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The 3 Top Ways to Light Up Your Landscape
Whether you're lighting a small side garden or a wide swath of yard, you'll be in the dark without understanding these essential elements
Here's How to Steer Clear of 10 Top Design Don'ts
Get interiors that look professionally styled even if you're taking the DIY route, by avoiding these common mistakes
"are the top design don'ts and some successful designs that show what to do instead... home design project is beset with its own design challenges, some of which need... table tops and counter tops clear. I have a question about art placement. I have... of my design teachers used to say, my goal is to give my clients good design within... accepted design criteria. I know we are all individualists with different design penchants..."
Extraordinary Roofs Have High Design Covered
"dramatic roof tops off a stunning home exterior in style... for roof design aren't limited to the two most prevalent ones: pitched (gable, hip)... house's exterior. This ideabook collects four houses with dramatic roofs, dissecting... Arizona, designed by Kendle Design Collaborative, is broken up with courtyards and smaller... Toronto, designed by Bortolotto, appears to be all roof. This elevation is the street... to the top of the house and opens up to act as a semicovered terrace. The roof may..."
9 Top Siding Materials
Everyone knows brick and stucco, but what about fiber cement and metal? Learn about the options in exterior siding before you choose
"options in exterior siding before you choose... to the exterior of our houses. We don't want to repaint, restain or any of that.... guide to exterior siding choices will help you pick one that goes the distance for your... Maryland to design the exterior of my home for a reasonable price. I currently have cedar... for an exterior. Thanks. Very informative introduction to this subject, with excellent... style of exterior. That's how I grew up and became apart of me. I've attached a pic..."
10 Top-Notch Architectural Details, 1 Lake House
From shed dormers to string lighting, this summer home in Vermont incorporates a bevy of classically beautiful features all in one place
"dissected exterior architectural detailing and even gotten spicy with 50 Shades of Gray... barthroom design. Traditional East coast with a twist. Again, perfection. Amazing.... great design! I don't think I have ever seen a home by Smith & Vansant that I have... classic design. 3. Casement windows are an excellent choice if you're looking for... ingenious top-hung sash, awning windows can be left open while it's raining without letting..."
5 Questions for Design Stars
"areas, designing a comfortable family kitchen or choosing an exterior trim. Check... week's top design dilemmas and post your suggestions, please!... Houzz Design Dilemma! 2. How can I divide my dining/living area without breaking... way to design a comfortable kitchen for a family? "Hello All. We just got a house... would you design it?" Click here to answer. 4. How to create counterspace between the... with the exterior house paint color. This is a rental and we can only repaint the trim..."
5 Questions for Design Stars
"to the design of our houses. For that reason, Houzzers this week are focusing on improving... their exteriors. For good measure we've thrown two bathroom dilemmas into the mix... along the top of your tubline. Recycled glass tiles will make the bathroom sparkle, as... into the design and budget mode. Oh, yes, budget and city building codes rule the design... design process. The building permit department will help you finalize your plans..."
Top Tips From a Green Interior Designer
Ecofriendly homes can do more than tread lightly on the earth. They can be stylish and comfortable too, says this top-notch green designer
"House Designs in Virginia turns her eye to a new client and project, she doesn't... envisions her designs through the strategies of upcycling, re-covering and buying green —... dollars for design or waste a lot of materials. Prugar agreed to share some of her secrets... House Design room? Lindsey, The cost of upholstry reslly depends on the area in... fabric on Design Diva Fabrics I love reupholstering furniture. It gives an one-of-kind..."
20 Fantasyland Dining Room Designs That Delight
A wonder to behold, these incredible professionally designed rooms take everyday dining over the top
"professionally designed rooms take everyday dining over the top... retro design, over-the-top elements figured in each of these inspiring dining rooms... Oregon, 20 designers created spaces that practically kick you off the couch. From a hot... of the designers participating in this show. Serving Up Style - Designers Fighting... thought the designers purposefully thought outside the box to design a fantasy. I voted..."
8 Fantasy Dining Room Designs
Get ideas for your own over-the-top dinner party from the creations at San Francisco's Dining By Design Event
"over-the-top dinner party from the creations at San Francisco's Dining By Design Event... years, Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA) has put on Dining By Design... candy — designers pull out all the stops to showcase amazing, one-of-a-kind themed... do the designers intend for people to actually be sitting at them for a meal? All... Marlena, design is meant to push the boundaries in such an environment. Practicality..."
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..."
6 Top Design Events: Sept. 2-23, 2011
"New York Design Center, or go across the pond to the London Design Festival and enjoy... other design lovers, here's this week's roundup of 6 top happenings around the world... London Design Festival featuring more than 300 design events taking place in some... events: 6 Top Design Events: Aug. 26-Sept. 16What's on your calendar this weekend? Let... latest designs in everything from lighting to wallpaper, or in seeing the newest furniture..."
Design Surprises Amaze in an Eye-Popping Manhattan Penthouse
Mathematics meets fun in a most unusual 7,000-square-foot space topping a landmark New York City building
"space topping a landmark New York City building... interior design was handled by interior designer Ghislaine Viñas, who inserted colorful... to the top-floor attic and back down again. Photos don't do the design justice, but... residence was designed by David Hotson, who inserted four floors into the previously unoccupied... Interior Design Magazine and fell in love! This is a perfect design for someone who... unique design!! Who made the Purple Bear on top of the wooden pallet, I really love..."
6 Top Design Events: Sept. 23-Oct. 14, 2011
"interior design products. Bid on a designer doghouse in Austin and see furry fashionistas... London Design Festival, attend Tent London to peek at all the latest contemporary... other design lovers, here are 6 events on our shortlist from around the world.... events: 7 Top Design Events: Sept. 16-Oct. 7, 20117 Top Design Events: Sept. 9-30, 2011What's... largest design trade shows taking place during the London Design Festival. More than..."
6 Top Design Events: Oct. 14-Nov. 4, 2011
"Tokyo Designers Week to see the latest in interior and product design, or see how... food and design intersect in Chicago. Discover what's new in home furnishings at the... other design lovers, here is our shortlist of 6 events from around the world.... Showroom Design Competition, attend a market concert, or stay on top of what's going... interior design, art and graphic design, and short films. A new addition this year to..."