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2297 window shape Ideabooks
Look to the Sun for More of Your Home's Lighting
Manage sunlight with design-savvy windows, solar tubes and skylights to save energy and show your home's beauty
"design-savvy windows, solar tubes and skylights to save energy and show your home's beauty... adding windows on two or more sides to even out lighting and reduce glare, getting... from the windows, and make sure all the trim around and close to the windows is painted... important windows are in design. I am a bit disappointed you fail to mention window film... through windows while still retaining the view with window film. The latest generation..."
Dark Curtains See the Light
For a cozy feel or a visual trick for ceilings and windows, dark, moody curtains and drapery treatments have a bright outlook
"ceilings and windows, dark, moody curtains and drapery treatments have a bright outlook... or no window treatments at all. Yet there's something to be said about dark curtains... of my windows. I have really wide windows. I just spent money on dark curtains. I... frame the windows? Should I use a contrasting color? I have wood floors (tiger wood)... roundish shape dark brown moderrn sofa 3+1+1.Does it blend? please comment. Ha! Hi Dana..."
Board and Batten Shutters Offer Pretty Protection
If you're looking for a traditional window dressing that's decorative and practical, board and batten shutters are flat-out appealing
"traditional window dressing that's decorative and practical, board and batten shutters... protect windows during strong storms. Today they are more often decorative than functional... the S shaped iron brackets on shutters called? CB - Shutter hooks they are called... cover the window area. Sometimes they can be folded back on themselves and then they... glass windows. Really love the look of them. Meant to say practical. I really like..."
Your Decor: Creature Comforts
"nimal shapes have been used in home decor since the dawn of time. Their shapes can... animal shape to spaces for a touch of life, character and whimsy. They make fabulous... animal shapes with shapes from various other categories to make a big bold statement... animal shapes to a piece of furniture to make it unique. Use stencils, stickers or... need any window coverings or bold color to make this space fun. The iron-finished parade..."
Use the Power of Geometrics
"you are shape and texture, this ideabook is for you. Without downplaying the power... space's shape and dimension also help create a mood and flow. Some geometric components... Other shapes and lines can enter at more discrete levels, such as your choice in... classic shapes, but add a very modern touch when their shapes stand out. And this ideabook... texture and shape coming into one great whole. A much starker example with the high contrast..."
Geometry Roots Great Garden Design
To learn why some garden designs seem particularly pleasing to the eye, look to mathematical shapes and patterns
"The shapes in our garden greatly influence the way we view and experience it. We... Geometric shapes delineate boundaries, create spaces and channel views. Here's a selection... use of shape and line here, even without any plants, creates both interest and movement... rectangular shape of this table and bench, for example, reinforce the clean lines. Later... geometric shapes: squares and triangles.Small knot gardens can be a practical and decorative..."
New Classics: LZF's Nut Suspension Light
Its infinity-shaped form is apt, as this fascinating wood-veneer light navigates endless room styles with ease
"infinity-shaped form is apt, as this fascinating wood-veneer light navigates endless... intertwined shape makes me gaze at its infinity-like loops and try to figure out how it's... contemporary shape and the ambient glow provided by its handmade wood veneer. Industrial... large window panes. White Nut Suspension Lights team up with glass pendants to navigate... case its shape, materials and ambient glow add character and warmth to a dreamy closet..."
Get a Tropical Splash With a Bird's Nest Fern
Sword-shaped leaves make this fern a stunning accent — and you can even mount it on wood for a wall hanging
"Sword-shaped leaves make this fern a stunning accent — and you can even mount it... sword-shaped leaves can capture filtered sun for a stunning tropical accent in any... beautiful shape. These and moose antler ferns can just make a room complete. the next... spear-shaped fronds. It was given its name because of the way new fronds unfurl from... ledge by a window, for example, is a good place for a healthy bird's nest fern. While..."
Regional Modern: L.A. Coast Homes Soak in the View
"views shape residential design in Malibu, Venice and Laguna Beach... with the shaping of form towards important views. The setting sun over the expansive... the L-shaped house opens itself towards the ocean. This shape also helps enclose... caused by windows peeling away from the facade to capture views of the water. Another... various shapes and sizes, but they all orient themselves towards the prized Pacific... the L-shaped house towards the Pacific. The left portion of the house is treated..."
Houzz Tour: Tahoe Ridge House
"forms shape a contemporary mountain home... is an H-shaped plan with the living space extending from the front door, a hallway... Tall windows do a great job of framing the exterior scenery. Glancing right, we... whose window looks towards the distant mountains. Remember that the living portion... combined to shape the house...."
Two Homes, Two Tributes to Dad
"Relationships Shape the Design of Cherished Family Homes... design shaped by a respect for the environment he and his dad share. Lewis Butler... about windows," Butler laughs. "We had blue tape up all over the windows, trying... ended up shaping the most important part of the house," says Feldman. The site was on..."
Demilune Tables Bring On Full Elegance
Shaped like a half-moon, these pieces strike a refined, fitting pose in slim entryway, bedroom or living room areas
"Shaped like a half-moon, these pieces strike a refined, fitting pose in slim entryway... semicircular shape. They blend an elegant, feminine form with space-saving functionality... between two windows to fill that small sliver of space. This arrangement twists convention... front of windows instead. The glass tops and spare iron bases of these keep them light..."
My Houzz: Curve Appeal Among the Trees
"A fan-shaped midcentury home in Pittsburgh is so admired, it’s now a home-tour stop... r fan shape and a plunge pool at the center of a radial design. The home was originally... circular in shape. Now I can't believe to see that in reality. Looks very similar to the... unique shape, to reflect the general shape of the room. The all-glass shower was designed... need for window coverings. “Although the original wooden floor-to-ceiling Temlite shades..."
The Space Above: Beautiful Barrel-Vaulted Ceilings
"barrel shape and the lighting have on the mural. I love this idea book....the photos... With windows on three sides and an elliptical window at the vault, this breakfast... perfect shape ceiling for a dining room such as this. The ceiling's extra height and... while its shape — an arc that defines an enclosing circle — creates intimacy. It's as... dinner. The windows and doors, in combination with linear pattern of the wood ceiling finish..."
Modern Icons: X Marks the Spot
"the X Shape to Add Geometry in Design... the X shape can grab attention and add some much-needed diagonals into a room full... map! A shape like an X is a fun alternative to a typical rectangular painting. A... has with shapes. Not only is that cocktail table a big X, there's also a cube, a star-shaped... star-shaped one, and a hexagonal one. Look closely: Here four small X-base folding... it. X shapes on shelving are great for rolled up towels in a laundry room. Note the..."