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12 modern floating torches (BOLA) Stories
Design Workshop: Additions With Attitude
Learn the strategies that can make extensions to existing home structures meaningful, respectful and of their time
"offices are modern/contemporary. In my view, there is a fine line between a modern addition... that is a modern structure that has been built upon an archeological site. This home... refresh and modernize it gently. I'm going to extend the gable house horizontally with... maybe torch the flat roof with slab on top as roof deck. I'm wondering if there... there is modern style cladding for the exterior wall to complete it economically. The..."
Fiber Cement Siding Takes a Front Seat
Not just a wood or vinyl substitute, fiber cement is a stellar siding choice in its own right for modern home exteriors
"want a modern look on our mid century California split level. It is brick and vertical... house fire torched two fire trucks parked 60 feet away, but the fiber cement-clad home... Dark floats above light. This is an inversion of what we might expect, but one that... right for modern home exteriors..."
10 Relaxing (Restrained) Themes for Outdoor Rooms
Set the pink flamingos free. Give your patio the air of a far-flung resort or down-home getaway instead with these tasteful looks
"cheap tiki torches and pink plastic flamingos (not used ironically). Well, I promise you... furniture in modern outdoor spaces - clean lines and simple colours make for a pristine... twist to a modern or traditional home. claudiacastillo: what is that fabulous vine & hanging... like tiki torches, and light my whole yard with them to get a tropical resort feel. I... tiki torches , a tiki bar and tropical throw pillows on the furniture In the Negev..."
Landscaping Tricks to Manage Stormwater Runoff
Help rainwater absorb slowly back into the earth with paving grids, gravel beds and other porous systems
"rabbit’s cage float down to the bottom corner of the garden during major downpours, at the... very cool modern design of that home. I saw the giant pullback curtain displayed at... flame torch are good ways of dealing with weeds in gravel, especially when weeds... clean, modern edge, but a percentage of it is permeable because the center is filled..."
My Houzz: A Paean to the 1950s and '60s in Pennsylvania
With vintage furniture, a sunken den and pristine original details, this home is a true homage to midcentury style
"midcentury modern house designed by architect Irwin Stein. But it was so out of their... start of "Modernism Week". many thanks, Rob + Roy, Bucks County "Toll Bro. modern".... a 2013 modern. It's a mid century modern and they went with it. The furnishings and... century modern house 2 years ago. We always thought we were cottage style people until... lot of modern houses, but that was really nice. Every detail. That is one amazing..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Nutty Home Fixes
"magnetic torch stuck on the underside of the dryer to hold the washer lid while I loaded... plastic floating lid to cover it and keep the heat in- the horses or cows push it down... with a modern diverter style. But that left 3 holes in the tile where the old hot... end, it floats there in the tank. My favorite fix though wasn't for me, but a friend... a head torch in the bathroom! Must. Call. Electrician! Hilarious. The chain broke..."
How to Get That Built-in Media Wall You Really Want
New project for a new year: Tame clutter and get a more stylish display with a media unit designed to fit your space just right
"Olympic torch. Librar y This is my media wall, with hidden bookshelves and DVDs. I... installing a floating Ikea Besta installation in my own media room. A couple of notes /... for most modern media rooms with a decent sized flatscreen. Looking at the pictures... cabinets floating 8" above the finished floor for a combined height of 23" (I probably... the full floating effect and show the baseboard underneath). The TV is wall mounted..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Hardworking Studio!
Upload a photo of your home studio or workshop and tell us how you’ve designed it to work extra hard for you
"inserts a modern edginess on the back of a very suburban home in a traditional neighborhood... 1920's modernism every day. I have a salon wall of collectables including old family... isn't a modern office, but one with lots of vintage parts, which is what inspires me... light and modern windows. I kept my studio shooting area totally open with 22ft. high... added a floating workstation. Our goal was to keep clean lines and a contrasting black..."
Wall Candy: Dish Up Colorful Glass Art Plates
These gorgeous handblown plates may look good enough to eat, but they're better off admired on the walls
20 Ideas for Easygoing Summer Parties
Ditch the fancy and fussy in favor of laid-back entertaining that leaves you more time to enjoy the fun
10 Tips for Using Outdoor Fire Bowls
Bubble Design Celebrates Fun
"Polished Bola Garden Globe Set from All Modern. These are much more chic accessories... like it’s floating in mid-air. The fixture and silver-leafed pedestal create what feels... to any modern kitchen. For a little contemporary spunk, light your room with the Sergei... think modern day Jetsons with a sophisticated twist. The kids will love them. Remember..."