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Houzz Tour: An Innovative Home Shows What It’s Made Of
"sustainability in mind and to accommodate them as they get older... couple had an especially ambitious list of goals when they hired Meditch Murphey Architects... a new house for them outside of Washington, D.C. Like many people planning a new... their house to do. They decided to build a new home that would double as a demonstration... demonstration house, allowing the designers to experiment with innovative materials, spatial..."
Over-the-Top Sophistication in a Holiday Show House
"Holiday House NYC. Now in its fifth year, the Holiday House Designer Showcase, benefiting... limestone mansion in Manhattan into a striking holiday display. It’s open from October... wallpaper in a vibrant study are just a few of the special designer touches on display... see it in person, take inspiration from our coverage here, with creative ideas on... others. In this case, not only those who are willing to pay to tour the show house..."
10 Problems Your House May Be Trying to Show You
"and you may end up with major issues. We tell you which are normal and which are cause... Doctors in Novato, California. In other words, a house is something you've got to take... you own an older home, you should do a thorough check in the springtime as well, since... wind. A house is moving and breathing,” says Tapley Dawson, a partner at The Home Doctors... around the house every fall before the rainy season begins, checking for cracks, clogged..."
Houzz Tour: An Updated '70s Home Puts Art on Show
"spotlight in a North Carolina home... In 1973 architect W. Crutcher Ross designed a house in Charlotte, North Carolina... floors (where there wasn’t orange carpeting), and tile was used in different and sometimes... with the house’s renovation for a couple with an extensive contemporary art collection... occurred in that time.) To better create an environment suited to their collection,... of the house. And when the clients approached Ross before he passed in 2011, he gave..."
Where Front Yards Collide: Property Lines in Pictures
"Couple. You may never look at property boundaries the same way again... interested in these in-between spaces while walking through neighborhoods just outside... look at where these two worlds collide? Sacramento, California, photographer Roberta... countryside in northern Indiana made her curious about the different ways people establish... landscaping in the Northern California suburbs, but the real draw for her was imagining..."
Houzz Tour: Gracious Hacienda Mansion in Mexico
"make for an ideal retreat in San Miguel... designed the house in a classic hacienda style with a true courtyard fully enclosed by the... not a House, some houses are in an Hacienda and there is probably more than 10 styles... issues in San Miguel. There are places in Mexico where a person should be particularly... conversations in there, and sometimes it is the best place in the house to get away and take... the best houses I've seen in a long time. David Howell did an incredible job and worth..."
Where to Splurge, Where to Save in Your Remodel
"make room in the budget for the things that are most important to you. But how do you... There were an awful lot of "in for a penny, in for a pound" moments along the way and... about an inch during the project. Left to do - new windows in the eat in area, replace... will be in the back where the new kitchen will be. We're deep in the throes of planning... love most in your house. In that case, the future buyer can re-do to his/her own taste..."
Design Photography: Hey, Where's the Furniture?
"Showing rooms without furniture draws attention to the shapes and materials in a... capture houses before the owner moves in, allowing the space to be "read" without the... minimal houses rarely stay so unadorned as the photos that follow, but discussion of... a new house with just the bare bones. It was nice not being distracted by furniture... don't have an opportunity to appreciate the envelope before furnishings and finishes are..."
Designers Get Creative in a D.C. Show House
"cause as an incentive, designers pulled out all the stops for the 2014 project... Design House was built in 1929 and originally owned by the founder of the city’s Madison... provided an ample canvas and an array of challenges for the participating designers... designers. The show house is a fundraiser for the Children’s National Health System, which... Design House info: April 13 to May 11, 2014; Saturdays and Sundays, noon to 5 p.m..."
Tech in Design: Where to Put Your Flat-Screen TV
"the new shows with a TV in the best place for viewing... it. In honor of the new TV season, I have all kinds of great info on where your... Housewives, House, Modern Family — and oh yes, Castle. Now DH is going away, and I don't... much as an eyebrow lift by your favorite TV character. Hey, don't touch that dial... in an armoire in the family room and it stays closed when not viewing. We watch very... cabinet where the TV rises up from within is an answer for you. The footboard in the..."
How to Make Your House Feel at Home Where It Is
"for a house that sits well in its surroundings... to fit in with their surroundings. Following design clues from the environment is... of your house are just a few ways to design with sensitivity.... up more in order to fit in better - especially in the case of that house-church. --To... Melbourne house is breathtaking (photo 8). Finally, the house in the wooded area in... first house for the absolutely lovely setting in the landscape. Thank you for an..."
Houzz Tour: Colorful Quirkiness in an Irish Home
"It may match its neighbors outside, but this semidetached home surprises inside with... common in their leafy Irish suburb. "They talked a lot about wanting a home that felt... their house blends well from the outside, it could not be more different once you... couple in their early 30s Location: County Kildare, Ireland Size: 1,055 square feet... colours in it. Maybe we are used to seeing rugs as features, where this one ties the..."
Houzz Tour: A New Home in an Old Backyard
"lot and an architect dad, building from the ground up was the perfect solution for... Pierson, an architect and principal at (fer) Studio, and Choi, an imagineer at Disney... small house in Los Angeles’ Venice Beach neighborhood, but with two kids, it just... two houses,” says Pierson. “We thought it would be fun to build our own house from... solution in their backyard. “We have a 40- by 90-foot lot, and it was zoned for two..."
Houzz Call: Show Us the House You Grew Up In
"s the house you grew up in influence your design style today? Perhaps you had a... people in them would be even better! Please post a photo in the Comments section... be used in an upcoming ideabook about childhood homes and what they still mean to us... carpeting in the bathroom or one of those intercom systems from the '70s that never quite... lived in a lot of houses. My favorite was an all-concrete house in Toledo. Ever..."
My Houzz: Family and Community Art Merge in an Architect's Home
"create an in-house gallery, called Ojai Gallery 353, that showcases artwork made by... rural house from the ground up, and Jeff commissioned a local artist to paint an... place where they could raise their boys, Ojai came calling. But the town's allure... of Ojai in his kitchen. The experience hooked the Weinsteins on the local arts scene... to have an artist paint an object like that? also, I see a lot of sweat equity in..."
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