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Here Comes the Sun
"another window, here are some other ways to create the illusion of a brighter, more... over-sized windows and very translucent window treatments, this entire room is filled... arched window way up high, to the reflective blue-green surface of the coffee table... the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity..."
Design Icons: Joseph Eichler
Midcentury modernism and indoor-outdoor living at an affordable price are hallmarks of the homes designed by this California legend
"iling windows, sliding glass doors, radiant-heat floors, exposed ceiling beams and... triangular window is placed between these horizontal joists and the roof, increasing... large window walls. Large glass areas were used to line the indoor atriums, and... translucent windows were used for privacy. This image was taken by photographer David Eichler... iling windows and sliding glass doors that expand the home into the garden. The large..."
Kitchen of the Week: Sunlit Garden Views in Bristol, U.K.
Garden access and a bright green backsplash bring color and light to this British kitchen — and the new dining room opens things up
"corner window and access to the south-facing garden now fill the combined rooms with... corner window draws the eye to the beautiful garden. Vasetti had an acrylic mirror... corner window provides a clear view to the outdoors. While the frame of the corner... corner window is recessed into the wall for aesthetics, a glass patio door at the other... placed windows resulted in an awkward appliance setup, and allowed for only an eat-in..."
American Architecture: The Elements of Cape Cod Style
This simple architecture style was born in New England but has stood the test of time around the United States
Stucco Smooths Modern Home Exteriors
Put your home exterior on an even keel with this versatile, sculptural material that comes in a range of modern hues
"ribbon windows, flat roofs and planar, unadorned walls prevailed in the primarily... the wood window frames in a trim-free opening stand out in the white composition. This... to the windows, a way of anchoring them to the stucco, rather than having them appear... small windows and the larger ones to the right. The joints create a sort of abstract... square window, a different tactic than the previous examples. This traditionally styled..."
5 Questions for Houzz Design Stars
"decorating a window seat, or adding room divisions to an openfloor plan home. Take a look... decorate a window nook? "This window nook in my six year old daughter's playroom has always... from this window above my sink. Also, over the island I'm limited to something like I..."
4 Questions for Design Stars
"choose window treatments, or sneak storage into a spare corner? Take a look at these... What window treatments should I use in my master bedroom? "I need input on what... do with windows in my master bedroom. One picture shows the door to a small balcony... with 6 windows that are about 35" square. There is also a bright street lamp outside..."
Embraced by the Built-In Bed
Enjoy the custom fit, integrated lighting and storage possibilities in these architectural sleeping quarters
"surfaces, windows, doors — making it ideal for considering it as a built-in rather than... towards a window at the low portion of the roof. The small nook creates ... ... a reading... clerestory window. This solution creates a cohesive environment, adds some well-placed... small windows and the great amounts of storage provided around the bed's opening..."
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. You don't often see prominent triangles in... triangular window and the accents at the foot of the bed, which add up to a cohesive —..."
Hello Again, Umbrella House
"jalousie window. The dominant feature of the house, the aptly named "umbrella," was... jalousie windows is also evident. The umbrella dominates the north side of the house... jalousie windows and establishment of the 32-inch module used to plan the house. T... These windows can be closed off for privacy. The bedrooms also feature built-in..."
It wraps around a building, not your pants, providing structure and sometimes playfulness to a home exterior's design
"placement of windows and other architectural elements. While a belt line can provide a... placement of windows, which are sometimes hung from a belt line and sometimes sit on the... other windows that are hung from the belt line in this photo, the large and special... special window breaks the belt line, bringing emphasis to itself and its dominance. By..."
My Houzz: A Midcentury Gem on a Wooded Acre in Dallas
"expansive windows made for a refreshing change for postwar families, and for the Woods... the open windows, so we tried not to compete with that," says Jill. Sofa: Urban Home... Large windows that follow the roofline afford park-like views of the backyard from... very few windows on the street facade, to ensure privacy. The low-profile home stays..."
Houzz Tour: A Manhattan Studio Gets a Bright Future
So Your Style Is: Swedish
Fresh faced and cheerful, Swedish style marries casualness and elegance with ease. Could its lighter look uplift your home?
"wide windows and light woods — a recipe for likable, livable style. You'll love... Wide windows, unobscured by heavy draperies or blinds, make the most of what sun... area, windows are mounted at a variety of angles to capture sun exposure from every... doors and windows are thrown wide, openness also helps breezes circulate as efficiently..."
Floor plans are the most common type of this architectural drawing, showing the home's intended features and the path of movement
"walls, windows and doors while also describing floor surfaces that may be important... doors and windows. Floor plans are extremely important tools that help architects work... doors and windows are dimensions, references to other drawings, many notes and tags for... include windows...."