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Objects of Desire: Recliners That Don’t Look Like Recliners
Forget bulky, hulky eyesores. These 7 smart and svelte chairs — some without levers — have mastered the art of disguise
Found Objects: The Most Natural Decor of All
They're beautiful, plentiful and best of all, free. See how to turn surprise finds into uniquely personal displays
"work of art from them. Here are 10 ways to make your found objects feel right at home... found object by putting it in a space of honor, displaying a collection or creating... create art from found objects. I love the branches for the chandelier and I love... nature object as your most precious object for that day or week. Then return it the... kind of objects every now and then, but creating such wonders from those objects is..."
Objects of Desire: Dressing Tables Groomed for Style
Objects of Desire: Modern Fireplaces Play Many Roles
Space definers, warmth bringers, soul stirrers ... these modern fireplaces earn their keep for more than their good looks
Objects of Desire: 8 Gorgeous Globe Light Fixtures
Conjure the music of the spheres with everything from a single globe light to a constellation of pendants
Objects of Desire: Indoor Swings for Flights of Fancy
Prepare for liftoff — and a whole lotta fun — with chairs, benches and hammocks suspended from the ceiling
20 Creative Alternatives to Fine Art
"Effect With Objects from Your Travels, Nature, the Fabric Store and More... Art galleries are not the only places to find wonderful things to put on your walls... appropriate art to go over a recycled steel table i had commissioned from an art gallery... "fine art". I used the title because when "most people" think of fine art, they... small art print and blew it up. I think it looks great and wish I knew how she did..."
Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts: What’s the Difference?
If the zigzag and swirly designs of the past leave your head spinning, these descriptions will straighten you right out
"between art deco, art nouveau and Arts and Crafts style once and for all. We will start... with “art,” but each of these three styles has its own distinct look. Here you’ll... appear, art deco, and work our way back through history, tracing the roots of each... look at Art Deco and Art Noveau, but I could LIVE in an Arts & Crafts house! Art nouveau... fan of art and crafts and art nouveau, although some art nouveau can have a slightly..."
Let's Put a Price on Art: Your Guide to Art Costs and Buying
We paint you a picture of what affects an artwork's price — plus a little-known way to take home what you love when it's beyond your budget
"original art can make a room, be treasured for years and be passed down for generations... power of art to power your interior design? Here are three experts' tips to think about... "good art" out there but there's also a lot of "bad art". Bad art sometimes can... my own art after not being able to find affordable art that I liked. (shameless plug)... commercial art. Bought for size, to fill space in new homes. I consider art to be an investment..."
Bring Back the Optimism of Art Deco and Art Moderne
Fluidity and a sense of going somewhere were hallmarks of 1920s and '30s architecture and design. Can it propel homes in 2012?
"decades: art deco and art moderne. Today we associate these enduring styles with... symmetry of art deco to the fluidity and optimism of art moderne, we can learn much from... thoughts on art deco, Bud. Thanks for sharing. Great article, glad to see Art Deco and... and Art Moderne still making an impact. www.galerieseru.com I like the art deco feel... I love Art Deco. stunning, I love all about Art Deco style, and Mid Century - have..."
My Houzz: Eclectic Meets Rustic in a Decidedly Different Dallas Home
This couple's highly personal style embraces found objects, thrift store scores, international art and a whole lotta grandkid love
"found objects, thrift store scores, international art and a whole lotta grandkid... Mexican art and textiles with funky colors and abstract art for a young-at-heart style... active art scene, it seems. Love that you have a good deal of original art flowing... prints! The art in the living room is from www.hollyblessing.com and the great pottery... where art abounds everywhere (thanks, Jeri!). Her friends all love this home because..."
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Houzz Tour: Travel and Art Intertwine in a California Condo
A bland 1960s high-rise in Hollywood gets a colorful, contemporary redesign inspired by a global art collection
"lots of art and objects that he’d collected during his trips abroad,” says Lanphier... furniture, object or artwork. In other words, the vision for the room was there, even... eclectic art collection and impressive "light bulb" solutions for mirrors and storage... hanging art at eye level, relevant to whether you're standing or sitting in the room... global art and sculpture collection."Behind the sofa, heavy metal barn doors slide..."
My Houzz: Artful Character Colors a Textile Designer's Home
"ng of art, objects, books. Love how you painted the window rods red throughout the... "sees" art everywhere! What an inspiration! Sometimes I think my style is a little... at-very artfully done and doesn't seem cluttery at all-love the way color is used -I... a very art filled , full of their passions and that's what a home should be. Some... pieces, art, my paintings, books, measured doses of bright color in neutral spaces..."
Explore the Art of Light and Dark in Design
Play with dramatic contrast, the art of chiaroscuro, to add depth and interest to your architecture and interiors
"contrast, the art of chiaroscuro, to add depth and interest to your architecture and interiors... favorite object sits in the center of the room (I'm going to imagine an Eames Lounge... illuminated object dramatically appears with highlights and cast shadows. This is the idea... o, an art technique used by artists such as Baglione, Caravaggio and Vermeer in the... architecture, art or life. Generally speaking, the greater the contrast the greater a viewer's..."