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Treatments for Large or Oddly Shaped Windows
Get the sun filtering and privacy you need even with those awkward windows, using panels, shutters, shades and more
"awkward windows, using panels, shutters, shades and more... Windows come in all shapes and sizes, yet the one thing they have in common is their... a few shapes, materials and design solutions that make windows glow confidently.... unique window shapes and different ways to treat the windows. Great article! Excellent... about window films for oddly shaped windows. Thanks for the creative and practical... by the windows. My picture windows have puzzled me for 15 years. I don't know if..."
Inventive Design: L-Shaped Windows
"e-box windows offer new angle on natural light... part, windows and doors are rectangular openings, either inserted into walls by... This shape is rooted in traditional architecture and construction, but it is certainly... rarely used shape that I've found on Houzz is "L." Read on for what this unusual window... window shape can do for a home's interior and exterior design.... and L-shaped, and even a Z-shaped space occurs. More: The L-Shaped House PlanRibbon..."
How Repetition Helps Rooms Shape Up
To give your interior designs a satisfying sense of rhythm, just add circles, squares or rectangles and repeat
"porthole windows. And still other times, it comes down to simple geometry, as in the... picture window, which frames a showstopper view of the landscape. Throughout, the... at the window above the stair landing. At its heart, this outdoor deck and sitting... basic shape in a single space. Circles and rectangles play tug of war in this kitchen... triangular window and the accents at the foot of the bed, which add up to a cohesive —..."
Houzz Tour: Childhood Memories Shape a Lakeside Cottage
A Canadian man couldn’t salvage his grandfather’s cottage, but he keeps the family connection alive with a new structure in the same space
"including a U-shaped design with a courtyard and a two-story version. But though Mulvagh... pretty bad shape. We have done as much work as we can by ourselves (drywall, windows,... those windows/that view! Pristine! All the glass to take in the views, clean lines... from this window are breathtaking. What a beautiful location. I appreciate the fact... the big windows might make it cold in the winter. It is totally possible to insulate..."
Kitchen Layouts: Ideas for U-Shaped Kitchens
"U-shaped kitchens are great for cooks and guests. Is this one for you?... The U-shaped kitchen (also called the C-shaped kitchen) is the perfect expression... below, U-shaped kitchens can still come in different shapes and sizes:... The U-shaped kitchen lends itself to high-efficiency cooking: You can often pivot... small U shaped kitchen, with the peninsula holding the sink. The lowers and peninsula... have a U-shaped kitchen in our current house and although it's rather small, it is the..."
Houzz Tour: Reading Shapes a Seattle Home
Written words drive the design of a house for aging in place, from a plethora of bookshelves to a personal word wall
"on the windows. Except for 2nd story windows of old farmhouses (wood grating), I'm... steel windows? Superb! Love the furnishings. LOVE Who made the windows? This home... corners of windows and doors, used in modern homes, with the abundant amount of windows... those windows...and the view! We are avid readers as well...where are reading lamps... how the windows celebrate that amazing view. I am shocked that this is described as..."
Indoor Gardener: Topiaries Help Rooms Shape Up
Undeniably sculptural, topiaries in modern geometric to classic round shapes bring fresh artfulness to the home
"round shapes bring fresh artfulness to the home... ornamental shapes. The term "topiary" derives from the Latin word "topiarius," which means... topiary-like shapes and grown indoors as well. A little maintenance with gardening shears... looking shapely. These 13 photographs showcase indoor topiaries at their best.... geometric shapes. The pair flanking this fireplace almost look like contemporary sculptures... in the window of this eclectic room by Andrew Flesher. Even a small touch of greenery..."
Vase Shapes Set Shrubs Apart
Billowing on top and slender on the bottom, shrubs in a vase shape showcase blooms and foliage to perfection in the landscape
"a vase shape showcase blooms and foliage to perfection in the landscape... few vase-shaped shrubs, and it happens that four are spring bloomers, so now's the perfect... another vase-shaped beauty that colonizes politely, so give it room to spread. In spring... of vase-shaped shrubs? They're beautiful from above. This is a venerable beauty (Kolkwitzia... second-floor window. It blooms in spring with pink flowers that smell like bubble gum, after..."
Ideas for L-Shaped Kitchens
"The L-shaped kitchen is by far the most popular layout these days. It's most often... galley or U-shaped kitchen can work in the smallest of spaces, you often need a bit more... for an L-shaped kitchen with an island. This layout has the most amount of variations... about L shapes with a large island. I am building and my L shape has one 14 floor leg... colour L shaped Chairs I love the L shape. I am getting ready to build in the next..."
Houzz Tour: A Shape-Shifting Space, Cloaked in History
"delivery window. This reminds me of the home of every man I dated in my 20s - Clearly... expense of window - that really does help. No pictures of the kitchen, but I'd love to... large window, and the tall curtains are decorative and functional at the same time... expanse of windows, the apartment already had good bones. Roper says the idea was not... steel-framed windows’ elegant lines. The bathroom and kitchen have remained untouched to..."
Great Compositions: The L-Shaped House Plan
"An L-shaped house plan is inherently a fragment of something larger — an incomplete... about L-shape plans forming an outdoor room are right on. The L-shape is a simple yet... in a l-shaped house. My front of the house face's the road and has no window's. That's... the l-shape is and the back is very opened. the sun come's throught the windows and... sold my L shaped house in Texas. The L surrounded a swimming pool. I felt like I was..."
Design Workshop: How a Site Can Shape a Home
Create architectural poetry by looking to a site's topography, climate, trees and more to inform the home's design
"home's shape, form and materials. When you look to your site for inspiration, these... devise its shape, layout, form and materials. The following examples employ one or more... kitchen windows overlook a clearing that shows a bit of Spencer's Butte. My bedroom... building's shape, location and materials all work to connect it to the site. Appearing... open windows and heavy stone speak to notions of shelter and thoughtfully control..."
Cascading Succulents Bring Fun Shapes to Your Indoor Garden
For eye-catching spillers with delicate beauty and minimal needs, it's hard to beat these 2 trailing houseplants
"in my "window" inside the house. Problem is that it is a bit dark in that area so... trumpet-shaped flowers. String of BananasThe second trailing succulent species of interest... color, shape and texture of its foliage than for its blooms. How to care for String... and open windows, because cold air may cause leaf drop.Light: Bright light with some... sunny window, preferably one facing west or south. If natural light is limited, place..."
The Power of the L-Shape in Home Design
"curved shapes, I do find something appealing about the geometric L-shape. The best thing... The L-shape also helps to give shape to the rest of the room. It can define a corner... repetition of shapes in home design. Although I gravitate towards circles and other curved... the L-shape is that it is so functional in the home. It creates more space where... the L-shape is used in unexpected ways. I like seeing the pattern in countertops..."
Home Designs: The U-Shaped House Plan
"at the shape of residential floor plans, this crop of houses share U-shaped plans... case the shape defines an outdoor space. By wrapping this space on three sides the houses... say, U-shaped plans require more land than the average single-family residence, yet... That U-shaped homes create a real outdoor room is an aspect I always found compelling... is a U-shaped bungalow, with a neighbor’s bungalow closing the fourth side of our..."