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Expert Talk: Wall Dividers Pull Rooms Together
Open layouts are popular, but these designers explain how a little division can sometimes finish the look of a room the way nothing else can
"ways a wall divider can be used in almost any room. Let's take a look and see how... dividing walls is certainly the in-thing here, with the Thai/Bali style of living. You... behind the wall. I personally like this type of layout due to it's simplicity. Check... tear the walls out for an 'open concept'....and people who have open spaces put dividers... back-painted glass. Multitask. "This wall divides the master bedroom from the closet, but..."
Bedroom Art Walls
"an art wall in my master bedroom, I decided to see what inspirational examples of... by the glass framework around the door and the glass enclosure at top of the wall... into the wall. To avoid the concern of an art wall in a bedroom countering a restful... the art walls that I find appealing are actually made up of a collection of framed... across the walls? I love the random feeling of the images and the inclusion of the very..."
In Austin, a Backyard Wall Provides More Than Privacy
Designers solve a common privacy problem — and create some unexpected play — with a clever screening solution
"put up walls to divide space, to enclose or drive things away. In this Austin backyard... 8-foot-tall wall brings everything together. An unsightly three-story apartment building... "movie wall" but I'd call it "installation art". Regardless of what one may call it... idea -wall frame What a wonderful, creative solution to an all too common problem... concrete wall that surrounded the house he built for his parents Such a structure could..."
Discover the Draw of Writing on the Walls
Let your freehand break free with write-on wallpaper, dry-erase paint and other design inventions that celebrate the scribble
"on the walls, a rule I broke as soon as I mastered printing in kindergarten. I can... on the walls adds a fun, fresh, personal note to grown-up rooms as well. What do... erase wall I'm always writing on the file cabinets haha I see I need to lift my game... on the walls, doors,everywhere! Wasn't aware that dry erase paint was available.... entire wall of the lower level of our home! Great for home and office combo, and..."
5 Ways to Define Spaces Without Walls
Establish zones in an open layout without relying on typical barriers, using changes in material, level, color and more
"take the walls away. What's left? Does it still feel like a room? What elements are... space? Walls are arguably the easiest and most recognizable architectural elements... dividing wall plus added storage and functionality. http://www.houzz.com/photos/10... creating walls and blocking the view. This idea preserves more of the open feel and... from the wall, depending on the size of the room. This is where creativity and customization..."
Dressing Up the Yard: Deborah Sommers Wall Hangings
"fabric wall hangings that work inside and outside. They add interest without being... white wall would be serviceable, but boring. I love the colors - especially the way... stained glass) give this Parisian courtyard a sense of formality and pulled together... run-down wall - double duty. This is probably my favorite of all of Sommers' work. The..."
My Houzz: Walls and Shelves Are This Collector's Colorful Canvas
French flea market finds, antique toys, folk art and family keepsakes all have a place in this creative consultant's San Francisco apartment
"on the walls ....why didn't I think of it !!... Thanks for letting us all into your... single wall. Beautiful color choices and lighting. That pink bathroom is just like... The walls are just a little too bright for me, but I like the posters, rugs and... dominates the wall is a reproduction of a famous painting in the Hermitage Museum in St.... apple-green walls, white cupboards and hanging pots in her kitchen. She also looks for..."
Kitchen Color: 15 Ravishing Red Backsplashes
"section of a wall or walls, so this element is usually the perfect size for embracing reds... did red walls and red accents in my kitchen. Cool grey walls, and a black back splash... the aura glass. I once saw a kitchen with a six foot beautiful red poppy spread on one... one wall, talk about a huge splash of bright red. The petals could not be contained... stained glass set into granite should resonate well with those who want just a "dash..."
Keep Your Big Windows — and Save Birds Too
Reduce bird strikes on windows with everything from architectural solutions to a new high-tech glass from Germany
"striking glass buildings is in the range of 100 million to 1 billion a year in the United... exterior walls. Much of the attention on bird strikes is given to high-rises, relative... where glass is used generously to provide views from the inside to outside. Bird... reasons: *Glass is reflective, particularly at oblique angles, blending the panes into... panes of glass (parallel, as in bridges, or perpendicular, as at corners) give the..."
Houzz Tour: Let's Be Transparent Here
Expansive glass and a new floor plan celebrate a midcentury modern home's openness and connection to nature
"nsive glass and a new floor plan celebrate a midcentury modern home's openness and... expansive glass walls and views that recall Mies van der Rohe's Farnsworth House and... modern glass houses. Houzz at a Glance Location: Newburgh, New York Size: 2,200... love the glass walls and would switch in a heart beat even if it meant decluttering... floor and wall and cupboards. Looks very clean and open. Very nice job although it..."
10 Gorgeous Backsplash Alternatives to Subway Tile
Artistic installations, back-painted glass and pivoting windows prove there are backsplash possibilities beyond the platform
"back-painted glass and pivoting windows prove there are backsplash possibilities beyond... strip of wall above your sink and stove. These 10 backsplashes from Houzz Kitchens... painted glass, pivoting windows, mirror and more.... paint the wall behind the glass and then remove the glass to repaint the wall? Thanks... call "glass tile blocks" that used art glass tiles that are fused onto the glass... com/products/glass-block/colored-frosted-glass-blocks I have a ton of stained glass, as..."
Extend Your Growing Season With a Cold Frame in the Garden
"under glass to transplant or harvest... sliding glass top, located along the south wall of the garage. At the time I didn't... under glass is nothing new. From bio-domes to conservatories to commercial greenhouses... Plexi glass) cut to size at our local hardware store. He also built my tuteurs for... there are glass, aluminum framed greenhouses and polly tunnels (polethene sheeting over... south-facing wall is ideal for hardening off seedlings before transplant. Pots or trays..."
Houzz Tour: A Do-Over Addition Brings in Light, Air and Views
Double-height glass solves a host of the problems that plagued the previous add-on in this Washington, D.C., bungalow
"eight glass solves a host of the problems that plagued the previous add-on in this... double-height glass wall that gave them light, air and views. “It’s a very simple idea but... does the glass wall face)? Simply beautiful! Love that wall with the staircase. Nicely... ! The glass wall faces southeast. Preferable exposure for this area. Fabulous!... floors and wall opening unfinished – I don't think I've ever seen that before. The raw..."
Houzz Tour: Big Bay Views Buoy a Seattle Floating Home
"Two glass sides bring spectacular scenes into this newly industrial modern home on... beyond its walls more. She had dubbed her existing home "a floating double-wide,'" says... has two glass sides wide open to spectacular views of bay waters, the University of... the big glass window from the bedroom what a wake up call that is I wish to retire... generous wall of glass. Wall paint: Simply White, Benjamin Moore; bed: Malm, Ikea; shag..."
Houzz Tour: High-End Modernism in a Jet-Set Town
Expansive glass highlights the mountains in this four-level architect's home, while stone and wood bring nature up close
"nsive glass highlights the mountains in this four-level architect's home, while stone... what the Wall Street Journal called "an anointed stop on the international jet-set circuit"... expanses of glass to take in the mountain views. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Architect... kitchen. The glass wall on the right faces south and the gorgeous view of the distant mountains... fireplace. The glass wall seems suited to sitting in the Eames — the roof overhang aligns..."