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Are Ceiling Fans the Kiss of Death for Design?
Ceiling fans get a bad rap for being clunky and outdated, but these streamlined styles and a bevy of pros beg to differ
"the #1 design No-No. Would installing ceiling fans be committing design suicide? Do... ceiling fans design suicide? I say "hardly," and the Houzz community agrees! This has been... cry for design help: My husband and I are building our first home. He has graciously... every design show I watch or magazine I read is of the opinion that ceiling fans... those designers, most of the fans they ripped out were horrendously outdated, wobbly..."
Design Dilemma: Atomic Ranch
"critical design decisions that will need to be made — from the exterior paint color... squares as wall art purely as a friendly reminder of what once was. Looks very similar... painted the walls above the tile a fresh but warm white and updated the chrome fixtures... than the walls in an effort to draw attention away from it's galley like feel. Good... your own design dilemma Tour a Restored Eichler on the Waterfront..."
Design Tastemaker: Johnny Egg Gives Decor a Twist
Embracing "theatrical minimalism," the British furniture designer crafts statement pieces that will make you look twice
"furniture designer crafts statement pieces that will make you look twice... iture designer Johnny Egg lives in a house full of prototypes. Born in London to... self-taught designer shares a combined home and workshop in rural Essex, United Kingdom... furniture designs go from head to paper to digital image and prototype. "I like to... studio. The designer, who is inspired by pop and street art, is currently adding more..."
Great Design Plant: Sun-Loving Ninebark Puts on a Color Show
This tall, dark and handsome native shrub is equally at home in jeans and boots or in a suit and tie
Designer's Touch: 10 High-Performing Home Offices
Take a professional designer's advice for getting down to business in style, with a home office that makes work nowhere near a chore
"professional designer's advice for getting down to business in style, with a home office... professional designer tips. Soon you may have an office that'll actually make you look forward... office designated for just writing a cheque to the pool boy would be feminine touch... office. Design a spacious and organized work area with wall-to-wall floating shelves... on the walls and for the furnishings, for a handsome space any man would love. 3...."
Great Design Plant: Blue Fescue
Is there anywhere this grass doesn't look great? Bonus: It outlasts other grasses in color and doesn't hog water
Help! 5 Questions for Design Stars
"msutherby is designing a mudroom. Decisions about kitchen countertop materials and floor... the wall. Our TV will not fill the whole space, and will sit on a wall mount so the... on the walls, and my kitchen will be white/black honed granite. This entrance is easier... light/white walls, dark hardwood floors, and custom cabinets on each side halfway up the... see more design dilemmas? Click here. 5. Help with the kitchen layout: "We are remodeling..."
Try a Four-Leaf Design That Spans the Ages
No one's sure exactly what the quatrefoil represents, but its striking effect in all kinds of designs is certain
"enduring design legacy. While a quatrefoil was used primarily in Gothic design and... ceiling designs to chair backs, from railings to wallpaper, the quatrefoil is still... mural design of the ceiling! Bud~ Thanks for featuring this classic design element... Killer design splashes of the past, like quatrefoil or Greek key, add so much interest... harmonize the design of a room. Is "quatrefoil" a Latin word? Perhaps you meant that it..."
Reflect Nature's Lines for Inspired Interior Design
Nature may be the ultimate designer — just follow its lead on forms and lines for rooms that effortlessly grow in beauty
"ultimate designer — just follow its lead on forms and lines for rooms that effortlessly... in the design of your living room or bedroom? Take a moment today to be inspired... see how designers already have used reflections of everyday plants in their rooms.... executed design is the difference between a place to live and a home. Beautiful ideas... window wall. As the little button stamens highlight each bloom individually, the..."
Tastemaker: Asaf Weinbroom, Lighting Designer
"industrial designer looks for the wisdom in antique and traditional construction techniques... based designer Asaf Weinbroom is anything but old-school, but he still loves to embrace... lighting designer, Weinbroom welcomes new technology, but focuses on making his lighting... the design is very different and i like this design ............akula... technical design. Currently, I like the artistic designs of Jaime Hayon. More Design..."
5 Questions for Design Stars
"areas, designing a comfortable family kitchen or choosing an exterior trim. Check... week's top design dilemmas and post your suggestions, please!... blank wall. The entrance to the kitchen is on this wall. I'm thinking of putting... Houzz Design Dilemma! 2. How can I divide my dining/living area without breaking... way to design a comfortable kitchen for a family? "Hello All. We just got a house... would you design it?" Click here to answer. 4. How to create counterspace between the..."
Interview: Timeless Kitchen and Bath Design
"Designer Erica Islas Shares Tips for Creating a Look That Lasts... interior designer Erica Islas always comes armed with an arsenal of ideas and resources... enjoy designing most? Kitchens or baths? EI: I love designing bathrooms. Bathroom... Interior Design, Inc. More inspiration and ideas: Browse bathroom design photos Browse... of the design that clients generally overlook? Erica Islas: Lighting is one of the..."
High Design With Solar Panels
"into the design. Still looking for a way to add solar, so thanks for the ideas! Test... vertical (wall) applications do not absorb enough of the sun's rays to make them viable... explore the design of active (solar panels, photovoltaics) and passive (direct solar heating)... solar design, a Solar Decathlon is held every summer, inviting architecture schools... schools to design and build a prototype house in a competition for the most "energy-efficient..."
Designer to Watch: Caitlin Wilson
"interior designer Caitlin Wilson is a chameleon of sorts. Having spent the last couple... successful design business in spite of language barriers and with a baby in tow. While... in her designs. Cheeky color and lively patterns mixed with influences from her worldly... better designer? CW: As a designer, you need to know what is important to a client... inspired your design aesthetic? CW: Naturally, I think my design aesthetic is a combination..."
ICFF 2012 Report: 10 Designers to Watch
Inventive and striking uses of geometry, color and shape by these design students and companies caught our attention at this year's show
"these design students and companies caught our attention at this year's show... Velcro, designers at this year's International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) showcased... innovative designs. While their creations might not make it to your local retailer in... these designers are worth keeping an eye on.... computer-aided design — a tribute to Silicon Valley. CCA student Jeni Tu's Linea chair takes... lights. Its designers have worked with the company's own flexible wood veneer since 2001..."