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Houzz Tour: Arizona's Dialogue House Has Something New to Say
Get in on the conversation about this minimalist masterpiece in the Phoenix desert, remodeled by its original award-winning architect
"conversation about this minimalist masterpiece in the Phoenix desert, remodeled by its original... Concerned about climate control. What's the situation? How poorly built was this house... concerned about that. The pictures are lovely, but I am shocked at it's (apparent) cheap... heard about this house. Wendell's buildings are full of warmth and comfort, if that... I like about this cold and barren space. Doesn't look finished either. kool look thank..."
Pave the Way to Landscape Style With Flagstone
Define a patio, build a path, make a fire pit ... learn about flagstone's many uses, plus costs and considerations, here
"learn about flagstone's many uses, plus costs and considerations, here... talking about. Does anyone know of such a barrier? What is it? How is it laid...etc... need for about $140 a day here in Wisconsin. Well worth the investment and your neighbors... with just about every type of plant. I like to use creeping Jenny along the sidewalk... Lowes, about 3.99 for 12 x 18 apx size, brown and gray combos), The good thing about..."
Raw Materials Revealed: Drywall Basics
Learn about the different sizes and types of this construction material for walls, plus which kinds work best for which rooms
"Learn about the different sizes and types of this construction material for walls... I like about tiling first is that you install the tile the way you want. if the tile... worried about drywall dust wrecking your grout try using Laticrete's Spectra Lock Pro... known about RamBoard when doing plaster repair, beams for coffers and painting in... worried about it being too thin though. You can actually screw new drywall over the..."
Design Studio Was Awesome
"comment about the pink shirt - so true. Over here in Nigeria, we called it "Defense"... nothing about architecture but read your column because it's so funny! Thanks for... talking about) and into my thigh. 2 stitches AND still studio is the most fun you... thing is, about 10 years later I went back to college for... an architecture degree!... And how about writing a book - a richly illustrated compillation of all you've posted..."
New Classics: The 9093 Teakettle
We could spout off about this kettle's postmodern lines and cheeky design note here, but the 28 years in production speak for themselves
"spout off about this kettle's postmodern lines and cheeky design note here, but the 28... enough about a really good kitchen tool! This is a takeoff on "where's Waldo?". The... good idea about how it works with cream. It may have been artsy as all get out, but it... complaining about when I did my research that was quite hilarious. I have only tested the... set at about 5'6"... reaching a hot dish over your head and reaching to the back of..."
City View: Dallas Design Corrals a Range of Styles
All antlers and cowhide? Hardly. See the real styles and trends, and the misconceptions, about design in this Lone Star State hub
"ions, about design in this Lone Star State hub... find out about design styles and trends in their city. I asked interior designers, bloggers... misconception about design in Dallas Interior designer Janelle Steinberg's response to number... misconception about design in Dallas is that it's one of two things: 1. big and glitzy, or... 2. all about rustic leather, wrought iron and nailheads. There is, of course, some..."
My Houzz: 'When We Buy It, It's Forever'
This family is picky about what fills their vintage-chic Netherlands apartment, and the strategy works beautifully
"picky about what fills their vintage-chic Netherlands apartment, and the strategy... picky about what you like, because you see a lot,” says Kempenaar, who lives with... meters (about 2,368 square feet); 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom... reading about this home. It is indeed a fabulous space, and was a lot of fun to photograph... I like about this space is that the owners fearlessly combined IKEA, Eames, and a... think about it, with the divorce rate what it is, perhaps we're marrying like we..."
Houzz Call: Share Your 'Happy Accidents'
"ideabook about off-center art sparked some fun comments about "accidental decorating... serious, about doing some kitchen renovations. One by one our appliances were needing... posts about this experience and the ironing board at http://www.ashbeedesign.com... to talk about the amount of sawdust that invaded my kitchen in the course of the power... feature about her home. "It is French country meets American farmhouse with a little..."
Today's Concrete: Warm and Wonderful
"to Like About Using Concrete in Your Home's Interior... heard about or seen concrete countertops, and concrete sinks are becoming commonplace... things about concrete to help get you started.... thinking about using concrete in your home, be sure to work with a qualified and reputable... thought about using concrete in your home? Next: See more photos of concrete used..."
Easy, Beautiful, Cheap: Managing the 3 Points of Home Projects
When you're decorating or building, it helps to be realistic about what's possible. Here are some equations to ponder
"realistic about what's possible. Here are some equations to ponder... talking about decorating, I've taken the liberty of replacing "fast" with "easy" and... translates to about everything in life. cheap and beautiful here, I will never own a maple... advice about DYI is true. Remember this, your end results might never look like these... statement about living and working around what you currently have: odds are budgets aren't..."
Grand Entry Elements: Newel Posts Past and Present
"queries about newel posts on Houzz, Christopher is not the only one obsessed with the... stuff about newel posts! Irrespective of history, I say they look great and create... agree more about the statement a newell post can make. We had the lower half of our staircase... house for about 20 years, just trying to decide what to do with it. This new stairway... never know about the possibilities of newel post. We are considering update the stairs..."
Raw Materials Revealed: Brick, Block and Stone Help Homes Last
Learn about durable masonry essentials for houses and landscapes, and why some weighty-looking pieces are lighter than they look
"Learn about durable masonry essentials for houses and landscapes, and why some w... learn more about these building essentials and how they can improve the look and durability... the part about not painting exterior brick, and IMO that should apply to interior brick... clay (about 2000 degrees). Even in the behive kilns, heat was inconsistent, so some... talked about a project he's doing later this week. It involves removing five layers..."
Here's Looking at You: A Mirror Personality Quiz
What does your bathroom mirror preference say about you? We offer some speculations to go with 11 very different mirror styles
"preference say about you? We offer some speculations to go with 11 very different mirror styles... something about your friend: likes, hobbies, travel interests. In that vein I've collected... Mirror says about your personality! Between my top three (forager, bachelor, modernist)... perfectionist about certain things! Good stuff!! I'm an Aries and really liked both mirrors... it says about me: I ran out of money when I had my bathroom redone and since the mirror..."
MoMA's First Kids' Storybook Draws on Architects
See Young Frank make things. See Young and Old Frank head to MoMa. See your kids learn about architecture and the museum's collections
"learn about architecture and the museum's collections... still talk about, even though they are long past the picture book stage. In terms of... great book about a young architect. For vandesai, from the dictionary -- Frank: open... picture book about Henri Matisse are coming soon. Young Frank, Architect is available at..."
Houzz Call: Looking for Writer/Photographers!
"write about interior design? You could be our next great contributor... passionate about interior decorating, design and architecture? Have a great camera and... How about adding someone who's also a Feng Shui expert? I think that's a POV that... think about what to send. Fun! Dee :)... words about yourself and why you’d be great at writing home tours for Houzz.• 3..."