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Design Mystery: Why Do Pineapples Sprout Up in Home Design?
Early Americans were bananas about pineapples — and we’re still reaping the benefits of the sweet fruit’s symbolism today
"pineapple designs. I thought the design was popular because it was easy, but now I know... everywhere in interior design, because everyone loves pineapples. Who doesn't love pineapples... pineapple in design; to me it looked like its shape would randomly appear here and there... these design elements more now that I know the history. I've known that the pineapple... indigenous design elements including the pineapple, the fern leaf, palm trees, etc. that..."
Houzz Tour: An Eichler Remodel Spawns a Design Career
"her own interior design company, Urbanism Designs. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here:... a home designed by well-known California developer Joseph Eichler. Seeing the open-sky... natural designer. A full-time project manager for Google at the time, she reached out... decided to design the whole house herself, reimagining the kitchen and bathrooms and choosing... to do interior design in my next life. I also love mid century modern design and..."
Inside Houzz: How to Create and Use Ideabooks
Gather inspirational photos, share them with others, and put your design dreams on the path to reality
"put your design dreams on the path to reality... favorite home design photos and product shots, notes, PDFs and other details of your home... kitchen designer clicked quickly through my Houzz ideabook of just 20 or so photos... landscape designer. We were able to send him a photo of the kind of fence we wanted.... contractor, or designer. Thanks for the extra tips. I love my Houzz ideabook, I refer to it... of the design, yet again, Houzz, essential. The products option has been a brilliant..."
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?
"camps of interior architecture. Do you agree with his choices?... terms of interior architecture rather than interior design. This means I'll focus on... house's interior design can work with or against the architecture, depending on the... hold with interiors? And how does one make a distinction between modern and contemporary... to the interiors, instead of the furnishings, colors and other elements that are added..."
Pro to Pro: Learn Your Client’s Thinking Style
Knowing how someone thinks can help you determine the best way to conduct an interior design presentation
"you’re an interior designer or decorator, it’s not enough to know your client’s tastes... to my design consultation questionnaire! I am not an interior designer.. I make tile... great design sense . I have conversations with my clients whether designers or home... Hudson Interior Design. You read the last page first????????? Love this article... studied interior designers in my area on Houzz and found one whose work I consistently..."
Working With Pros: When You Just Need a Little Design Guidance
Save money and enjoy DIY satisfaction with a design consultation for the big picture or specific details
"with a design consultation for the big picture or specific details... with an interior designer. We recently looked at full design services and requesting... requesting design plans as options, but sometimes those are far more than you need. If you’re... track, a design consultation might be ideal for you.... full interior design service to clients making purchases from us. Our design staff... accredited interior designers. Good article! Engaging a designer for advise and direction..."
People and Pets Bring Interior Photos to Life
Even the best-designed room can look hollow when it's not occupied. Add people and animals to spark interest in your interior shots
"the best-designed room can look hollow when it's not occupied. Add people and animals... these home design photos have people in them. Architecture and interiors tend to be... helped interior photographs,; this one takes a similar look at interior spaces, yet... can look designer'd all the time! I wonder if having actual bodies in the space is... modern interiors may require people to add scale, texture, and so forth to photos..."
Interior Materials Get Special Effects Treatment
For truly standout home interiors, forgo painted drywall in favor of unusual materials and eye-catching designs like these
"standout home interiors, forgo painted drywall in favor of unusual materials and eye-catching... Interior surfaces — walls, floors, ceilings — are often thought of as simple canvases... created an interior "street" in this renovation of an old alley house. The corrugated... complex design and consultants to pull it off? Not necessarily, as this simple wall... exterior and interior finishes are basically identical. While the scaly texture from outside..."
Expressive Modern: The Interiors of Amy Lau
"book, designer Amy Lau reveals some techniques behind her signature look... stunning interiors have a way of standing out. Whether the home is a simple Manhattan... Modern: The Interiors of Amy Lau (Fall 2011, The Monacelli Press), explores the techniques... Love the designs. Great ideas! The designs are one of a kind. Wonderful! Some ideas... great designers! Nanette Amy is an incredibly beautiful person, both inside and..."
Crisp, Clean White Interiors to Start the New Year Right
Beginning with a blank-slate backdrop gives you infinite design freedom with accent colors, furniture styles and finishes
12 Fantasy Dining Rooms
"regon interior designers serve up spectacular dining room ideas for a good cause... As an interior designer, it is rare I get a chance to design a residential room for... premier design event, "Serving Up Style" brought together 12 design teams to create... O'Brien Interior Design, "Feeding Time" Judge's Choice Award: Wendy O'Brien Interior... Interior Design, "Feeding Time" Molly's Choice Award: Garrison Hullinger Interior Design..."
Expert Talk: Sculpture Helps Rooms Break the Mold
"Pro designers explain how sculpture can bring interiors to a higher level of design... out why designers choose sculptures for a room instead of other artwork. Was it to... as a design element. Tirage Fine Art Gallery works with interior designers to include... House of Design. Designer: Parker West Interiors Great ideas.... curators and designers often overlook when designing a home. However, as these beautiful..."
Tour a Beautiful Lake Austin Home with Designer Terri Symington
"talk with Interior Designer, Terri Symington of T. Symington & Co. Interiors regarding... about the design process and how an Interior Designer makes the choices that she/he makes... completed an interior renovation and design. The home is a multi-level residence, situated... become an interior designer. Today, our readers will be touring a beautiful home you... concerning design... 1. When it comes to design, nothing happens in isolation, but is..."
Good Spaces: Mastering the Open Floor Plan
"during the designing phase. It would be really helpful to have designs and ideas for... decorator/designer quality. It illustrates good design practices that I can hopefully... funiture design . a small secondary school project in design and technology. Very... space designed for it (it's common in Europe to have the washing machine in the bathroom)... with or designing open floor plans, big or small, whether you live in a beautifully..."
13 Home Design and Decor Trends to Watch for in 2013
It's predictions ahead as we find out what's on the radar of designers and makers for the coming year
"radar of designers and makers for the coming year... home is a design ethos that interior designer Estee Stanley also sees as gaining popularity... horizon. Designer Abigail Ahern says a good way to stay sane amid the trend forecasts... their home design and decor as an extension of their individuality." The need for a more... translate into designs and home decorating in 2013.... domain of design was always interior design, because those designers had access to trade-only..."