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Ultrahigh-Definition 4K TVs Sharpen Their Sights on the Home
Pixelation? What pixelation? The latest breed of TV offers a smoother picture than ever before — and the price is dropping all the time
"you see 4K. The 4K experience can be literally breathtaking. The details somehow look... called 4K because the resolutions are 3840 pixels × 2160 pixels (the higher pixel row... seen it, 4K is a very desirable thing.... installed 4K displays in clients' homes, a lot of people forget the possibilities that... that 4K brings to digital photography. In today's world of high megapixel cameras,... a 4K display can be the perfect "canvas" for digital photography - both professional..."
New Classics: The Miss K Lamp
""Miss K ... more like Miz Thang!" While I won't be winning a Pulitzer anytime ..... know Miss K and see if you'd like her to light up your room.... about Miss K. When she's turned off, the lampshade appears opaque ... The lamp has a... The Miss K Soft lamp's shade is covered in plissé cloth, providing a strong contrast..."
Food and Community Thrive in a U.K. Allotment Garden
Get a peek at a rented garden plot in England where edibles and flowers mix and local residents can mingle
Kitchen of the Week: Sunlit Garden Views in Bristol, U.K.
Garden access and a bright green backsplash bring color and light to this British kitchen — and the new dining room opens things up
Houzz Tour: The 100K House Project
"for $100K or under. It was a very tough proposition but it's nice to see it can be... the 100K just for the structure? What about the price of the land? Where I live, 100K... 100K won't even cover the cost of the land for a rowhouse... It's so nice to see... the $100k number refers to the projects hard construction costs (just labor and materials)... around $250k which is still pretty affordable in Philadelphia. Thank you Nic for clarifying..."
Kalwall is the brand name of light-transmitting wall panels manufactured by their namesake. Fiberglass translucent faces are permanently bonded to an aluminum grid according to custom specifications and then delivered to the job site.
Basement of the Week: London Pub Ambience in Upstate New York
Dark as a Guinness stout and cozy as a Shetland sweater, this U.K.-style basement bar has everything a pub lover could want
Guest Picks: Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head
Rain and clouds are filling the skies in the U.K., but the effect can be cheery when you bring them inside
Houzz Tour: Shed-Turned-Office in a London Garden
Working and being outdoors aren't mutually exclusive for a U.K. couple — they built an office space amid the greenery of their backyard
Highlights of the 2012 Chelsea Flower Show
At the legendary U.K. flower show, traditional topiary saw a resurgence, plant communities gained popularity and a new style made the rounds
Guest Picks: Blue and Yellow Market Finds
Houzz Tour: Swanky and Playful in the British Countryside
Big beanbags, a Bubble chair, lacy black laquer — this family home proves there's more to U.K. country life than cottages and chintz
New Classics: Orla Kiely Prints
These textiles, home accessories and wall coverings from the U.K. add graphic pizzazz all over the house
Get Ideas from 10 Kitchen Makeovers
Share your thoughts on gorgeous kitchen transformations from Boston to Bristol. Which is your favorite?
"From a U.K. kitchen that gained space from a storage unit to a Portland, Oregon, kitchen... spend 8-12k on a fridge (in the San Francisco area) where as in Australia, no status... have $5k us to do the basic repairs....where I live that's a loan from the bank at... budget is $7k with which we plan to tear out old cabinets replacing with Ikea, formica... (approx $3.4k), new sink & mixer (hansgrohe $1200), new smeg rangehood ($900), painted..."
If ‘High-Def’ TV Isn’t High Enough, Maybe You Need Ultra-HD
The ultra-luxury next generation of TV, called Ultra-HD, is finally here. And so is the first content, if you know where to look
"called “4K” high-definition. It's been billed for some time as the next step in the... They are 4K and 8K, meaning 4,000 and 8,000 lines of resolution respectively. My und... now are 4K with 8K to follow. The term UltraHD or UHDTV has been around since 2007... lists at 25k Thousands of movie theaters have already converted from film display to... shoot 4K at 15fps, which would not technically be part of the standard. Though it..."