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Louis Kahn's Modern Residential Masterpieces Get Coverage at Last
See 9 of the celebrated architect's lesser-known projects, U.S. homes, in a new book filled with photos and details
"is the residential architecture that Kahn worked on throughout his career. Unlike... 20th-century residential architecture. But there still exists a void in the historical coverage... approached the idea of "home," designed houses and considered their furnishings. Nine completed... tons of light to warm the cool gray interiors, enough wood to enhance that warmth,... desk. Residential corridors had good sound proofing. Public spaces, when kitted out..."
Pint-Sized Design: Charlie's Owl-tastic Nursery
"and a light-handed motif fill a baby's room with charm... first residential decorating job: a boy's nursery. Scared to death that the new clients... these ideas will make it into your own Houzz ideabooks. As far as baseball-bat-a... filled with ideas and a touching but not maudlin story-line. The hand-carved names, the... PS: Any idea how hard it was not to end this ideabook with the word "hoot"? Torturous... production lighting. Mom Alyssa is a TV producer and dad Dan is an I.T. guy. This mix..."
8 Creative Lighting Solutions for Food Prep
Get all the task illumination you need while distracting the eye from fluorescents, following the lead of the kitchens here
"from can lights, fluorescents and LEDs. Here are eight creative ideas for lighting your... Lighting can be a real doozy when you’re assembling your dream kitchen. Not only... softer light sources you desire. They key to finding this balance often lies in choosing... about lighting! @Studio41 fluorescent lights are awful but you made the right decision... their lighting perfectly. The over-sized pendants provide great light and look amazing..."
Houzz Tour: Manhattan Brownstone Hides a Surprise
Behind an unassuming residential facade on an East Village street dotted with storefronts lies a feat of engineering
"unassuming residential facade on an East Village street dotted with storefronts lies a... have bare light bulbs on your bathroom wall as your light fixture. I've looked and looked... of the idea, I can't imagine why anyone would want to open up their living room to... Incredible idea and execution. While my tastes drift to the more traditional, I cannot... thanks for idea. As a resident of the neighborhood I was always curious what was behind..."
Change Up Your Bedroom’s Look With Pendant Lamps
"pendant lights are a bright idea... and the lights just might become your favorite part of the room. Here are eight ideas... great ideas and photos! I especially like the drum shade idea. Pretty but can you... pendant lights for this purpose! We added pendant lights for this master bedroom remodel... choosing LED light bulbs for the pendant lights, and they're not 'quite' as warm looking... me an idea- I have another Moroccan pendant light like this one in my dressing room..."
10 Chandeliers for People Who Don't Like Chandeliers
Get all the chandelier benefits without channeling Liberace, thanks to wood, paper, wire — and even a surprising old-fashioned staple
"ample light (often quite flattering), provide an anchor and a focal point in a room... style of lighting. For those looking for more chandelier or ceiling light ideas I recently... Entry hall light at my beach house. Galilee lighting is bringing a new fresh style of... design our lighting fixtures to fit the room size and provide adequate light for any space... provide lighting for the dining table. Boy, was I wrong! These ARE NOT "chandeliers..."
8 Effective, Beautiful Lighting Types for Front Yards
Increase safety and security while highlighting plants and other landscape features, using the right mix of outdoor lights
"using lighting in the front yard. Lights in your front yard not only direct visitors... landscape lighting in the backyard, because it's where we congregate with family and... landscape lighting in the front yard is the same, right? Yes and no. While the technology... to the light source but to the building details. Lighting integrated in stone walls... artificial light. We have also had to become recently aware of how much light pollution..."
Fantastical Landscape Lighting to Kindle a Fanciful Air
"landscape lighting. Once you've mastered the basics of outdoor lighting, you're ready... everyday lighting, some dramatic and inexpensive DIY light "art" that looks like a million... range of lighting options now available, the sky's the limit when it comes to landscape... these ideas to inspire your inner artist, then go forth and create your landscape... landscape lighting magnum opus. The pleasures of the night garden await...."
10 Creative and Colorful Outdoor Lights
"Bold New Ideas For Your Garden Lighting... outdoor lighting appear all the time, particularly when it comes to eco-friendly styles... outdoor lights like these. Summer weather is reason enough to celebrate.... great ideas for lighting up the night, but I just fell head over heels for the Clover... outside. Lighting is ALWAYS a problem. These are truly unique and fun ideas. Thanks... glass 12V lighting I think this ideabook gives me so many options and ideas and reasonable..."
How to Use Mirrors for More Light and Style
A well-placed mirror gives a room sparkle, surprise and a bright, open feeling. Here are 15 clever ideas to try in your own house
"clever ideas to try in your own house... natural light, enhances views, opens a small space and adds oomph to decor. The key... northern light only, and it does absolutely brings in 'double' the light I have two... on the lights... Stunning! Small rooms really benefit from mirror treatments. My... evening light and just adds another dimension to the room. Since I chose really large... ceiling lights! A full mirror like the one shown expands the full room and all the..."
Airy Bathrooms See the Light
A breezy bathroom can be a revelation. These 8 ideas will help you lighten up yours in surprising ways
"These 8 ideas will help you lighten up yours in surprising ways... creating a light, bright and airy feel can be simple. Here are a few tips for transforming... lot of light. We loved this one in particular: http://www.houzz.com/photos/268511... of your ideas when redoing a guest bath. I added the window, replaced the vanity with... dose of light. One requirement of an airy bath is light, light and more light. If it..."
Houzz Tour: An Indian High-Rise Trips the Light Fantastic
Surreal colored lighting and an ubercontemporary design make an apartment near Mumbai dance with drama
"colored lighting and an ubercontemporary design make an apartment near Mumbai dance... certain residential tower in Malad, a suburb of Mumbai in India, some residents often... play with lighting and shadow in creative ways. During the day, sunshine casts cool shadow... colored light that can change on a whim. “It’s how I add drama, texture and shadow... there be light. sorry... a somewhat cool idea of playing around with lights... just..."
Get the Lighting Right: 8 Mistakes to Avoid
"about lighting in residential environments. In trying to tackle a lighting dilemma... not get light where it is needed most. These ineffective specifications are often repeated... unsure of lighting solutions and tricks of the trade. But sometimes, knowing what not... common lighting mistakes to avoid, and how to do it right, as demonstrated by Houzz... Love the ideas but still am looking for ideas on lighting a kitchen and living room..."
Work Smarter: 8 Ways to Boost Focus in a Home Office
Household distractions may be diverting your mental energy. Turn off the TV and tune in to these ideas for improving attention
"overstated the idea about many studies. I was referring more to the idea of openness in general... natural light. There is no doubt when I'm there what my purpose or objective is, WORK... natural light? check. free of clutter? eh.) In this particular case, I am unaware... specific idea of "high ceilings". My empirical knowledge about "openness" is really... commonly held ideas that less input equals rest. For me, creativity is about coming up with..."
Room of the Day: A White Cocoon for Baby
"full of light, and I wanted to maintain this feature in this room,” she says. “That... even the *idea* of a white nursery for a child. I'm not convinced its developmentally... Monde. For lighting that adds a little poetry, Alberge went with a rabbit lamp from Egmont... nursery ideas... warm and light..."