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Houzz Tour: Modest, Modern and Zen Cabin in Maine
A seasonal space on a lobstering island becomes an energy-efficient, storage-conscious home with respect for local architecture
"lobstering island becomes an energy-efficient, storage-conscious home with respect for... lobstering island is not a common sight. For years, a couple had a rustic seasonal cabin... Spruce Head Island that they enjoyed on weekends. After living in the nearby town of Rockland... lobstering island, which is populated by small, simple cottages. Shores worked hard to... Spruce Head Island, Maine Size: 1440 square feet; 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths That's interesting:..."
Houzz Tour: Modern Luxury in the Hamptons
Rich materials and a hint of shingle style warm a modern design for living and entertaining on Long Island
"of Long Island houses, particularly in the Hamptons, may make you think of the traditional... on the island. One inheritor of this more recent tradition is Bates Masi Architects... Long Island, New York Size: 6,500 square feet That's interesting: Alison asked... York/Long Island and knowing the Hamptons well, I dunno, I would have been happier with... choices for seating. Wish we could have seen the plexi glass coffee table. When I saw "scaled..."
Kitchen of the Week: Big, Bold and Red in Texas
A cheerful red island, accessories with patina, and custom cabinetry give this 1960s kitchen a modern update
"cheerful red island, accessories with patina, and custom cabinetry give this 1960s kitchen... console island and replaced everything with high-end country-style materials. By r... bright red island, they designed a cheerful and stylish kitchen that works for everyone... nice, big island. The floor and island are magnificent! Please pass the KETCHUP! Warm... painted red island To each his own... The black walnut island countertop is fabulous and..."
Houzz Tour: New Twists for a Traditional New York Saltbox
"Shelter Island weekend home firmly in the present... Shelter Island setting in New York and knew exactly what style of house he wanted to... love the bench that turns into stairs and bookcase . . the window placement . . The... Shelter Island is one of the most beautiful locales in NY, yet I found this house... Shelter Island, so this was a way of controlling the landscape.”The house has a rubber... Shelter Island, New YorkWho lives here: An artist and a psychologist Size: 2,400 square..."
Designing Your Kitchen: Where to Put the Sink
Facing a window or your guests? In the island or next to the dishwasher? Here's help figuring out the right kitchen sink location
"In the island or next to the dishwasher? Here's help figuring out the right kitchen... guests(an island with seats on the other side) ....maybe better to have a breakfast nook... 5 x 10 island, I can honestly tell you, never put a sink or cooktop in an island.... in the island. alicekimsharifi, I have a cooktop and prep sink in my island, and I... in the island. Our daughter's new home has a central island with a large sink and..."
My Houzz: Ultra Modern in Rotterdam
Showcase home features dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows, custom kitchen island and a stunning bathroom
"kitchen island and a stunning bathroom... Toilet seat down, please. Sheesh! Obviously guys live there. Love the herringbone... custom island that's seven meters long and 40 centimeters off the ground. The glossy... casual seating area allows Zarebski, Tom and their guests to admire the views from... me the island was a bad idea because the room was so narrow, but I love kitchen islands... kitchen island is a sliding buffet bar. The idea is to open up extra space in the dining..."
Houzz Tour: Sunny Colors Lighten a Century-Old Home
Brightness and elegance without a trace of stuffiness bring the individuality of a seaside Rhode Island home into the light
"Rhode Island home into the light... Rhode Island has always had an independent streak. It was the first of the original... Rhode Island Size: 4,200 square feet That's interesting: A mix of Americana and European... for the bench."The cherry floors are original to the house.Swedish bench: Cupboards..."
Houzz Tour: Grand Historic Estate in New York
The fine architectural detail of a Long Island home gets an update without losing its elegant and traditional bones
"a Long Island home gets an update without losing its elegant and traditional bones... of Long Island, New York — a fitting name for an area that houses the private estates... Long Island, New York That's interesting: The house, which kept its original tracery... on Long Island by Rouse & Goldstone, one of the most successful architecture firms... backs and seats are well padded, color choices are muted and neutral, and plasterwork..."
Take Your Home Tropical With Caribbean Chic
Give winter the boot with the colors, fabrics and furniture of sophisticated island style — not a palm tree in sight
"sophisticated island style — not a palm tree in sight... throughout the islands: crisp white linen curtains, burlap pillows or furnishings wrapped... for many island folks, so reupholstered pieces often take center stage. Let's look... like the island color! How would that look with a natural stone counter tops? These... on the Island of Eleuthera. We rented a house from a Brit & they had a lovely design... of the islands into your home. Thanks too @Gshneider for sharing those photos from..."
My Houzz: Cheery and Breezy Pittsburgh Home
Bright colors and island-inspired furniture and decor bring sunny style to a three-bedroom in Pennsylvania
"colors and island-inspired furniture and decor bring sunny style to a three-bedroom in... brought the island's breezy color palette back to their Pittsburgh home. The two attorneys... to the island's laid-back mood and signature conch houses. "Since Pittsburgh tends... and the island of St. Lucia sits on top. In the dining room Sara mixed vintage furnishings... comfortable seating and a big-screen TV (not pictured). Whether it's game day or time to..."
Origins Revealed: The Orkney Chair Goes From Humble to Haute
Straw and driftwood made up the original versions, but Orkney chairs have come a long way from their modest island beginnings
"Orkney Islands (off the coast of Scotland), crafted from whatever materials they could... cluster of islands off the north-eastern tip of Scotland, tsk tsk. It's akin to saying... Orkney Islands, these did gain popularity nearby in England before spreading around... in the seat." Motschenbacher likes to pair the Orkney with more modern furniture... on the islands, but today you can buy reproductions made of woods like Filipino mahogany..."
Take Rooms on a Tropical Trip With Turquoise and Yellow
Flee winter's doldrums with a virtual island paradise at home, courtesy of sea-drenched and sunshiny colors
"virtual island paradise at home, courtesy of sea-drenched and sunshiny colors... to the islands probably isn't in the cards. The next best thing: Fake it with sunny... upholstered bench to the summery palette. Red notes add a little heat and spice. Oversize... little island pied-à-terre. You don't have to drench a whole space in blue and yellow..."
Houzz Tour: Excavated Waterfront Home in New York
With local building codes limiting its size, a home on the water in Long Island digs deep to discover its beauty
"in Long Island digs deep to discover its beauty... the Long Island coastline in New York, but few of them probably started as inauspiciously... on Long Island which fits beautifully in the environment. Unfortunately the land next... casual seating at the raven-colored Caesarstone countertop; the same material was..."
Design Detail: Industrious Casters
"Kitchen Island, Table or Social Salon... kitchen island....love it! GENIUS WITH WHEELS. GREAT CREATIVE IDEA. LOVE IT.... kitchen island, it IS the kitchen island. With an impressive light fixture above, it... e the seating arrangement as the social venue allows. I love the idea of changing... because the seating units are on castors. Brilliant. Next: More wheels in home design... you are seated at the "table." The thick wood top goes well with the built-in banquette..."
New Classics: The Onda Stool
Sleek partial-back design offers a comfortable contemporary perch for your kitchen island, table or bar
"see the seat color, and the stools tend to blend in with the white kitchen island.... and the seat colors works well in modern and contemporary rooms. From this view you... colored seats navigating between the white floor and the wood cabinets.More: Browse... kitchen island, table or bar..."