Grand Designs: Home that caused five heart bypasses on sale

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An amazing modernist Grand Designs curved glass home that gave its creator five heart bypasses has went up for sale for £3.4million.

The spectacular glass villa, known as ‘The Curve’, is nestled north of Brighton and boasts breathtaking views across the East Sussex countryside thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows throughout its five bedrooms. 

The Curve is a rare find on the UK property market, costing owner Barry Surtees £1.8million to build back in 2007, but he put it up for sale three years later to try and recoup some of the costs. 

The spectacular glass villa, known as 'The Curve', is nestled north of Brighton and boasts breathtaking views across the East Sussex countryside, costing owner Barry Surtees £1.8million to build back in 2007. He wanted the grand mansion to 'follow the natural contours of the surroundings'

The spectacular glass villa, known as ‘The Curve’, is nestled north of Brighton and boasts breathtaking views across the East Sussex countryside, costing owner Barry Surtees £1.8million to build back in 2007. He wanted the grand mansion to ‘follow the natural contours of the surroundings’

One of the mansion's five bedrooms which features floor-to-ceiling glass doors leading out to a private terrace. Mr Surtees said he was 'keen to make the rooms very large, light, airy' when he was designing the property

One of the mansion’s five bedrooms which features floor-to-ceiling glass doors leading out to

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New Burger King Post-COVID Restaurant Designs Will Have Pick-Up Lockers

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As the coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt daily life across the country, restaurants have been following extra health precautions so that customers can still enjoy their favorite meals. To create a more convenient and safe dining experience, Burger King redesigning its restaurants to be optimized for the reality of living world affected by the novel coronavirus pandemic. The new Burger King post-COVID restaurant designs are optimized to adapt to the reality of living in a pandemic and what will come after it, with expanded drive-thrus and pick-up lockers, among other changes.

Burger King unveiled its new restaurant designs in a press release on Thursday, Sept. 3. The innovative designs were created by a Restaurant Brands International in-house design group to fulfill changing customer demands due to the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to safety, the designs feature a physical footprint 60% smaller than a traditional Burger King location.

There are multiple

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9 super stylish HDB designs that look and feel like condo, Lifestyle News

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While there is no universal standard, we definitely have a certain idea how a condo should look like. Stylish and modern. A touch of class and luxury maybe.

Comfortable, definitely. For us folks living in an HDB flat, channeling that condo vibe isn’t difficult or impossible.

Sure, there are lots of standard fixtures in an HDB flat that you can’t get rid of. But with the right colour scheme, the right material play and proper layout planning, you might just get a flat that looks and feels like private property.

Want to know how? Bookmark these homes that went above and beyond what an ordinary HDB flat can do.

1. Making the most of awkward corners


Using a consistent colour palette of white, grey and blue throughout this resale flat helps to conceal the awkward corners existing in the layout. These include the curved balcony area in the living room

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Woman designs every room in her house with different film themes

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Disney enthusiast has taken her passion to the next level by decorating her house completely themed on her favourite films.” data-reactid=”23″A Disney enthusiast has taken her passion to the next level by decorating her house completely themed on her favourite films.

The self-confessed ‘Disney decorator’ has been posting the results to Instagram and has got users on the platform wishing they could be part of that world, too. 

Rooms include an Aladdin-themed bathroom, an Alice in Wonderland powder room, a bedroom fit for Cinderella and a dining room Belle and the Beast could enjoy a feast or two in.

The Instagram account, kelseymichelle85, has racked up nearly 60,000 followers who are keen to be updated on the magical home interiors.

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The entrance

If guests didn’t

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Living Room designs that inspire your home decoration trends!

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We are all acquainted with the expression – first impression is the last impression. It may be a cliché, but we can’t dismiss the fact that we tend to judge everything we set our eyes onto – be it a person, a dress, shoes, or even an apartment! To give an analogy, your living room is your most identifying feature, kind of like the face of your space. It is the first room we enter, it is where we entertain the most and it sets the tone for the rest of your home! To help you create a space that reflects your personality, this collection of designs showcase a warm, comfortable space, each of which is unique in its identity yet carries a strong characteristic of its own!

Given that its been raining where I live, Daniel Reuterswärd’s living room design is the perfect environment for me to curl up

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Bridging past and present, architect designs modern home in Webster Groves | Home & Garden

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“Our front porch is steel framed and the deck is cantilevered over concrete, so those subtle details make it fun but overall make it fit in,” Adams says.

Entertaining and efficiency were two goals that were top of mind when designing the house.


The large center island is a favorite gathering spot. Adams designed and built the custom walnut cabinetry with a space for everything. Wide-plank white oak floors and white walls throughout the house create a clean, modern look.

“It’s just Nick and I, so we wanted something small enough for the two of us but where we could still entertain our families and friends and have the space to do so,” says Young.

“We didn’t want any unused space. We didn’t want that one room no one ever goes into.”

The first floor is dedicated to more public areas including the kitchen, living room and dining

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Karr Bick Kitchen and Bath designs a modern and spa-like bathroom for a historic Clayton residence

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“When you’re working on a historic remodel, you don’t want it to look out of place in the home,” says Janelle Helms, a designer with Karr Bick Kitchen and Bath. 

In 2018, Helms and Karr Bick’s owner, Jenny Rausch, redesigned four bathrooms, including this master bath, and added a fifth to a historic Clayton home. The room’s long, narrow footprint guided the designers’ decision-making, inspiring them to get creative as they introduced modern amenities while delivering a timeless, spa-like aesthetic. 

At the homeowners’ request, Karr Bick added a wet area at the far end of the room, with a full-size soaking tub and dual showerheads. Large gray porcelain tiles line the walls, and white quartz was selected for the tub’s waterfall edge. To keep the look consistent, the team chose gray porcelain tile for the floor and had it set in a herringbone pattern. Helms says this arrangement, with more

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Decor Ideas Vintage Kitchen Designs

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The vintage kitchen features that came with your house or rental—old appliances, dated fixtures, interesting floor materials—aren’t always the choices you would have made if you had designed from scratch. But if you don’t have the money to renovate (or you rent and can’t) or don’t want to renovate, choose to work with your vintage features, not fight against them! These sixteen kitchens get it right.

The vintage cabinet doors and drawers in the kitchen of Nicole & Ben’s Eclectic Family Pad in Western Australia are kept a natural wood color, while the rest of the space is washed in white, giving a clean feel to the whole room. Add in a handful of colorful vintage accessories, and the room is a delightful mix of old and new.

In Katrina, Draz & Eddie’s Melbourne Home, the kitchen wasn’t painted all white, or the appliances updated, or new modern furniture brought

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74 Luxurious Marble Bathroom Designs

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Marble is a royal material, it’s refined and expensive. It’s the best and most exquisite material for a bathroom design due to its look and durability; from the ancient times it’s a material to make bathrooms and saunas. There are several types and shades of marble, it combines with wood and stone well. Marble lets to make a minimalist bathroom but more often designers create exquisite and refined décor in vintage style. Exquisite bathroom appliances and retro touches make marble shine and look even more delicate. It’s number one material for feminine bathroom designs and can be used for masculine spaces, too – just imagine a black marble bathing space! Here are some options to consider.

Marble Tiles

If you aren’t ready to splurge on real marble, think of marble tiles – they never go out of style just like marble itself. You may choose various shades – from more

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Simsational Designs: Serenity Bathroom Set

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Well, my new furniture set is finished, and again, i seem to time these right as milestone ‘gifts.’ Since that really isn’t the case because it takes me a while to put these together, this set and all future sets will be labelled as Custom Content Collections. This is my first bathroom, and was about time I actually made one. Little surprise its modern. My bathrooms are mostly modern as I love the tranquil feel it gives a small space.

What you should know:

  • Full bathroom set
  • Little weirdness with animation getting in and out of shower as it uses the tub/shower combo animation
  • To place the smaller side basins, press F5 to turn on 1/4 tile placement
  • Wood and solid basins separate as swatch order glitches with too many styles


  • 08/12/2017: Updated for C+D patch
  • 22/01/2017: I have updated the three broken mirrors so they will work properly
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