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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..."
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..."
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..."
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..."
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..."
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...."
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..."
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..."
Plan Your Home Remodel: The Interior Renovation Phase
Renovation Diary, Part 4: Peek in as the team opens a '70s ranch home to a water view, experiments with paint and chooses tile
"of Mike and Leann Rowe of Lutz, Florida, as they renovate a 1970s-era ranch house in... exciting interior renovations. New cabinets, relocated plumbing, new finishes and... doing. And all of the items to go into the interior, from paint colors to furniture... right house, assembled their project team, gathered inspiration, established a budget... plans and started construction. The author is the project architect. In the last..."
Poppies Pop Up in Home Interiors
"your house for springtime all year round... colorful and graphic, poppy blossoms are a designer's dream. They represent the best... modern and classic camps: just frilly enough to feel old-fashioned, yet so intense... cutting-edge interiors. Check out these 11 examples of poppy-themed décor for inspiration... poppies and can't wait until mine start blooming in the yard. Shellie, love your poppy... travertine and marble. The base is imported wrought iron...."
Save Money on Home Staging and Still Sell Faster
"resourceful and frugal doesn't just apply to interior design. When staging a home to sell... until the house is sold. I just put them out on display prior to an open house and pack... ies and values than we realize...and most people prefer purchasing a home that has... loved and cared for down to the smallest detail! Great article and really informative... mom's (my house) in Palm Desert, and wanted to "refresh" my memory. When my husband &..."
15 Dramatic Interior Paint Makeovers
Light to dark, dark to light. Soft to bold or newly toned down. See how these homeowners transformed their interiors with paint
"the call and you answered, showing us the dramatic difference you've made in your homes... royal and light blues in the bedrooms. Daffodil yellow and blue and black in the... laundry room and master bedroom and that office space is fantastic! The most often asked... looking and of corse beautiful, but a light and bright kitchen is so much more inviting... charcoal and white Becky, and I love it! It looks smart, even if the drawers still..."
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..."