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89 oxidized lighting Ideabooks
Houzz Tour: Dappled Light Inspires Artistic Wrapping
Cor-Ten cut with circles mimics the effect of a massive pine tree’s canopy, for a striking look inside and out
"dappled light coming down through the tree canopy,” Monti wrapped the house in patterned... kind of "light break-up", but I'll take natural lighting always! Chases the blues away... Beautiful lighting in this home! Wow. Beautiful. This is beautiful you don t live... open with light coming through. Gives such a fresh look. I am just not into the ultra... love the light and shadows of both. Just lovely. Congratulations to you and your client..."
Guest Picks: Gilding the Lighting
Get your subtle-shine fix with pendants, sconces and floor lamps in antiqued brass or other warm metals
"vision, light fixtures are an accessible way to get my brass fix. Check out these... love the light,where can I buy one? Beautiful pendant lights! Pendant lights are very... pendant lighting. Pendant lights create a focused source of light that hangs from above... beautiful lights all day. Here are my current top picks. Love my new kitchen light made... simple, light, spacious & clutter-free, but lighting fixtures are the exception; pretty..."
Guest Picks: 20 Sconces for Under $100
"Gorgeous Lights That Won't Break the Bank... layer the light. A sconce can just be a practical lighting solution or add an element... jellybeans. Lighting is one of the most important elements to a beautiful room and sconces... h-One-Light-Wall-Sconce__G6528.html sconces rule all the things in the world. These... our Barn Light Austin Sconce! We also think it's great and versatile. OMG, just came... diffuse the light and reduce glare on the screen. You found some great sconce. We've done..."
So Your Style Is: American Gothic
If Puritan with a touch of glam is pure style heaven to you, let the painting that started it all be your guiding light
Is It Curtains for Curtains? Smart Glass Eliminates Window Coverings
Windows can now control light and heat through electricity and high-tech formulations, making blinds and shades optional
"control light and heat through electricity and high-tech formulations, making blinds... heat, light or glare. Smart glass is also sometimes called dynamic glass or switchable... uncovered for light in the winter (but lose the heat) and covered in the summer to reduce... lose the light). Thanks for this great article. Who knew there were "smart" windows... evening light. No matter the cost of these fancy sMansy windows they are just plain..."
Houzz Tour: Rammed Earth and Vineyard Views Stun Down Under
Tightly edited colors and materials let nature shine, while solar panels and a passive orientation help this home tread lightly on the earth
Dream Spaces for Oenophiles
Interesting Industrial Materials: Cor-Ten Steel
8 Things Successful Architects and Designers Do
Good architects tell a story and engage the senses. They understand the rules — and know when to break them
"pencils — light cream, sky blue, May green, French gray, yellow ocher and oxide red —... plug and light points, master bedroom tv points in the passage. My greatest disappointment... allowing light and views through, and the plywood “stringers” double as stair support... in more light when glazed, and their proportions can completely reorient smaller, narrow... about light and shadow, where the sun moves throughout the day, where the wind comes..."
Design Workshop: The Many Highlights of Translucency
Evoke mystery, create interest, preserve privacy and more with translucent architectural elements inside and out
"“Light is to architecture what sound is to music.” Light renders the extents of... the role light plays in architecture. The great modern architect Steven Holl noted,... controlling light is the perpetual occupation of an architect’s mind. At the two ends... spectrum of light control and transmission stand transparency and opacity. Translucency... passage of light while visually obscuring what’s behind it. Historical examples of the..."
Color: Taking Home the Gold
"panels to light fixtures to Brutalist sculpture, here are a few examples of gold and... Usona light fixture.... Thanks for this post. I love gold as well...but it has to... seagrass lighting panel is a wow. I remember seeing the article about your home a while... pendant light over the table....wow. I have added a few of the photos and twittered... scarlet lighting above my rooftop dining table can best be described as Exhibit B...."
My Houzz: Resisting Restraint in a Tampa Townhouse
An antiques dealer shows how ‘overdoing’ it with color and global collections can create an enormously personal look
Houzz Tour: Heavy Metal Rocks a Modern Missouri Home
"40North; lighting design: Derek Porter Studio Photography by Andrew Fabin... letting lighting under the wall of art. And you could go crazy with refrigerator magnets... percentage of light diffusion & visibility) at the lower/mid sections of the panels versus... does the oxidation process leave rust on the surrounding substrate and, if so, how did... Projects and lighting designer Derek Porter Studio masterfully integrated lighting in the..."
Kitchen Counters: Durable, Easy-Clean Soapstone
Give bacteria the boot and say sayonara to stains with this long-lasting material that's a great choice for kitchen and bath countertops
"love the light color of it and didn't want to oil it to make it darker to hide those... of very light use (I use my house only a few weeks a year!) I would NEVER recommend... has a light grey color which I mineral oiled because I wanted a darker color. Whenever... allows the light grey color to show through. If one doesn't keep up with the oiling,... wax on light heat. Last way longer than mineral oil alone and feels and smells awesome..."
Curb Appeal Feeling a Little Off? Some Questions to Consider
"planting, lighting, etc. to follow!! I skipped a few steps, but you get the picture.... taught to light up all our entrances and large windows, or potential places for break-ins... replace the light fixture with something a little more fun. I'd rather see plants with... of the lights and wrought iron candle that you were suggestion. Paint color for fence... landscape lights...... I see. Then definitely a red door will be a perfect pop of color..."