Finding the right solution: Inspiration and Material Palettes (Moodboards)

Finding the right solution: Inspiration and Material Palettes (Moodboards)

Each project starts somewhere else. It is an individual process developing through communication between the designer and the customer. Sometimes the vision of the end result is quite clear from the very beginning, but often the search for the right solution requires something more. Given the dynamic age, the fast pace of people's daily lives and the amount of information, very often the point of reference for beautiful projects is inspiration and material palettes (moodboards). It's a quick and easy way to showcase, customize, and vary materials, textures, and shades to suit the customer's taste and display the end result.

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Looking back at Heimtextil 2020, exhibition of interior design goods and trends

Looking back at Heimtextil 2020, exhibition of interior design goods and trends

Heimtextil is one of the most important annual events in the field of interior textiles and interior design trends, and this year marked the 50th anniversary of the exhibition. The slogan of the exhibition was WHERE I BELONG, advocating for sustainable future design and globalization. The exhibition literally celebrated globalization – mix and diversity of cultures, enriching society, perception, and perspective. RIPO designer Ieva also attended the exhibition and now shares her impressions and conclusions about what she saw and felt.

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RIPO 2019 – from visually appealing projects in private sector to extensive public projects

RIPO 2019 – from visually appealing projects in private sector to extensive public projects

Year by year we gain much valued experience making us smarter, more skillful, and professional. The last year of 2019 brought RIPO many different projects giving us new experiences on our way towards becoming even more capable and knowledgeable. The dynamics of today’s world are greatly reflected in our dynamic capabilities.

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On your way towards a new kitchen with RIPO designer

On your way towards a new kitchen with RIPO designer

A kitchen is way more than just an arrangement of tasteful furniture – this is a place to meet other people, talk, and feel good. Your kitchen is a long-term investment, requiring your attention, considered solutions, and perfection. Therefore, a professional advice is truly valuable here! Your project ideas will be implemented by interior designers with extensive experience working with kitchen furniture, accessories, materials, ergonomics, additional equipment, and design trends. Insights into latest trends in kitchen design are given by RIPO Fabrika furniture and interior designer, Jevgenija.

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On your way towards a new kitchen. The right kitchen appliances and plumbing for your kitchen. From base models to exclusive solutions.

On your way towards a new kitchen. The right kitchen appliances and plumbing for your kitchen. From base models to exclusive solutions.

Excellent kitchen functions go hand-in-hand with suitable plumbing and kitchen appliances. Here one must think not only of visual aesthetics, functions and practical properties, but also of making the right outlets before you even start designing your kitchen. As a result, appliances will serve you, and not vice versa.

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On your way to a new kitchen. Kitchen planning ABC.

On your way to a new kitchen. Kitchen planning ABC.

You can experience the principles of a practical RIPO kitchen through an efficient workflow, purposefully used space, and excellent movement. Convenient, dynamic and comfortable kitchen becomes a reality when one pays proper attention to these principles in the planning process. At the end of the day, a kitchen must fully fit the user’s needs. Information below lists couple of main principles not to be ignored when panning a new kitchen and taking care of the user’s wellbeing.

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On your way towards a new kitchen. Design tricks for large and small kitchens. How to get more!

On your way towards a new kitchen. Design tricks for large and small kitchens. How to get more!

Interior designers with vast experience in crafting many kitchen projects and facing various situations are the best placed to know many tricks and solutions for planning a new kitchen. This time it is RIPO furniture and interior designer Jana who shares her approaches and advices on how to improve and make the kitchen design better.

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Fall / winter trends in design. Suggested by furniture and interior designer Evija.

Fall / winter trends in design. Suggested by furniture and interior designer Evija.

New seasons come with new trends. 2019 fall / winter trends show rich color palette and expressive materials, patterns, and decorative elements, refreshing your home atmosphere and making it more inspirational and enjoyable. More about how to pick the right things for your home told by RIPO furniture and interior designer Evija.

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On your way to a new kitchen! Organizing kitchen accessories.

On your way to a new kitchen! Organizing kitchen accessories.

A kitchen is much more than simply cabinets on the wall. A kitchen is a functional and ergonomic space where you can cook with ease, access everything you require and put all the things back in their rightful place. A kitchen can also have its own character and certain appeal developed along with the kitchen design, mostly in close cooperation with the designer. The character of the space and furniture design is shaped by the selected materials, accessories, colour combinations, decorations, factures, and other elements. It gives great pleasure to work in a carefully planned kitchen!

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Ergonomics – user-oriented space

Ergonomics – user-oriented space

Ergonomics is compliance of products and systems with the needs and abilities of people. One must pay attention to ergonomics of both individual products (furniture) and broader systems (furniture sets). One of the most important goals of ergonomics is to make products and systems work for people. When it comes to ergonomics, everything revolves around human.

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