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Egg-Inspired Designs Hatch in the Home
Easter comes and goes, but soft, rounded forms for furniture, lighting and art in modern homes never go out of style
"furniture, lighting and art in modern homes never go out of style... Chair in your living room? Or perhaps egg sculptures dotting your bookshelves? Many... extra light for a corner or a tabletop? Get funky with egg-shape lighting. Accessories... Corbett Lighting Phillippe fixture supplies maximum light with three pendants that... Jacobsen in 1958 for the lobby of the Royal SAS Hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark, its sculptural..."
My Houzz: Modernist Icons Take the Floor in Brooklyn
A design student swaps mass-produced furnishings in his light-filled apartment with the real thing, one piece at a time
"furnishings in his light-filled apartment with the real thing, one piece at a time... natural light and of course the lamps. The rest I feel looks cluttered. Welll, Alot... pieces in aggregation in a way brings into question the notion or the ability for... charger in the outlet on the bar/counter? Lamp cords visible everywhere? Pillows on... stools in front of a sliding glass door? Who sits like this? Campbell soup prints..."
Idea of the Week: Float Shelves in Front of Windows
Houzz Tour: Sensitive Minimalism in the Arizona Desert
Beautifully framed views and a design that sits lightly on the land make for a thoughtfully integrated modern home near Tucson
"that sits lightly on the land make for a thoughtfully integrated modern home near Tucson... Tucson sits lightly on the landscape in both regards. This is particularly important in... tting lightly on the landscape" is an expression that can be meant literally and... ally; in the former case it describes how a building physically touches the earth... earth, and in the latter case it is about reducing a building's negative impact on the..."
Reading in Bed Comes Out From Under the Covers
No more sneaking a flashlight beneath the sheets. Grown-up bedtime reading deserves grown-up lighting and other bedside amenities
"grown-up lighting and other bedside amenities... out the light and go to sleep. But I'm betting that we were all equally resourceful... l in finding ways to sneak a few more pages in. Reading next to the nightlight, in... being lost in a book when everyone else in the house is asleep — though these days, I'm... absorbed in a new story and, just as the plot was getting good, being told to turn out... in the closet or with the help of a full moon — anything to avoid being found out..."
Houzz Tour: An Eclectic and Open Home in Sydney
"tural light, art, and music fill an Australian family's dream home... stunning home in Sydney, Australia, wasn't always so open and light-filled. These rooms were... to let in the light. The clients also wanted their home to reflect their personalities... natural light was the priority during the design of the new wing. So Sam Crawford... too much light in a home. So exciting to see Sydney houses featured. Love to see..."
My Houzz: Transitional Style in Rural New Jersey
Windows aplenty and an uncluttered design help transform a dark and cramped colonial into a light-filled retreat
"vanity in the bedroom into a light-filled window seat, now a favorite place in the... welcome in plenty of natural light. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Paul and Jackie... and fell in love with the secluded location of their 1980s center-hall colonial. While... privacy in a very rural part of the Garden State. They teamed up with Therese Bush-Hilgar... choices in your New J. home its just beautiful and so inviting as well So pretty!..."
Houzz Tour: 2 Prewar Condo Units Merge in Manhattan
Add a studio to an existing condo and what do you get? A modern loft-like home with an open feeling and an abundance of light
"areas with light and updating the interior design. Before, "my clients didn't really invest... conditioning, lighting and solar shades remotely.... come by in prewar Manhattan condo buildings, where walls and doors typically divide... invest in anything that their kids could potentially ruin," he says. "But their kids... the cove lighting makes it. I love how airy it makes everything feel. The only thing... , the lighting!) franki Great couch..does anyone know the make? Is this the B&B..."
Small Solar: Big Home Tech Trend in the Making
"assistant in the Apple iPhone, has its roots in a massive military project. In the... wars, one in Iraq and the other in Afghanistan. An enormous amount of time, money and... companies in the race to the price bottom for solar technologies. In a nutshell, it means... big, as in big arrays of solar panels on the roof. But I think the biggest trend... trend in home energy will be small solar. Instead of a single home power plant juicing..."
Kitchen of the Week: A Midcentury Marvel in Santa Barbara
Globe lights, pegboard and walnut evoke 1950s flair — and you'll love the indoor-outdoor breakfast bar
"Globe lights, pegboard and walnut evoke 1950s flair — and you'll love the indoor-outdoor... original lighting fixtures, pegboard accents and walnut cabinetry — complement Robinson's... built in a breakfast bar with a bifold window and updated the materials with a few... to stay in line with the rest of the home. Kitchen at a Glance Who lives here: A... perhaps a light ceramic tile. Nothing screaming 'Todays Style' but at the same time,..."
My Houzz: Devotion Shows in a 19th-Century Belgian Home
A four-year renovation takes a house from bat infested to beautiful, with heavenly lightness and sweet country style
"heavenly lightness and sweet country style... bring in their signature light and bright style. Eijkenduijn describes it as "the... 1896 home in Belgium reflects the love and energy that have gone into its revival. The... inviting in cold winter light as it is in warm summer light. And it's nice to see Cath... Charming, light & bright - but! My husband & son would balk at living in a place in... full of light! Especially like the piano nook. What a wonderful cheerful home. oh..."
Magical Materials: Luminous Kalwall Lets the Sunshine In
"material lights up your home and adds privacy, too... where light is desired but privacy must be maintained.... In the 1970s a new building material gained traction in the marketplace. This material... skylights in energy efficiency and structure. It's no wonder that many architects started... developed in the '50s, is a fiberglass-reinforced translucent sandwich panel. Though... ceiling in the 4th pic. I wonder how many people have plummeted to their deaths off..."
Kitchen of the Week: Sunlit Garden Views in Bristol, U.K.
Garden access and a bright green backsplash bring color and light to this British kitchen — and the new dining room opens things up
"color and light to this British kitchen — and the new dining room opens things up... clean and light-filled space complete with a dining room and garden view. Homeowners... dining area in their 1890 home in south Bristol, U.K. Architect Federica Vasetti took out... could move in right now! Love how light the kitchen is now! I would be concerned about... colour, light and texture. My favourite elements are the splashback and of course..."
My Houzz: European Minimalism in the Canadian Treetops
"of this light-filled Vancouver home clean and bright... create a light-filled fortress in the canopy. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Anja... bright home in the lush treetops of Vancouver was once "badly maintained, dirty and smelly... all the light and the pops of orange and green. Note: the chair in the lounge is... Best seen in the third photograph. It's nice and light. I think the flooring is the new... all the light and the tones of the floor. It looks like a very tranquil home. I love..."
9 Dorm Room Classics Schooled in Grown-Up Style
Furniture, shelves and lighting from college years past make for high-grade interiors with a bright future
"shelves and lighting from college years past make for high-grade interiors with a bright... ambient lighting and walk-in closets. (In contrast, my freshman roommate and I felt... a sink in our room.) But there's something to be said for the beloved staples of... futon in your dorm room? Now that I think of it, I don't think they'd been invented... lived in the dorm, but it wouldn't have made any difference. The only budget-friendly..."