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When Design Tastes Change: A Guide for Couples
Learn how to thoughtfully handle conflicting opinions about new furniture, paint colors and more when you're ready to redo
"their design disparities, I have found that the following tips can help maintain... every designer has gone through the couple design reconciliation process albeit it... :) As a designer I am 100% honest with my clients. When one asks, "Do we really NEED... changer, re-design, re-purpose, update, seasonally changes... My husband is "take it to... stand. I design custom and afraid to find one day steel and glass TV stand from box..."
Take a Breath, Relax — It's Just Design
"I take design too seriously. I get wrapped up in the intricacies of the creative process... not a designer and I think like this when doing anything creative or 'design -y'... of you designers out there , breath and just be your own designing self! Wait . You... became an interior designer i have come to the conclusion that sleepless nights, obsessive... - the design! My poor family don't understand how I could enjoy the design industry..."
Design Practice: Why Saying No Can Be Good for Business
When talking with potential clients, ask yourself these questions to determine whether you should accept — or pass on — the job
"architects and designers finally feel busy again. As the list of potential projects grows... recommend a designer/architect that I feel is more into money than design integrity (We... had a designer do the floor plan now we want you to design the facade for example)... another designer/architect and I wish them the best of luck. I tell them that if it... world of Design, people seem to forget it's how you earn a living. Kind of - I have..."
Make a Designer-Look Pillow Sham for $15
"I love designer pillow shams, at $50 and up each, filling a sofa adds up quickly.... office interior designer put 2 fat gold/silver feather pillows on the sofa of the... high end, designer fabric at a much lower cost. For more affordable fabric, I'd definitely... Great designs on those pillows? I love to add zippers to mine ( I know it's a bit... "right" design, the effort to clear all the space needed to spread all this stuff out..."
Design Workshop: The Beauty of Humble Materials
"residential design doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice interest or refinement. Many architects... store's design was pretty cool. The unpainted drywall looked absolutely ridiculous-... material for interiors but I struggle with it. I think I had one too many run ins with splinters... innovative designs but it has to be practical @silmer - indeed it will yellow with time... (1) the designs look good, in part, because they have few (and carefully positioned..."
Single Design Moves That Make All the Difference
"r new design to revel in. But one of my favorite things to do while I browse is... graphic designer by trade. Like the Honest Abe in the wood nook. Love fun and unusual... graphic design rug and how it adds dimension and texture to the room. In the photo... simple design that adds such a POP! Thank you for this article, very informative on... As a designer I feel that this ideabook may not be helpful to homeowners at all..."
Design Workshop: Thinking Differently About Doors
"intentionally designed as humbling constructions. That's because door size and treatment... Beautiful Designs web site, such designs will be Anytime going to need This ideabook... should be a design element in a space; too bad many designers don't think that way. Here's... between interior and out include dissolving of barriers to mosquitoes, too? Burada... up of design and finished installation. Scroll on door to see in entire image. Do..."
How to Design Anything
"Design might seem difficult, mainly because it is, but with the right approach, you... what the interior designers and architechts have to handle with. We can offer our options... synopsis of a designers life! I love reading your stuff. haha Big smile, just what I needed... suspect that designers put people up to these things. "Oh, you could totally have a home... from the designer's point of view. You guys must regularly get requests that are WACKED..."
Design Calendar: March 2–22, 2012
Walk in the footsteps of an artist of many talents, learn landscaping that keeps your secrets and much more
"Digest Home Design show March 22 – 25, Pier 94 at Twelfth Avenue, New York City http://www... principal interior designer of CAMA.More 2012 design events: Feb. 6–March 2, 2012, Feb... 20122012 Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) annual conferenceHyatt Regency Baltimore... celebrates the Interior Design Educators Council's 50th year as the leading organization for... for interior design educators. The conference includes programming and keynotes that..."
The Many Paths of Design, Part 1
Blame engineering issues, unforeseen revisions or even the Internet. As these diagrams show, it's probably not your fault
"great design is not a straight line.... don't we designer know it! I think it's missing one diagram: the one that indicates... make designers looks bad due to their nonperforming. He might be expensive , but... And a designer ( me) who won't let him get hung up by a waffling client, or a waffling... unprepared designer( not me! ) I am the one routinely "dissed" on this site for the brutal... to the design aspect. Translated, we will hold hands, I will trust you, you will trust..."
Houzz Tour: When an Architect Designs for Himself
"him to design the 1,300-square-foot space with gridlike precision. "I wanted to keep... from a design standpoint. Like a work of art, he uses contrast, balance,and color... of the designer is really prominent. This is delightful. I would have done the bathroom... modern design and love minimalism. Whenever I see someone make a comment about a... re or design. That's just sad. But I really must say this space looks and feels..."
My Houzz: An 1880 Home Becomes a Live-Work Design Lab
Art and original wallpapers cover the walls of this Pittsburgh rental, but the furniture and architectural details are just as eye catching
"is my design lab,” he says. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Gavin Benjamin Location:... am an interior designer and I take great pride in my home, but I also LIVE and work... skillfully designed that deserves admiration, I think it fits in every way it can with... from a design store, then it reveals the personality of the resident. Other than... living in a design - lab. Look closely because that "clutter" atop his cabinets has been..."
Live in Harmony: 3 Types of Balance in Design
"vital design principle that will make a space inviting and harmonious. There are... read any interior design books, so maybe that's why I never heard about this 'imagine... asymmetrical designs as sometimes with the 1st photo everything seems so precisely balanced... lively interior space. This balance scheme uses a central line but relies more on... complete the design. Rather than having identical objects on either side of the central..."
12 Design Features That Bring Spanish Flavor to a Kitchen
Cook up a fresh take on old-world style in your kitchen with these ideas for mixing in Spanish-style materials and architectural details
"these 12 design features will help you capture the rustic charm and warmth of this unique... for the designer to answer. I know when I use saltillo tiles, I scuff them up a bit... Maybe you designer's could help explain how I can overcome my confusion when trying to... is REAL design is happening goooooooo Hi Close to You. Going to Santa Fe in March!... kitchen designed by Alison Glen I am in the process of buying my first home,a 1939..."
Designing for Pleasure: A Safe and Sound Perch
Canopy beds, low ceilings, high-back sofas: When it comes to comfort at home, we have something in common with our ancient ancestors
"biophilic design — they live better lives.... important in interior design. People may often say they 'love this space, love this room... boxy design and a contemporary, cathedral ceiling, asymmetrical design. Both the... biophilic design and how we relate to space. How we relate to space is very very important... poorly designed with an unreachable "plant shelf" that is too low to be reached from... "modern" design is still modern 80 years later is because it contrasts not with last..."