DESIGN YOUR HOME
269 cast concrete Ideabooks
3 Surprising Essential Tools for the Modern Architect
If your architect doesn't work with these, you might want to steer clear. And nope, we're not talking about CAD
On Trend: Vintage Camera Decor
Give your rooms new focus and a clear edge with prints, furniture and accessories that recall old-school camera glory
Basement of the Week: Apartment-Style Living (and Partying)
7 Kitchen Flooring Materials to Boost Your Cooking Comfort
Give your joints a break while you're standing at the stove, with these resilient and beautiful materials for kitchen floors
"polished concrete floors in kitchens, but concrete — along with other nonresilient floor... currently have concrete and am ripping the entire installation out. I've had nothing but... has a concrete slab with wood floors installed over it. The first month I was here... carpet on concrete and replaced it with this tile. I have LOTS of hip, knee and foot... off the concrete just enough that it doesn't bother me to work in the kitchen. It also..."
Houzz Tour: A Base Camp Designed for Adventure, Durability and Style
Rugged materials join refined good looks and clever details in a Washington family’s all-year getaway
"Seattle’s Cast Architecture to design a base camp for year-round adventure on land at... how the concrete floors survive cracking without visible scoring lines? House is beautiful... love the concrete floors. Very well done design for a recreational program, and fabulous... in the concrete floors and walls... The views to the south are not so horrible?... details. The concrete floor and lighter wood look very nice in contrast and furniture and..."
10 Fresh, Out-of-the Box Kitchen Designs
Kitchen FAQs: Selecting Your Sink Material
"fireclay or cast iron sinks are beautiful, but may require some elbow grease to stay bright... Norwex for cast iron sinks. I'll have to check it out. I have a cast iron sink (white)... out of concrete. In the end I don't believe it will be cheaper due to the labor involved... white cast iron sink, and the best product I have ever used to clean it and get rid... Character Cast ironClad in a tough enamel finish, this is another highly durable sink..."
See an Outdoor Bathroom Made From a Water Tank
How to Save a Boring Box of a Room
Whip a ho-hum format and low ceilings into high-design shape with these ideas that offer a big new vision
Design Eye on the Oscars: The Kids Are All Right
Makeover Magic: Period Style for an All-New 1920s Bathroom
Leaky fixtures and water damage got the heave-ho, while the entire bathroom got a crisp new look in line with the home's style
Trends That Won't Die: Industrial Elements
So Your Style Is: Contemporary
What's contemporary style? Strong lines, smooth forms, minimal accessories — with room for rule breaking
My Houzz: Midcentury Modern Style Transforms a Vineyard Bungalow
Spectacular surroundings and iconic design inspiration meet in a major overhaul of a 1960s Ontario home
"Toronto's concrete skyline and missed the open prairies and mountains of her hometown... using concrete block. So thank you for recognizing the effort - and the lovely c... Toronto's concrete jungle, I would have expected a more traditional home. I love it... Toronto's concrete jungle, would have opted for a different style (not sure how to describe... Toronto's concrete skyline and missed the open prairies and mountains of her hometown..."
Drop In on a Hot Comeback With a Sunken Living Room
Take the plunge into a new kind of practicality with an interior design feature that has a rich history
"poured concrete if there’s no clear delineation between spaces? The answer is at... easy in a cast from hip to toe. My first condo had a sunken living room and I loved... or a concrete slab because of wiring, fill in or not, etc. It will need to be framed... Poured concrete floors drop to rich wood for a remarkable look. Wood and tile harmonize..."