Houzz is the new way to design your home.
1,924 scale Ideabooks
Pattern Play: Masculine Ruggedness, Modernized
"large scale when mixing patterns. If all your prints had the same sized scale on... large-scale floral with a medium-scale geometric. The quilted fabrics provide a small... large-scale patterns, but there is still enough contrast between the patterns because... large-scale medallion print on the benches was just the right amount of additional..."
Choosing and Placing Sculptures in the Garden
"their scales vary greatly, several are massive and really stand up to the larger... of all scales, and how one can best choose and place a yard sculpture in one's garden... to the scale of this field, and eases the transition between prarie plants and carefully... smaller scale use of sculpture that most of us can relate to. The piece fits in as... massive scale of this Henry Moore sculpture is appropriately placed at the side of..."
Fashioning Interiors Part 2: Achieving Supermodel Balance
Tour a Beautiful Lake Austin Home with Designer Terri Symington
Houzz Tour: Modern Luxury in the Hamptons
Rich materials and a hint of shingle style warm a modern design for living and entertaining on Long Island
"warm and scaled to the family's use of the house. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here:... human scale. This is a purely personal preference and shall by no means critizise... but the scale is not "comfortable." I can't imagine hanging out with my family and... I saw "scaled to the family's use" I was expecting a well thought out, reasonably... human scale together. 16' in center of LR but entry "eyebrow" at 7.5' then leading..."
Make a Big Statement with Oversized Art
"large-scale art prove that bigger is often better. If you're on the fence about bringing... foyer. The scale of the space cried out for oversized art - but getting her to agree to... large-scale, hand-painted art can make a difference in a small space. Both the Artichoke... large-scale artwork...lucky to have appropriate spaces to display these, but never... large scale sizes. This piece, "Black Oak, Lake Henshaw",by Alexander S. Kunz, is..."
Architect's Toolbox: Vestibules Remake an Entrance
Easing our passage from the outdoors in, vestibules from times past are transitioning to the entryways of the present
"intimate scale of the interior. These rooms eased the transition between the public... change in scale from going from the intimate, human-scale space of the vestibule to a... larger scale, so your not feeling so confined. I love that first picture. It looks... smaller scale of the vestibule and larger scale of the stair hall. Off to the side... human scale as one approached the front door. Which is the front door? This vestibule..."
People and Pets Bring Interior Photos to Life
Even the best-designed room can look hollow when it's not occupied. Add people and animals to spark interest in your interior shots
"gives scale to spaces, humanizes environments and activates what can often be lifeless... favorite scale figure shots on Houzz: http://www.houzz.com/photos/368500/minarc-m... to add scale, texture, and so forth to photos, but the examples collected here follow... latter for scale, but there still can exist an emphasis on design over the actual use..."
Mantel Makeover: From Builder's Grade to Live-Edge Wood
See how an all-wrong mantel became a gorgeous fireplace focal point at the hands of an interior designer and her carpenter
"says. The scale and look of this stark white mantel did not stand up to the two-story... not to scale. Maybe two candle sticks on left side would put in balance the angled... out of scale. I agree on a couple of candlesticks on one side, maybe a small piece... look and scale, and has the appropriate presence in the room, and the live-edge wood... with the scale and materials of mantel accessories. While one instinct told her to go..."
8 Ways a Garden Can Draw You In
What's that beckoning from the far corners of the garden? Create a sense of discovery with cutouts, pathways, art and more
"Given the scale of the garden, this was not an insignificant suggestion, and it made... matter of scale and proportions that are different. I think this design approach and... let the scale or size of the space limit your thinking, goals and experience!! I hope... and/or scale of a path is also an effective way to signal the transition into a new..."
One Big Happy Expansion for Michigan Grandparents
No more crowding around the Christmas tree. Friends and extended family now have all the elbow room they need, thanks to a smart addition
11 Tricks to Make a Ceiling Look Higher
Steel-Framed Windows Leap Forward Into Modern Designs
With a mild-mannered profile but super strength, steel-framed windows are champions of design freedom
How to Build a Really, Really Small House
A four-minute film holds the magnifying glass up to a dollhouse collector smitten with all things small
""half inch scale" also known as 1:24 (as opposed to the "standard" scale of 1:12.). Houses... in half scale furniture and accessories, so this scale is every bit as satisfying as... 1/144 scale with all the furniture. That scale is my favorite, it allows reasonable... smaller scale. Plus, it's a puzzle you don't complete in a few days. I wonder how many... as 1:12 scale. not to overlook other info,for thine uninitiated, there are 2 more scales..."
Togetherness Take 2: Is a Cohousing Community for You?
"smaller scale? I could do it. Don't like things too quiet and I love having neighbors... smaller scale co-housing project, for three couples who knew each other well and went... on many scales and for different ages - for instance, young families. The project... smaller scale project, check out the Richard Renner Architects project above that had... small scale cohousing such as ours, please feel free to get in touch at info@rre..."