Houzz is the new way to design your home.
25 Ideabooks by Louise de Miranda
My Houzz: Laid Back With Lots of Style
Casually artful, this stylist’s house gleams with abundant sunlight, open spaces and creative vignettes
As an interior stylist, Marieke Rusticus loves to rearrange furniture and accessories around her house. However, the base style always remains the same: fuss free and laid back, with...
My Houzz: Boosting Light and Family Friendliness in a 1920s Townhouse
With more interior sunshine and other upgrades, an Amsterdam home leaps ahead in comfort and function
Soon after journalist-writer Sanne Bloemink and Rutger Lambriex bought their 1920s Amsterdam townhouse, they had to relocate to New York City for a six-year work assignment. They rented out the house while they...
My Houzz: Global Handicrafts Personalize a Fixer-Upper
Worldly artifacts and splashes of bright color give a family’s home in the Netherlands one-of-a-kind flavor
As a journalist and an international health adviser, respectively, Matt Steinglass and Pauline Oosterhof have lived all over the world. After stints in Vietnam and Ghana, the pair set up house in the Netherlands, where they took on a 1920s fixer-upper....
My Houzz: Going Heavy on the Metal for Industrial-Style Beauty
Metal makes Alet de Boer and Sil Boon tick. Boon has his own metal business, producing fences, stairs and home and garden accessories made of steel and iron. De Boer runs a web shop,
My Houzz: From Dreary Storeroom to Modern, Light-Filled Home
Tricks with light and space turn a former storage area into a bright and airy-feeling living space for two
Architect Peggy Betke and her boyfriend, Bouke Touw, a corporate finance manager, searched around Amsterdam for a unique space they could convert into a home. They finally found what they were...
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My Houzz: Turning a Netherlands Barn Into a Country Home
Jacco Fontein and Grieteke de Leeuw knew their 19th-century Netherlands home was meant for them when they saw the lion’s-head fountain on its exterior. “De leeuw” is Dutch for “the lion,” while “fontein” means “fountain.” The...
My Houzz: Domesticating a Rugged Amsterdam Garage
Strong contrasts, myriad collections and vintage touches give a designer’s converted home in the Netherlands creative flair
Amsterdam designer James van der Velden has a knack for giving something a second life. In 2012 he bought an old auto repair shop that was being used as a storeroom and transformed it into a striking residential space. Van der Velden...