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Travel Guide: Kyoto, Japan, for Design Lovers
Experience ancient traditions and modern expressions in this design-minded roundup of sights, hotels, shops and restaurants
"in this design-minded roundup of sights, hotels, shops and restaurants... city for design. From Heian-period architecture and ancient bamboo forests to a revival... interesting idea book. Thank you! Even for a Japanese (me) this idea book is interesting... "modern design" espouses. On the other hand, I find the oneness with nature & enjoyment... Kyoto designer Shojiro Endo and Glove chairs by Italian designer Patricia Urquiola..."
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... universal design and accessible design for more ideas you can adapt to your own circumstances... 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..."
Design for All: Smart Interiors for All Members of the Home
"universal design is simply good design. The term "visitability" is new on the universal... visitable design can be easily incorporated using simple designer tricks and the appropriate... universal design front. This means that a home accommodates everyone and encourages all... great idea book; so often in design we see what we want to see and don't always... our home design. Thanks for the reminder and ideas on how to integrate 'welcome' for..."
At-Risk Teens Get a Well-Designed Home and Real Hope
Designers and other volunteers create an apartment to keep older foster kids off the streets, off drugs and on a path to a better life
"Designers and other volunteers create an apartment to keep older foster kids off... interior designer Charmean Neithart to head the design of the apartment. To Grammy-winning... Great idea! Hope to see more projects like this. Such a fabulous place and project... Winward Designs Wonderful space for such deserving youth. Kudos to all involved: a... parent. " Designers, there's an area office of your state's department of child protection..."
Inside Houzz: An Interior Design Match Made Right Here
See a redesign that started on Houzz — and learn how to find your own designer, architect or other home pro on the site
"your own designer, architect or other home pro on the site... needed a designer to help them remodel, they didn't have a network of friends or resources... interior designers in her area on Houzz. That's when she found Kayron Brewer. Dana... hired the designer before she and Patrick even closed on the house. As is so often the... awesome design and designer!! I'm most impressed with the kitchen layout...it's all..."
Borrow From the Bauhaus for a Modernist Landscape Design
Dig into three principles of the influential German school to integrate your home and garden and have a beautifully functional design
"arden design was not taught at the influential Bauhaus design school founded by Walter... type of design. In the fourth photo I think I'll like it better when the dianthus and... a good idea. I especially like the Dean Herald-Rolling Stone Landscapes photo design... Bauhaus design...economy, functional aesthetics, integration of interior and exterior... simply design common sense at work. And though I personally tend to prefer my environments..."
If Cats Could Design
"exotic; and design in which every form has a function.... welcome any ideas from care to interior catatat design; email@example.com! @OLLDRoo... and so designer friendly!!! Molly, I just realized that YOU drew these amazingly... to see ideas for cat-friendly environment We totally cater to our rescue cat, Hook... interior design for them which is the fun part. I can't wait for them to begin to warm... narrow-minded idea; did he never think of just having a campaign tor people keeping their..."
Travel Guide: Montreal for Design Lovers
Two insiders' picks for design-minded hotels, restaurants and much more in Canada's cultural capital
"picks for design-minded hotels, restaurants and much more in Canada's cultural capital... City of Design in 2006 to reaffirm their love affair with their city. Referred to as... Great ideas! I've been to Montreal a few times and have missed almost all of these... Iconic design features such as the Olympic stadium, the Montreal Casino and ïle-Ste-Hélène... have a design go-to list now, MERCI! Great article... I live here in Montreal and..."
New Garden Styles Reveal Roots in Arts and Crafts Design
Landscape design from a century ago is still influencing gardens today — see if any of its features have sprung up in yours
"scape design from a century ago is still influencing gardens today — see if any of... garden design not only Britain, but also in America and beyond.... of that design movement. Thanks! Thanks for this post. I really enjoyed it. Very i... planting ideas championed by the Arts and Crafts designers was the use of monochromatic... movement's designs, with ideas taken from knot gardens and parterres used in medieval..."
Home Setups That Serve You: Designing the Entryway
Get an entry that works for your particular habits, needs and style with this interior designer's wisdom
"case! The design for your home should always support your unique lifestyle. Designing... can make design choices that will help make your life easier, less stressful — and yes... ..and design accordingly! So many great ideas!!! You are an amazing designer and... how to design my living space, forever! Go Jessica! So simple, to note what you do... those ideas are good for a mud room yes a whole entire room (never exists in Europe..."
Working With Pros: When to Choose Full Design Services
Whether you want a single room or a whole house done, the maximum service level means the least work for you
"interior designers work with clients: full design services, design plans and design... interior designers do — and what they cost — prevent people from seeking guidance. It... service designer. Our designer is part of our process of design build. We can keep... using designers Nice article about hiring a designer. Thank you Nicely done Judith... wherein full design services may start out as a consultation which may include design plans..."
California Law: License to Practice Interior Design?
A proposed bill that would require a license to practice interior design in California has Houzzers talking. Where do you stand?
"interior design in California has Houzzers talking. Where do you stand?... interior design." *To be eligible, one would need to obtain an interior design degree... interior designer. However, to use the title "Certified Interior Designer," an individual... interior design." The bill is set for an April committee hearing and would become part... *Interior designers would be required to pass the NCIDQ exam. *The bill would make practicing..."
They're Baaack: 7 Retro Design Features Making a Comeback
You may have thought (hoped?) you'd never see them again, but these design blasts from the past are better than ever
"these design blasts from the past are better than ever... seven design throwbacks that have made a triumphant return.... great idea for a humid room... :-( OMG! My first design was my high school bedroom... a bad idea then, and a bad idea now! As I find some trends odd (for me) I simply... many odd design ideas like glass and steel cube cottages or all white cottage interiors... progressive design ideas. We had wood paneled hunter cabin and I think it was very appropriate..."
5 Essential Considerations for a Landscape Design Project
Get your winter garden fix by planning an entirely new landscape or just an update for a single garden stretch
"research and design your project. It always pays to put pencil to paper before the shovel... Love your idea to create an oasis / private escape in one's garden. I like the idea... describe the design process. As a landscape designer, I enjoy helping people understand... into the design of a sloping property it can be surprising to discover how many steps... among my design clientele. Like you, I try to use plants in a multi-purpose way, for..."
Design Workshop: Wonderful Material Marriages
"during the design process strongly determines architectural character, defining the overall... colors and ideas, I open the site and wherever specializes in interior design and furniture... lot of designs mixing wood species in their cabinetry designs like these examples... Good design is in the basic elements. Definitely a great ideabook! The descriptions... but good design is functional, not just beautiful. White and white, white and wood...."