5185 interior design idea blog Stories
Special Report: Design News from Toronto
See playful color, fur pendants, ornate chandeliers, dark wood and more at the 2011 Toronto Interior Design Show
"and its Interior Design Show (IDS) by Blanco, a German manufacturer of fine sinks... Canadian design scene is thriving, and it's a privilege to witness it first-hand. I... he saw designer to designer. Eileen I'm a huge fan of using rustics, especially dark... at the design show, currently being a student of design, I felt transported, I didn't... with that idea? Hannibal Lechter??!!! It puts the lotion on...I thought the idea was..."
Double-Sided Fireplaces Multiply Design Options
"iling design or a prefabricated model, a double-sided fireplace could be the element... awesome design ideas! We have a great selection of double sided fireplaces that would... expensive to design, and I don't understand why? And these are all gorgeous. Sooo cool... in the designing stages. There are plenty of stylish wood storage ideas for contemporary... featherweight design, straight lines and exposed flue. It offers warmth while being easy..."
Cutting Edge: Futuristic Laser-Cut Designs
"helping designers conceptualize everything from chairs to curtains. Laser cutting results... creative ideas! Thanks so much for this Ideabook! Love the idea! Does anyone know... on the design. It would take longer to make the design on the computer than to cut... Custom designs and a huge library of existing patterns Fully staffed art department... house. Designer Chris Kabatsi designed this Coral side table for Arktura. An algo..."
Unify Your Home in 8 Simple Design Areas
Keep it together for an interior design that looks polished, feels comfortable and conveys thoughtful intention
"for an interior design that looks polished, feels comfortable and conveys thoughtful... originally designed. Talk about attention to detail! We used the same tile throughout... other ideas in this book to enjoy my contemporary home after years in an Arts and... these design principles in my current home, and it has made all the difference in... for the idea book! It is really helpful. It is not my own invented trick, I found it..."
Storage Walls — the Space-Saving Workhorses of Design
Clear the clutter and even divide a room if you please. With multifunction wall storage, there's nowhere for interior designs to go but up
"nowhere for interior designs to go but up... daybed idea, what happens to the usual heat vent that are placed underneath the windows... Furniture Designer Makers we are often asked for storage wall solutions. You can give... Studio designed this rotating wall to either open the office space or close from view... outside. Design is quite limitless. Anything too specific runs the risk of becoming... you an idea. They are free standing without any support (the weight of the cabinets..."
Catch the Intrepid Design Spirit, Courtesy of Brian J. McCarthy
Crack open the designer's new book and discover how to create interiors that 'crackle with excitement'
"open the designer's new book and discover how to create interiors that 'crackle with... that keen designer’s eye and intrepid spirit that let him mix with confidence — European... needs, he designs it himself or commissions it from an artist. The results always have... but this designer has the touch. When a design is right, your whole body just goes... love the interiors... They're regal without appearing overly ostentatious or tacky...."
Design Calendar: Feb. 17-March 9, 2012
"exhibit, an interior photography workshop and more... beauty and interiors of nine Westside homes. Learn how to get that perfect interior design... g all interior photography shutterbugs! Internationally recognized interiors photographer... landscape, and interior design practice in Oslo and New York. In recent years, the firm has... Workshop: Interior Vignettes on La Cienega716 North La Cienega Blvd., Los AngelesCalling..."
5 Reasons to Design With Houseplants
"become key design elements on their own. Next time you see an unused corner or empty shelf... like home interior design and creative design and would like to make proper room divider... functional design elements. Many homes in today's suburban neighborhoods have great rooms... love the idea of a great room, it can also be a curse; it's hard to know where one... to this interior. Plants soften architectural elements. Natural materials provide textures..."
Design Photography: Let's Get Symmetrical
"symmetry with interior compositions in perfect balance... residential interiors sans furniture, this ideabook dissects one aspect of design and its... symmetrical design, I think it just makes an interior so calming.. I guess it's the order... e and design: to me, too much symmetry is as "brilliant" as buying sets. I like the... interesting idea book. I think symmetry is calming but it is also restricting, demanding..."
Designs for Living: Every Room Tells a Story
"story ideas, what a great take on an idea book. Becky - LOL! you bring interior... interior design and decoration alive with your particular "take" on it all - love it, learning... to the interior designer was to create a space that was mature, yet revealed your... Does Your Interior Tell?..."
8 Splendid Side Yard Designs
Treat your skinny side yard like the beautiful green corridor it wants to be, with these verdant garden designs as inspiration
"are some ideas to inspire your skinny side garden design.... is to design and accessorize it much like you would decorate the upstairs hallway... is not designed by and large. 2) There are 3 dimensions to the design of side yard:... fantastic ideas. Thanks for the link, Pattimay! Loved all the ideas. What a fantastic... these ideas. I saw another great idea at http://www.hyattlandscaping.com -- you... Great ideas, very much enjoyed this one. Thank you. Charmean Neithart Stunning, every..."
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
"landscape design, here's how to contact a pro on Houzz and get started... house or a designer to help update a single room, you can find more than 250,000 home... home design professionals on Houzz. Here's how to connect with a pro through Houzz and... hire a design professional who will be your advocate in designing, planning, and budgeting... great idea for gathering ideas and contacting pros, but out of the 5 pros I contacted..."
Houzz Tour: Designer's Eclectic Co-op in Manhattan
Variety in colors, textures and styles, along with flea market finds and built-ins, suits a one-bedroom apartment beautifully
"career designing interiors and writing a design blog, Shagreene. Following a job with... Interior designer Joshua Greene was a fashion reporter for Women’s Wear Daily (and... but the design world has always intrigued him. A boyhood fascination with Legos had... little design business back in the ’80s,” to job sites, workrooms, upholsterers and... perfectly designed apartments I've seen on Houzz-- Flawless! Cozy, livable space, well..."
Pint-Sized Design: Charlie's Owl-tastic Nursery
"these ideas will make it into your own Houzz ideabooks. As far as baseball-bat-a... great design for a room filled with ideas and a touching but not maudlin story-line... http://blog.17thandriggs.com Brian, I love the simplicity and elegance of this room... PS: Any idea how hard it was not to end this ideabook with the word "hoot"? Torturous... Pint-Sized Design: Olivia's Pinkalicious Kid's Room Instead of buying a brand-new changing..."
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
"influencing design elements in home interiors... artists. Designer William Morris was one of the most influential figures of this period... backsplash designs. I ended up working with motawi.com. Fantastic tile designs. There... Any designers agree, disagree, feel the same way? Hi A.Peltier - yes, I know what... n and ideas of the A&C movement. Loved the article! And someday I will have (build... of the interior painted white. I sometimes wonder how it would look if all the wood..."