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When Your Tastes Clash: How to Design and Decorate as a Couple
Want to keep the peace? Work with both of your styles when remodeling, decorating or building new, for a home that feels right to all
"innocuous design decisions. Know this. It is totally normal but can be mildly alarming... the only design style that counts.... behind design helps couples not only deal with design better but it also helps them... Associates Interior Design: Battle is too strong a term, for us. He's a great guy, and... a good design principle, I try to design spaces that are not overtly "masculine" or... known designer (Ani Semerjian / Semerjian Interiors. We certainly had the boxing..."
Design Icons: Le Corbusier, Pioneer of Modern Architecture
'Prolific' and 'influential' don't do him justice. Learn about the legendary architect and MoMA's new Le Corbusier exhibition here
"the free design of the ground plan, the horizontal window and the free design of the... opened a studio in Paris after traveling to Germany, Greece, Italy and Turkey. From... of his studio in 1922 to his death in 1965, Le Corbusier would realize more than 50... tackling the design of cities. His influence stems from his architecture, ideas and ambitions... at this design? What happened in the three decades leading up to its realization that..."
Designing for Pleasure: The Beauty of Movement
"the same design principles we enjoyed in our primordial past biophilic design. Biophilic... as we design our homes. When we listen to these whispers from our past, we create... Biophilic design doesn't mean literally re-creating a savannah in a living room, but... biophilic design that will show you how to do just that.... great design is, at its heart, organic. I'm currently designing and building a new... so many designs, it's because they're static. They just decorate & they don't inspire..."
My Houzz: Designer's Eclectic Pink California Adobe
Pink walls, red floors and colorful textiles blend with local artwork in an Ojai designer's charmingly eclectic home
"an Ojai designer's charmingly eclectic home... builder and designer, wasn't in the market for a new home at the time, the beautiful adobe... adobe design, Williams has added her own personal twists to create a home reflecting... love the interior decorating...could have put every photo in one of my design books... Many designers homes look great in magazines but don't look like living in them... spaces she designed over her 30-year design career. This ottoman is from a Guess retail..."
Design Workshop: Reasons to Love Narrow Homes
Get the skinny on how a superslim house footprint can work wonderfully for your site, budget and quality of life
"Gorgeous design and a number of ideas for simplifying and economizing standard homes... homes designed one room deep, especially for regions with mild to hot climates. From... traditionally designed homes included as well...shotguns are some of the original 'narrow... We're designing a 16' x 36' living space. First floor kitchen & living, second story... examples & design advice is welcome. In the crowded towns of England there is a high..."
9 Creative Window Designs for All Kinds of Spaces
"window designs from around Houzz have charm, innovation and style in spades. See if... havoc your interior. Also, there are no screens for windows in France. Something I simply... artist’s studio. Central pivoting windows do take up extra space when open, so be sure... on this design would work well in a modern living space — especially one with high..."
Design Workshop: How to Separate Space in an Open Floor Plan
Rooms within a room, partial walls, fabric dividers and open shelves create privacy and intimacy while keeping the connection
"in home design as it was in the early 20th century. But modern life still requires... all the interior walls, and added back a central "cube" which contains the bathroom... these designs! They are perfect and wonderful. I noticed that some parts usually... current interior project. Outstanding article, the content is curated and the visuals... once in a studio.....would love a loft open space to decorate like this....this creative..."
Pet-Friendly Design: Making Room for the Dog Dish
In a dog’s life, you eat on the floor. Except in kitchens like these, where pets are factored into the design
"Clever design for dog bowl I'm loving all these designs but I need to correct the... Angeles Interior Designers & Decorators Shannon Ggem ASID Love the dog bone shaped... architect to design a dog shower area in the garage, and she came up with the design you... bench design might work better. Please keep any remodeling designs for the dogs... Wilder Design/Build and Dreamstructure DesignBuild both nailed it. I'm disinclined..."
Design Calendar: What to See and Do in Fall 2012
Fall in love with design in Paris, Vienna, Helsinki and London, and witness the return of flowers to New Canaan's Glass House
"love with design in Paris, Vienna, Helsinki and London, and witness the return of flowers... ready for design festival season. This year, take your pick of festivals and fairs from... 2012Paris Design WeekThe second annual Paris Design Week brings together more than 150... largest design trade shows that takes place during the London Design Festival. Red... space, designed by British avant-garde designer Vivienne Westwood. SHOWHOUSE — September..."
Expert Talk: 11 Desk Designs That Really Work It
Boring or inadequate desks don't cut it for productivity in a home office. File these desk designs and expert insight under "To Do"
"these desk designs and expert insight under "To Do"... under design/build Atlanta Check out this design: the computer screen is lower than... asked designer Alexis Lane about the desk and she said, "I got them from World Market:... these design photos office spaces-- there are never any cords! Lovely, if you live... We're designing our new house, and the study desk currently has on it, four monitors... years. I design, have client files, need a printer, etc, but am also concerned about..."
Mosaic Tile Designs That’ll Thrill You to Bits
Whether you go for simple stones or imaginative expressions, a mosaic can turn any surface into a work of art
"decorating of interior and exterior design,to decorate walls, floors,of houses commercial... of the designs for the tile work and ingenuity that went into them. I'm blown away... generated designs is fascinating. Urban Oasis, Your street numbers are lovely. They... scale and design. Absolutely splendid. Ben - nice tile mosaics. We've gone plaid with... Mosaic tile designs can contain as much or as little colour, texture, light and shape as..."
Design Icons: Rudolph M. Schindler, Evolving Architect-Artist
Breaking ground with collective dwellings and indoor-outdoor living, Schindler had a distinctive style that influenced architects to come
"thought out design and are painfully drab in contrast. www.laurenelysefineart.com Having... house's interior (the articulation and treatment of the surfaces and windows) is another... started designing the Hollyhock House for Aline Barnsdall in 1918; it was completed... of the design, and changed some of those aspects. Wright was not happy with the house's... Hired to design a dozen dwellings on some land near the Pacific Ocean, Schindler placed..."
My Houzz: Artful Character Colors a Textile Designer's Home
"textile designer, could make the space burst with DIY pattern, color and character... textile design work, add splashes of color. Even a tiny opossum jaw is appreciated... for its design and made part of a tabletop display. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here:... on an interior design post, but I had to pipe in on this one. Fun, vibrant space... A fun interior but I'd lose that green and white paper in the dining room. It doesn't..."
Travel Guide: Portland, Oregon, for Design Lovers
Get a dose of Portland's one-of-a-kind quirkiness through its outdoor artwork, eclectic hotels and engaging architecture
"but the design-minded collection of artists, makers and innovators has catapulted this... carpet design showroom, Atelier Lapchi, in the Pearl District on the Park Blocks.... work with designers from all over the world eager to see what Portland has to offer.... lovers of design and beautiful unique things. Here are some close-in neighborhood crossroads... Revive Designs and Phloem Studio. It's no wonder creativity seems to float in the..."
Sitting in Style: The Key to Successful Dining Room Design
"chair design to be successful it needs to be both beautiful and functional, meaning... e and designed with the human form in mind? Number two: Is it sturdy, will it hold... Modern interior. Windows on 3 sides of this Dining Area provide full view of the Bay... in my studio and entertain by cooking. I need dining chairs which are comfortable... Ballard Design. The cane seat and back are more comfortable than standard folding chairs..."