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8 Splendid Side Yard Designs
Treat your skinny side yard like the beautiful green corridor it wants to be, with these verdant garden designs as inspiration
"is to design and accessorize it much like you would decorate the upstairs hallway... other custom sized mobile raised planters on wheels. A simple way to to turn a... having one custom made, it was going to be 6000 - 80000 dollars - that's too much for... is not designed by and large. 2) There are 3 dimensions to the design of side yard:... so I designed the pavers to micmic a small stream, that you find in so many places..."
6 Lessons in Scale From Well-Designed Bathrooms
"of good design. Architects and designers use scale to create interest and balance,... to good design in even the smallest rooms of a house. To see what I mean, take a look... brand new custom home (about 65% done as of 8/13). Absolutely indispensable. It is Houzzers... Was that custom or ordered from which window brand? @kroze - while using the same material... a well-designed bathroom. We designed Bathroom #3. We've seen such kind comments and..."
Travel in Style: 10 Designer Hotels to Inspire You
Pick up some decorating ideas or just revel in the decor and furnishings of these eye-popping hotels by famous designers
"architects and designers have tried their hand at hotel design, producing some incredible... a home designed by a famous architect — or have enough cash to dump on Jonathan Adler's... him into designing your house — there's little opportunity to truly become intimate... world-famous design. That is, unless you book a night in one of these buildings. Many... rolls are custom - yellow paper to go with the corporate pineapple logo and the hotel's..."
How to Choose Kitchen Appliances for Universal Design
"with my customers. These ranges and ovens are so easy to clean and also to keep them... leave my customers bathrooms when I am done with my work. Even one single water drop... because my customers are very happy how clean I am working and how clean I leave their... Excellent design solutions for all! As a Universal Design certified professional, it... a good design and a great design. When you see young and old, able and not-so-able..."
20 Fantasyland Dining Room Designs That Delight
A wonder to behold, these incredible professionally designed rooms take everyday dining over the top
"professionally designed rooms take everyday dining over the top... Oregon, 20 designers created spaces that practically kick you off the couch. From a hot... retro design, over-the-top elements figured in each of these inspiring dining rooms... sideboard is a custom designed piece built by a wonderful company, Black Rabbit Construction... of the designers participating in this show. Serving Up Style - Designers Fighting..."
Design Workshop: Thinking Differently About Doors
"intentionally designed as humbling constructions. That's because door size and treatment... com/product/custom-carved-doors/ Getting creative with doorways can be a great way to customize... customize the flow and functionality of any home. By installing a sliding wall between... doors are customized to the dimensions of your specific project. Very tall ceilings may... standard/semi-custom units made by Andersen, Marvin + Loewen may not work, but you can always..."
Storage Walls — the Space-Saving Workhorses of Design
Clear the clutter and even divide a room if you please. With multifunction wall storage, there's nowhere for interior designs to go but up
"interior designs to go but up... they are custom shelves built on a custom steel support. Box style cabinet connections... shelves are custom made. In the office and two bedrooms we also have wall storage that... Furniture Designer Makers we are often asked for storage wall solutions. You can give... Studio designed this rotating wall to either open the office space or close from view... outside. Design is quite limitless. Anything too specific runs the risk of becoming..."
Travel Guide: Montreal for Design Lovers
Two insiders' picks for design-minded hotels, restaurants and much more in Canada's cultural capital
"picks for design-minded hotels, restaurants and much more in Canada's cultural capital... City of Design in 2006 to reaffirm their love affair with their city. Referred to as... states- US Customs clearance at Trudeau Airport (YUL) c'est tres miserable! Just in time... Iconic design features such as the Olympic stadium, the Montreal Casino and ïle-Ste-Hélène... have a design go-to list now, MERCI! Great article... I live here in Montreal and..."
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?
"interior design in California has Houzzers talking. Where do you stand?... interior design." *To be eligible, one would need to obtain an interior design degree... interior designer. However, to use the title "Certified Interior Designer," an individual... interior design." The bill is set for an April committee hearing and would become part... *Interior designers would be required to pass the NCIDQ exam. *The bill would make practicing..."
How to Design an Accessible Shower
"universal design features in the shower and bathroom... When designing a shower for someone in his or her golden years, remember that this... Perhaps a custom waterproofing flashing detail can be made to tie it into the shower... Place design. Really, any design. A quick reference to NKBA's Planning Guidelines... Universal Design principles is designed as such so that EVERYONE can use it: the disabled... Universal Design is long overdue and most welcome. The need for it happens faster than..."
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
"interior designer? Wondering if hiring a designer is right for you, or just want to... interior designers do? The popular image of an interior designer toting around fabric... interior designers have design degrees and are also certified to offer additional expertise... interior designers, Kate O’Hara of Martha O’Hara Interiors and Andrea Schumacher of... interior designers can help you choose fabrics, furnishings and paint colors. In many..."
Houzz Travel Guide: New York City for Design Lovers
Where to stay, shop, eat and explore in the Big Apple, from a design-minded architect who lives there
"from a design-minded architect who lives there... to our customers. It sure beat having to stay at hotels as I could arrive whenever... space designed by 1100 Architect. Upstairs are furnishings, design objects and children's... modern design elements is top notch.More info: MoMA Design Store Van Alen Books: The... park was designed in 1967 by Zion & Breen, and four years later came another vest... Park, designed by Hideao Sasaki. Both of these parks predate the city's legal privately..."
What the Heck Is 'Good' Design Anyway?
We yearn for it and strive for it, but good home design isn't always easy to grasp. These 8 prescriptions from an architect can help
"good home design isn't always easy to grasp. These 8 prescriptions from an architect... improve the design quality of their home. These results dovetail with another recent survey... that "design is above price and rivals location" when we're shopping for a new home... that good design is valuable. What is surprising is when there are verifiable metrics... "good design"? Is it that "artsy fartsy" stuff? Or is it something more tangible..."
15 Ways to Design an Easy-Clean Home
Spend more time doing what you love with these pointers for minimizing cleaning needs throughout the entire house
"ideabooks on designing an easy-clean kitchen and designing an easy-clean bathroom. But this... about designing your home in a way that helps to minimize your cleaning time. I've... remodel or designing your dream home as a new construction, your choices in layout, finishes... my own custom home designed from the ground up. Great ideabook, and great comments... Patricia, Custom slipcovers of today are just like beautiful upholstery, with the lovely..."
Efficient Architecture Suggests a New Future for Design
Homes that pay attention to efficient construction, square footage and finishes are paving the way for fresh aesthetic potential
"president of design, Jonathan Ive, applied the idea of efficiency to design when he sought... fresh design aesthetic. Here are several examples of efficiency that impacts all... aspects of design, including beauty and cost.... cost of custom construction. I'd be interested to know what others think about a home... Most custom works of architecture in this area would fall in the $250 a sf + range... Standard custom would be $250-ish with anything more architecturally interesting being..."