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    Default Korean Tradition, Italian Style


    Marcel Lam for The New York Times
    The home of Simone Carena and Jihye Shin in Seoul, South Korea, looks like a traditional Korean house, or hanok, but it is anything but traditional on the inside. To make the small house feel as spacious as possible — and to bring the outdoors inside — Mr. Carena, an architect, created a U-shaped floor plan that allows the kitchen and living room to look out onto a courtyard, where an apricot tree grows. A window in the courtyard floor, framed with mirrors, lets light into a cellar room.











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    Not a fan of the lime colors. I really like this. I could find myself relaxing in front of the tv this way.

    Rock the fuck on!

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    All that green is nauseating, but agree - I could totally collapse on that bed and not move for a few days.
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    I like the way he designed this.
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    Why all the green paint?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Honey View Post





    I want this in my own flat !!!!
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    the design has potential but he ruined it with those godawful colours. i also liked the sunken bed/sofa but i wish the cushions surrounding it weren't in that nasty leather.
    still, all of that is easy to fix with some paint. those floors also look suspiciously like that faux plasticky parquet but it might just be the picture.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sputnik View Post
    i also liked the sunken bed/sofa but i wish the cushions surrounding it weren't in that nasty leather.
    Yes, the edges look like that weird plastic edging they use at Chuck E. Cheese, etc. to keep the kids from bashing themselves on hard poles.

    Little boy is adorable. Kinda looks like my husband. I bet that's what our little boy will look like! squee!

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    Wtf, get a bed!
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    yuck, everything is so tacky.
    They could fill the hole in the floor with water to create a jacuzzi

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    Quote Originally Posted by bomulll View Post
    They could fill the hole in the floor with water to create a jacuzzi
    that would be way better!

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    ugh to all of it
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    Not a fan. Must have been a special somewhere on baby shit green paint.
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    I can't tell which is worse, the slimy green or the tacky furniture.

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    That horrible paint color needs to be banned from the face of the Earth. That hideous color surrounding you would be homicide inducing!!!
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