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City View: Minneapolis Design Style
Forget 'fly-over state.' Twin City residents have sophisticated design tastes, embrace the outdoors and create retreats at home
"sophisticated design tastes, embrace the outdoors and create retreats at home... asked design professionals in the Minneapolis/St. Paul region to weigh in and show... makes a design distinctly Minneapolis, trends on the rise here and the biggest mis... and its design styles!! Great article to read! It's great to see ideabooks about design... area when designing. "Cabinetry design is taking on a furniture look, and the appliances..."
Design School: Embrace Repetition
"classic design strategy that can take the mundane to fantastic and the ordinary to... their design even more presence. This library at Edith Wharton's estate in Lenox... classic design elements that lend themselves to repetition. This beauty uses circular... Notice the wine bottle chandelier, groupings on the bookshelves and the repetition of... shopping for design elements in your home, consider repeating an element twice, thrice —..."
Bring a Taste of Italy Home With 12 Design Touches
No vacation plans abroad? You can still get the feel of old-world Italy with these ideas from an Italian designer
"interior designers call "Tuscan." All those Italian old-looking designs we see in the... in your design with paintings of Italy. Here are two great examples: "Il Duomo View"... homes, designs, decors, styles etc. I honestly thought I would have been happy never... Italian design influences in home decor and fashion. This has to be my favorite ideabook... "new old" design in Italy! Strange, huh? Do you have any information on the artwork(on..."
'The Collected Home' Offers a Wealth of Design Tips
From planning to decorating, the father of 'new traditionalist' style dishes out scads of design suggestions you might never have considered
"scads of design suggestions you might never have considered... every design style. This includes everything from highlighting architectural details... into his design, not just for appearance but for practicality, too. The outlets in... behind designing your closet. Things that just make sense! And things we may not... love the designer...but the new book was a disappointment. Who made the beautiful couches... fireplace designs now that incorporate stacked wood. The first time we stored any amount..."
Designer's Touch: 10 Butler's Pantries That Bring It
Help your butler's pantry deliver in fine form with well-designed storage, lighting and wall treatments
"with well-designed storage, lighting and wall treatments... these designer tips to emphasize and draw attention to the pantry you already have... AliciaTappDesigns.com very well I love that blue pantry. Shane whats the best size for... Install a wine cooler and a coffee maker in your butler's pantry to have a bar area and..."
5 Relationship Problems Solved by Design
Everyday issues driving you and your special someone apart? These design solutions can help mend your together time
"These design solutions can help mend your together time... let home design come to the rescue. Since many of these issues are based in surroundings... of our designs -- The perfect place to hang up a love note or a special photo of the... bottle of wine or book of poetry, no cell phones allowed. If a cozy outdoor venue isn't..."
Houzz Tour: Designs for Every Space From Atypical Type A
"another design blog. I was able to have a chat with Alicia, a.k.a. Atypical Type... (by UK designers J-Me) at the National Gallery of Victoria shop and immediately decided... Yellow: 'Designer: Accidentally pretentious' Blue: 'Artist: Subtly ironic' Red: 'Musician:... for my design books, portfolios and art supplies. I also wanted to maximize desk space... taste for design classics! "The ceiling light fixture is from Ikea, as is the desk (which..."
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
"home design project is beset with its own design challenges, some of which need... the top design don'ts and some successful designs that show what to do instead.... 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... that some designers on television seem to be regretting that the "designer's chop" was..."
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
"interior design was handled by interior designer Ghislaine Viñas, who inserted colorful... residence was designed by David Hotson, who inserted four floors into the previously unoccupied... do the design justice, but they call attention to the many delights the residents... Interior Design Magazine and fell in love! This is a perfect design for someone who... this was designed by ghislaine vinas? Certainly interesting, but I don't care how many..."
How to Design a Kitchen Island
Size, seating height, all those appliance and storage options ... here's how to clear up the kitchen island confusion
"spaces to design in a house — and figuring out how to design an island can be confusing... Kitchen designers Thomas Ahmann and Steve Justrich offer good advice for planning your... part of designing a kitchen, I am still not thrilled with my 2 island design (and they... you, BY DESIGN Builders!! Q When designing an island for eating, how many inches... are not designers yet people rely on them for design suggestions. There seems to be..."
Design Workshop: 9 Ways to Open a House to the Outdoors
Explore some of the best ideas in indoor-outdoor living — and how to make the transitions work for both home and landscape
"for good design: We use them to negotiate changes in elevation between inside and outside... can be designed to feel every bit a part of the architecture. The examples here range... approaches to designing transition spaces that successfully unite inside and out.... trained to design every house as an exercise in BOTH the design of interior and exterior... fundamental design principle to avoid designing any house separately from its site. Stunning..."
Tell a Story With Design for a More Meaningful Home
"that home design can, and should, tell a story too. In a sense, a home's design should... home's design do this? How, in fact, can a collection of wood, brick, concrete etc... excellent designer! Thanks for sharing. Thank you. It seems I am the only designer... of FLLW designed homes are always so inspirational. It's that wonderful dance between... make FLLW designed homes such compelling stories. Sigrid - I actually think you "get..."
Design Practice: Setting Up Your Studio
Learn from an architect how to create a workspace that fuels your business and feeds you inspiration
"beautifully designed studio space be an excuse for not taking the necessary steps to open... house designs and off-grid designs and the plans are emailed along with 3D models... light and design. I really want to say thanks for this ever so inspiring article. I... process of designing new office space. I will keep the following snippet in plain sight... trade only design center, and the slight premium far outweighs, for me, the expense of..."
Materials: Using Stones in Design
"wonderful design material in everything from these old rustic walls to beautiful pebbled... home's design. Oh, and if you are a stone nut like I am, you will love the work... of the Wine Rm tasting area, rounded shape Silo areas which act as transitions between... modern design for the last ten years or so. This sink is such a showstopper! I would..."
Learn When to Splurge for True Design Happiness
"functional design that works for a family’s needs. But I also believe that a home should... architects and designers create value. Yes, there are designers who get excited about how... in the design. For example, we should forget "design sense" when it conflicts with... We say "design the distractions out of home", that is anything that is negative. Get... sometimes design doesn't have to meet a practical need. You are so right! We are so..."