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John Lum Architecture, Inc. AIA
I love this marble...and I want it in my kitchen but all people that I know say "don't do it"... and they got me scared, but I keep looking and looking for a similar peace and I can't find it...
well worn with stains). Others feel more comfortable with a surface that is pristine ten years after it is installed. It's all about personality. Keep in mind that, even if you value patina, it takes a few years to cultivate. The first stain is always painful. I know from first-hand experience (I
Ellen Show/Sandy Patio
Keep it neutralFor a classy, minimal look, stick to neutral tones. The white shingle walls and slatted fence teamed with a pale wooden table keep the space bright, while the white fairy lights and lanterns complete the magical
Brentwood Regency Estate
Wicker furniture was often used in tropical regions because the open weave resulted in breathability, keeping people cool and making it perfect for beds.
universally becoming. Subtle sweetness: Barely-there blush-pink walls, cut with deeper pinks and neutrals, prevent this bedroom from feeling cloying. Keep color schemes monochromatic to make the romantic look as sophisticated as possible.
Brooktree / Los Angeles Mid-Century Modern
having a flat, flush transition from our indoor floors to an outdoor deck, but have read various comments about the dangers of this with regards to keeping rain out. I know some glass door manufacturers offer drains for their lower door tracks, but am unsure if they have enough draining capacity to handle
canyon, a certain amount of "cabin-ness" was appropriate."To some people's eyes, the downstairs might be too clean and austere, although we tried to keep an eye on that, so the master bedroom has a retreat feel," says Crawford. "We didn't want it to all be dipped in redwood, so the cabinetry is white
eye toward cocktail parties and conversation, Hollywood Regency interiors put people squarely in the spotlight. The classic school of thought is to keep chairs, chaises and sofas low slung and modest in scale so they don't overshadow the guests perched on them, and to arrange them in a way that invites
Plum panels match the tufted velvet on the chaise and give this simple room a luxurious look. To keep things from looking heavy and drab, the velvet is paired with light walls and shiny accents: metal floor lamp, leaning mirror, Lucite table.
Thanks for your interest! Unfortunately we did not keep a record of the exact color, however Cedar Mountains by Benjamin Moore looks like a similar match. ...
7. Copper pots on display. Nothing looks quite so inviting in the kitchen as a row of gleaming copper pots hung over the stove. Although, to keep them shiny, you may want to hang yours over the kitchen island instead.8. Pitchers filled with flowers. Enamelware and creamy ironstone pitchers of all sorts
Living Room - Contemporary
table. Tip: There is no hard and fast rule for how to balance metallic pieces around a room. Keep playing around with placements, taking a few steps back to see how your arrangements feel. If they feel off, keep tweaking them.
Hugh Jefferson Randolph Architects
windows are facing south and southwest because Randolph wanted to maximize views of the oak trees. "The overhang above the windows provides shade and keeps the house cooler," he says. Because of energy-efficient moves like this, the house received a Five-Star Energy Rating from the Austin Energy Building
spray-on insulation, solar panels on the roof, low-flow dual-control toilets, formaldehyde-free cabinets, local brick and a green building process (i.e. keeping a clean site as they went along and making sure that leftovers were recycled).