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People and Pets Bring Interior Photos to Life
Even the best-designed room can look hollow when it's not occupied. Add people and animals to spark interest in your interior shots
"people and animals to spark interest in your interior shots... Architecture and interiors tend to be photographed without people in the space. The fact... helped interior photographs,; this one takes a similar look at interior spaces, yet... tripod and shot intermittently for five hours to get the right light), this isn't... professionals and amateurs alike, architectural photography is different than portrait or... present houses without people in them. Their presence gives scale to spaces, humanizes..."
Know Your House: Interior Door Parts and Styles
Learn all the possibilities for your doors, and you may never default to the standard six-panel again
"doors, and you may never default to the standard six-panel again... a door and then at some door styles that actually fit the house style.... or Arts and Crafts or Mediterranean or any other style of home only to find the ubiquitous... six-panel door and forgot everything else. Maybe it's because the big-box retailers stock... bought the house it was a mix of flat panel and six panel and we will be replacing with..."
Houzz Tour: Overhauled Interiors in a Tiny Fisherman's Cottage
Its 1880s structure is protected, but extensive interior damage and a puzzling layout are erased to make this Irish home livable and bright
"extensive interior damage and a puzzling layout are erased to make this Irish home livable... livable and bright. Behind its traditional cottage exterior, a new, modern interior revolves... decaying and uninhabited since a poor remodel in the 1960s. The client, who grew up... Doyle and DMVF Architects helped her turn this tiny space into something livable... sleek and open feel. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: This is a second home for..."
Pro Tips: Interior Photos Intrigue With People
Draw viewers in by showing the soul of a space and how it's really used, with people and pets in your interior shots
"space and how it's really used, with people and pets in your interior shots... in your interior or architectural photos or let the space speak for itself? Photographer... design and architecture, including a shot of the homeowner is perfectly fine — but... chaos in a interior photo. Whatever it takes to make it show well and look interesting... Most interior shots are taken on wide or extreme wide angle lenses & when people..."
Chic New Interiors Take a Ranch House Beyond Typical
Sophistication is the name of the game for this California home — and the designer played it skillfully with finishes and furnishings
"home — and the designer played it skillfully with finishes and furnishings... California, interior designer Kriste Michelini was able to look past what existed and imagine... tweaks and well-chosen finishes and furnishings, she’s made that vision a reality... efore-and-afters like this one have launched a million projects, snagged thousands... designers and ignited countless dreams. Nothing illustrates possibility like a dramatic..."
12 Ways to Style Your Interior Photos Like a Pro
"well, and tell a little story... a room and take a shot, only to print it out and think, "Sheesh, my room looks so... up your interior photo styling prowess.... photos and all the good advice -- going to try taking some shots and see how I do... loofah and keeping the toilet seat down, or achieving symmetry and decluttering,... Beach, and I will be sharing the tips to my clients... And my photographer that does... com/ ) and we have a whole new collection coming in and we will use these tips for..."
Upgrade Your House With New Interior Doors
New project for a new year: Enhance your home's architecture with new interior doors you'll love to live with every day
"with new interior doors you'll love to live with every day... detail and style to a house. As something we use every day, doors create a tactile... Interior doors play a more important role than you might realize. While they are... client's house in Australia.. We are now completing a new house for them and they have... whole house, and I'm so happy every time my hubby is in the kitchen late, and I have... spectrum of house and interior design. "it is wise to understand that these doors must..."
Ranch House Remodel: Installing the Interior Finishes
Renovation Diary, Part 5: Check in on a Florida remodel as the bamboo flooring is laid, the bathroom tiles are set and more
"of Mike and Leann Rowe of Lutz, Florida, as they renovate a 1970s-era ranch house in... construction and began to reshape the interior. The author is the project architect. In... ranch house renovation diary, the interior construction was well under way. We were... locations and more. In a sense we were getting the skeletal and muscular systems roughed... roughed in and ready for the new finishes. Once the walls were up and the systems roughed..."
Color Energizes Modern House Interiors
See how selective splashes of color can emphasize architecture and activity areas throughout a modern-style home
"architecture and activity areas throughout a modern-style home... houses featured are white on the inside. Even with drywall and other interior co... modern houses. This minimalist and gallery-like aesthetic lets an owner's possessions... architects and clients should not be afraid of using color in modern interiors. This ideabook... simple and sparse interiors; it includes spaces in the few buildings I wrote about..."
Inside Houzz: How to Contact a Home Pro and Get Your Project Going
When you're ready to begin that remodeling project or landscape design, here's how to contact a pro on Houzz and get started
"building a house from top to bottom. Pfahler was living in Los Angeles and in the process... Construction, and contacted him for her project. Whether you are looking for a firm to help... a new house or a designer to help update a single room, you can find more than 250... Houzz and get the conversation started. More guides to using Houzz... product,as I and my wife have zero talent at house design or building,even though we are..."
How Arts and Crafts Style Beautifies Today's Interiors
Based on beauty and purity, this movement from more than a century ago is still influencing design elements in home interiors
"beauty and purity, this movement from more than a century ago is still influencing... clean and simple, and the flora and fauna of the British countryside inspired textiles... trend and the excessive opulence of the times. The Arts and Crafts movement, or the... between 1860 and 1910, was devoted to art and beauty in the form of work by skilled craftspeople... craftspeople and artists. Designer William Morris was one of the most influential figures..."
Inside Houzz: How to Create and Use Ideabooks
Gather inspirational photos, share them with others, and put your design dreams on the path to reality
"others, and put your design dreams on the path to reality... ideas and build dreams. It's where you save your favorite home design photos and... PDFs and other details of your home project. You can also use your Houzz ideabook... colors and layouts that appeal to you. When you're ready to get started on a remodel... you want and start narrowing down your choices. With a simple setting change, you can... comments and photos also, turning your ideabook into a joint project workbook. Here's..."
Renovation Detail: Arts and Crafts Interior Trim
Utilitarian doesn't have to mean afterthought with window and door trim that highlights finely crafted interior openings
"window and door trim that highlights finely crafted interior openings... husband and I purchased our historic Arts and Crafts home over a year ago, and our... window and door trim is to hide the gap between the rough opening in the wall and... doorway and window back to its roots with Arts and Crafts–style trim. While a few of... our Arts and Crafts trim features square section casing with ornamentation on top...."
Houzz Tour: Minimalist Modern Box House in São Paulo
An architect and tastemaker transforms a building with a creative pedigree with his stark interior and funky, cool decor
"stark interior and funky, cool decor... architect and tastemaker transforms a building with a creative pedigree with his stark... designer and Brazilian tastemaker Guilherme Torres was immediately attracted to his... his box house's creative pedigree. Located in the fashionable Jardins neighborhood of... used to house the collection of Brazilian sculptor Victor Brecheret, the man behind... Paulo and Londrina, didn't want to change that much in the floor plan; the only things..."
Modern Marries Traditional in a Chicago 'Shotgun' Home
Empty nesters enjoy a house that blends gable roofs and oak paneling with stainless steel, open spaces and bright interiors
"enjoy a house that blends gable roofs and oak paneling with stainless steel, open spaces... husband and wife architect team of Stuart Cohen and Julie Hacker. Like that other great... Cohen and Hacker have built some remarkable homes in Chicago and its environs. While... Shotgun House. Built for a couple with grown children, this house works as a one-story... children and others visit. By placing the extra bedrooms and bathrooms on the second..."