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INDUSTRIAL STYLE
Kitchen of the Week: Style Trumps Ease in a San Francisco Loft
Mitchell Parker | August 1, 2014 31

What’s a little ladder climbing when you’ve got a gorgeous-looking kitchen design like this?

INSIDE HOUZZ
You Said It: ‘Texas Has It Going On’ and More Houzz Quotables
Becky Harris | August 1, 2014 3

Design advice, inspiration and observations that struck a chord this week

GREEN BUILDING
Houzz Tour: Passive House Principles, Active Benefits in Portland
Annie Thornton | August 1, 2014 4

Lower energy bills and consistent temperatures are just two of the advantages of this architect’s newly built home

DECORATING
Reboot Your Child’s Room for Back-to-School Time
Laura Gaskill | August 1, 2014 12

Give a preschooler to teen a room that’s more age appropriate, fun or to their taste

HOUZZ TOURS
Houzz Tour: Scandinavian Style in a Central London Flat
Joanna Simmons | August 1, 2014 5

Crisp white walls and colorful accents keep this 1930s London apartment cheerful and cozy all year

HOUSEKEEPING
To-Dos: Your August Home Checklist
Laura Gaskill | August 1, 2014 8

Transition smoothly from summer to fall by taking care of warm-weather gear, checking energy efficiency and more

KITCHENS
The Future of Backplashes
Fred Albert | August 1, 2014 17

Grout is out. Continuous sheets of glass, stone, metal and porcelain are saving cleaning time and offering more looks than ever

GARDENING
Keep Your Cool in the Garden — Here's What to Do in August
Annie Thornton | August 1, 2014 8

Don't let summer's heat go to your head. These U.S. gardening guides will help you make sensible choices for all of your plantings

HOUZZ TOURS
Houzz Tour: Loving the Old and New in an 1880s Brooklyn Row House
Mitchell Parker | July 31, 2014 26

More natural light and a newly open plan set off furnishings thoughtfully culled from the past

LIGHTING
9 Reasons to Pick a Patterned Lampshade
Catherine Funkhouser | July 31, 2014 19

Is a solid shade blocking your room’s potential? Consider a light fixture dressed more decoratively

HOUZZ PRODUCT PICKS
Houzz Products: Create a Breezy White Bedroom
Houzz | July 31, 2014 1

Cool down at the height of summer with snowy bedding and drapes, silver fans and accessories as fresh as the morning air

ARCHITECTURE
Time-Tested, Low-Tech Ways to Cool a Home
Mariana Pickering | July 31, 2014 13

People have been beating the heat around the world for centuries without plugging anything in. Could these ideas work for your home today?

FEEL-GOOD HOME
The Question That Can Make You Love Your Home More
Laura Gaskill | July 31, 2014 38

Change your relationship with your house for the better by focusing on the answer to something designers often ask

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