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Ribbons of Fire: 10 Artfully Minimalist Fireplaces
Long and lean and sleek to the core, these gas-burning fireplaces make a powerful contemporary statement
"these gas-burning fireplaces make a powerful contemporary statement... ribbons — gas flames that are wide but shallow, appearing literally as ribbons of fire... look is contemporary but minimalist, with no faux logs. Instead flames rise from rock... wood-burning fireplace, just to add the warmth and beauty of a flickering flame.... thanks., Fireplace Fireplace There is a big difference between a gas fireplace and a..."
My Houzz: Bridge Building Redefines a D.C. Row House
A new rooftop deck and elevated walkway give a Capitol Hill couple an enviable outdoor haven away from noise on the street
"Washington, D.C., for three decades and during that time have updated several times: a basement... Washington, D.C. Size: 2,200 square feet; 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, home office That's... from D.C., where I work!) Love the elevated walkway to the deck. The lovely historic... great design! The whole house -inside and out is wonderful. Each room is inviting... A good book is Capitol Hill - Converted. Very very appealing. This lovely house says..."
How to Convert Your Wood-Burning Fireplace
"switching your fireplace from wood to gas or electric... an old fireplace to gas or electric can be a smart choice, allowing you to use the... wood-burning fireplace may look grand in the living room, and a blazing fire on a chilly... traditional fireplaces offer surprisingly little reward for the trouble. Converting an... the fireplace more often during the year (just flip it on during a chilly evening and... burning fireplace is the right choice for you...."
Designers Get Creative in a D.C. Show House
With a historic home as a canvas and a worthy cause as an incentive, designers pulled out all the stops for the 2014 project
"incentive, designers pulled out all the stops for the 2014 project... 2014 DC Design House was built in 1929 and originally owned by the founder of the city’s... participating designers. The show house is a fundraiser for the Children’s National Health... Fantastic design ideas and a worthy cause — what more could you ask for? Come along as... 2014 DC Design House info: April 13 to May 11, 2014; Saturdays and Sundays, noon to..."
Stylish Wood Storage for Contemporary Spaces
Go with a good-looking grain for your home by using wood logs indoors as an architectural or artistic feature
"to be designing a new fireplace, rethink the way you usually store the logs and find... into the design. No matter how clean, modern, contemporary or minimalist your style... The fireplace niche is such a handy combination of form and function. We had a... floating type fireplace -we removed the broken glass and built in a box for the firewood... husband designed a flat panel for a flat screen to be affixed in the same footprint..."
Design Workshop: Playing With Fire
"with your fireplace to set it apart from the ordinary... while contemporary thinking about fireplaces has shifted from the essential to the... quaint, fireplaces remain appealing architectural devices in a home. Modern fireplaces... common design elements essential for their operation, each of which has size requirements... effect on fireplaces, forcing them to look similar in scale and proportion. The following... interesting fireplace designs I discovered while attending design school. Neat to scroll..."
8 Profound Design Books — From the Children's Section
"l and design ideas? Below are eight cerebral works of genius that provoke the imagination... these 8 books and spend an evening smiling with inspiration. Best of all, you'll... bu this book! Frederick has always been one of my favorite books! Another that speaks... interior designer and cried when she read it. I am going to buy all the books on your... series book, more on construction than design, but a fun read. We love "The Artist..."
Novel Ways With Bedroom Books
Reading and relaxing go hand in hand. See how designers are incorporating mini and all-out libraries in the bedroom
"See how designers are incorporating mini and all-out libraries in the bedroom... home, books and bedrooms have been companions for years. Wordsworth penned poetry... , and books, no matter the genre, are an engaging accoutrement in this sacred space... home, my book collection makes me deliriously happy. Book lovers love all books. Britastina... displaying books in open bookshelves? I don't like my books to accumulate dust and become..."
10 Jewel-Box Powder Rooms
Throw out the design rule book when planning your own small W.C. and get the half bath you'll really love
"out the design rule book when planning your own small W.C. and get the half bath you'll... any bold design elements. While in most cases white or a light neutral can help make... how 10 designers put their own spin on 10 surprising and unique half baths in a wide... my idea book. Who makes the toilet? I bought a talavera tile sink from Mexico (on-line)... most. The books wallpaper is so much fun. Great feature ! So good Hi there, would painting..."
Modern or Contemporary Architecture? The Interiors Edition
See how one expert distinguishes between two popular camps of interior architecture. Do you agree with his choices?
"modern and contemporary architecture by looking at the exteriors of 10 homes. In my view... To me contemporary architecture is what is being produced now, but that which does... Therefore contemporary is pluralistic but generally forward-looking. But how does that... modern and contemporary when the stylistic cues of exterior form aren't present? This... interior design. This means I'll focus on the spaces, surfaces and assemblies that are..."
Design Dilemma: How Do I Modernize My Cedar Walls?
"look more contemporary? I was looking for gray tones." — lkm96h. Lucky for reader lkm96h... of the fireplace and the fireplace mantel. It's a big project, but worth it to us... awesome idea book - thank you so much for putting it together. I have fairly hideous unfinished... this idea book has made me think twice about it (it would be a huge mess - and drywalling... This idea book is a great showcase of timber feature walls! My wall really came to life..."
Modern or Contemporary: What's the Difference?
"modern and contemporary home design styles... term "contemporary" that refers to a particular strain of design today, such that... modern and contemporary architecture? Why the distinction? At their most literal, "c... sense "contemporary" is not limited to a single stylistic thread. And "modern" recalls... the now; contemporary architecture is of its time, therefore innovative and forward-looking... "modern or contemporary?" I hope the answers will elucidate the similarities and differences..."
Houzz Tour: Contemporary Family Retreat on Lake Michigan
"home's design responds to views, topography and the surrounding woods... house was designed to be a part of the landscape, says project architect Pam Lamaster-Millett... above the fireplace? Also, who was the interior designer/decorater? It doesn't appear... brown! To contemporary for me, looks cold, and no color I want to spend my winter in... above the fireplace though! Personally I think the white used on the interior is what..."
How to Remodel Your Fireplace
"Bring your fireplace design up to snuff with this makeover lowdown... The fireplace is often the most commanding element in any room it’s in. Size and... brick fireplaces prevail, this can pose a challenge. What do you do? Cover it, paint... hand-crafted fireplace mantels offers a variety of designs that range from contemporary... give the fireplace a seamless and authentic look, even with a gas fireplace. Wow,..."
Double-Sided Fireplaces Multiply Design Options
"sides of a fireplace turn up the heat in interior designs... iling design or a prefabricated model, a double-sided fireplace could be the element... Double-sided fireplaces offer twice the form and functionality of a regular fireplace by... multiple-sided fireplaces here, from gas to wood-burning to electric, to add comfort and beauty... double-sided fireplaces were much more expensive to design, and I don't understand why?..."