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Everyday breeze blocks have been used to add bold, geometric pattern to this kitchen in Adelaide, while the open design keeps the kitchen feeling airy and light. The breeze-block front on this kitchen island adds a decorative touch to this clean-lined and minimalist space.“Our client came to us with a love of textiles and the Palm Springs influence, and they asked us to work this breeze block into the addition,” says Sally Wilson of SW-Architects. “Breeze blocks are a fantastic masonry element to work with.” Because internal masonry doesn’t need the same large mortar joints as external masonry, she recommends keeping the detailing thin and crisp to avoid too much bulk.8 Breeze Block Features That Are a Breath of Fresh Air
4. … Or just a showerIf space is particularly tight or if the room is narrow (1 metre or less) or has a sloping roof, consider dispensing with a bathtub and having just a shower instead. A shower won’t take up as much room as a tub and you can squeeze one into the most awkward of spots. Tip: To make a small ensuite feel larger, lay the same floor tile across the entire area, including the shower recess.
Link function to function with utilitarian pathwaysYou would think that by their very nature, paths and steps are functional, yet in many styles of garden design, they are anything but utilitarian. In functional gardens paths and stepping stones almost become catwalks – straight passageways leading directly to another space, not created as a design feature to highlight a distant viewpoint.Read more: Let Houzz Lead You Up the Garden Pathgarden