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Striped Rugs Lay It on the Line
Sure, stripes can help hide stains and trick the eye. But make no mistake: On rugs, they're also indisputably chic
"mistake: On rugs, they're also indisputably chic... subtle tone-on-tone stripes blend into the background. Check out these 13 rooms to get... Interior Design. The Dash & Albert rug acts as a canvas on which the designer has... pattern on your patio as well. Part of Tobi Fairley's design for the Richmond Symphony... open-plan kitchen and dining space. Paired with aluminum Navy chairs and a rustic farm... Bubnowski Design. A thinly striped floor covering is an energetic choice in this den..."
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,... Revolution Design House. Thank you for sharing some great designs from a fantastic design... Dwell on Design is one of the best inspirational shows we have even attended. Lots... our Over line of color body porcelain tile that is specifically designed to mimic the... frames on the expo floor. They are called Semihandmade (Semihandmadedoors.com). Their..."
Draperies Lay It on the Lining
Drapery looks and performance rest on the right lining. Here's how to get the best coverage for your needs
"rest on the right lining. Here's how to get the best coverage for your needs... advice on when to line and when not to line.... style. Lining can make or break the look you're envisioning. What type of lining... "1-pass lining" and "3-pass lining" can be bandied about, making you wish you had never... seasoned designer! I would never ever use sheer and silk!!! (no lining) on South, or... blackout lining when it is used. Blackout lining can leave pin holes of light where..."
On Trend: Home Decor That Draws the Line
And what a bold, graphic line it is. This abstract and geometrical art, furnishings and accessories will stop you in your tracks
"graphic line it is. This abstract and geometrical art, furnishings and accessories... abstract line. Bold, graphic and full of angles, this trend is not for the faint of... walk THIS line ~! The wallpaper in the 5th pic - do you have any more info on it? I... ask the designer who uploaded the image. Salivating over the Jamie Laubhan-Oliver vignette... a hard-line drawing of a beautiful jewel necklace, this chandelier looks back on tradition..."
Kitchen of the Week: A Cottage-Chic Kitchen on a Budget
See how a designer transformed her vacation cottage kitchen with salvage materials, vintage accents, paint and a couple of splurges
"how a designer transformed her vacation cottage kitchen with salvage materials, vintage... pull this kitchen back from the abyss. She managed to reinvent the kitchen without making... budget. Kitchen at a Glance Who lives here: Vacation rental for designer Sarah Phipps... Designer Sarah Phipps saw potential as soon as she walked into the door of this 1940s... Oregon kitchen — despite the shag carpeting, horrifying heater and peeling paperboard..."
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... inspiration on each step of its journey through the seasons. Could you reflect that beauty... 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..."
Report From Dwell on Design 2011
"Dwell on Design conference in Los Angeles June 24, I found many ideas for improving... and new kitchen and bath design options to a light that floats like a cloud. (I encourage... product lines. Click the green links under the photos.) More about Dwell on Design... product line is on the luxury end of the spectrum, but they are always a great inspiration... n and on the forefront of edgy and modern bathroom design. Take this rounded version..."
Get the Scoop on High-Design Litter Boxes
Unavoidable doesn't have to mean unpleasant; cats and guardians alike will purr over these terrific design solutions for the litter box
"terrific design solutions for the litter box... furniture designers and clever DIYers. Read on for ways to improve this pet-related issue... varnish on the inside of the cupboard, just to be on the safe side. Unfortunately... put our kitchen litter box in an enclosure in the laundry alcove, with a tambour door... door on it, in case we want to close it off. We also put the cat food in a similar... in the kitchen. Wow, thanks so much for the information about the scoop free, and..."
Design on the Diagonal
"layout, designing on a diagonal may improve your overall look and could even increase... Maybe a design on the diagonal is just the fresh new look your home needs for the new... compliments on the room swap idea. I had my living room on a diagonal for a couple of years... whole line of furniture, "Cornerture”, which is designed to fit diagonally in any... furniture on a diagonal in picture #2 really made it more interesting rather than looking..."
7 Awesome Add-ons for Kitchen Cabinets
"all our kitchen designers. we connected our main computer up to the TV on the kitchen... recipes up on it too. Here are a few great Kitchen Cabinet add-ons that do wonders for... given the kitchen a new brightness, most welcome on dark monsoon days. The kitchen is... great designs, but was wondering if anyone would be interested in having designs... drop us a line and I would love to design for you. Kevin. www.Re-stylekitchenscumbria..."
On Trend: Danish Chairs Offer a Seat in Design Nirvana
Delightfully distinctive, these Danish chair designs have heavenly curves, modern lines and organic shapes
"chair designs have heavenly curves, modern lines and organic shapes... European designs. Whatever the reason, the design companies here — all with Danish roots... repeating lines, floating seats and organic shapes win out with these design finds. Whether... moment of design difference, whether it's exploring a different form, finding the play... interior designers; see each image link for details.... Very cool designs! I like many of the designs, e.g., the gingko chair. If they're c..."
Pro Chefs Dish on Kitchens: How Marc Vetri Cooks at Home
Learn an Iron Chef's kitchen preferences on everything from flooring to ceiling lights — and the one element he didn't even think about
"Chef's kitchen preferences on everything from flooring to ceiling lights — and the... remodeled the kitchen in his Philadelphia row house with the help of designer Michael Gruber... who also designed Vetri's restaurants. A special thanks to chef Michael Symon for i... discussion on Michael Symon's kitchen design. I can't have my beloved gas in my home in... a pot on one on this blue range: http://www.houzz.com/photos/800036/Kitchen---Ba..."
Kitchen of the Week: Updated French Country Style Centered on a Stove
What to do when you've got a beautiful Lacanche range? Make it the star of your kitchen renovation, for starters
"of your kitchen renovation, for starters... inspires a kitchen's design. But when that appliance is an iconic Lacanche range, it's... attention. Designer Karla Barton of McBurney Junction built a section of drywall around... space. Kitchen at a Glance Who lives here: A couple with 3 young children Location:... clothes on a line out on the roof of my aunt's place. Their apartment was on the top... GREAT kitchen. Johnny Grey, kitchen design guru and expert on form-following-function..."
Home Style: Enhance the Lines You Have
Make the most of your home's best features by extending lines, reinforcing shapes and continuing curves
"extending lines, reinforcing shapes and continuing curves... body or designing a garden, emphasizing the inherent beauty is always the first matter... stamp on a space, start by analyzing the intrinsic positives of your site and house... Enhancing the lines, character and views of your home is the first step to a well-designed... horizontal lines. Some are accessorized with turrets and roof peaks. Still others bank..."
Pool Design Flows From Home Lines
From straight to curvy to free form, here's how to design a pool that reflects your home inside and out
"how to design a pool that reflects your home inside and out... Natural Pool design ideas! Would someone give me an idea of how long a fiberglass pool would... pools on the market that carry 25 year or lifetime structural warranties, and they... current designs we created and are now implementing as we speak. We had to adjust one... of the designs due to the new FEMA flood maps here in NJ. I hope you enjoy our designs..."