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Modern Icons: The George Nelson Swag Leg Desk and Chair
Sculptural chrome legs and a compact form were prophetic in 1958, as the design works perfectly with technology today
"offices, George Nelson's 1958 Swag Leg Desk is more functional than ever. This compact... around the house.... usual George Nelson fashion, the desk works well with other pieces from his colleagues... iconsMore George Nelson designs: Bench | Pendant Lights | Clocks | Coconut Chair | M..."
Living George Jetson Style
Modern Icon: George Nelson's Marshmallow Sofa
"Designed by George Nelson in 1956, the original piece experimented with low-cost cushions... favorites with George Nelson in this Icons series, but the truth is, the man was incredibly... exhibit of George Nelson designs, and even auctioned off one of his iconic mushroom sofas... dream house, but you will want to display it like a playful piece of art. More Modern... Nelson BenchGeorge Nelson ClocksThe Barcelona Couch..."
Amazing Tree Houses From All Over the World
Not your average backyard DIYs, many high-design homes in the trees alight in a photo-filled new book
"any tree house lover. These are not your typical backyard tree houses. A quick peek... that tree houses could be so mind-bogglingly elaborate. A new coffee table book, titled... titled Tree Houses (September 2013, Skyhorse Publishing) is 512 pages of bliss for any... a tree house! So fun! Great article....Every kids dream... Seems to be becoming a... watching "George Clarkes amazing spaces"? He is making a set of unique treehouses and..."
19th-Century Gem: The Glessner House Bucks Tradition
"children, George and Frances. The family occupied the house for five decades, then bestowed... Glessner House Museum and is open for tours and events. John J. Glessner House at a... Glessner House (1886) in Chicago is the best example of Richardsonian style. Instead... libraries, houses and even railroad stations were appropriate canvases for his Romanesque... Glessner House on Chicago’s then-fashionable South Side for businessman John Glessner..."
It’s Star Wars Day. May the Fourth Be With You
Fans of the sci-fi series are making special effects of their own all over the house. Have a look and share your own ideas for celebrating
"over the house. Have a look and share your own ideas for celebrating... 1977, George Lucas made the first of three amazing movies without CGI or a fraction... whole house would be decorated like this! watching star wars and browsing houzz... around the house. 1. In the all-out home theater. Some of the most fervent fans have... minimalist’s house. It amuses me when minimalist design includes a little something Star..."
Design Lessons From Tiny Homes
"These houses--and most of them are NOT houses in any case---are probably not intended... this for housing for the homeless tho. Go see what Alex has on Tiny House---I think... afford housing and live in their cars, and I think micro-housing would be great for... astronomical housing prices. I have visited planned communities with very small houses and... many new houses. My 2-bedroom house of 1600' plus a small loft is really too big; I've..."
Houzz Call: Show Us the House You Grew Up In
"s the house you grew up in influence your design style today? Perhaps you had a... in base housing, apartments, ranch houses, craftsmen houses but my favorite is my... brick house, you'll have a pink brick house." When I planned my real estate marketing... of our house! That said, the house I grew up in, just shy of 1200 square feet and... a big house. The largest house I owned was 2200 square feet, and my current home..."
Design Calendar: What to See and Do in August 2012
Relish the last month of summer with an installation at the Neutra House, a retrospective exhibit at Yale or a New England sketch crawl
"Neutra House, a retrospective exhibit at Yale or a New England sketch crawl... Exhibit of George Nelson's iconic mid-century furniture designed for Herman Miller of... What: "George Nelson: Architect, Writer, Designer, Teacher" Where: Cranbrook Art Museum... mention George Nelson's actual designs, some of them are 'way famous. Marshmallow... Research House, Los Angeles Already a pilgrimage site for modern architecture fans,..."
Houzz Tour: Sleek Swimmer's Retreat in Buenos Aires
"dream house with indoor-outdoor pools and endless views of sky and water... modern house in an exclusive waterfront Buenos Aires neighborhood takes the homeowner's... course, the house looks extravagant," says Amoedo, "but if you're familiar with the area... to the George Mark Children's House. www.GeorgeMark.org provides support and medical... thruout the house. And as the swimmer kicks, the very nearby furniture will get splashed..."
Design Lessons From a 10-Foot-Wide Row House
How to make a very narrow home open, bright and comfortable? Go vertical, focus on storage, work your materials and embrace modern design
"entire house full of them: a two-story, 900-square-foot row house only 10 feet wide... t row house to turn it into a part-time home. But the house had had only moderate... used as housing for servants, is in Washington, D.C.'s historic Foggy Bottom neighborhood... space, the house was dark and cramped. It was Loosle's task to open it up and make it... of the house. I love it. The only issue I have is the fact the house is open from..."
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
"Design House was built in 1929 and originally owned by the founder of the city’s Madison... The show house is a fundraiser for the Children’s National Health System, which has... Design House info: April 13 to May 11, 2014; Saturdays and Sundays, noon to 5 p.m... DC Show House in past years, I can tell you the DC Show House is quite high end and... Yuck this house left me speechless beautiful house Wonderful. With all the different..."
Houzz Tour: Whole-House Remodeling Suits a Historic Colonial
Extensive renovations, including additions, update a 1918 Georgia home for modern life while respecting its history
"colonial-style house in the 1970s and '90s had left some strangeness inside. "The home had... whole-house renovation and additions. The new spaces include a family room, screened-in... is the houses first remodel that cared about the house. I love colonials and this... hancocks house down the street!) Wow! Fantastic job--turned out wonderfully for a modern... 'old' house. Around here (Chicago), the cost of construction is so high that it rarely..."
Color Makes Its Mark on Modern House Exteriors
Consider borrowing from the rainbow to give a modern home depth, distinction or even just a mood boost
"modern houses. A similar ideabook on modern interiors will follow.... Orange house, a red house, a black house with another color. They are basically no... including our house design in your column. Ours is the blue house boat. Actually, blue... should a house do for people?" and completely reinvented the vocabulary of housing.... green house is quite striking. I went to SCAD and one of my professors in the middle..."
Peek Into Houzzers' Dream House Fantasies
"into your house: an indoor bowling alley, a private tropical beach, closets that go on... when the house was built. (I would also need a modern stove, but sometimes I would... of the house. And that room needs to have windows on all sides. Preferrably the... suspect houses with this description actually exist. Perhaps I should create a special... whole house is pretty nice... Wood paneling... Nice garage (until Max blew it up..."