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Barnes Vanze Architects, Inc
Lakeside Family Cottage
Ideabooks160K
Questions94
what style is this? Im always asked which i like best and everything about this room is me!!
I've never seen window hardware used this way without drapes. What inspired the idea?
i love the way it is made where is it from
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This house was a new house, so we built the half wall to look this way. It is an idea we got from traditional bungalow houses. A good contractor would be able to help you in constructing a similar idea. Thank you,
“the color blue and the crisp white trim” — nancybolin
Loudoun Architecture & Design/Build Firm
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Tom Hurt Architecture
Newning House_Exterior
Ideabooks3,339
Questions1
I like the way the color scheme makes the house more modern
LOVE red on a house in parts. So cool
good example of how the front door matches the other "red" tones on the house
elegant hues; combined on the exterior of a home they create pure drama. The soft off-white house color acts as a nice base for the more intense hues and keeps the palette on the cool side — another good option for a house in a hot climate.
“colors” — phaselhuhn
Habitat Studio
14 Reviews
the Bauhaus Bathrooms
Ideabooks9,020
Questions6
How to best light Sicis as an accent wall?
We are going to use Sicis on two walls as accents and not sure how best to light them to take advantage of the reflective nature of the tile? The walls will each be 9'
Where can I buy these works of art? I'm struggling to find the perfect art for my new house.
you the best quality and lowest rates: http://www.mecartworks.com/
You can also contact MEC for a free quote to create any customized mosaic like this for your project. We guarantee you the best quality
pot lights in the ceiling which you can adjust to light up the tile as you wish, or hanging pendant lights as we did here if it's in a suitable area. Best of luck!
Cool way to separate the toilet
framed glass is a good way to hide toilet
“Glass” — shenad24
Robeson Design
13 Reviews
Iron Work, hand forged custom Iron window treatments for Luxury Home in So. Cal
Ideabooks6,636
Questions4
Spanish or Tuscan style homes, Interior Designer Rebecca Robeson finds a way to incorporate Iron in a new and fresh way using geometric shapes to transition between rooms. Custom welders followed Rebeccas plans meticulously in order to keep the lines clean and sophisticated for a seamless design element in
creative ways to divide a room
to be of any help. I completely apologize. If however you are still interested in the answer to your question, please message me again. I will do my best to get back to you in a timely manner. Sincerely, Rebecca Robeson
like that on back of house
Love the outdoor courtyard area. I would need a large tarp or umbrella above to keep the sun/rain off of us.
“furniture” — trader06
david phillips
4 Reviews
needham studio - dphj.01
Ideabooks8,843
Questions5
Is there a way that I can get in touch with the architect?
If I am interested in having the architect of this house design a similar cottage for me, can I get in touch with him/her?
considering the stone for an interior fireplace facade, it may be best to have a fairly large wall surface to be able to show off the stone. Not all stones are as large as in this photo, but the interior of the fireplace will show off best with a larger area incorporating the stone around the firebox.
Scaled down, with solid door. Keep narrow pergola.
color and the way rock cubes are used to frame the windows.
considering the stone for an interior fireplace facade, it may be best to have a fairly large wall surface to be able to show off the stone. Not all stones are as large as in this photo, but the interior of the fireplace will show off best with a larger area incorporating the stone around the firebox.
“Curved window” — kmartin969
Duffy Design Group
3 Reviews
York Harbor Maine
Ideabooks14,482
Questions8
Although this example is way too big, I could put a small statement piece at entry to help divide from dining area.
Very cool. Lots of imagination here.
Cool table! Can make out
Slender table for the small entry way... we'd probably put a mirror there instead
will covet it more than a traditional box of fancy china. And regardless of whether you have kids, wouldn’t it be nice to own things that are bound to keep or increase their value?
“,” — mulderdog
Griffin Enright Architects
GRIFFIN ENRIGHT ARCHITECTS: Mandeville Canyon Residence
Ideabooks18,690
Questions8
can you explain to me where are the windows ? are they electronic windows ar manualy opereted? do you have more photos of this house ?
and disappear into an adjacent wall. It's a truly wondrous way to have the largest opening possible.
This is cool! Would love to have it at the beach.
A lift/slide door is a truly wondrous way to have the largest opening to the outside possible. Plus
It has the best view ever
Keep in mind the track can be really wide. A four-panel door will have four separate parallel tracks that can encroach into the home a bit — especially when
will start. For the most part, the track is inconspicuous, while the panels neatly fold up and disappear into an adjacent wall. It's a truly wondrous way to have the largest opening possible. Cost. Expect to pay a few thousands to several thousand dollars depending on size, materials, configuration, etc
“open” — fuxin
Bella Luna Services, Inc.
Grand Lanai
Ideabooks9,524
Questions7
How do you keep the glass clean?
What is the width between the house and the pool?
I live in southern Ky and would love to have one of these structures to keep my pool clean but have never been able to
Depends on where you live and your local site conditions. Best to have a local pool company come out to your home to work with you on a design that's appropriate for your lot and budget.
portions of center of house may have glass roof
It's really cool how the house is around the pool!
Love how they made the pool roof an extension to the outside part of their house. So it looks like you're going outside still. :)
sky light *o* pool omg so cool
Instead of a pool this should be a green house.
Perhaps a wind-around pool that skirts the house?
“screen enclosure” — beachbum777
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