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204 articulated light Stories
Embraced by the Built-In Bed
Enjoy the custom fit, integrated lighting and storage possibilities in these architectural sleeping quarters
"integrated lighting and storage possibilities in these architectural sleeping quarters... storage, light — it does those things in different ways: the nightstand is an extension... and the light is mounted directly to the wall. Most striking is the way the bed is... great light. I think it would make a great bed!More: Platform Beds for Every Sty... reading lights. A padded headboard is fitted within a wood wall with various spaces..."
How Small Windows Help Modern Homes Stand Out
Amid expansive panes of glass and unbroken light, smaller windows can provide relief and focus for modern homes inside and out
"unbroken light, smaller windows can provide relief and focus for modern homes inside... natural light. This house on Long Island, in New York, has a number of small openings... horizontal articulation of the small windows is quite interesting, like a line of Morse... natural light. Here, the high window allows a view outside, but a soak in the tub is..."
Steer the Sun and Shade With Louvers
"equipped to articulate what you like and don’t like about window treatments.... letting light in or close both top and bottom for complete privacy or to keep the bright... natural lighting yet not shown in this Ideabook. Great article, well written and... natural light while blocking the unappealing view. I saved this photo about a year... through light, noise and cold. But all the traverse rods I've seen look so ugly -..."
Private Access: 12 Bathroom Windows That Reveal Only the Views
Be hidden but not hemmed-in with a strategically placed bathroom window that brings an outdoor view but not prying eyes
"wall, articulation of exterior elements). This ideabook presents some bathrooms with... lots of light and a view of the sky, and I am extremely grateful for that. It changed... natural light/vent. My high school had a lot of classrooms without windows, as did... natural light and a visual connection to the exteriors. Even Wal-Mart and other big-boxers... some lighting so it can be enjoyed at night when I take a bath and voila! In one..."
Modern Marries Traditional in a Chicago 'Shotgun' Home
Empty nesters enjoy a house that blends gable roofs and oak paneling with stainless steel, open spaces and bright interiors
"heights, articulating the approach in their book, Transforming the Traditional. Let's... natural light into the house without sacrificing the owner's privacy. Beautiful to... views and light and utilize a subtle passive solar design. In the summer, Chicago’s... traditional light fixtures in the bathroom. Lovely The mix of traditional and modern very... for nice light and views. The entry is at the more substantial two-story area. This..."
Room of the Day: Storage Becomes a Feature in a Brooklyn Apartment
City dwellers often face a storage shortage, but not these New Yorkers. See how they made room to hide their stuff in style
"was very articulate about what their relationship to their stuff is,” says Grosman.... hanging light fixtures Well done! The room looks peaceful, spacious with loads of... Random Light and they are by Moooi. Great look! Great design! I too wonder about... painted a light blue, covers the storage room. The plywood cabinetry is stained a light..."
Roots of Style: Do You Live in a Minimalist Traditional House?
Cottages, bungalows, farmhouses ... whatever you call them, houses in this style share several characteristics. See how many your house has
"restraint in articulation. Post caps and bases, crown moldings, and door and window trim... yet, articulated minimally with concentrated essence - less is more. True, they... natural light plays throughout the day, what views are created by the structure, the... shutters, light fixtures and any other finishing touches.Notice how this house closely..."
Houzz Tour: White Is Right for Nurses in Ottawa
Immaculately sleek and comfortingly bright, this modern Canadian home is a soothing retreat for hardworking healers
"be an articulation of their lifestyle, so there are a lot of things about the house... open light, a very Aussie style kitchen.. @ redbellybird - you can buy wide-plank... with the light wood floor and seating material. The architect and a horticulturalist... natural light coming in from the surrounding picture windows.Cabinetry: Ikea The architect... — with light. Reeves sought inspiration from boutique hotels when designing the master..."
Skinny Columns Hold Their Own
Interior Materials Get Special Effects Treatment
For truly standout home interiors, forgo painted drywall in favor of unusual materials and eye-catching designs like these
"their articulation, not on the materials themselves. Related story: Exterior Materials:... allow more light and views between the stair and the adjacent room. Continuing with metal... allowing light to filter down to the lower level and make the addition more spacious... pieces are articulated with boxy edges, fitting into the house's modern style. A similar... floor lights installed next to the wall...."
How Walls Can Define the Space of Stairs
Encouraging movement or accentuating a transition, walls have the potential to give stairs the character of rooms
Houzz Tour: Prefab Cabin in Rural Vermont
5 Modern Pavilions and Pool Houses
With glass walls and a streamlined sensibility that direct focus toward the view, minimalism can be a natural fit for outdoor structures
Wood Home Exteriors Branch Out
"and its articulation on the facade, rather than on its technical attributes.... also from articulating it vertically, parallel to the redwood tree trunks. Inside the... dark and light. This wood cladding is shaped to frame the large window and dark surface... But the articulation of the different woods — a mix of browns and grays — lets the..."