidden facets, you just have to go exploring.4. What book(s) are you currently reading? What’s it about? Dominic Wilcox- Variations on normal. It’s one of my favourites. A collection of illustrations by Dominic Wilcox.5. What’s your favourite TED talk? One of the best, taught me a lot about perception and authority. Amy Cuddy’s Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are.
Kitchen. Published at Saturday, October 06th 2018, 15:01:18 PM by Shelby G.
Some home decorating ideas you can use for a beautiful modern look can be wine cubbies above the window, dark green granite counter tops, and oak floors all work together to create a cozy atmosphere. Other kitchen remodel options for saving space in a galley kitchen are to install sliding bottom cupboards. You can also incorporate a turnstile shelving unit into a deep corner cupboard space. This will allow you to save a ton of space while it is tucked away.
Some of the important aspects to keep in mind when thinking of galley kitchen ideas, is the width of the aisle, the lighting, and the storage. when possible. If you can hide the fridge or dishwasher behind a cabinetry panel, this will give the room a tidy appearance. Other tips to use for kitchen remodel ideas are open shelving,a large pass-through window, and light colored cabinets all work to create an airy, open concept.
Backyard. Published at Saturday, October 06th 2018, 14:53:00 PM by Shelby G.
Buffalo grass, Maiden grass and Zebra grass are perfect choices for any desert landscape. They make few demands and can tolerate a variety of unpleasant water, soil and temperature conditions. The airy spikes of grass add an ethereal quality to the landscape design of any type of garden, but are well suited for a more arid environment.
Bedroom. Published at Saturday, October 06th 2018, 14:52:59 PM by Shelby G.
It's important that your bedding be comfortable, and that you love it. Lots of pillows (and maybe even a stuffed animal) are good to snuggle with, and can help support you if you like to study or use your tablet or laptop in bed. If you think about how much time you spend in your room now, and add the other rooms in your house that you spend time in, you'll get the idea: the dorm room becomes your living room, as well as your bedroom and office.
Options for comforter sets abound for all types of taste
Backyard. Published at Friday, October 05th 2018, 15:01:16 PM by Shelby G. Quick Front Porch Decorating Guide - The Key to Easy Decorating Ideas!
We get asked often the question "What can I do to decorate my porch without a lot of effort?" Or, "I'm not a great decorator, what easy decorating ideas do you have that looks great?" Front porch decorating is much like decorating any room of your home. Think four things: color, theme, focal point and purpose.
Backyard. Published at Friday, October 05th 2018, 14:53:03 PM by Shelby G.
Sun shades will provide you with complete guard against the sun. Such covered patio designs are among the simplest ones to install. They sometimes require lesser chunk of work than what you anticipate! While there is a large variety of sun shades sold commercially, the price could also vary depending on the make and model. It is the best to have the nerve to spend a little bit more on tough sun shades. This means, you will be able to enjoy it over an expanded period of time.
Living room. Published at Friday, October 05th 2018, 14:52:58 PM by Shelby G.
So, without further adieu, here are some tips on how to make your living room one of the coziest part of your home sweet home.
Where is the best place to hang out? After deciding on which place to make as the hang out spot, start stuffing it with eyecandy upholstery. Club chairs or large sofas can do the work of making that area really conducive to lounging. Ottomans or customized sectionals are great, too, just as long as you have the budget, of course. Place an armoire, too, for a more accented look for that lounging area.
Decor. Published at Thursday, October 04th 2018, 15:00:59 PM by Shelby G.
Another area that is generally skipped is the space above your kitchen cupboards
Books can be written on French textures alone
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