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or ceiling to run wiring and then having to repair drywall and paint all over again. Coming up with a master plan gives you your best shot at good design. It prevents you from making costly mistakes and from boxing yourself in because of decisions that were made without regard to future projects. This
This concludes my top 10 common decorating mistakes. Check out Part 1 from earlier this week for help on the other five stumbling blocks to good design. How about your experience? Is there another mistake that you think belongs in the top 10? More: How to Get Your Window Treatment Right How to Get
Flat FilesLess common, but very handy, are flat file cabinets. These are cabinets designed to hold large-format prints such as architectural plans and artwork. This home office features a handsome stainless steel design in the corner of the room. There is plenty of room to fully extend the drawers so
Rudolfsson Alliker Associates Architects
Maroubra House Sydney
Although often cheaper, quicker and easier, fibreglass pools don’t allow for as much freedom in design, and structural surrounding features such as retaining walls become more difficult. You will also need to ensure you can crane or transport the product
interest. Your end aesthetic expectations, budget and site limitations may force you to choose one or the other, but personally I love the freedom of design, the rigidity and the limitless structural possibilities of a concrete pool over the fibreglass products, especially in a small space.
Fougeron Architecture FAIA
Fougeron designed the building structure to strategically shield the south areas from the northwest winds. The homeowners can stand in the garden or have a glass of wine on the patio with friends without feeling like they’re going to blow away.
Fougeron designed the building structure to strategically shield the south areas from the northwest winds. The homeowners can stand in the garden or have a glass of
Richmond, 1930's refurbishment
changed, such as wallpaper or curtain fabric, steer clear of designs that could date. Fictional characters, girlie florals or cute ice-cream shades may be your child’s taste now, but for real longevity, choose graphic or geometric designs in bold colours.
Mark Brand Architecture
Japanese Inspired Remodel in Noe Valley-Exterior
and the country, fencing is often used to used to keep dogs and kids in or to define the space of the yard, but in the city, it's can be used as a design element. Rather than fencing has space so you can see through it, tightly woven, tall fencing can create an outdoor room and urban sanctuary in an
your mild-climate garden. Give it a try, but if you’re a Southern gardener, keep close watch that you don’t have a thug on your hands!More: Great Design Grasses
Santa Monica Beach House
The old kitchen "was pretty dreadful and badly in need of updating," Evens says. The design team gutted the space, creating a generous new cooking area designed for food lovers who enjoy entertaining in their kitchen. Industrial-style stools cozy up to an island covered with walnut butcher block and
Polhemus Savery DaSilva
need a permit for the work; if you are still not sure, contact your city or county government agency and ask.Materials:Wood offers the widest range of design options and works well in all climates; it is the most expensive.Steel is typically less expensive than wood, but because it can rust, it should be
in an aluminum or wood frame is well suited to modern and contemporary homes.Fiberglass and vinyl are budget-friendly options and will not rust, but design choices may be limited and these materials can crack in cold weather.