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Making Room: Discover New Models for Tiny NYC Apartments
Explore a New York exhibition of small-space design proposals that rethink current ideas about housing
"small-space design proposals that rethink current ideas about housing... through design schemes that respond to CHPC research on the city's shifting demographics... projects and design solutions for living flexibly and efficiently within small spaces. Both... space design. I wish the same care would go into things like RV design where the... Architects and designer of these micro units - get in touch! Zoom-Room can be an integral..."
Houzz Tour: Jewel Tones, Comfort and Craftsmanship
"Designer Lindy Donnelly Takes Us Through a New San Francisco Renovation... fashion designer and now a Millbrae-based interior designer, for a peek at her latest... originally designed by Henry Gutterson in 1923," says Donnelly, who worked in New York... interior design. "This project began as a simple bath remodel and ultimately turned... furniture designer, i really appreciate the simplicity of the dining table. thank you..."
Glued to the Tube: 14 Ways to Put a TV in the Kitchen
"how to design a TV into the most popular room in the house. You might think I'm crazy... newly designed kitchen. There are other options, though. Take a look:... clean To a designer, I'd say you don't have to join them but you sure have to accommodate... a new home in a retirement community, we did find a nice, small drop-down flatscreen... always design at least three options into my layouts usually my first choice would..."
Houzz Tour: Minimal and Soothing in Austin
"odern design creates a surprising enclave within a more traditional development... modern home might look a little out of place at first. The clients purchased the property... them this home would actually add to the neighborhood. "The house works very well," says... My own home is very traditional but I still love this home which to me is the epitome... stunning design, but sterile and boring on the inside. This is my dream house. I..."
Houzz Tour: Playful Style Reinvents a Childhood Home
You really can go home again, especially when you redecorate with classic, modern and quirky pieces that suit your style
"can go home again, especially when you redecorate with classic, modern and quirky... childhood home. When her parents passed away, Karin moved out of her San Francisco apartment... Today the home reflects a blend of the pair's playful styles and collected furniture... have done design work on business, homes, cottages & trailers...a good designer should... sterile home with no character. I don't like looking at homes that are decorated with..."
Room of the Day: An Island Bed Makes Way for a Reading Niche
"This designer’s bedroom wasn’t working until she set the bed adrift... have a home library of billy bookcases and its FULL and so far so good. The really... every shelf to the max (paperbacks 2 deep) & buy extra shelves too. Never had any... offer a designer touch .Happy New Year ! I'm not a fan of the look at all - the furniture... Potrero Hill home includes pictures of what appears to be the owner - an adorable white..."
Houzz Call: Show Us the House You Grew Up In
"childhood home. Does it influence your design tastes today?... influence your design style today? Perhaps you had a conversation pit, wall-to-wall carpeting... of your home; shots with people in them would be even better! Please post a photo... childhood home was like. We'd love to see the outside, but if there is a special feature... childhood homes and what they still mean to us.... solar home that my parents had an architect design and a custom home-builder build..."
8 Little Remodeling Touches That Make a Big Difference
Make your life easier while making your home nicer, with these design details you'll really appreciate
"making your home nicer, with these design details you'll really appreciate... necessarily design considerations; they were more quality-of-life considerations — just... universal design when designing your house...young mom, disabled, older person, armful... Interior Designer I work with many homeowners and Builders to design creative and pratical... I have designed many Parade Homes and one idea that recieved alot of buzz was an elevated..."
Houzz Tour: Arts and Crafts Cottage Gets a Lively Remake
"interior designer uses color, light and historical touches to brighten up a 1920s Sydney... interior designer Bronwyn Poole and her husband, Jason Ballantine, needed to upsize... calls the home’s “majestic appeal” and two magnificent trees, a Chinese elm and a crape... sensible home buyer, Poole had a list of must-haves. She was looking for natural light... says. The home now has that in abundance, along with Poole’s signature freshness...."
Houzz Tour: A Modern Take on a Traditional Texas Farmhouse
Contemporary details update the classic form in this Austin home with a kitchen designed for a professional baker
"Austin home with a kitchen designed for a professional baker... , who designed this home for builder Royce Flournoy and Anthony Hopkins, a baker... dictate design. Sometimes they’re difficult to work around, and sometimes they make... older homes all my life and like the feel,” Flournoy says. To which Ousey adds: “It’s... conceptualize, design and decorate their dream home. So many great design elements were brought..."
So Your Style Is: Traditional
Smitten with classic home design? Use this primer to bring the best of the traditional look to your house
"classic home design? Use this primer to bring the best of the traditional look to your... collection of designs yet! Each designer did a wonderful job - and the "style secrets" and... want my home to say "warmth and welcome"....I am traditional with ALL your "Make it... "hits home" with me....guess I'm just a "traditional" gal at heart. franki When... Only your library photo has wood stained baseboards... just curious. Thanks for including..."
31 True Tales of Remodeling Gone Wild
Drugs, sex, excess — the home design industry is rife with stories that will blow your mind, or at least leave you scratching your head
"— the home design industry is rife with stories that will blow your mind, or at least... meet a home design professional at a dinner party, don’t walk away. Stay put and you... interior designers, architects, builders and other home professionals to share the strangest... interior designer’s client who secretly fed him marijuana brownies. Or the client who... with my home designer who is in the process of drawing our home plans, and my husband..."
Architect's Toolbox: Celebrate Those Happy Accidents
Sometimes a home's greatest pleasures were never planned. See two examples of serendipity in design, and share your own story!
"mes a home's greatest pleasures were never planned. See two examples of serendipity... serendipity in design, and share your own story!... was a designed-in feature of their homes — but that their cocktail chatter later... architects and designers we should be open to serendipity as a design tool. Below are two... about homes he was building in the American Southwest. What was special about these... these homes were the master bedrooms, which would almost always have a large expanse..."
Room of the Day: Just Right for 2 and a Crowd
Cozy enough for a couple but welcoming to extended family, this Portland home has lots of design tricks up its sleeve
"Portland home has lots of design tricks up its sleeve... took a home tour together,” says interior designer Jenni Leasia. “I had taken a picture... magical design kismet. “About two years before we started this project, one of the... during the design phase. While it was a dream come true for the couple, the space posed... tricky design challenges. They wanted to take as much advantage of the river views... lovely home and the outdoor space is exactly what I would love to have off my living..."
The Seduction of Reduction
"on a design detox for an emotional and spiritual uplift. 'The Inspired Home' shows... Inspired Home: Interiors of Deep Beauty (Harper Design, $35), I felt strangely cleansed... this a “design detox.”) While it all might sound a little woo-woo, there’s no denying... of the designers represented, including Vicente Wolf, Juan Montoya and Donna Karan... for the library for sure. Ahhhhhhhh - take a deep breath and then let it all out....."