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Lisa Borgnes Giramonti
There is something about the cluttered bulletin board and the neat space around it that I really like.
19. Because this office shares a space with a small den, Houzz users found it to be a great example of how to work an office into another room. Picking out a desk and chair that work well
Determine which method positively impacts your creativity. The more you surround yourself with what you love, the more time you’ll want to spend in the space.
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Best of Houzz 2013 & 2014
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Since 1999, we have worked with homeowners to develop truly unique and distinctive outdoor living spaces. We specialize in upscale poolscapes, hardscapes and landscapes.
2. Cool white. In this space, the cool white walls perfectly match the white furniture and window treatments. This creates a serene, homogenous space that has very little contrast and/or distraction. Cool, pure whites work well in contemporary spaces because they provide a feeling of newness
Curtains great open space inviting to pool and backyard, great transition
2. Cool white. In this space, the cool white walls perfectly match the white furniture and window treatments. This creates a serene, homogenous space that has very little contrast and/or distraction. Cool, pure whites work well in contemporary spaces because they provide a feeling of newness. Paint
Amy A. Alper
Their added flex room, shown here, is a light-filled entry space where they
Step up into the kitchen, like the bench between the posts - a good use of space!
and tilework, and more. So it’s no surprise that their combined efforts have resulted in a stunning space brimming with their charisma. Their added flex room, shown here, is a light-filled entry space where they sit and chat or even have meals together.
The area in the foreground here is the addition, the flex room. It’s an entry space that also works as a sitting or dining area. The pitched roof and expansive windows bring natural light through to the kitchen. The steps mark where the exterior wall used to be. “By blowing out the side of the house
Open Plan Living Room and Kitchen - Williamsburg Renovation
Even if you have plenty of space, looking at how designers work around limitations can be great organization inspiration. The open shelving here is a great way to utilize all of the cabinet space since cookware can be accessed from all sides.
This space has a nice bright look to
get as much light and storage out of this space as possible. Since it's in the center of the apartment, Zames wanted to open up the kitchen with open shelving and light colors. "Doing open shelving was really key because we were able to increase the counter space by wrapping the kitchen around like that
white cabinetry contrasts with sleek concrete countertops and a cast-iron sink. Sticking with a simple but modern material palette streamlines the space visually, while colorful accents keep it warm and cheerful. Sink: Kohler Anthem in Cast IronFaucet: Grohe
The Hillside House
The firebox was minimized and set flush with the hearth, which is oversize and has been integrated with the seating in the space.
hearth, which is oversize and has been integrated with the seating in the space.
This is an exterior space that does not feel exterior. Note that there is no need for a chimney over fireplace.
Really like the privateness of this space. Still outdoors, but completely protected - how to accomplish this?
Another built-in seating area can be found in this indoor-outdoor space dominated by a large half-globe pendant. The L-shaped bench with yellow cushions is aligned with a very unique fireplace. Just don't mistake the latter for a place to sit!
was rendered unnecessary. The firebox was minimized and set flush with the hearth, which is oversize and has been integrated with the seating in the space. The architects have taken care to oversize the pendant lamp as well as the table and the seating unit. Every element has been elevated and pushed from
Modern Living Room
garage door used in living space
upstairs open game room format to free up space above kitchen
Stacking the door overhead can work well when headroom is limited. For higher spaces keeping the track mounted to the wall keeps the ceiling plane free and clear of both hardware and the stacking door. At a slightly higher cost, a high-lift
living spaces are not limited to suburban houses. The living rooms in these lofts are further highlighted by operable garage doors fitted with glass...
Double-height spaces benefit tremendously from garage doors; traditional windows are often too low to help with cross breeze in high spaces, and
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a special view. Eliminate items such as knickknacks, toys, small appliances and bath products that stop the eye, or worse, make spaces look smaller. “I am selling the space and finishes of the house, not your personal property,” explains Beth Tyler, a Realtor at Long & Foster in Annapolis. Though many
a special view. Eliminate items such as knickknacks, toys, small appliances and bath products that stop the eye, or worse, make spaces look smaller. “I am selling the space and finishes of the house, not your personal property,”
small ones, will look bigger without the rugs. If it’s a huge master spa bath with a coordinated rug, then it can stay if it warms up a big, cold space,” Tyler says.
Interesting loft shape- could provide more space upstairs while still allowing for
The open space and the office
Upstairs, a loft houses the master bedroom space and the study space. A large black and white piece by Richard Serra dominates one wall.
The study suite is located atop a small addition to the loft. For ultimate privacy in both spaces (much of the home is visible from the street), Charalambous added motorized two-story shades, in both sun-filtering and black-out options. Artwork beside entrance to office area: Reykjavik by Richard S