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Divide and Conquer: How to Furnish a Long, Narrow Room
Learn decorating and layout tricks to create intimacy, distinguish areas and work with scale in an alley of a room
"work with scale in an alley of a room... of soft furnishing's and rug's are the same I can change them for the season's. It... trying to furnish our rectangular room. It wasn't huge and we wanted to use it as our... traditional furnishings but with a 21st century feel. Fireplace reno is on the agenda,... how to furnish them. These are substantial size rooms that just happen to be longer... it was furnished by the previous owner. I did not like the furniture arrangement...."
How to Use Full-Scale Decor to Make a Small Space Feel Bigger
"oversize furnishings can help a compact area seem roomier... smaller furnishings, indulging in a few full-scale (or even oversize) pieces can create... around the furnishings to open and close the windows. I do understand that you wouldn't... dramatic furnishings look like big items in an open space by reducing the emphasis on... choosing big-scale but more simply shaped items, you can create a sophisticated look that..."
3-D Printing Takes Furnishings to New Heights at ICFF 2013
See how three-dimensional printing, laser cutting and other innovative technologies are changing the face of furnishings
"large-scale mass production. But with lower costs and greater accessibility, mass... larger furnishings for the home. Vander Kooij uses recycled plastic from old refrigerators... larger scale — think hangers, a rocking chair or a dining chair. His system involves... face of furnishings..."
Iconic Modern Furnishings: The Arco Floor Lamp
Dumpster Decorating: Furnishing Your Home With Repurposed Pieces
"these furnishings honor our pocketbooks and our planet... of my furnishings is garbage-picked. I don't know which I'm more excited about -... garden furnishings and beautifully bound collections of Punch Magazine from the 1850's... home is furnished and decorated with my bargain finds. If it can be used for my purpose... I have furnished my house with--my house is basically a shoe box in shape and finish... crazy for furnishing my house with items I picked up from the side of the street! My..."
On Trend: 2-in-1 Furnishings for Small-Space Living
You'll be a convert to furniture that transforms when you see these chair-tables, unfolding wonders and more
How to Commission Custom Wood Furnishings
Guest Picks: Versatile Furnishings to Make the Move With You
These big-ticket items and accessories will always look good, no matter how many times you change homes
Woodipedia: Mahogany Furnishes a Rich Look
Its beautiful depth of color is cherished the world over. Learn about mahogany types, costs and uses here
Patterned Sofas Furnish Impact
Stifling yawns in your living room? It may be time to give all-neutral upholstery the heave-ho and bring on a patterned sofa
Get Wise to Size: How to Furnish an Outdoor Room, Small to Spacious
Put your garden slice or grand patio on the best-dressed list with furniture and features best suited to its square footage
12 Home Furnishings for People on the Move
Even if you're not staying put in your current home, you can give it style and a sense of permanence with these pieces
Large-Scale Pieces Give Small Rooms Massive Style
"you're furnishing a tiny room, odds are your instinct is to keep the furniture small... Overscale furnishings, art or fixtures can actually make a space feel larger rather than... small scale furniture. What they need are the above tips to the solution. This post... secrets of furnishing a pint-size room: Bring in large-scale pieces that have a shallow... bigger furnishings with open vistas. Were this tall secretary tucked against two solid..."
6 Lessons in Scale From Well-Designed Bathrooms
"work with scale — is a big part of good design. Architects and designers use scale to... lessons in scale from these six bathrooms.... use of scale. Maybe scale in other rooms, bedroom, family room, etc. Thanks again... varied scale, color, material and texture. Light illumination/daylight (direction... above as scale, colour, texture, groupings. Nature offers beauty incomparable, mysterious... than just scale, though that is important. Energy flow is essential, light, color transitions..."
Downsizing Help: Color and Scale Ideas for Comfy Compact Spaces
White walls and bitsy furniture aren’t your only options for tight spaces. Let’s revisit some decorating ‘rules’
"huge over-scaled places as they're comfy and so much easier (to me) to decorate. Beautiful... Small drum Scale of furniture for my family room? We once put a Zoom-Room (the remote... right furnishings and accessories, stunning. The white walls here are made warm and... small-scale patterns and small-scale pieces.Uh, no. Certainly your small home will... small-scale pieces, but including large-scale furniture pieces or fabric patterns..."