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Interior Glass Doors Shine as Stars of the Flow
If your rooms are cast in a dreary light or the setting is uninspired, give glass doors a more prominent role
"your rooms are cast in a dreary light or the setting is uninspired, give glass doors... Interior glass doors — whether clear, frosted, multipaned, pocketed or French — will... light were of no concern (but really, who doesn't want more light?), glass doors inside... show how interior glass doors can change a home for the better.... dining room with no noise crossover. For our small dining room, glass affords both..."
The Dog Days of Interior Design?
"that some rooms resemble the pooch in residence. Coincidence or not? You decide... members of the public could predict which breed of dog a person would own almost twice... photograph of their owners. There were a number of physical reasons why owners looks suggested... Workman of Bath Spa University in the United Kingdom, in a 2009 study researchers found... bunny of dog hair and when the salesman wasn't looking I made my choice of color..."
Room of the Day: Romancing a Maine Dining Room
"19th-century interior an affair to remember... called on interior designers David Nastasi and Kate Vail of Nastasi Vail Design in Brooklyn... dining room. This is a McDining room. It depends on the scale of the rest of the house... remodel of the dining room is so beautiful. If they redid the rest of the home keeping... vernacular of a house of that vintage, and scaled for the room; certainly not "fussy."... the rest of the renovation. I agree tcufrog I also would love to see the rest of this..."
Room of the Week: Cozy Living Room Makes a Style Statement
"phere Interior Design designs a chic space in black, white and yellow... Ciona of Atmosphere Interior Design blurred the lines of a bold black-and-white color... front of the fire here at Houzz. For those lucky enough to have a fireplace in these... create a room that centers around the fireplace without letting it take over.... floor of the home is a single great room, consisting of kitchen, dining room and... living room. The fireplace was built to separate the dining room and help make it..."
Room of the Day: As Comfy As a Favorite Pair of Jeans
"the art of illusion. That’s what she’s done with the family room of her Amelia Island... number of movie sets over the years (My Cousin Vinny and The Legend of Bagger Vance... long, the interior marries farmhouse informality with a dollop of coastal cool for a... loves that room,” Sanford says. “It’s like your favorite pair of faded blue jeans.”... friend of Julie's, and have spent a lot of time in this house... much of the time..."
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
"divide a room if you please. With multifunction wall storage, there's nowhere for interior... the back of the elfa so you don't see it upon entering the room: I had a bunch of milk... defining rooms and spaces are a frequent solution in most of our residential projects... give a room interest and character and a vast amount of storage space with a minimal... act as room dividers. Do you know anything about this? I was thinking of doing something..."
Room of the Day: A New Family Room’s Natural Connection
Stone and wood plus earthy colors link a family room to its woodsy site and create a comfy gathering spot
"family room to its woodsy site and create a comfy gathering spot... family room that could stand up to two young boys was “pretty easy” here, says interior... into the room was the bigger issue. “This is a subdivision home that didn’t have much... much interior architectural value,” Reay says. She remedied that by adding a fireplace... layers of texture and comfy seating. Here’s how she turned a blank slate into a c..."
Room of the Day: Balancing Rustic and Glam in North Carolina
He wanted rough hewn; she wanted more polished — and a kid and dogs needed considering. See how their family room came together beautifully
"” says interior designer Heather Garrett. In this case her solutions included upholstering... balance of rough-hewn and sophisticated styles, a harmonious compromise that pleases... dimensions of the room? Thank you Good choice of furniture, home accents, and color palette... amalgamation of the rustic and the sophisticated room decor. The rooms are quite spacious... The room has plenty of seating but is not crowded at all. Would you please share the..."
8 Qualities of Great Interior Design
We identify some elusive attributes of excellent interiors to get you past "I know it when I see it"
"attributes of excellent interiors to get you past "I know it when I see it"... art, interior design speaks to each of us differently. For me great design comes... Regardless of your style, interior design should have a personality. Take a look at the... outside of your comfort zone, mixing paints, textures and fabrics in unique ways. But... in each of these rooms one of the colors makes a statement. Whether it is an accent..."
5 Qualities of a Happy Designer-Client Relationship
Cultivate trust, flexibility and more during a design project, and it could be the beginning of a beautiful alliance
"most of us have gotten a lot of invaluable tips, design ideas and trend information... most of us have strong opinions — it comes with the territory — but believe it or... the art of listening closely to their clients' needs with award-winning results. Some... choice of paint or countertop, the end result was pretty darn fabulous. I actually... couple of things I might add. These are of course implicit in your categories of Trust..."
How to Take Better Photos of Your Interiors
"- some of us need every bit of help we can get!... good his interior shots look. I am TERRIBLE at photographing my own house and other... pictures of my decorating efforts. What better way to learn how than by looking for... a lot of people try to photograph the entire room and end up with kind of boring... the work of a lot of stylists and photographers through sites like decor8 and desire... proud of me- have a long way to go! Here's a few of my not too bad ones! Here's..."
Meet the Quick-Change Artists of Interior Design
Are you missing a great little stool, ottoman or bench? Just look at the ways they can adapt to what you need now
"and all of its mysterious doodads and thingamajigs. So I find it incongruous that they... types of furnishing: those amazing multifunctional stools, benches and ottomans.... antiques and interiors shop in Seattle. There it was, standing forlorn and lonely in a... doilies. Of indeterminate age and slightly moth eaten, this stool was rickety and well... become part of our family history. Like the versatile Swiss Army knife, it has served..."
Expressive Modern: The Interiors of Amy Lau
"stunning interiors have a way of standing out. Whether the home is a simple Manhattan... Modern: The Interiors of Amy Lau (Fall 2011, The Monacelli Press), explores the techniques... impeccable way of blending color, pattern and texture. She uses classic products with clean... out. Her interiors are a true reflection of her character. Great ideabook. Bravo! I... Every room truly unique. Love the designs. Great ideas! The designs are one of a..."
Design for All: Smart Interiors for All Members of the Home
"members of the family. Your style doesn't have to be compromised to achieve this, either... shell of access to permit formerly non-disabled people to remain in their homes if... members of our family come to visit, I become keenly aware of the limitations of our... aware of the limitations of my home design. Great post all around All of the pictures... pictures of gardens (vegetable, herb and flower) and landscapes that are of universal..."
Rooms of the Day: Bringing the Happy Into Formal Spaces
Two renovated rooms inspire a lighter, more colorful look for a formerly traditional living room and dining room in Texas
"living room and dining room in Texas... renovated rooms inspire a lighter, more colorful look for a formerly traditional living... family room and kitchen in a bright, contemporary style, this Houston family of four... dining rooms another minute. They were looking to lighten things up, literally and... the rest of their home,” says designer Laura Umansky, principal at Laura U. Umansky... dashes of bold, saturated colors to the Georgian townhouse, while incorporating special..."