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Catch the Intrepid Design Spirit, Courtesy of Brian J. McCarthy
Crack open the designer's new book and discover how to create interiors that 'crackle with excitement'
"open the designer's new book and discover how to create interiors that 'crackle with... that keen designer’s eye and intrepid spirit that let him mix with confidence — European... needs, he designs it himself or commissions it from an artist. The results always have... ultra modern room with no color or pizzazz! I love these rooms and the information... crackle of design excitement. The jacket depicts a Manhattan apartment designed by McCarthy;..."
Are Ceiling Fans the Kiss of Death for Design?
Ceiling fans get a bad rap for being clunky and outdated, but these streamlined styles and a bevy of pros beg to differ
"the #1 design No-No. Would installing ceiling fans be committing design suicide? Do... ceiling fans design suicide? I say "hardly," and the Houzz community agrees! This has been... cry for design help: My husband and I are building our first home. He has graciously... every design show I watch or magazine I read is of the opinion that ceiling fans... those designers, most of the fans they ripped out were horrendously outdated, wobbly..."
Design Workshop: How a Site Can Shape a Home
Create architectural poetry by looking to a site's topography, climate, trees and more to inform the home's design
"Good design is the result of strong, simple concepts that give meaning to a home's... your home design — a way to devise its shape, layout, form and materials. The following... house design and how we see design as an art form. I'm interested in hearing some... floor plan design, which is a take-off of my current home that I also designed on graph... on the design of a cabin in NC right now and it's amazing how much we've revolved..."
City View: Minneapolis Design Style
Forget 'fly-over state.' Twin City residents have sophisticated design tastes, embrace the outdoors and create retreats at home
"sophisticated design tastes, embrace the outdoors and create retreats at home... asked design professionals in the Minneapolis/St. Paul region to weigh in and show... makes a design distinctly Minneapolis, trends on the rise here and the biggest mis... and its design styles!! Great article to read! It's great to see ideabooks about design... area when designing. "Cabinetry design is taking on a furniture look, and the appliances..."
Designer's Touch: 10 Wonderful Wine Storage Spaces
Get juiced for these professionally designed cellars, closets and other storage spaces to house wine collections in style
"professionally designed cellars, closets and other storage spaces to house wine collections... interior design and bring your love of wine to life inside your home. Get inspired by... professionally designed rooms and find the space for a wine cellar, wine room or even a wine... storage designs! Looking for something with a modern look that comes READY-TO-INSTALL... modular design, created by 2012 ICFF winning designer, Eric Pfeiffer of San Francisco..."
Line Up for Intriguing Horizontal Elements in Design
"your design savvy with inventive expressions of this time-honored motif around the... classic design motif that never gets old. Let's look at some new ways designers are... must in modern minimal designs. We are especially preferential to handless cabinets... with this design theme. We love integrated spaces that promote harmony in the home and... cabinets designs to take the look a step further. love the farmhouse table in #3, Horizontal..."
Designer's Touch: 10 Playful Nursery Rooms
Bring up baby in style from day one with these professional designer's tips to create a chic nursery that you'll love too
"professional designer's tips to create a chic nursery that you'll love too... nursery design? Finding a balance between baby-friendly needs and an adult sense of... professional designer tips to create the perfect space for baby.... nursery designsMore Designer Tips: Living RoomsCurb AppealThe Master Bathroom 1. It’s... Follow this designer's lead and install a crystal chandelier as the crown jewel of the... Follow this designer trick in your nursery for a 2-for-1 payoff — install a wall covering..."
Universal Design Opens Up a Hilltop Landscape
See how gently winding paths and artificial turf offer access to a wheelchair user and enjoyable spaces for the whole family
"team at Design Focus International worked with the site's natural slope to create a... spectacular design that I'm sure the lucky homeowners love to use every day. The ramps... thoughtful design rather than screaming wheelchair accessibility. If only building retro... the same design. What an awesome view! The placement and direction of the pool allows... universal design. I think about this more often every year. Even if someone just has..."
Design Dilemma: Where to Put the Flat-Screen TV?
"with this design dilemma: "I have a small flat-screen TV in my living room, but have... the only design dilemma being finding a nice piece of artwork or sculpture to go above... beautifully designed, come in a multitude of fantastic colours and are just plain a fact... fact of modern day life. Embrace your TV, as it is an icon of our times! New ultra-thin... Sanus is designed to fit between 16" on center studs and accomodates fully articulating..."
'The Collected Home' Offers a Wealth of Design Tips
From planning to decorating, the father of 'new traditionalist' style dishes out scads of design suggestions you might never have considered
"scads of design suggestions you might never have considered... every design style. This includes everything from highlighting architectural details... into his design, not just for appearance but for practicality, too. The outlets in... behind designing your closet. Things that just make sense! And things we may not... love the designer...but the new book was a disappointment. Who made the beautiful couches... tailored, modern look and the exposed thin legs. I have been looking for this for a long..."
Flame Stitch Patterns Fire Up Home Design
Missoni tapped its power long ago, and now designers like Jonathan Adler are hot for dynamic flame stitch patterns around the home
"and now designers like Jonathan Adler are hot for dynamic flame stitch patterns around... stitch designs. This centuries-old embroidery pattern has recently returned for a... who did design work in conjunction with an antiques business, strove for rooms that... it more modern, but I'll stick with stripes for graphic punch and subtler patterns... delightfully modern fabric on this classic Louis-style chair design. Flame stitch variations..."
Kitchen Cabinet Fittings With Universal Design in Mind
These ingenious cabinet accessories have a lot on their plate, making accessing dishes, food items and cooking tools easier for all
"Universal Design, i definitely included them as a feature appliance. Such terrific ideas... and bath designer, I start with a giant list of all of the "stuff" my client has. You... and bath designer, or on your own, take the drawing of your cabinet layout and your... have the modern pulls as shown above, but in satin nickel. They are great ... easy to... me when designing new cabinetry for the kitchen redo in our present home, a small folk..."
Expert Talk: Designers Open Up About Closet Doors
Closet doors are often an afterthought, but these pros show how they can enrich a home's interior design
"bunch of designers and asked for some much-needed inspiration. Here are their suggestions... doors we designed in the attached images allow the homeowner to open only the central... have a modern home with clean lines (eichler) and have read that we should use flush... " says designer Jerry Jacobs."Another important consideration was the break where... closet, designer Marie Burgos wanted to harmonize them with the shoji screens she used..."
Living Roofs Crown Green Design
Living roofs save energy, improve air, water, curb appeal — and the view from above doesn't hurt either
"effects. - MODERN GREEN ROOFS ARE WATER TIGHT IF BUILT RIGHT - MOST ROOFERS WARANTEE THE... IS TO DESIGN AND INSTALL SUITABLE ROOFING SYSTEM AND PLANT CHOICES. A WELL DESIGNED... photos, "Design". (Nice iron work too) beautiful work!! @andrecooper247: "Built right"... home's modern architecture. Habitat and a borrowed view. What might have been an... to be designed from the ground up to accomodate the weight of the garden and manage..."
Great Design Plant: Lively Fountain Grass Thrives Just About Anywhere