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Designing for Pleasure: A Safe and Sound Perch
Canopy beds, low ceilings, high-back sofas: When it comes to comfort at home, we have something in common with our ancient ancestors
"comfort at home, we have something in common with our ancient ancestors... biophilic design — they live better lives.... rooms and homes in general. Very interesting article that hit home with me, obviously... boxy design and a contemporary, cathedral ceiling, asymmetrical design. Both the... and nice homes, but when I'm invited over, sitting in that tall room trying to relax... 9'. My home has 10' ceilings and they are high enough. 7' ceilings are, I think, illegal..."
Houzz Tour: Modern Design Merges With Hindu Heritage in Houston
Based on a traditional Hindu grid and with a gallery devoted to Ganesh, this home for 3 generations in Texas still speaks to modernism
"this home for 3 generations in Texas still speaks to modernism... Houston, designed by Intexure Architects. This ideabook will walk you through the house... house on a home tour a few years back. It is a very wonderful home, while still being... seeing cool homes and thinking: "are those our lights?" Could be. WOW. I have many Indian... modern home!!! A stunning and dynamic space! Wonderful. I just loved this house. The..."
Houzz Tour: Designed for Harmony with the Land
"architects design a structure, and then leave the implementation and construction phase... when the design is coming together in three dimensions, a lot of important things start... Sonoma, designed to be eco-conscious and to flow seamlessly with the surrounding natural... wanted a home that minimizes their impact on the Earth and allows them to entertain... modern home. Lovely home , thanks for sharing ! i think all the windows is spectacular..."
How to Design a Family Photo Wall
New project for a new year: Display your favorite images of loved ones for the most personal gallery wall of all
"Interior designer Emily Mughannam of EM Design Interiors in Sonoma, California, says... I’m in a home without one, it can feel a little sterile.” Whether you choose to do it... beach home that possesses very little wall space. The professional family shots... into a home. great Re 3rd photo - sorry, but it is just a mess. This is my "Picture... printing at home, Red River Paper is a good resource for info on papers, inks, printers..."
Design Dilemma: How to Make a Bedroom Workspace Fit
Whether your bedroom is small or sleep intrusion is a concern, here's how to mix a good day's work with a good night's sleep
"set up a home office area in her bedroom; she has just a single wall and a slice of... in the home lend themselves to hosting a workspace as well as bedrooms. Unlike in... homeowners and design pros have managed to come up with a happy middle ground. Take a look... chair designers will get savvy to office chairs on wheels being so nasty looking... carry home..so the dining table, cofee tabe, my lap sometimes..all works, to quickly..."
Houzz Tour: Designer's Eclectic Co-op in Manhattan
Variety in colors, textures and styles, along with flea market finds and built-ins, suits a one-bedroom apartment beautifully
"career designing interiors and writing a design blog, Shagreene. Following a job with... erior designer Joshua Greene was a fashion reporter for Women’s Wear Daily (and even... but the design world has always intrigued him. A boyhood fascination with Legos had... little design business back in the ’80s,” to job sites, workrooms, upholsterers and... perfectly designed apartments I've seen on Houzz-- Flawless! Cozy, livable space, well..."
Houzz Tour: When an Architect Designs for Himself
"more lush homes." But he wanted to focus on the basics of the 1917 building. "I tend... him to design the 1,300-square-foot space with gridlike precision. "I wanted to keep... love this home! The beams are incredible. SImply gorgeous. I've been drooling over this... his own home. I love the way he's mixed old and new in so many clever (and some rusty... not a home. Cool and needing soft touches. That bathroom faucet is pretty crazy...."
6 Design Ideas for Happy Pets
Keep your dog or cat feeling safe and in high spirits, and you'll all feel more at peace. Here's how
"in our home is good for us psychologically only if those animals are happy and healthy... are most home designs when it comes to accommodating our pets? Many great suggestions... puppy in home training period he stayed in laundry room so he wouldn't climb stairs... so I designed iron windows which have integral bars. This way you can leave the... my own home: this is what I am always trying to prevent...needless to say, unsuccessfully..."
Bath Design: Renew Body and Mind With Colorful Light
Take one tired, stressed-out self. Rinse in a shower bathed in blue light (or any color you like). Repeat
"our own homes to help improve our health and daily outlook. Often, the shower can be... forma®, Designer and Home Spa Premier and Signature Edition baths. Since color can... bench design for the tub steamer. Not tried that set up before. JW That "church"... in a home. The stained glass is gorgeous! http://www.houzz.com/photos/2791289/I... on the designers Houzz Profile here; http://www.houzz.com/pro/hhoos/holger-hoos-design..."
Design Dilemma: Atomic Ranch
9 Ways to Design a Kitchen Desk With Style
"ectic-home-office-chicago And having an adjacent window seat so your daughter can... Great design book.....I really wish I had added a desk area in my kitchen....but... pantry design but I can see it working double duty with a small desk space if shelved... ectic-home-office-other-metros Anyone know what kind of floor tile that is in the... in your home to house the desk, then go for it. Make that mudroom beautiful and more..."
Room of the Day: An Addition Designed to Bring a Family Together
A new space combines pantry and homework area and overlooks the backyard to keep parents and kids connected
"too many homes featured. sobrio Most original. The title does not tell the story, though... want a design that was ultramodern but rather wanted a design that responded to the... wanted a design that balanced the old house character with a new contemporary space... Though the design is contemporary, Tremain included built-in features, details and materials... As the design for the staircase evolved, Tremain says the handrail developed into..."
Design Icons: Thomas Dolliver Church
"era in home and garden design... traditional designer and the first great modern designer." Church was instrumental in pushing... guide his designs. More icons of design... School of Design, Church was trained in the neoclassical Beaux-Arts tradition, which... shop. His designs at that point were fairly traditional in style; the principles behind... looking at design, such as cubism and collage, which didn't rely on the Beaux-Arts strong..."
Designers Get Creative in a D.C. Show House
With a historic home as a canvas and a worthy cause as an incentive, designers pulled out all the stops for the 2014 project
"historic home as a canvas and a worthy cause as an incentive, designers pulled out all... historic home. 2014 DC Design House info: April 13 to May 11, 2014; Saturdays and Sundays... 2014 DC Design House was built in 1929 and originally owned by the founder of the city’s... participating designers. The show house is a fundraiser for the Children’s National Health... While the home retains many of its original features, such as crown molding, wood floors..."
Design Icons: Joseph Eichler
Midcentury modernism and indoor-outdoor living at an affordable price are hallmarks of the homes designed by this California legend
"of the homes designed by this California legend... ranch homes. Tract homes were not designed by architects at that time, and many parts... tract home. Eichler homes were a radical departure from the typical postwar suburban... with the designs that brought post-and-beam construction, floor-to-ceiling windows,... of the homes were constructed offsite in an assembly line fashion to keep costs down... these homes being demolished and replaced with oversized thoughtless structures...."