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My Houzz: A Rock 'n' Roll Dad's Pad Gets a Tune-up
"style to a spacious midcentury ranch home... siding, a clean layout and a spacious backyard turned this simple space into a modern... having a song featured in a Ben Stiller flick, he's traded in his drumsticks for a... a briefcase to practice law in Portland, Oregon. Now the proud owner of a midcentury... '90s as a drummer in the rock band Inch, but after doing the Lollapalooza tour and... Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Dave Hepler, daughters Lela and Sydney, and cat Red..."
Escape to a Summer Holiday Fantasy at a Hamptons Show House
Imaginative designs meet philanthropy in a sprawling New York home, in rooms meant to inspire — if not actually live in
"py in a sprawling New York home, in rooms meant to inspire — if not actually live... With a Maserati and piano in the garage, a beach-inspired dining area and crisp white... assigned a space in a shingled gambrel-roof new home by Villadom Custom Homes and designed... inspired by a different holiday with a strong emphasis on celebrating women and breast... encapsulate a carefree summer fantasy. Or at least, the fantasies of 24 designers from..."
A Dark Atlanta Attic Welcomes a Light-Filled Bathroom
From architecturally quirky attic to sunny bathroom, this renovated space now has everything a growing family could need
"everything a growing family could need... attic into a master suite and nursery. The attic's architecture posed a few challenges... With a baby on the way, this couple needed to make more room in their starter home... creating a timeless 140-square-foot space filled with light. The renovation included... creating a fresh, light-filled room that has all of the amenities on the couple's wish... asking for a pic of the staircase! It being a 1930's house perhaps it had a walk up attic..."
Design Workshop: How a Site Can Shape a Home
Create architectural poetry by looking to a site's topography, climate, trees and more to inform the home's design
"looking to a site's topography, climate, trees and more to inform the home's design... generate a meaningful conceptual approach for your home design — a way to devise its... meaning to a home's shape, form and materials. When you look to your site for inspiration... naturally. A site is composed of many things: topography, plants, trees, regional and... often a very explicit character. Each one of these areas is an opportunity to generate..."
Houzz Tour: A New Lake House Gets a Lived-in Look
Antiques mixed with newer pieces give a relaxed Quebec getaway the feeling of being developed over time
"pieces give a relaxed Quebec getaway the feeling of being developed over time... project in a completely different direction. “This space was to be a getaway from everyday... create a space with a sense of everyday ease,” she says.... hangs a sign, although I don't call it a camp! The white stools were painted a light... because a cottage isn't a "place" it's a state of mind..... You are correct @lovestowrite... |ˈkätij| noun a small simple house, typically one near a lake or beach. • a dwelling forming..."
Houzz Tour: A London Book Tower House Worth a Browse
To fit their mountain of books, these owners went big on scale with a double-height bookcase by the stairs
"scale with a double-height bookcase by the stairs... sacrifice a bedroom to create a double-height library space, but the family decided it... ating a versatile living space that included elegant book storage was the challenge... include a separate living area for their grown-up children. “Not many clients would... “It’s a strong, unique architectural feature that works really well with the rest... which is a mix of traditional and contemporary styles.” Michell also managed to retain..."
Houzz Tour: A Half-Demolished Structure Becomes a Fresh, Modern Home
This 1970s Sydney house became an industrial-meets-modern home at the hands of a husband-and-wife design team
"hands of a husband-and-wife design team... built a fresh new home with a contemporary edge. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here:... day that a design-build team gets to be their own client. But when Nathan and Bettina... found a half-demolished structure in the eastern suburb of South Coogee, they decided... What a beautiful counter top. Wait !!!!!!!!!!!, did I read right??? A composite... call it a renovation? Beautiful! While I usually do not like a modern style I really..."
Try a Copper Sink for a Warm Glow in the Kitchen
"kitchen with a sink done in endlessly interesting copper... for a copper one. Hand formed, a copper sink will add character with its color, shape... treatments a few times a year. Whether your kitchen is rustic, traditional or eclectic... eclectic, a copper sink will work beautifully and will certainly act as a conversation piece... For a fast, easy and dramatic makeover, consider replacing your kitchen sink for... only for a matter of hours), and plain old hot, soapy water cleans it best. Copper is..."
My Houzz: A Vancouver Condo Hits a Modern Note
Masculine accents, musical instruments and curated artwork infuse a Canadian bachelor pad with off-the-charts character
"infuse a Canadian bachelor pad with off-the-charts character... Liang, a mechanical engineer. The result is a comfortable and masculine bachelor pad... passions and a stunning city view. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Richard Liang Location:... space was a little intimidating, he was able to fit all of his furniture in by developing... developing a drawing of the space to scale and experimenting with countless furniture..."
Kitchen of the Week: A Separate Peace for a Manhattan Studio
"tricks help a petite urban kitchen look not just separate, but visually distinct... with a contrasting bleached oak for a stronger distinction between the two areas... areas. A clean palette of white marble, shiny lacquered cabinets and stainless steel... Kitchen at a Glance Location: West Village neighborhood of Manhattan Size: 50 square feet... cook in a giant kitchen. I have a big space to redo but it is a nightmare now however..."
Have a Rockin' Summer With a Hammock
Nothing says summer like a hammock — and it's easier to have one in your yard, or even an indoor room, than you may think
"summer like a hammock — and it's easier to have one in your yard, or even an indoor room... pestle and a serious hammock. Classic hammocks are a staple in Mexico — you'll see them... On a recent trip to Mexico, I had two things on my must-buy list: an authentic mortar... suddenly had a multitude of questions. Where should I hang it? Does it fit with my decor... it is a favorite hang-out space for the entire family. For less than $20, we now..."
A Tiny Powder Room Gets a Map-tastic Look
"walls of a compact half bath... A utility closet, a stack of maps and an open-minded client who loved happy and cheerful... didn’t have a bathroom on the first floor, but while completing a renovation in the adjacent... squeeze a tiny powder room into an existing utility closet. She also knew her client... I saw a stack of maps in my office left over from the pre-GPS days, I thought, ‘Oh... This is a little too busy for me but a wall covered with map would great in a child's..."
Houzz Tour: A Gable Roof Plays on a Toronto Street
"A contemporary reinterpretation of its smaller neighbors, this home stands out from... inserted a contemporary house on a double lot among predominantly single-lot bungalows... Let's take a look at its architecture, from front to back to inside. Houzz at a Glance... defined by a stretch of sandy beach along Lake Ontario to the south. Within the residential... through a gable form that is playful on the street, hinting at the way the architects..."
Design It Like a Man: Tips for Single Guys Planning a Bedroom
What guys should consider — aside from the Xbox — to design a bedroom that's comfortable, stylish and accommodating
"design a bedroom that's comfortable, stylish and accommodating... Being a man, I’m particularly on the lookout for styles that appeal to masculine... basically it’s a means with no end, because it’s impossible — and impractical — to lump all... men into a category of style. Everyone is different. But there are some similarities... relaxing for us. (And as towsonite says, might look a little suspicious.) Once a guy marries..."
Turn a Wall into a Window with the Magic of Scenic Wallpaper
Bring the outdoors inside with a classic design element equally at home in traditional and modern décor
"inside with a classic design element equally at home in traditional and modern décor... something a little more "today," there are a range of other options for you that take... suggest a sense of place; if you're installing beautiful, expensive wallpaper, chances... put for a while! There are tons of lovely wallpapers on the market: graphic prints... making a little comeback is scenic wallpaper. First created in England and France..."