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Design Dilemma: Difficult Corner Fireplace
"hire a designer - now there's a novel idea! how about building a matching corner unit... book shelves and art niches would make that corner pretty nice, and the perfect... could be a library/wine storage/bar/kids zone, essentially storage, with a couple a low... your own design dilemma..."
Houzz Products: One Mod Sofa, Two Cool Designer Looks
Choose your style slant: classic or glam. Designer Kyle Schuneman puts everything together for you with Houzz Products picks
"glam. Designer Kyle Schuneman puts everything together for you with Houzz Products... different design statement, says Kyle Schuneman, interior designer, television art director... Book: Cool Design for Small Spaces. As proof, he’s pulled together looks for two cool... apartments designed around his Monroe apartment-size sofa and other finds from the Houzz... in this home meets the guy from the other. . . . They are meant for each other! Love..."
Bathroom Design: How to Pick Out a Vanity
Learn how to choose the right materials, style and size for a vanity that fits your bathroom and works for your needs
"bathroom's design. If it's placed awkwardly in a traffic route, uses poor or mismatched... vanity designers to get the professional scoop. Here are their suggestions for this... size when designing my vanities. When designing our new house, we made sure that one... glass shelves. The 4 shelves cost about $50 total and we love the way they look.... makeovers/designs, I continue to be astounded that the vast majority show overhead lighting..."
Kitchen Design: Baking Stations Make Cooking More Fun
"board. We designed one into the home our family built in 1970. The 32" high baking... tell all designers that the ideal baking surface is a butcher block and never a marble... am the designer on this project and I'd like to say that the lift is a handy tool... It was designed to help you 'lift' the heavy mixer so you can then just transport... in my design! Regarding the mixer/lifter: I had one installed in a lower cabinet..."
Design Workshop: Kinetic Architecture
"architural design makes perfect sense 4 an energy conscious designer ! IMHO ! Should of... your own home or office: why does no one address the lack of screens? Do none of these... these homes get insects, bugs, even birds and especially in the case where these open... for my home. These are stunning, absolutely stunning. I am experiencing serious moat-envy... interior design process. Excellent article and show, Eric! Very beautiful and informative..."
14 Design Ideas for an Exhilarating Outdoor Shower
Enhance an open-air shower with amenities and style upgrades from the all-essential towel hook to total landscape integration
"House designs. A Great way to wash off the salt after an ocean swim. http://www.houzz... Balinese-style home in the far northern tropics of Australia, which had a fabulous outdoor... of your home. You want might want to make them visually appealing inside or out with... projects in design that have outdoor showers attached to the master bath.... this is the... shower I designed and built a few years ago...two compartments; one with a rain shower..."
Design Ideas for a Teen Boy's Room
"Designing for a teenage boy is much simpler than it sounds. Before you discount... successful design comes about when you observe how he lives in the space, consider his... ideas for designing the perfect room for the teen in your life. If your teen's personality... also a designer in the process of re-designing my 11 yr old son's room. moving on... about designing his room I gave him a color wheel and let him pick the color. To..."
My Houzz: A Texas Home Goes Big for the Kids
"out to design a home focused on family, imagination and fun... family home. "Since we both work from home and homeschool our three children part... Classic Homes to make their dream home a reality. They tested prospective contractors... included a home theater, a fire pole for the kids and a Lego playroom with a slide.... their design ideas with them; if the contractors balked, the couple moved on to another... have no design background, but we knew what we wanted," Holly says. "I'm so glad we..."
I'll Have the Same: How to Design With Monochromatic Color
Indulge the eye, offer a break from visual chaos and make decorating easier with single-color rooms in any shade you like
"the HGTV home designers were grossing over the color blue, and pink. Now it is back... monochromatic design with contemporary abstractions as a centerpiece: http://alexeirebrov... -wall-design-22 These pictures reinforce our childhood learning that "overindulgence... office/library was also nice, though I doubt anyone could really WORK in a room that... all-black home office. It helps that the walls are covered in a patterned paper; had..."
Design Workshop: The Many Highlights of Translucency
Evoke mystery, create interest, preserve privacy and more with translucent architectural elements inside and out
"newly designed space. Right now we are remodeling the lower level in a home transforming... into the design of your remodel can yield beautiful results. For those who may have... Carnegie library in New Brunswick NJ have translucent glass floors elegantly supported... what the home's inhabitants see, both into and out of the connector. The deliberate... London home via the stairway. Glass sandwiches an aluminum honeycombed core, creating..."
How to Childproof Your Home: A Grandmother’s Wisdom
Change kids’ behaviors, not your entire house, to keep the designs you like and prepare children for reality
"keep the designs you like and prepare children for reality... safe at home is a paramount responsibility for parents. The home can be a treacherous... else’s home — whether it’s a grandparent, neighbor or friend — and their home has... interior designer, however, I find that safety often trumps looks. But do we really... our new home! My kids are 4,6 and 8. I am buying good quality furniture, some leather... for the home, and they normally won't disappoint. Having said that, sharp corners,..."
12 Design Features That Bring Spanish Flavor to a Kitchen
Cook up a fresh take on old-world style in your kitchen with these ideas for mixing in Spanish-style materials and architectural details
"these 12 design features will help you capture the rustic charm and warmth of this unique... kitchen designed by Alison Glen I am in the process of buying my first home,a 1939... for the designer to answer. I know when I use saltillo tiles, I scuff them up a bit... Maybe you designer's could help explain how I can overcome my confusion when trying to... is REAL design is happening goooooooo Hi Close to You. Going to Santa Fe in March!..."
Design Solution: Dual Headboards to Cap a Corner Bed
Neatly tailored but as casual as you please, this corner headboard style is a fitting finishing touch for a flexible, lounge-like bed
"too. Designer Carla Aston came up with a great solution while designing a teenager's... custom home furnishings, I was taught by the master, Amy Burton, to design the headboard... Interior Designer Where did you get the light fixture and or brand name? this a great... great design was wall-mounted, and the bed frame had wheels, then it would be easy... headboard open shelving are only accessible from one side. Used only the face of the second..."
Houzz Tour: See a Traditional Home for Modern Life
"about design, and in their Toronto home they saw potential that they were excited... semi-detached home that hadn't be renovated since the '80s (think pink carpet, cat dander... purchased the home in 2007 – on her blog, Rambling Renovators.... Jennifer's home tour here. Her home makes me wish I had a traditional home so I could... Expedit shelves in the office; brilliant! And the idea of putting that frosted glass..."
My Houzz: Candy-Colored Collections Wow in Manhattan
Pez dispensers, cheerful toys and pop culture memorabilia make this apartment explode with personality
"candy-inspired home as, “[If] Pee Wee Herman opened a pop culture museum in Candy Land.” For... personal design influence is based on my 9-year-old self: candy, cartoons and late-’70s... -here homes. So wonderful to see a home that is a reflection of the person who lives... into a home! i LOVE HOW COLORFUL IT IS! GREAT INSPIRATION FOR OUR NEW HOME i like... -1870-Home Congrats Jeanie. @kristin nicholas - your home tour was my introduction..."