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Flash Cards for Common Architectural Terms
"architectural terms. I suggest you study these for a few hours a day. That way you'll know..."
Curtain Speech
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A Primer on the Language of Design
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13 Versatile Furniture Pieces That Grow With You
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Chaise, Divan, Daybed, Settee: What's the Difference?
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How to Speak the Lingo of Drapery
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The Perfect Finish for Your Tile
"Demystify trim terms and finish off your kitchen and bath tile in style... ation.aspx It goes up when you tile because it's held to the wall with the thinset..."
Ecofriendly Kitchen: How to Choose Flooring
"your long-term finances by choosing kitchen flooring materials with durability and beauty... great LONG TERM. Yes, we love the idea of cork, but what about durability after more..."
Don’t Be a Stickybeak — and Other Home-Related Lingo From Abroad
"design terms are no exception to the language madness. And in light of recently announcing... "looby" (term of endearment). :) Our girls speak a mixture of America and English slang... and some terms vary here even from town to town. My mother' family always called kitchen... use the term "earth" for dirt / soil , but I don't know if that's acceptable in the... come to terms with me referring to both the Garden Shed & the Garage as just 'the shed'..."
Modern or Contemporary: What's the Difference?
"of the term "contemporary" that refers to a particular strain of design today, such... included. The term's use is clearly narrower than the literal definition, yet it is still... of both terms still muddies the waters. The term contemporary is more misunderstood... the 2 terms interchangeably but I knew there was a distinction but could not quite... with the term in architecture, it uses historical elements in ironic ways (columns as..."
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