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The Best Design Shopping in Palm Springs
Don’t miss these insider-favorite design shops and a one-off warehouse sale if you’re heading to Modernism Week
"orite design shops and a one-off warehouse sale if you’re heading to Modernism Week... modern design. Now in its ninth year, Modernism Week has put Palm Springs on the... modern design in this desert oasis. The 2014 edition of Modernism Week runs February... shop for design in Palm Springs.... The best design shop is not on North Palm Canyon. It's in Cathedral City and is... furniture designs by my father Mel Smilow ( smilowfurniture.com ) and will look into..."
Edit Your Photo Collection and Display It Best — a Designer's Advice
Learn why formal shots may make better album fodder, unexpected display spaces are sometimes spot-on and much more
"of the best family photos and neither of my avid photogrtapher childrean is disappointed... universal design principles in mind, and lots of wall space! I don't like clutter--it... Caovers: The best solution I found for 'moving' pictures is to put a tiny round of tack... I am a designer, I have as many challenges as the next person and it's widely known... have the best comments that I read, I love to read your post. I love poetry and how..."
Best tips from our favorite home design bloggers
"favorite home design bloggers to share their best tips for home remodeling and decorating... other home design bloggers for this series? You have interviewed many of my favorite bloggers... sfgirlbybay: Best tip for making a rental feel like home: I think the best way to make any... comes to design, and I may see a photo online or in a magazine and think YES! I want... having the design of my place look as I envisioned it. It's just worth it to me. And so..."
Want the Best Results? Join Your Design Team
Take a leading role in your home project to help the process go more smoothly and get what you really want
"competent design team in place can make your project run smoothly, but only if you understand... validate the design and approaches with you multiple times before finalizing design decisions... paper design. Walk through how you function in that space and design it for how... Associated Designs in Eugene, OR took my graph paper design and explained that my lot... interior design you want and sadly not the pocket to pay for a wonderful design team..."
Design Practice: How to Ensure the Best Client Experience
"offer a designed experience, not a reactive one. With the steps below, you’ll create... based design firm started this very way over 50-years ago as a sole proprietor.... absolute best experience. Poignant, timely, excellent...sincere thanks!! Great article... with the design phases is a simple first step: predesign, design development, construction... do your best work with — numbers don’t lie. Design schedule: You might struggle to..."
The 2013 Best of Houzz Badges Are Here!
Watch for profiles sporting this honor, which goes to professionals with the most popular design work and top ratings
"popular design work and top ratings... categories: Design and Customer Satisfaction. The Design winners are those with the most... awards Best of Houzz profile badges every year to the top home pros in the Houzz... popular designs in 2012. Customer Satisfaction honors are determined by a variety of... is the best design site I have found. Susan Essential Design Services Thank you very... its the best design site by far and really gathering steam in the UK. The Best Of Houzz..."
Guest Picks: The Best of the Best Little Web Shops Around
"editors and design bloggers go to find the next big (little) thing, look no further then... modern design and home accessories at a respectable price point (read: not completely... chairs from Design House Stockholm are perfect examples. Cowhide isn't for everyone, but... Allen designed gilded piggy manages to be cute, clever and, well, kind of weird all..."
The Best of Houzz Badges for 2014 Are Up!
Easily see which pros earned top honors for designs and client satisfaction, so you can find the best one for your project
"honors for designs and client satisfaction, so you can find the best one for your project... music. The Best of Houzz 2014 winners have been crowned. Want to know who came out on... for the Best of Houzz badges on professionals’ profiles to see some of the world’s... interior designers, contractors and other residential remodeling professionals.... for the "Best of Houzz 2014 Design Award". Those designs could not have become a reality..."
The Best Winter Garden Project? Plan for Next Year
"choose the best plants, materials and design for your space. Here are some things you... in this design by B. Jane Gardens. By placing a screen directly against the patio,... the designer has created a sense of intimacy and an element of surprise. A man-made... garden design if used properly.The side yard shown here might not be appropriate if..."
Get an Edge: The Best Border Material for Your Garden
Do you want garden edging made of stone, concrete, metal or wood? Here are things to consider when choosing
Climate Control: Work With Nature's Elements for the Best Outdoor Space
Consider sun, wind and water where you live for a deck or patio that's as comfortable as possible all year long
"are some design concepts to help you create a relaxing and comfortable outdoor room... lawnmowers. Design challenge! I agree with everyone! midmodfan - Your approach to analyzing... identify the best location for comfort. I would recommend performing this test before you... knowledge a designer includes in their creative solutions to outdoor living. The creation... sinuous design that looks intended as well as providing functional space. Alex, Thanks..."
Ferns: A Shade Gardener’s Best Friend
"it is best used where that is a desirable trait or where soils and growing conditions... usually design fern gardens with mixes of native ferns, planted in clumps and drifts... with your design style. The garden is much more interesting when several species or... seen to best advantage. 5. Plant to emphasize layering. The layered growth habit of... garden designers know how to create interest through juxtaposition. By considering..."
5 Best-Behaved Trees to Grace a Patio
Big enough for shade but small enough for easy care, these amiable trees mind their manners in a modest outdoor space
"found its best to keep them away from patios and walkways, especially if you let them... it does best in a protected environment so it's perfect for tucking into a corner off... named 5 Best-Behaved Trees to Grace a SOUTHERN Patio. There is no really useful... read - 5 Best trees for patios in Sunny California. Sorry Mr. Marken but you really... It's best to avoid planting this tree if you notice similar damage in your area..."
Are These the Best Houses in the World?
A new book celebrates some of the world's most innovative home designs — including some that push the boundaries of what's possible
"home designs — including some that push the boundaries of what's possible... the "best of what has been done anywhere in the world." While "best" is such a... Africa designed by two German artists. A seven-story concrete tower serving as a house... mainstream design, if ever at all.... of the designs covered. Maybe aberrant, eccentric, ... certainly not 'best'. It's... these designs and, yet, be so gullible as to actually be sold on the designs, is beyond..."
'Soft Modern' Style Offers Best of Both Worlds
Mix in a few curves and soft colors but nix the clutter, and the happy result is a balanced new take on modern design
"Houzz designers are mixing curved edges with straight lines, pairing colorful pattern... about. Best. Charmean Neithart Hi What's Inside Design (Caroline). You are so right... mid-century design. I want warm neutrals that don't jar but display art well, inviting... here's designer Jan Showers: she's been doing this look for a long time, and IMO,... is the best at it. http://www.janshowers.com/ One day, when I win the lottery, I will..."