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"efficiency, indoor air quality, materials, atmosphere, sustainability and energy. For simple... daylight lighting and "...making it possible to cut down on artificial light." Did... "artifical lights" on even though there was pleanty of daylight? And some inside the house:)... turning on lights for shots to "warm" the shot up............. Carole - so true! The... proper lighting does a photo looks amazing (especially this one). Cassy - all teasing..."
Houzz Interview: It's the little things that make a house a home
"morning light, and calm and relaxing when the sun starts to set on it. A spot in... outdoors to indoors. We're hoping to lay new hardwoods, or find a suitable option for the... morning light... calm and relaxing when the sun starts to set on it. Which rooms... ..new lighting...installing beadboard(I have done this in three of our beach condos... there is a light at the end of the painted wallpaper tunnel!! Thanks again!..."
Houzz Tour: Happy Clients Unwrap a New Home on Christmas
The completion of this California remodel was a gift with perfect timing — and the new openness and fireproof features keep on giving
"seamless indoor-outdoor connection and an expansive grand room filled with natural light... light. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: A sociology professor at the University... how the lights are off on the before pics :) Love the pivoting doors. When I was building... being light and airy. The before pictures don't look like it "burned to the ground"... plenty of light. The low-e skylights are more energy efficient than the previous Plexiglas..."
Houzz Tour: A Historic Home Takes a Scholarly Bent
Respect for history is more than academic in this home renovation and addition for Stanford University professors
"— the light, the weather — it is far greater than ever before. Living in the house... improving the indoor-outdoor quality of the house, the architect also created new, private... lmore light and air into the old + new house and provide space for the addition... result is a light-filled kitchen with easy access to the outdoors, thanks to full-height... added light brings a completely new dimension to the original house," she says...."
Long, Cold Winter Days—Bring 'em On!
"nesting—light the hearth fires and spend some quality time indoors. Winter can be... for real indoor living! Spend some time catching up on correspondence with old friends... tackle any indoor DIY projects. Once the eating seasons known as Thanksgiving and Christmas... great indoor chore...uh, I mean activity, for cold days. Be good to yourself this..."
Houzz Tour: Island Living
"support indoor/outdoor living were used on every surface, from oyster shells on the... the lighting to the lava rock in the shower. Interior designer Dara Rosenfeld relied... emphasis on indoor/outdoor living, Rosenfeld had to make sure all of the materials used... oyster-shell light fixture was designed by Rosenfeld and famed French artisan Thomas Boog... designed with indoor/outdoor living in mind. "The clients really wanted to embrace everything..."
Remember the Rooftop
A well-dressed roof deck can instantly expand your living area. Here's how to make this space the crowning glory of your home
Houzz Tour: Sublime for Skiing in the Rocky Mountains
"designed the lighting schemes, laid out the kitchen and bathrooms as well as the furnishings... stone for indoor and outdoor accents, creating a warm, contemporary sanctuary inspired... sculptural light fixtures to serve as dramatic features throughout the house.Light: Oh... reflect light. Upper cabinets: taupe reflective glass, Pedini Cucine McAlear also gave... the onyx light fixture to pick up on these colors without blocking the views. These..."
Celebrating Soft Colors
Guest Picks: Winter (Yes, Winter) Warmers
For folks in the Southern Hemisphere, July is right in the heart of winter. Warm up with 20 ways to make your home as cozy as can be
December Checklist for a Smooth-Running Home
It's time to add weather stripping, plan for holiday home safety, consider backup heating, check your emergency kits and more
"getting cozy indoors … and we can all use a good dose of Zen as the busy holiday season... potted plants, switch to flannel sheets and comforters, hot chocolate season begins... bring in plants now (boo), to late to wash windows (yay)! Accept bird feeders are now... time for indoor sprts with friends. I like to keep smoked salmon, mixed nuts, salami... nights indoors because of coyotes. Again, their habitat being encroached upon by..."
Houzz Tour: Bamboo Gardens Inspire a Serene California Home
Organic materials, garden views and clean lines create calm and harmonious interiors for a Pacific Palisades family
"of an indoor-outdoor lifestyle," Clarke says. "I find inspiration in the open-plan... is the light behind the mirror enough to provide sufficient lighting or do you rely... love the indoor/outdoor connections that Clarke made -- especially the outdoor shower... Did you plant it in a cement planter? Otherwise keeping it from taking over everything... fire; a plant and light paint colors remind us of air; and nautical-inspired elements..."
Ecofriendly Kitchen: Healthier Kitchen Cabinets
Earth-friendly kitchen cabinet materials and finishes offer a host of health benefits for you and the planet. Here's a rundown
"home’s indoor air quality or reduce the toxins they and their families are exposed... in the plant to create a warm brown color without the use of dyes or stains. Bamboo... improved indoor air quality, select finishes labeled "no-VOC" or "low-VOC." Water-based... airy and light-filled kitchen used no- and low-VOC finishes as part of a whole-house..."
Peek Into Houzzers' Dream House Fantasies
"house: an indoor bowling alley, a private tropical beach, closets that go on forever... Christmas-tree lights peeping out through front windows as I pass at Christmastime. I... all the plants I touch die, so although in theory I could create this in my small yard... using the indoor-to-outdoor pool."More: See all the Houzzer dream home ideasYour turn:..."
My Houzz: Tropical Chalet Style Suits a Maui Family
"home’s easy indoor-outdoor flow. The couple spent a whirlwind three weeks in Bali sourcing... warm and light. Did it your way. That's awesome! Some people are just so talented .... that you planted fruit trees! Heaven! The woodwork is awesome! What a great design... getting light colors,” she says, given their young children and the threat of mold... Benoist planted fruit trees: mango, tangerine, avocado, lemon, noni, lilikoi, banana..."