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10 Ways to Get Your Lighting Right
Learn how to layer table lamps, floor lamps and overhead fixtures to get the lighting you need and the mood you want
"definitely important, but so is lamp quantity. The way you light a room will completely... is very important. I have one "daylight" standing lamp, but it wouldn't be enough for... it more important to have a lamp that looks good with your couch or a lamp that gives... both are important. As a designer obsessed with lighting, I would never have a lamp... mind a Murano glass chandelier. What are your thoughts on that? Ilenegross I think..."
Every Room Needs a Little Bit of Black
Decorating With Antiques: Set the Stage With Lighting
Complete a vintage scene or create contrast with lamps, sconces and chandeliers that have traveled through time
"vitally important element in the creation of that environment. If you’re like me... pretty Murano glass chandelier is teamed up with an ornate hutch to bring great interest... are an important and often-overlooked lighting device. This circa-1900 (probably French)... plays an important role in staging a well-designed room intended to summon a bygone..."
My Houzz: International Meets Industrial in a Brooklyn Loft
Global pieces and antiques bring warmth and personality to an artist's home in an 1890s industrial building
Houzz Tour: 1929 Mansion Revival in Minnesota
The renovation of this classic home pays tribute to its origins but provides thoughtful design updates for modern life
How to Avoid Paying Too Much for a House
"the most important thing is selling your house. Thank you! Important points that keep... forgot one important rule. Make sure you work with an honest real estate agent. Mine was... with the important features and which we can safely ignore. If I update I want to make... floors and Murano artisan chandeliers. I pull a permit for my third bathroom, have the... is very important. Thanks to all for the content provided. As a 30+ year remodeler..."
Decorating 101: Do It Yourself or Hire a Pro?
"think it's important to distinguish one from the other. Professional interior designers... them TWO important questions.....#1. "Are you going to pay for my kitchen?"......#2... what's important!! When in any doubt.....hire the professional and save yourself... Most importantly for me, designers have access to SO MANY more fabric choices and... bar was important as was an eating area separate from the living room. I'm ordering..."
Wall Candy: Dish Up Colorful Glass Art Plates
These gorgeous handblown plates may look good enough to eat, but they're better off admired on the walls
"island of Murano in particular. If in doubt, here's the Wikipedia story: http://en... org/wiki/Murano_glass Look, I know Chihuly's work well. I did one of his first solo... of Rare Important Art. Watercolors, oils, crayons. We all love Chihuly. But even... handmade is important to you, buy them directly from an artist or gallery. The sunburst..."
Designer Tips for Creating a Better Bedroom
In the dark about bedside lamps? Waffling over pillows at the store? Try these ideas for a more comfortable bedroom
"the most important part of the home. A safe haven to melt into after a long day. You... forget how important a new, supportive mattress will be for their nightly rest and their... Silk or Murano Glass. www.luminosodesign.com I must be the only dust freak. When I... home is important to you, you can find a mattress that was designed with environmental... storage is important, there are also some items you’ll want to display. “The rule of thumb..."
Decorating 101: How Much Is This Going to Cost Me?
"stores. Murano glass pendants, versus simple glass? Sure, but don't plan on pendants... Both are imported product made in China. Giant price difference. Quality difference... pets. As importantly, they are not sitting in some landfill and have served my needs... is most important to you. This will help you decide on how to allocate funds appropriately... are very important.” Make a BudgetAssuming you’ve figured out what you want your home..."
How to Use Full-Scale Decor to Make a Small Space Feel Bigger
"it is important that at least most of the seats in the living room are set up with... a tiny Murano lamp on the floating side table. I fitted it with an Edison bulb but... uses is important. If you have a big sofa, it is usually stuck in exactly one place... especially important on vertical surfaces (as the eye notices these first). Cozy nooks..."
Witness a Fantastic Chihuly Glass Sculpture Installation
Ever wonder what goes into a design that includes a major — and highly breakable — artwork? Here's your chance to find out
Guest Picks: Dramatic Arts for the Big Screen
Like a director's pet project, room screens are primed for designers to get creative and go grand. Here, 25 high-design dividers to inspire
Glass Art: How to Place and Light It
Strategies to Create Color Flow Throughout a Home — a Case Study
Unite your indoor and outdoor rooms with a consistent color palette, for cohesion and a polished look