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Houzz Tour: Unplugging From High Tech in a Texas Farmhouse
This simply styled home gives an Austin family all the warmth of comfort food and all the amenities of modern times
"of high-tech gadgetry has ironically spawned a renewed desire for some of the lowest-tech... lowest-tech things you can imagine: farmhouses. That's OK with Austin, Texas, architect... fast-paced tech jobs sent people looking for simpler homes. “We went through the crazy... work at tech companies — who relocated to Austin from Chicago with their two toddlers... full of light. After looking at photos together on Houzz, Cuppett and his clients decided..."
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
"lamps, sconces and chandeliers that have traveled through time... theater, lighting is an often-underrated but vitally important element in the creation... antique lighting (which can be a bit of a challenge) is something you should definitely... girandole sconces or any late 1800-early 19th century lighting. This idea book has relit... recessed lighting. We did not want to put recessed lighting in our house because it..."
How to Get That Built-in Media Wall You Really Want
New project for a new year: Tame clutter and get a more stylish display with a media unit designed to fit your space just right
"make the walls appear thicker — which makes the house feel much more substantial. Of... media wall is one of the most useful. It helps to tame the clutter that springs up... media wall can also anchor a room and give it a focal point — much the way a fireplace... for TV wall For this octagonally shaped room, we clad all the walls and ceiling in... housing a wall-to-wall; floor-to-ceiling spacious closet, large desk area and pull-out..."
DIY Spirit and $8,700 Transform a Townhouse Kitchen
The Spanos taught themselves some remodeling tricks, created a Houzz ideabook and then got to work on their kitchen makeover
"glass door wall) Under cabinet lighting is from an awesome company called Armacost:... for the lighting. There is one suggestion to make your life a bit easier without... seven pot lights. Oh, and that funky acoustic gazebo ceiling? We took it down, gained... hit the wall and the refrigerator could not open all the way. Better to keep it a... job! To echo what has been said: yes, do not buy the default "hinge on the r..."
Back to the Future of the House
Can the low-tech dwellings of the past offer design lessons for homes to come? A palace curator and book author says yes
"the low-tech dwellings of the past offer design lessons for homes to come? A palace... ng If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home), I’ve visited a huge number... "thick walls". There is a very important distinction to be made between walls as... glass walls & windows. Hi Lucy - excellent read and certainly agree that we have... dim lamp light, grimy and chaffing in our "green" burlap fashions. Dreary future, indeed..."
5 Questions to Ask for the Best Room Lighting
Get your overhead, task and accent lighting right for decorative beauty, less eyestrain and a focus exactly where you want
"accent lighting right for decorative beauty, less eyestrain and a focus exactly where... whether your lighting works. Lighting is a telltale sign of design quality and one of the... composition of light, layers, direction and flow. If your lighting choreography consists... years, the lighting trends change," says Melissa Kilgore, a lighting specialist at Ferguson... right, lighting functions as a carefully tuned orchestra, creating a pitch-perfect..."
10 Bathroom Standouts From Italy's Big Expo
Sleek finishes, high-tech fixtures and more. Discover some of CERSAIE 2013's best and brightest bathroom offerings
"high-tech fixtures and more. Discover some of CERSAIE 2013's best and brightest... adjacent wall is on the list of chores if she doesn't find a hanging basket/rack thingy... and the wall to get a Swiffer around the base. Mission accomplished. Your questions... mounted on a wall hanger. I prefer to mix in some hot water, for mine! I can't wait for... night light I thought would be cool but a late night trip has you waking up unnecessarily..."
Houzz Tour: Thoroughly Modern and Family Friendly
"natural light and well-executed floor plan to good use. “It was the perfect blank slate... wallpaper and sconces in the powder, and the fireplace and light fixture in the family room... Love the lights and unexpected details like a bar nook and bold choices of wallpaper... Love the wall coverings: Zebras in guest bathroom and Nuvole in master bedroom. like... white walls, sharp edges, clear acrylic, shiny surfaces, lacquered furniture. If..."
Houzz Tour: A Gin Distillery Turned Bachelor Pad
A renovation converts a dated North London apartment into a sleek, contemporary home for work, rest and play
"High-tech gadgetry controlled via the owner’s tablet, sculptural furniture and feature... of mood lighting... Mood lighting + cantilevered bed = GOOOOAL! Hey I'm a girl... super cool lighting! It reminds me of an art/light installation tunnel at the Museum... with light" applications! HOW did they incorporate the LEDs into the wall panels... those lights ("a channel of white lights" giving an "impression of..."
Everyday Home Must-Haves Beg for a Makeover
The Nest's much-improved take on the thermostat has us pondering reinventions of other necessities around the house
"don't like light fittings. Why can't the whole ceiling give off light, the same way... idea of lights without cords running everywhere! And light fixtures without switches... avoided high-tech as much as possible. For those who dream about really high-tech house... plastic can light. The other unfortunate venting product I find quite unattractive is... into a wall with a cabinet-style door or other cover, & it's in the main living area..."
A Dozen Creative Ideas for Decorating Blank Walls
When you want to fill a lot of wall space in one fell swoop, these ideas will help you do it with aplomb
"lot of wall space in one fell swoop, these ideas will help you do it with aplomb... blank wall to fill, your first thought may be a gallery wall. There’s nothing wrong... objects, wall sculptures, special paint effects and more. Check out these 12 ways to... fill your walls with color and creativity.... also add lighting, either by installing wall sconces on them or by using rope light... blank walls? It's just perfect. To clarify, I meant the couch under the wall covered..."
Coming Soon: Turn Your Kitchen Counter Into a Touch Screen
Discover how touch projection technology might turn your tables and countertops into iPad-like devices — and sooner than you think
"projected light and camera sensors. This has long been a central feature of Microsoft... through the walls in our homes would be harmful as well. I guess we make tech as safe... yes, but tech for tech's sake is just plain silly. Think of the recipe projected on... on the wall? Hope you have a dark kitchen or only cook at night. Plus, that means... kitchen tech to track the fridge's contents? Get real! Are you going to scan the barcodes..."
One Guy Found a $175,000 Comic in His Wall. What Has Your Home Hidden?
"in the walls with old newspapers for insulation was a rare comic book from 1938: Action... and lath wall to add an electrical outlet and found the wall cavity stuffed with these... down a wall… and there it was. At some point they just built a false wall over the... in our walls. The walls behind the sheet rock were beaded board, behind the beaded... out the wall-to-wall carpet and surrounding baseboards in my house, I uncovered a small..."
My Houzz: Walls and Shelves Are This Collector's Colorful Canvas
French flea market finds, antique toys, folk art and family keepsakes all have a place in this creative consultant's San Francisco apartment
"single wall. Beautiful color choices and lighting. That pink bathroom is just like... on the walls ....why didn't I think of it !!... Thanks for letting us all into your... home I echo Xtraordinary by Design -- live with what you love! I couldn't live with... The walls are just a little too bright for me, but I like the posters, rugs and... string lights in the hall alcoves to light up some of Delbridge’s antiques. Visitors..."
Houzz Tour: 800-Year-Old Walls, Modern Interiors in Provence
"fortress walls of Rasteau, France, some 800 years ago, this historic home evolved into... stone walls and authentic period architecture that lay beneath. Santalla saved... 3-foot-thick walls); 2 bedrooms, 2½ bathrooms Photography by Geoffrey Hodgdon... stone walls exposed as feature walls. It's so rare to have an opportunity to work... smooth wall harbors fewer fleas, roaches and bedbugs than a stone wall with its crevices..."