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Architect's Toolbox: Solar-Powered Design
"home's design can take advantage of the sun's natural energy all year... how to design a home to take advantage of the sun's power. More: High Design With... smartly designed home as one that is respectful of the planet. In another story, we... in the design stage of a home addition which will include an attached greenhouse,... Cooled by Design High Design With Solar Panels... decades designing homes that rely on the sun for heating and other power needs. In..."
Houzz Pets: 50 Design-Loving Dogs
"and pet designs shared by you, the Houzz community. From cool washing areas to pups... middle of designing the interior of the house. I showed the designer the doggie bath... sacrificing design. The book is co-written by a professor of interior designer and an expert... am an Interior Designer so I have to balance a beautiful home and Pistol Annie a... into my design aesthetic is always a challenge. Thanks for the inspiration, and the..."
Bring a Taste of Italy Home With 12 Design Touches
No vacation plans abroad? You can still get the feel of old-world Italy with these ideas from an Italian designer
"most U.S. interior designers call "Tuscan." All those Italian old-looking designs we... in your design with paintings of Italy. Here are two great examples: "Il Duomo View"... homes, designs, decors, styles etc. I honestly thought I would have been happy never... Italian design influences in home decor and fashion. This has to be my favorite ideabook... "new old" design in Italy! Strange, huh? Do you have any information on the artwork(on..."
Design Greener: Using Reclaimed Wood
"sustainable design is repurposing and reusing. While, thank goodness, sustainable forestry... these designs. Nice job! Anastasia www.faiella-design.com My relatives have a barn... redoing the interior entry of a historic building he owns. He dragged me over to Ooooh... "Green Design" will be on the left side of the page. I know I haven't written many... on the designer), I would love to add this to the end of our island, it adds so much..."
5 Common-Sense Ways to Get a Greener Home Design
You don't need fancy systems or elaborate schemes to make your home energy efficient and sustainable. You just need to choose wisely
"your home design project is a decision made by degrees, with layers of opportunities... architects and interior designers for advice about this, because they generally know who does... architect, interior designer, qualified contractor and ask their opinions about specific... stone both interior/exterior and in the landscape design.. Stone has all the attributes... as with design, there are many ways to create a green home. Love the tip to buy local..."
Designer's Touch: The Master Bathroom
A professional designer shares grand gestures and small touches that give a master bathroom that special something
"professional designer shares grand gestures and small touches that give a master bathroom... Could your designers come up with a grouping of small baths about 15x20 with drop-in angle... on the interior yet maintaining the colonial appeal on the exterior. Small rooms and... BathroomDesigner Trick: Take Your Shower Tile to the Ceiling 3. Going to the top...."
Modern Design Meets Traditional Forms
"anything designed by an architect is outside "the compass of the vernacular." Yet... contend that designing with the vernacular as a guide leads to responsible green buildings)... to our design. Thanks for the ideas. Good work and research... retreat designed by CCS Architecture is split into two components: a main house covered... follow the interior spaces; instead of punched openings we see sliding doors that open..."
5 Essential Considerations for a Landscape Design Project
Get your winter garden fix by planning an entirely new landscape or just an update for a single garden stretch
"research and design your project. It always pays to put pencil to paper before the shovel... describe the design process. As a landscape designer, I enjoy helping people understand... into the design of a sloping property it can be surprising to discover how many steps... among my design clientele. Like you, I try to use plants in a multi-purpose way, for... challenging to design as there's no room for error! The same principle apply, however. Have..."
Travel Guide: San Francisco for Design Lovers
Visionary architecture, great museums, amazing food and shops — you don't have to leave your heart here to take inspiration home
"Francisco design like a local, from a local.... city for design, coffee (hello, Blue Bottle!), museums, shopping and walking off the... Landscape designer Flora Grubb (yep, that's her real name) has created an oasis dedicated... Museum. Designed by architect Daniel Libeskind, the museum houses art and artifacts... its cool design. Old-school hexagon tile floors and chalkboard menus contrast with yellow... founder of Design Within Reach, started this San Francisco bicycle company to create simple..."
Garden Design Essentials: Shape and Mass
"principles of design — straight out of my 1980s college textbook Design Through Discovery... classic design themes and find projects to illustrate each one. It turns out that... surface design. And similarly, the eye sees geometric, natural or multidimensional... garden design series: Using Lines | Using Rhythm | Using Texture... to this design: shadow and light, depending on the time of day and your vantage point..."
Design Calendar: 5 Top January Events
California design, Eames chair collection and more: See what's on the Houzz list of things to see and do in January, 2012
"ornia design, Eames chair collection and more: See what's on the Houzz list of things... modern design at the L.A. County Museum of Art. Attend a talk in the Windy City exploring... Neighborhood Design Fair. If you're looking for ways to be inspired or just enjoy getting... other design lovers, here is our shortlist of things to do around the country this... 2012California Design, 1930–1965: “Living in a Modern Way”Los Angeles County Museum of Art5905..."
Book to Know: 'Marrakesh by Design'
A transplanted design connoisseur shares ways to conjure the enticing feel of Morocco in your home and outdoor rooms
"transplanted design connoisseur shares ways to conjure the enticing feel of Morocco in your... Marrakesh by Design, a fascinating guide to Moroccan home design. Filled with gorgeous... of key design elements — color, finishes, patterns and more — and how-to guides.... Moroccan interiors display a dizzying array of geometric and floral patterns. The tiles... stenciled designs and plasterwork are some of the gorgeous ways to ensure that people..."
Live Boldly In Your Home Design Choices
"these designers, then take a chance and test out a bold new design of your own.... bold design choices will truly make a home your own. Get inspiration from these... the bold design choice speaks volumes about the designer. Make a bold choice to celebrate... more bold design. A great custom piece like this lets you exercise your creativity, but..."
Design Ideas From a Teen Crash Pad in Venice Beach
Colors abound without clashing in this resource center for homeless teens, created by a team of compassionate designers
"team of designers behind the incredible rooms at the Good Shepard Charity Project... and lead designer, the vision for a bright and contemporary resource center became a... other designers, but Charmean Neithart did not shy away from the challenge. The key... used the design of the lounge area to set the tone for the rest of the project spaces... other designers, but when you are working pro bono you take what you can get and..."
The Details: Using Typography in Design
"graphic design know their Times New Roman from their Arial. Let's take a look at this... this design detail and all of the ways it's worked its way into our homes.... in her studio apartment she had a big M on the wall. My mom thought that was so cute... Demon studio when it's built next year. For realz. Can't wait to see it. I did not... This designer collected the letters from several sources such as Homegoods and put..."