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My Houzz: Light Emerges in a Dark Victorian House
A designer freshens up her family’s period home by opening rooms to sunlight and decorating it in light, bright colors
"as much light as possible into the house, which she estimates was built around 1900... “Pulling light through the house was a real challenge,” she says. “The corridors were... get the light coming in from all angles.” The reward for all their thought and effort... lovely and light. I love old Victorian made new again. Very nice! Lovely! The originality... how much light this place captures. Not an easy feat in this style of home. The carpet..."
Put Your Kitchen in a Good Light With a Window Backsplash
Get a view or just more sunshine while you're prepping and cooking, with a glass backsplash front and center
"style and light into any kitchen. Whether you opt for a single window or a long row of... of more light and possibly a wonderful view is worth any extra cleaning for me. We... to add light in an otherwise small space. Property is still for sale! Wish I would... to give light but also some privacy between us and our neighbors. The previous kitchen... natural light. I also like how they included a window behind the cabinet shelving..."
How to Add a Skylight or Light Tube
New project for a new year: Increase daylight and maybe even your home’s energy efficiency by opening a room to the sky
"put 2 light tubes in the kitchen and rarely turn on kitchen lights before dusk. Cool... of the light tube drum fixtures. Very stylish. This article states that light tubes... Without the light tube, the only natural light in the kitchen came from the garden window... natural light in dining room plus access to side patio). We love the light tube - rarely... All that light and no plants? What a waste. We included 4 light tubes in our one-story..."
Guest Picks: Gilding the Lighting
Get your subtle-shine fix with pendants, sconces and floor lamps in antiqued brass or other warm metals
"vision, light fixtures are an accessible way to get my brass fix. Check out these... love the light,where can I buy one? Beautiful pendant lights! Pendant lights are very... pendant lighting. Pendant lights create a focused source of light that hangs from above... beautiful lights all day. Here are my current top picks. Love my new kitchen light made... outdoor lights. We had chosen these for our deck and one was broken. Now I can replace..."
Wood Slats in Design: Repetition, Scale and Light
"allow light and air to often pass through. Yet combined with other adjacent materials... porch or deck), as long as the wall behind is in good shape I don't see why you can't... outdoor deck. The wood slats next to the deck filter sun and views, adding some privacy... allows light to filter through the slats. Here the slats are a second, outer wall... Canvases for Light and Shadow High Design With Solar Panels More architectural inspiration..."
Light-Happy Changes Upgrade a Small Bathroom
Glass block windows, Starphire glass shower panes and bright white and blue tile make for a bright new bathroom design
"(Jacuzzi and deck took up 6x10 of an 8x10 bathroom!) We're replacing it with a lovely new... picked a light denim blue tile to intersperse with the white. It was so pretty with... shower YP: light and airy makes it look bigger Did you ever think installing a granite... e new light and airy space features crisp white subway tile that goes all the way... Prairie Day light blue paint on the walls adds a watery and serene feeling, while the recycled..."
Room of the Day: Master Bath Wears Its Elegance Lightly
This dream ‘hers’ bathroom includes a soaking tub, shower, sauna and toilet room — and a fun vintage movie poster
"stunning light fixture. But the icing on the cake is the homeowner’s vintage poster... of this light and elegant room.... makes a light/fan combination--very small, only about 3-4" in diameter and it... natural light. Robe hooks: Waterworks; pendant light: Hamptons Antique Gallery A f... large tub deck hogged a lot of room, and much of the wide-open, large space was wasted... large deck. The homeowner was very involved in choosing the interior decorations..."
Houzz Tour: A Contemporary Family Home Opens to Views and Light
With spaces for hanging together and going solo, this energy-efficient house works on multiple levels
"all the light . Cool design! Well done. clear！ I'm curious about the floor drains in... split-level decks to connect the living spaces with the rear. The lower deck was set just... good-sized decks connecting with the house and looking over the lawn,” Dettrick says.... natural light without creating unwanted heat gain or loss.The Passive House: What It..."
Houzz Tour: Brooklyn Townhouse Full of Light
New York architect Ben Herzog gives a 20th-century townhouse a fresh look while preserving its history
"as much light in as possible. Architect Ben Herzog opened up the space, using light... chairs, and light up the fireplace. I saw a wonderful lighting product in a client's home... The light that come in is amazing! I love all the details! To live in Brooklyn... space and light. The design is perfect. Toni McGonigle Even the outside is lovely... wonderful light flowing in everywhere. We restore house 200 or more years old in France..."
My Houzz: Art and Color Light Up a Texas Home
Family artwork and patience lie at the heart of this Austin home, along with striking colors, a converted garage and a spacious backyard
"natural light and an ideal location close to downtown Austin, Texas, made it an easy... open and light-filled rooms are what originally drew Brown to the home. The simple wood... filtered light. The existing oak trees provide plenty of shade during the hot Texas... backyard deck and fire pit — perfect for nighttime entertaining. Local artist Dusty..."
Coastal Makeover: A Florida Home Sees the Light
They're done! Check out the result of a ranch home that went from dark and dated to bright and airy — with a coveted water view
"amount of light coming into this house is amazing. That's only 1,000 sq ft? Wow, it... the sky light. Taking the beam up made such a difference and now it invites you in... all the light from the skylight and glass wall/doors.) Thanks, that is what we were... home! Light, bright and beautiful! Exactly! What a great renovation! Love the... full of light the space is now! great outcome! Beautiful! And that orange door is..."
My Houzz: Light and Bright Updates for an Israeli Family Home
Knocking out walls, adding windows and lightening up finishes gives an agricultural-community home a fresh perspective
Kitchen of the Week: An Open and Light-Filled Transformation
10 Statement-Making Skylights, Big and Small
Brighten rooms with natural light while adding a dose of creativity via a skylight that draws attention
"natural light while adding a dose of creativity via a skylight that draws attention... natural light to rooms that might otherwise be dark; they frame views of the sky and... quality of light in you can't reproduce in a light bulb, and the light is free. Six of... Velux sky lights can be ordered with a motor to open and close the sky light and you... need that light blocked, and skylights would be annoying. An extreme example of a skylight..."
The Glorious Benefits of Skylights
"volume with light. Within the upper region of any dome — whether it’s in the Pantheon... natural light. Whether you use an oculus, like at the Pantheon, or just a skylight... overhead light is a great way to add drama to a space or to highlight an architectural... suggest a light panel like the one below. The opaque glass softens the light coming... is the deck seal, which is nailed directly to the roof deck. The second layer is adhesive..."