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Classic Design: The Language of Columns
Tuscan, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian — Greek and Roman design still has a place in our homes. But which style to use, and how?
"Doric, Ionic, Corinthian — Greek and Roman design still has a place in our homes.... (Doric, Ionic and Corinthian) were adopted by the ancient Romans, who simplified the... combined the Ionic and Corinthian to form the Composite, or fifth classical order. Each... and the Ionic a frieze. I have a particular dislike for columns in a home... I tripped... those ionic columns which are not even needed for structural support !!! I love..."
Greek Revival Style
"Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian. Each column had a base, shaft and capital, and each... used an Ionic column in an opening between two rooms. The Ionic order is a step up... as the Ionic order) but is capped by sculptural acanthus leaves. In many cases the..."
Skinny Columns Hold Their Own
When a Column Doesn't Look Like a Column
Dreaming in Color: 10 Beautiful Blue Bedrooms
Travel Guide: New Orleans for Design Lovers
Experience the city's energetic rebirth layered with centuries of history, seen in its architecture, museums, restaurants and more
18 Ways to Allergy-Proof Your Home
If you're itching to reduce allergy symptoms, this mini guide to reducing allergens around the house can help
Roots of Style: Classical Details Flourish in 21st-Century Architecture
Columns, friezes, cornices ... if your home has features like these, it may have been influenced by ancient designs
Roots of Style: Queen Anne Homes Present Regal Details
Complex facades with bay windows, multiple shingle patterns and even towers make these Victorian-era homes a sight to behold
Architect Lingo Decoded for the Average Homeowner
Baffled by your architect's mention of using BIM to show the spatial organization of your home remodel? Get a clue here
Roots of Style: Meet Your Traditional Home's Classical Ancestors
Traditional architecture's genes began in ancient Greece and Rome — discover your home's style forefathers here
7 Spicy Hot Color Palettes to Fire Up a Living Room
Hues on the fiery end of the spectrum can add spark and intensity to living room walls, furniture and accent pieces
Lean on Me: Balustrades and Rails Through the Ages to Today
These waist-high barriers offer protection on a balcony, porch or deck, but you're free to go wild with your balustrade style