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Houzz Tour: A Modern Getaway Nestled in the Trees
"materials star in a California vacation house for Chicago newlyweds... footage in half. Fuse redesigned the home as a one-story house with a small detached... two Dans in Fuse (Gomez and Townsend, partners in the firm) decided to become a design-build... city life in Chicago commissioned Fuse Architects to design a 3,000-square-foot two-level... garage in California, but during the early stages of construction, they rethought..."
My Houzz: Creative Open-Concept Home in Toronto
Three young designers give a neglected boardinghouse in Canada new life with an industrial-modern makeover
"boardinghouse in Canada new life with an industrial-modern makeover... to live in the ground-floor unit, and the three designers would function as landlords... for sale in downtown Toronto, they didn't give it a second glance. It was a run-down... neighborhoods in their native Europe. Convinced they found the right spot, they set to... Acting as designers, general contractors and builders, they worked for a year to create..."
Food and Community Thrive in a U.K. Allotment Garden
Get a peek at a rented garden plot in England where edibles and flowers mix and local residents can mingle
"garden plot in England where edibles and flowers mix and local residents can mingle... known as an allotment in the U.K. — five minutes from her Surrey, England, home.... afternoon in her vegetable garden, she doesn't step into the backyard. Instead she tucks... crops in. For Copley-Smith, it’s a wonderful opportunity to expand her home's garden... boxwood. “As a professional designer, I feel it is important to work with the soil, grow..."
My Houzz: Color and Heirlooms Combine in a Welcoming Bungalow
Inherited furniture mixes with bright hues in a 1921 Dallas home that embraces the neighborhood and modern life
"bright hues in a 1921 Dallas home that embraces the neighborhood and modern life... took this as a positive sign, and the couple quickly merged households. In the 13 years... bungalow in Dallas' Vickery Place, a historical neighborhood, he'd ask coworkers for... worked in the office with me, and she never steered me wrong," he says. When Mark... and walk-in closet, and constructed a large covered back porch. The couple worked together..."
Pacific Northwest Gardener: What to Do in June
Now's the time to prune pines and vines, prevent pests and buy June-blooming plants to keep your garden healthy and beautiful
"inspection in Aurora, IL done in the hotter season we find ourselves overrun. I think... a pine in order to keep the needles that remain intact.... roses in your garden, modern landscape roses (as seen above) such as Knockout, Drift... growth in the garden. Vines get out of control quickly in June, so it's important... growing in the wrong direction and can't be tied in gracefully, feel free to snip them... wood, as many other species do. So once a pine has grown enough to fill in a space..."
My Houzz: Industrial-Edged Comfort in Pittsburgh
Copper, cantilevers and a cat named Mr. Martin come together in this contemporary homage to regional style
"together in this contemporary homage to regional style... childhood home in the city’s Shadyside neighborhood. Acting as his own contractor, he spent... describes as “neo-1950s L.A. modern meets Western Pennsylvania industrial,” features... inspiration in modern architects like Steven Ehrlich, Franklin D. Israel and Lawrence Scarpa... kept warm in winter. We have a cantilevered breakfast room in our '63 house in cincinnati..."
Lush Garden in the Las Vegas Desert
"goes hand in hand with water savvy in a couple's oasis of green in the Nevada desert... landscape in the front and have a 'staycation' destination in the back," says Spears... relax in the backyard after their long days at work." Spears completely redesigned... I live in a somewhat similar climate -- not quite as harsh as Las Vegas -- in Southern... thrives in a difficult climate. For me, seeking beauty and life in the desert means..."
Houzz Tour: Courtyards and Calm in Tokyo Home
With fluid indoor-outdoor boundaries and an air of mystique, this isolated home is a serene retreat for a writer in Japan
"surprise, as lead architect Yukio Asari intended for the house to sit humbly in its... House in Koganei, Tokyo, peeks out from the bushes warily — which doesn't come as... the one in Victor Erice's film The Spirit of the Beehive, a place where the writer... appearance in Hayao Miyazaki's film The Secret World of Arrietty.... unfriendly. In touch with nature I don't see having that it has so few windows and just... writing done in there. @pattimay, A haiku by Matsuo Basho comes to mind: Heard, not seen..."
Dare to Mix Things Up in the Landscape
Courageously contrast plantings, materials and structures in your garden to create unexpected beauty and intrigue
"structures in your garden to create unexpected beauty and intrigue... clothes in sweat. At the end of the day, our efforts should culminate in the creation... stics in common, then dare to place them side by side. In other words, dare to compare... beauty. In our efforts to achieve this ideal, we employ, knowing or unknowingly, various... such as rhythm, proportion, scale, balance, layering and color. Let's look at..."
My Houzz: Travel, Art and Creative Layering Mix in Vancouver
Personality reigns in this eclectic Canadian waterfront home, thanks to the owners' artistic approach
"reigns in this eclectic Canadian waterfront home, thanks to the owners' artistic approach... had just as much in common as they did. Even before they met, they both collected crosses... London in 2005 and later married and settled in Vancouver after a three-year long-distance... bury them in storage. This was not the case for Randy and Heather Zieber, however, who... while in art class years ago. We all need more art in our life...great work guys..."
Houzz Tour: An Ecofriendly Family Home Gets in Line
Without any curved lines but with a wealth of energy-efficient features, this remodeled home in Northern California has plenty of appeal
"remodeled home in Northern California has plenty of appeal... and out, as well as renewable and resource-saving features. Builder: Jake Glavis, Pacific... or arc in this house or landscape," says residential designer Leigha Heydt. Heydt... transplants. In addition to a family-friendly layout, Heydt prioritized resource-saving... — such as bamboo floors, energy-efficient windows and skylights, water-saving plumbing..."
My Houzz: Colorful, Architectural Gem in Ojai
Earthy tones with splashes of bold color create a couple's dream home, a nature-inspired retreat in Southern California
"a must in a location as beautiful as Ojai, California. Surrounded by architectural... to live in their dream home. The exterior is full of eclectic influences — from Japanese... "but in this house, everywhere I look I see something I love." Houzz at a Glance... degree in the kitchen. In the bathroom the pale yellow colour doesn't work as well... is just as I would create in my imagination. I love this house!!! Very nicely done..."
Houzz Tour: A Modern Loft Rises in a Onetime Bakery
Industrial style gets a rustic, personal edge in a historic Chicago building, thanks to lots of wood and meaningful collections
"personal edge in a historic Chicago building, thanks to lots of wood and meaningful collections... walkable one in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood. They bought a loft-style condo in an... known as Nabisco); the building was converted to residences in the 1990s. Their... owners in the house either crammed in a little book, or in frames in a small back... I have seen - at least in so far as my taste and opinion are concerned. I agree with..."
Houzz Tour: Refreshed Spanish Colonial in the Hollywood Hills
Designer updates home in neutral tones while honoring original architecture and celebrating iconic L.A. views
"updates home in neutral tones while honoring original architecture and celebrating iconic... rental in mind, but will end up using it as a family vacation home in the future."... Revival home in the Hollywood Hills was in good condition but needed refreshing. "The clients... use it as a family vacation home. Size: Approximately 3,500 square feet; 4 bedrooms... to have seen just a hint more color in some of the furnishings and decor. Against the..."
Dreaming in Color: 10 Beautiful Blue Bedrooms
"bring in a tranquil vibe. Bolder blues such as aqua, turquoise and cobalt have a... work well in modern bedrooms. Deep, dark shades of navy are cool and elegant — and play... use blue in your own bedroom.... blues in bedrooms. As long as they're not too strong and vibrant. The included... office as the paint was drying... Two walls in Laguna Blue (right) and two in Island... bedroom in previous house. We will be going with the same style in our new abode. Sorry..."