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On Trend: Danish Chairs Offer a Seat in Design Nirvana
Delightfully distinctive, these Danish chair designs have heavenly curves, modern lines and organic shapes
"Danish chair designs have heavenly curves, modern lines and organic shapes... finding the play between back and seat, or an element in the legs themselves. Add one... happens in Northern European designs. Whatever the reason, the design companies here... you'll find chairs that perch high above your average chair. Each of these chairs finds... beautiful chairs in a spirited Danish aesthetic. Split backs, strong repeating lines..."
How to Seat Your Dinner Guests in Comfort
Instead of reaching for pillows and footstools when you dine, settle in with dining tables and chairs that fit the room and body
"settle in with dining tables and chairs that fit the room and body... happy in the dining room with more than just our excellent food and company. Catering... loved ones is a good goal. If you follow simple ergonomics guidelines when buying your... table and chairs, your guests will feel comfortable and return again and again.... matters, but the difference in the height between the table top & chair seats! I bought..."
Houzz Tour: A Ranch House Is Reborn in a Los Angeles Canyon
Can you get back to nature in the heart of an urban mecca? This family — and their horses, dogs and chickens — did just that
"nature in the heart of an urban mecca? This family — and their horses, dogs and chickens... nature are the way of life. Welcome to the city of Brentwood, one of the most desired... But the house hadn’t been touched since its construction in the 1970s. Windows... sinks in the master suite, were rampant. What’s more, the city wouldn’t allow any... to live in fast-paced L.A. It’s here that a California ranch house in Sullivan Canyon..."
The Perfect Kid-Friendly, Storage-Happy, Style-Loving Seating Solution
Turn a corner into do-it-all kitchen seating with a customizable banquette, and let the comfy-cozy mealtimes begin
"kitchen seating with a customizable banquette, and let the comfy-cozy mealtimes begin... The banquette, made popular in the diner era, has made its way into the home kitchen... might be the perfect solution to any issue a child can throw at it.... the right in the picture below. The corner is about 6x6 after accommodating for the... could only seat four as the legs got in the way. I can now seat 6, maybe 7. We always..."
The Beautiful Thing About Dad's Chair
"own spot in the house. His father had his own spot. Now I have mine... had sat in this chair for many, many years before he died. I stared in awe at the thing... there in front of you. My wife’s father had just dropped off the chair. It was a... claim to the chair, but in my mind it was immediately obvious that it was mine. This... sitting in the chair drinking scotch and saying wise things, of reading thick leather-bound..."
Classic Summer Furniture: The Adirondack Chair
"back in a chair designed more than a hundred years ago but updated (or not) for... designed in the Adirondack Mountains in New York. In 1903, to be exact. Throughout its... these chairs were made of hemlock and came in one color: natural. And while the basic... life, the Adirondack chair has become an iconic image of summer. It's synonymous... elements of the classic remain, there have been some adjustments, alterations and upgrades..."
So Your Style Is: Tuscan
Bring the vitality and warmth of the Italian countryside to your home with Tuscan textures, colors and materials
"Bring the vitality and warmth of the Italian countryside to your home with Tuscan... at it is: Tuscan style evokes the spirit of the Italian countryside: inky cypress... works: The Tuscan approach has risen in popularity in recent years because of its... pasta in the culinary canon. You never miss a Fellini film showing. You want to be... Under the Tuscan Sun. It gives us an enticing a taste of a lifestyle that few of..."
My Houzz: A Paean to the 1950s and '60s in Pennsylvania
With vintage furniture, a sunken den and pristine original details, this home is a true homage to midcentury style
"this home is a true homage to midcentury style... Wakefield, the Realtor who’d shown them the Stein-designed home, sent the Fishers an email... know that the house was still on the market — at a drastically reduced price. The Fishers... parking lot. The Fishers turned the latter into a sprawling meditative lawn, while the rooms... to be in nearly pristine condition. Perhaps that's because the previous owners were..."
So Your Style Is: Eclectic
This playful, personal home design style shakes up conventions and bridges the gap between other looks. Here's how to master the mix
"bridges the gap between other looks. Here's how to master the mix... at it is: Eclectic style is the great equalizer. It reshuffles the rule book, mixing... What it is not, however, is a free-for-all. If you toss a little of this, a little... dash of the other into a room at random, it'll look like exactly what it is: a mess... confidence in your own style yet still adheres to the fundamentals of good design. You..."
Modern Icons: Vernor Panton's Cone Chairs
Have a heart — or even two or three. With these whimsical and attention-snagging seats, it just might be the more, the merrier
"gging seats, it just might be the more, the merrier... proclaimed. In 1958 he designed the Cone Chair, which led to the Heart Cone Chair a year... re at The Royal Danish Academy of Art in the late 1940s, where his teacher Pøul... where the chairs, draped in naked mannequins, literally stopped traffic and were... part of the team who worked on Jacobsen's iconic Ant Chair. After a few years he took... version of the Grand Tour, traveling around Europe in a VW bus he'd outfitted as a mobile..."
Take a Seat at the Vanity
"agree is closer to the former rather than the latter. While to some a designated... anity is a broad term: It could mean anything from the cabinet that holds your sink... and time in the care with which they presented themselves — not to be vain, but rather... being vain in character. Here, let's refer to it as a dressing table, which I hope you... vanities into the home, perhaps these beautiful arrangements will sway you...."
Bask in the 'Microarchitecture' of the Innovative Bouroullec Brothers
Provocative and original wall, furniture and lighting designs on display in Chicago make the user central to the experience
"display in Chicago make the user central to the experience... basked in the amazing output of the design-team duo over the course of the past 15... After the show's run in their home country, it headed to Chicago and the Museum of... exhibition in France at the Centre Pompidou-Metz, from October 2011 to July 2012. After... surroundings in some manner, the brothers' designs are often elements that are pieced together..."
Glued to the Tube: 14 Ways to Put a TV in the Kitchen
"denying the fact that some of my clients simply must have a TV in the kitchen. I can... TV into the most popular room in the house. You might think I'm crazy, but I'm not... create the feel I want in a newly designed kitchen. There are other options, though... fan of the wall-mounted TV on a movable arm — it just reminds me of a bar or a hospital... I love the TV in our kitchen, it is placed above the ovens, recessed in the matching..."
So Your Style Is: Contemporary
What's contemporary style? Strong lines, smooth forms, minimal accessories — with room for rule breaking
"at it is: Technically, contemporary design is rooted in the moment (as in this moment... gravitate to the abstract works. You have more than two books with the word Simplify in... ). But in broad terms, it represents an about-face from the conventions of traditional... exactly the same thing. Modern refers to a specific design movement that arose in the... style in the near future.) Why it works: A strong emphasis on line and form —..."
Origins Revealed: The Orkney Chair Goes From Humble to Haute
Straw and driftwood made up the original versions, but Orkney chairs have come a long way from their modest island beginnings
"made up the original versions, but Orkney chairs have come a long way from their modest... about the chairs was born of necessity; made for modest homes, the original chairs were... Orkney chairs, today they grace some of the chicest homes around the world, as well... e's a chair once made by fishermen and farmers on the remote Orkney Islands (off... well as the furniture collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. Everything about..."