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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..."
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... of the interior design you want and sadly not the pocket to pay for a wonderful design..."
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... Haus Interior while flipping through one of my shelter mags, and noticed they're... adore Haus Interior and browse it anytime I think my apartment is in need of an infusion... gold-brushed interior lining of these bowls elevates them to show-stopping status. Another... modern design and home accessories at a respectable price point (read: not completely..."
8 Things Interior Designers Want You to Know
Get the scoop on certifications, project scope, working from afar and more, from 2 Best of Houzz designers
"from 2 Best of Houzz designers... asked two Best of Houzz interior designers, Kate O’Hara of Martha O’Hara Interiors and... hiring an interior designer? Wondering if hiring a designer is right for you, or just... Schumacher Interiors, to share their insights. What do interior designers do? The popular... states, interior designers have design degrees and are also certified to offer additional... of an interior designer toting around fabric swatches and paint samples covers only..."
3 Reasons You Might Want a Designer's Help
See how a designer can turn your decorating and remodeling visions into reality, and how to collaborate best for a positive experience
"how a designer can turn your decorating and remodeling visions into reality, and... collaborate best for a positive experience... on. Interior design today is all about creative collaboration. Gone are the days... with a designer. In fact, working with the right professional can actually save you... great designers who are happy to work with people on an affordable, per-project basis... days of designers sweeping in and enforcing their aesthetic on everyone at any cost..."
12 Questions Your Interior Designer Should Ask You
The best decorators aren’t dictators — and they’re not mind readers either. To understand your tastes, they need this essential info
"The best decorators aren’t dictators — and they’re not mind readers either. To understand... or an interior designer. What do you do next, other than anxiously chew your nails... nails? Designers are almost like psychiatrists, because they get to know some pretty... that any designer should discuss with you. And even if that doesn’t happen, this is... customers best interest. When I tried to hire an interior designer ( i interviewed several)..."
The 2015 Best of Houzz Badges Have Arrived!
Here are some of the most popular design photos of 2014, and how the professionals responsible for those designs got awarded
"popular design photos of 2014, and how the professionals responsible for those designs... of the Best of Houzz awards, the people have clicked. We recently counted how many... earned a Best of Houzz 2015 badge that they can display on their profile pages. If you... or her designs generated a lot of buzz in the Houzz community last year.... me on interior design projects for awarding my interior design company with the 2015..."
California Law: License to Practice Interior Design?
A proposed bill that would require a license to practice interior design in California has Houzzers talking. Where do you stand?
"practice interior design in California has Houzzers talking. Where do you stand?... herself an interior designer. However, to use the title "Certified Interior Designer,"... "registered interior design." *To be eligible, one would need to obtain an interior design... "registered interior design." The bill is set for an April committee hearing and would... college. *Interior designers would be required to pass the NCIDQ exam. *The bill would..."
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... architects, interior designers, contractors and other residential remodeling professionals... 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... Frantz Interior Design is thrilled to receive our badge for Design. We love to bring..."
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... buildings; interiors for shopping, eating and drinking; landscapes; temporary buildings;... mainstream design, if ever at all.... of the designs covered. Maybe aberrant, eccentric, ... certainly not 'best'. It's..."
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... Jo Cook Interiors a BEST OF HOUZZ 2013 AWARD!!! Houzz.com is the best design site... thart-interiors-llc Congratulations to Charmean Neithart Interiors for Best of Houzz..."
'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... of an interior designers job. How do please two people...usually with different taste... 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,..."
A Designer Edits — and Adds — for Dramatic Effect
Interior designer Nancy Braithwaite’s new book shows how it’s possible to edit rooms of all styles to create their best look
"Interior designer Nancy Braithwaite’s new book shows how it’s possible to edit rooms... writes interior designer Nancy Braithwaite in her new book, Simplicity. For Braithwaite... Braithwaite design is all about the difficult task of skillful editing with a well-trained... rooms designed to stroke a designer's ego. Most of these rooms are the latter for... of the best ideabooks I've seen Taruna Goel is a software designer and defines simplicity..."
People and Pets Bring Interior Photos to Life
Even the best-designed room can look hollow when it's not occupied. Add people and animals to spark interest in your interior shots
"n the best-designed room can look hollow when it's not occupied. Add people and animals... these home design photos have people in them. Architecture and interiors tend to be... helped interior photographs,; this one takes a similar look at interior spaces, yet... can look designer'd all the time! I wonder if having actual bodies in the space is... modern interiors may require people to add scale, texture, and so forth to photos..."
8 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Meeting With Your Designer
Thinking in advance about how you use your space can save time and money on your next remodeling or decorating project
"As a designer who typically charges an hourly rate for design services, I tell my... home that best serves you and your family, designers need to know your lifestyle, how... words, a designer needs to get inside your head. To help you prepare, here are things... need an interior designer or an interior decorator" as one often confuses the... there are designers/design firms best outfitted for doing just the larger more extensive..."