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"tabby walls provide a textured look... Tabby walls were originally constructed in coastal areas with a concretelike slurry... again. The wall gradually grows taller with several layers of construction and curing... tabby walls in layers can be seen in the horizontal lines of this wall. The shells... risers and wall of this contemporary staircase...."
In Austin, a Backyard Wall Provides More Than Privacy
Designers solve a common privacy problem — and create some unexpected play — with a clever screening solution
"Designers solve a common privacy problem — and create some unexpected play — with... view, designers Jennifer Orr and Ilse Frank redirected it, designing an intimate... put up walls to divide space, to enclose or drive things away. In this Austin backyard... 8-foot-tall wall brings everything together. An unsightly three-story apartment building... modern wall, great design! Absolute genius! This idea will never grow old. On paper..."
"gabion is a wall constructed of galvanized steel baskets filled with rock. Flexible in... sustainable design ideas using gabion baskets! Here is a recent project we did with the... building a wall of recycled concrete material! www.gabionbaskets.net The first time I... large rock walls that will last, then I guess rocks in a cage will have to do. The... retaining walls still exist in beautiful condition.... gabion walls are an interesting architectural solution. A gabion wall like this very..."
Dwell on Design 2012 Expo Debuts Inventive Designs
Dry-erase decals, adorable doorbells, mod storage and a whole lot more are hooking the crowds at this Los Angeles show
"Dwell on Design expo is going on this weekend (June 22–24, 2012) in Los Angeles, and... designs from a fantastic design show. Dwell on Design is one of the best inspirational... hanging wall planter by Revolution Design House. Thank you for sharing some great designs... specifically designed to mimic the look of real wood. It’s made of 40% recycled content... showings by design students as well as various design competition winners, making for a..."
Design Mystery: Why Do Pineapples Sprout Up in Home Design?
Early Americans were bananas about pineapples — and we’re still reaping the benefits of the sweet fruit’s symbolism today
"pineapple designs. I thought the design was popular because it was easy, but now I know... pineapple in design; to me it looked like its shape would randomly appear here and there... interior design, because everyone loves pineapples. Who doesn't love pineapples? Makes... these design elements more now that I know the history. I've known that the pineapple... indigenous design elements including the pineapple, the fern leaf, palm trees, etc. that..."
Design School: Designing With Rectangles
Give your room interest and continuity by reinforcing the lines in your furniture, lighting, materials
"beautifully designed spaces that use squares and rectangles in their composition.... bathroom design which uses rectangles to unify the look http://www.essexinteriordesigners... towels and wall hangings. Using the same shape in different sizes and patterns is cohesive... in the design of your space? Have you reinforced that shape to give your rooms continuity..."
Pile On Style With a Dry-Laid Stone Retaining Wall
"stone walls simply use gravity and friction to stay together. Because the walls slope... retaining walls have been around for ages. Look at the pyramids in Egypt and the stone... stone walls that line much of the European countryside — these structures have stood... dry-joint walls, which use mortar to hold the stones together, properly installed dry-laid... retaining wall that will stand the test of time, consider dry-laid stone...."
Houzz Tour: 800-Year-Old Walls, Modern Interiors in Provence
"fortress walls of Rasteau, France, some 800 years ago, this historic home evolved into... Provençal design had been cannibalized by a 1960s mix of wild wallpaper, Dutch tile and... stone walls and authentic period architecture that lay beneath. Santalla saved... "the design became very easy for me." Note: All of the furniture was sourced locally... 3-foot-thick walls); 2 bedrooms, 2½ bathrooms Photography by Geoffrey Hodgdon..."
12 Delightfully Different Garden Walls and Fences
If pickets seem picked over and you shrink from chain link, try these full-of-personality fencing alternatives
"fences and walls that are creative and functional; they’re barrier solutions full of... green walls and mixed material walls -- I'm sure that LED wall makes for great evening... wall I like. Those metal walls can be burn hazards in the wrong climate. I think... Ah Ha wall is just a retaining wall meant to give a level platform in an uneven yard... "ha-ha" wall. I was like "Isn't that just a retaining wall???" So confused. Thanks..."
"a ZipWall will protect your livable space. Adjustable poles create a doorway, you... use ZipWalls as protection that's fast and easy to install during a remodel. A ZipWall... ZipWall is an alternative to fragile and thin taped-up sheets of plastic, and it is..."
Unexpected Style for Your Wall
"Any designer will tell you that adding paint or wallpaper will instantly change the... Consider a wall of wooden tiles. Regardless of the treatment, these options are sure to... marble wall...but is anyone else bothered by the idea of cleaning the 3 day wall surfaces... marble wall, and everything else in that powder room, is beautiful. LOVE... thanks... for a media room. I love how it's used in the HGTV 2010 Dream Home Theatre> Wonderful..."
Guest Picks: Like Music to Your Walls
"gallery wall, and I found so many incredible pieces online at every price point that... using a wall sticker with lyrics from Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars http://www.moonwa... Standard Designs. Rock Paper Photo has this cool framed series showing “before” and... various media like artifacts and posters gives a collection depth and interest, while..."
Live Boldly: How to Fill That Blank Wall
"in your design means simply filling your walls with something unexpected... to the designs that choose the unexpected — designs that use repetition of everyday... blank wall can be beautiful, but it can also be an eyesore. You can fill that wall... for the designs that live boldly.... empty wall... empty picture frames of various sizes... These are wonderful and creative... blank wall with an arrangement of porcelain or china ... I love the use of plates;..."
Fabric: The Unsung Wall-Decorating Hero
Rich, unexpected and full of stories, textiles as wall art are a wonderful addition to a design toolbox
"textiles as wall art are a wonderful addition to a design toolbox... blank wall, they’re awesome ammunition in a design arsenal.... through. The wall hanging over the bench is quite likely of Indian origin. The design is... Peruvian wall hanging on a white brick wall in the entrance of a Peruvian restaurant... cabin design quilt....wool, silk and velvet. The wall hanging over the bed that... tapestries designed by Le Corbusier. Simran Chhibber, on behalf of Thosbaker.com Becki..."
Lacquered Walls Rise and Shine
Gleaming and glamorous, lacquered walls add irresistible polish, light and energy to interior designs
"lacquered walls add irresistible polish, light and energy to interior designs... uered walls have been on the decorating scene for ages, but they're white hot these... lacquered walls? Would you give them a whirl? Tell us why or why not in the Comments... product on wall and still achieve A high gloss look. Great idea book- I've been looking... entire wall in silver leaf, then coating with a green-tinted lacquer. The trim and..."