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Shades of black: Kitchen interior trend 2018

Black in furnishing

Use of dark colours in interior design has become extremely successful after being presented during the Milan Design Week 2018. For years Nordic style has been stealing consumer’s hearts and now in combination with a range of dark colours; from intense browns to deep blues, from greys in to the shades of total black it continues to meet designers taste.

Black: complete, fundamental, sophisticated  and elegant. In character with those who love to dare. It is not easy to use, especially in furniture , but if introduced to your interior in correct way it can transform the atmosphere of your room enhancing it with sophistication that darker shades naturally possess.

It is the common perception, that black is associated with darkness: therefore because of its intensity it is often used in accessories or small furniture, often combined with lighter colours that make it appears weaker. It is perhaps the fact that we are afraid it will make our space look smaller and dim.

In fact, when using black wisely it can give your interior a touch of character and sharpness. More popular in industrial and vintage style interior, dark colour can give your space strong identity symbolising power, respect and authority. Perfect in modern interior with minimal furniture, also combined with white colour creates a timeless look.

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Black according to Feng Shui

The Feng Shui is a practice of Chinese and Tibetan origin, very ancient tradition. According to Feng Shui, the harmony of man depends on the balance. It states that the layout of the room and furnishings as well as the colours that dress them, must response to precise rules in order to create a calm environment that maximizes the well-being of those who live there.

Black adds depth to an environment and fills the space with energy: it is therefore suitable for furnishing rooms where the activity is dynamic, such as kitchen which is the centre of the house. It’s not advised to be used in  areas dedicated to relaxation and rest.

What to consider if you want a dark kitchen

One of the most important factors  to keep in mind when planning to use black in the kitchen is BALANCE. It is necessary to evaluate the size and shape of your room as well as lighting as black or in facts any very dark tint can dominate the entire environment.

If the kitchen area is a small space, using dark kitchen furniture will make it cramped, it is therefore advised to use light colour, only adding few black details. If however the kitchen is generous, choosing dark colour will make a great impact on your space and positively impress your guests. Black imply refined and luxurious style, especially when accompanied by lights that define its contours and enhance its depth. The black kitchen with appropriately positioned lights will appear scenographic.

As well as the aesthetic advantages, black kitchen also has other benefits: it needs little maintance, due to dark colours being very resistant and in opaque finish also masks the fingerprints, therefore the kitchen becomes much more functional and easy to clean.

The Aliant kitchen presented by STOSA is a perfect example of a dark kitchen enhanced by light colours. The pantry with opaque black glass doors and the window with brushed black frame doors and semi-transparent grey glass perfectly match the central island in HPL Argilla finish.  What STOSA created is a strong, elegant and extremely functional kitchen.

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In order to make the dark kitchen less impactful we suggest the trick of using light or bright colours as shown in the Metropolis kitchen. Use of black with combination of Pet Grau and Cool Grey Pet balancing the colour, creating a dynamic composition.

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Alternatives to dark kitchens

For those afraid to use black in the kitchen, the shades of grey are a great compromise, they are elegant and at the same time timeless.  STOSA Newport kitchen is a classic- contemporary look that blends two shades of grey; the lighter Girgio Piacenza lacquered finish of the hood wall units and the island, the darker colour Gray Partridge Ash use in base units and frame columns.

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Wide range of STOSA kitchens makes it possible to find your perfect composition, designed for different lifestyles and to meet different tastes and needs. Everyone can find the kitchen that best reflects their character by innovation, functionality, ergonomics and a quality that lasts over time.

The new model of STOSA kitchen soon will be on our display in our Cambridge showroom. Come and see one of kitchen designers if you are planning on upgrading your kitchen. We can advise you on the colour and finish to create your perfect space in time for Christmas celebrations.  Visit our showroom at 132 Newmarket Road, Cambridge, CB5 8HE

 

Exploring kid’s bedroom furniture with new Nidi collection

As a family-owned business, we know a thing or two about kids. We realise that childhood is a whole different world of discovery, magic, and fun. As parents, we want to provide our little ones with the right environment to learn and grow.

That’s why helping people kit out their children’s bedrooms with the finest modern Italian furniture is a subject close to our hearts. We keep our ears to the ground for the latest developments in contemporary design, because we know your kids deserve only the finest.

So, when Battistella, one of our favourite designers, unveiled their newest kid’s collection, Nidi, we couldn’t wait to get the inside scoop!

Space to play

The kid’s bedroom is their inner sanctum, a place of safety where they can let their imaginations run free. Time spent here should result in some of the fondest childhood memories, and that starts with shaping the right environment.

Play means toys, and toys need somewhere to live too. That makes storage a top priority, and the Nidi collection is ram-jammed with options. Take a look at the Woody wardrobe. A multitude of options for personalisation let you match it to the space you need.

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Nidi is also furnished with a choice of luxury kid’s rugs. Not only do these brighten up the room, they fire the imagination with their colourful, characterful designs to match your little one’s personality.

Another key feature of childhood is curiosity, and the desire to learn. Make this inspiring and fun for them with one of Nidi’s robust children’s desks. A burst of shapes, colours and textures mean there’s something in here to delight the most studious bookworm.

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Space to rest

At the end of a long day spent exploring the galaxy or riding through the wild west, the bold adventurers are going to want to get their heads down. They’re in luck. Nidi contains some amazing beds to help them explore the Land of Nod in comfort.

The Kap four-poster bed is a perfect collision of timeless style and futuristic design. Your little one will be delighted with their very own four-poster, either contained within a hard-wearing framework, or concealed from the world with the option of a full curtain.

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On the other hand, maybe they’d prefer the freedom to roam. The Mino single bed is genius in motion thanks to its sheer simplicity. Comfort and security are built into every bold line, with a matching headboard and footboard combo that lets them sleep upside-down, back-to-front, side-to-side, or any which way they feel cosiest!

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Space to grow

Of course, the best kid’s furniture is the kind of tough stuff that stands up to the rigours of time, and the demands of growing bodies. Thankfully, durability and safety are two of the hallmarks of Italian furniture design.

Bedroom furniture for young children is one thing, but they don’t stay tiny forever. Nidi comes to the rescue with some stunning examples of teenagers’ bedroom design.

Music is a hallmark of many teen lives, so why not let them create their own soundtrack with the #MyStudio setup. Enduring, spacious storage outlines a private study space in a range of soft, soothing colours.

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Here, they can compose, write, or pursue any artistic endeavour they like behind a rich felt curtain. Flanked by comfortable seating to hang out and reflect on life, it’s a true sanctuary for them to nurture their talents.

Or maybe your teen prefers a more open, inclusive room? The #MyField design is ideal for the budding sportsperson, making elegant use of open space to line the walls with storage and leave the floor free.

In this example, the lion’s share of the area is divided from a smaller, protected study space. It goes without saying that either area holds plenty of capacity for sports kit and trophies!

Children’s interior design service in Cambridge

Let Belvisi help you craft the bedroom space that’s perfect for your children, a space which will inspire them for years to come. We’re head over heels about the possibilities Nidi unlocks for the kid’s bedroom, and we can’t wait to share.

Our Cambridge showroom contains a treasure trove of ideas for decorating your children’s bedroom. We even offer a full interior design service to take the stress and hassle out of reshaping their worlds.

Come and visit us for a chat, and let’s talk about how you can step into the new year with fresh, bold new spaces for you and your family.

What can a wardrobe bring to your bedroom?

A good bedroom is a thing of beauty, the hidden jewel of your home. But like all hidden wonders, it sometimes goes unappreciated compared to rooms which traditionally get top billing. In this blog, we’re going to rebalance that perception, illuminating some gorgeous options for this most intimate space.

Why focus on the bedroom?

This is one room where you absolutely don’t have to compromise. The bedroom is your temple, your inner sanctum, where you can create the ideal hiding place from the cares of the world. Other rooms are shaped by what might delight – and impress – your visitors, but the bedroom is just for you.

The bedroom is also somewhere you’re guaranteed to see at least twice every day. Some days you might be in a rush and skip breakfast, shower at the gym, or get in late and have no time for watching TV. Far less common is missing out on the satisfaction of sinking into the welcoming embrace of your own bed at the end of the day.

Since you’ll be spending time here so regularly, why wouldn’t you take special care when kitting it out? Best of all, you can achieve an incredible feel with just a few carefully chosen pieces of contemporary Italian furniture.

Catering to the irregular

Let’s focus on wardrobes. We’ve got all the love in the world for a great bed, but since we’re inviting a fresh perspective on interior design, why not shine a light on a key piece of bedroom furniture that sometimes gets neglected.

A contemporary fitted wardrobe can be built to your specifications, making use of irregular spaces and corners to achieve a snug fit, maximising storage in even the most awkward bedrooms. You can turn a difficult corner into a beautiful, orderly storage unit, or play to its character with a design that truly stands out.

Inside, you can go to town on customising your new Italian wardrobe for a specific purpose. If you’re a shoe fanatic, you can fill it with compartments to keep your favourite pairs within easy reach. Alternatively, deluxe chrome trouser racks and increased hanging space can bring serenity to the most diverse garment collections.

The philosophy behind modern Italian furniture design centres around elegance and effortlessness. Adding optional extras like internal LED lighting to your wardrobe makes browsing easy, while a soft closing device makes tucking your clothes away a joy, an artistic act in itself.

It’s all about taking a fun, playful perspective, celebrating what makes the space yours.

Expressing your uniqueness

Hinged wardrobes are a beloved, enduring bedroom favourite, with good reason. Whether fitted or free-standing, they open up endless options for personalisation. Something like the Spring hinged wardrobe by Jesse, one of our favourite Italian furniture designers, is a perfect example.

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Jesse maxi wardrobe

With its striking linear design and subtle, robust handles, this piece can add an air of understated elegance to your bedroom. Matched simply with a real Italian rug or a floor lamp like Foscarini’s Aplomb, you can create an almost futuristic atmosphere.

Or what about the hinged glass wardrobe from Caleido? Its warm, cheerful colour fuses with cutting-edge design to create a timeless classic. This piece would suit a busier bedroom, alongside a bedside table stacked high with your favourite books.

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Hinged wardrobes tend to be compact, versatile, and less expensive than other varieties. This makes them perfect when space is an issue, but if you’ve got some room to play with, there are other options…

Filling a beautiful space

What about a sliding door wardrobe? These iconic pieces can turn big chunks of floor space into efficient storage which delights the eye. They tend to be larger than their hinged cousins, but none of that space gets wasted.

For example, the Maxi from Jesse is almost imposing in its grandeur. With the right accompanying pieces, it can hold your entire bedroom together and create a cohesive, dignified look.

If you want to take things up a notch, consider a walk-in wardrobe. With or without doors, our designers can help you craft a clothes hoarder’s dream with an incredible range of options. Glass shelves, pigeonholes, pull-out racks, and LED lighting are just some of the elements we can bring to the finished piece.

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Best of all, you don’t even need to begin with the classic side-room leading from your bedroom which comes to mind when you think of the typical walk-in wardrobe. Modern Italian furniture design makes liberal use of stud walls to divide larger spaces exactly as required.

The heart and soul of modern Italian furniture

Has this blog inspired you to take a fresh look at your own bedroom? As a top supplier of Italian furniture in the UK, we can help you revitalise this space in style and comfort.

Come visit us in our Cambridge showroom for a chat over coffee, or call us on 01223 327463 and let us put our world-class furniture expertise in your hands.

Infinity Modern Italian Kitchen Design

Here at Belvisi Furniture we provides quality modern kitchens providing the best from Italian design taste for beauty and innovation. We are very happy to introduce you our new model, Infinity is a versatile system that offers a young and creative space where everything is in motion. An unmistakable character, pairings and finishes that range from the typical wood grains to the lacquered features, ingredients from yesterday and today that blend in an inextricable and linear furnishing harmony. New finishes for the door meet new opening systems, including the “L” handle and the Diagonal handle, worked with an exclusive 40° tilted cut, which facilitates gripping and opening. Infinity by Stosa Cucine offers many ways to experience the kitchen, from the Nordic Style options to those of metropolitan taste. The spaces can be personalised in a simple manner, but with great style, thanks to elements like the pentagonal top or the hood with insert of the same finish as the doors. Because we sees the kitchen as the beating heart of the home, a cosy environment, warm and functional where to live your daily life and the joy of being together.

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The diagonal peninsula comes in an irregular geometric shape and has a Rovere Nodato Top

modern-italian-kitchens-design-cambridgeThe new Diagonal handle with a 40 cut. An innovative design in two new finishes, matt Bianco and Titanio.

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New wall units with trapezium-shaped door and metal sheet open compartments.

contemporary-italian-kitchen-designThe base unit with two drawer boxes with pull-out table is a practical space saver and only when it opens does it become a handy peninsula.

modern-italian-kitchensLighting System: below the wall units, in the drawer boxes and along the plinth a Led lighting system illuminates the kitchen. Beautiful and useful, both during the day and night.

If you are looking for a new kitchen for your house, visit our showroom in 132 Newmarket Road, Cambridge, CB5 8HE we would be very happy to discuss with you how to best achieve your dream kitchen.

Contemporary children to teenager’s furniture for the modern and stylish children’s bedroom.

Here at Belvisi Furniture we believe that kids deserve a very special room where they can grow, play and study, that is why we offer original and innovative ideas for their bedrooms.

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We have many furniture solutions that meet aesthetic and functionality requirements to create the best room setting.

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We have a wide option of  beds, wardrobes, bookcases, desks, bunk beds all available in many different colors and sizes. We think that the color is the main protagonist, kids can choose they favorite color that will characterise their room.

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Click here to view our online collection and if you need any advice talk to our designer specialist and she will be happy to discuss with your how to best create a special room for your kids.

Tired of the usual quartz, granite and corian? Looking for something different?

At Belvisi Furniture you can find the latest kitchen worktop trends.

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Dekton new concept of design a sophisticated blend of raw materials used to produce the very latest in glass and porcelain as well as the highest quality quarts work surfaces.

 

High UV Resistance
Dekton is highly resistant to ultra violet (UV) light and will not fade or degrade over time making it perfect for both indoor and outdoor applications.

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Highly Scratch-resistant
Dekton is the most scratch resistant surface on the market and while the slip of a knife won’t damage Dekton, cutting boards are still recommended to protect your household utensils.

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Resistant to stains
While other surfaces are stain resistant, Dekton is completely Stain Proof. Even the most stubborn stains like wine, coffee, markers and rust can easily be removed from the surface. Since Dekton has extremely low porosity and contains no resins, it is chemical resistant. Drips or splashes of common household chemicals like bleach, drain cleaners or oven degreasers won’t harm Dekton.

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High Resistance to fire and heat
Dekton withstands high temperatures without burning, scorching or cracking. Hot Pots and Appliances like Crock Pots can be placed directly on the surface with no worry of damage.

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Resistant to abrasion
Dekton is even more resistant to abrasion than granite making it the ideal surface for commercial applications and high traffic areas such as flooring. While other surfaces show wear over time, Dekton’s finish will last for the life of the product and never needs to be re-surfaced or re-finished.

Resistant to ice & thawing
Dekton’s low coefficient of thermal expansion makes it Thermal Shock proof from both extreme heat and extreme cold. It’s natural resistance to ice and thawing makes it perfect for use in even the coldest environments.

DEKTON come in three different thicknesses depending on application requirements, the desired design and effect, from 8 to 20 mm

High mechanical Resistance
With over 5 times the flexural strength of granite, Dekton can be installed in thinner material over greater spans allowing for up to a 12-inch unsupported overhang on worktops, islands and bartops. Dekton’s high compressive strength makes it an ideal material for walkways, pavers or driveways.

Non-porous
Dekton is non-porous and never needs to be sealed. It naturally prevents liquids and gasses from penetrating the surface, making it a low maintenance surface that is easier to clean.

Color Stability
The manufacturing process used to make Dekton allows us control the pigmentation and decoration of the material giving better color consistency from slab to slab and resulting in a long lasting product that will not fade over time. The surface you install today will maintain the same new appearance for the life of the product.

Dimensinoal Stability
Dekton is very consistent in both dimension and thickness throughout slab which minimizes the need for field corrections and allows for easy installation.

Resistan to hydrolysis
Dekton is highly resistant to hydrolysis

Non combustible material
Dekton is a noncombustible material and withstands high temperatures without burning, scroching or cracking.

You can find all the latest Dekton samples in our showroom. Come and have a look! You can find us at 132 Newmarket Road, Cambridge.

Happy New Year from Belvisi Furniture

Here at Belvisi Furniture we had a great 2016, and would like to thank you all our customers who have appreciated our hard work, we have work on really exciting projects, using amazing pieces of furniture.

2017 for us is looking like to be an even better year, we have already new projects in the pipe line where we are going to use only the best of Italian Furniture from only top leading Italian brands.

Our new bigger showroom where we have recently moved in, is filled with only elegant luxury contemporary Italian furniture, where new exciting products are get added in every months.  Come and visit us on 132 Newmarket Road or give us a call to discuss your project and don’t forget that in January 2017 we will have a great Sales on :)

We would like to thank you all our customers for their support in 2016 and we look forward to working with you in 2017. Happy Holidays and Happy New Year from Silvio & Frantononconcepttablediningcontemporaryinteriorwoodwhitecambridgelondonbelvisi

Italian Contemporary TV Wall Unit System from Belvisi Furniture Cambridge and London.

Our new range of modern living room can be the perfect option if you are trying to make a statement in your room. A well designed wall system can also provide a modern storage solution by using hanging units, free standing units or modern sideboards.

We have a wide range of living room furniture all available in a wide choice of styles, colours and sizes that can be designed to fit your space. Some of our living room furniture are designed to be free standing this mean that no units need to be attached to the wall or if you really like the floating effect you can use units that can be completely wall mounted. It is important to take in consideration the space available and what type of electrical equipment you would like to have in your unit, for example CD/DV box, sky box etc.

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Contemporary wall unit system Jesse Open

We can help you design the best practical modern living room TV System providing you with a 3D CAD image on how the wall system will look before you commit to buy it.

jesse-wall-unit-open-suspendedWe really like the new Jesse collection Open, a new innovative wall-mounted system that combines essential aesthetics with versatile modularity.

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Modern Wall Mounted Tv System

Talk to one of our expert designer on 01223 327463,  visit our new showroom in 132 Newmarket Road, Cambridge or visit our website.

FENIX NTM® KITCHEN WORKTOPS

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We are now making our kitchen worktops in FENIX NTM® too– the new, futuristic, 100% Made in Italy material based on the latest thermoplastic resin, conceived through an Arpa Industriale study. Thanks to the use of applied nanotechnology, it’s even self-healing. The FENIX NTM® Stosa kitchen worktops have extraordinary properties: they self-heal any tiny scratches simply by means of exposure to heat. Just moisten the surface with a piece of damp kitchen paper, then pass over the scratch with a hot iron to repair the damage. Your worktop will look brand new again.

The surface of the new innovative FENIX NTM® material is resistant to digital fingerprints. It has a pleasantly soft feel and an extremely matt finish. It guarantees perfect furnishings that can withstand knocks, scratches and abrasions, are hygienic and easy to clean, suitable for contact with foodstuffs, anti-mould, antistatic, waterproof, resistant to dry heat and rubbing, resistant to acid solvents and domestic reagents, with wonderfully intense and deep colours. The new Stosa worktops are available in a range of classic and trendy colours to ensure a striking effect.

Talk to one of our expert kitchens designer on 01223 327463 or visit our new showroom in 132 Newmarket Road, Cambridge for more info, or find out more on FENIX NTM® at www.fenixntm.com

For a soft cosy night…‪Novamobili‬ ‪Modo‬ ‪‎Upholstered‬ ‪Bed

Novamobili Modo

Softly chic, the Modo bed stands out thanks to its large padded headboard with central buttonless topstitching which gives it a sophisticated personality. The fully removable covers can be made in different types of fabric. The upholstered base, with rounded shapes, is also available in storage unit version with a mechanism which allows the base to be raised for easier rearrangement of the bed. Structure designed for 160×200 cm and 180×200 cm base.

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The Modo bed features the rounded shapes of the bed frame and the soft volume of the headboard.

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Modo bed here matching with Globo bed-side drawers. Shop Now for Novamobili furniture

At Belvisi Kitchens & Furniture  we are continually sourcing the latest modern bedroom furniture from the best Italian Manufactures such as Novamobili, Jesse, Fimar, Sma, Ciacci, Former, Cattelan and many more. At Belvisi Furniture you will find everything you need for your bedroom, from a modern bedside cabinet, a stylish tall boy, a chest of drawers all available in a huge variety of design, styles, finishes and colours.

Whatever you are looking for your bedroom you will find the piece of bedroom furniture that will complements your bedroom with Italian style and touch. Happy Shopping