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Cary Bernstein Architect Ridge HouseCary Bernstein Architect
tell me about the paint on the walls? It looks like a satin finish perhaps?
window is about 4.5ft wide.
Talk about destinations. Thank goodness for the window seat in this Northern California ridge home to keep us all from wanting to walk right through the glass.
doubt about that, but without that little window seat, you might just brush past the window on this stair landing without stopping for a moment to take it all in. And how wasteful would that be? Simple, clean and modern, this unobtrusive detail is soft enough to make you want to stay a while.
Talk about a focal point! This may not be a large room, but installing such a window really makes an impact on this landing. I think I'd plop down on that window seat and forget why I was ever going up or down the stairs.
Bloordale RenovationblackLAB architects inc.
Not sure about having fridge on opposite side from cooking surfaces.
to read about high-end, more formal architecture is much different than the group who wants to read about young families living in modern homes. And, because it’s your business, you get to decide whom you’d rather work with. Figure out what they value, what they desire, where they hang out, where they
carefully about what you want your new room to do and who will be using it. Ask yourself what will be required of the space. Will you be hosting events there? How many people should it hold? What are you and your family's limitations due to height, age and physical ability? Consider the ages of those in
Think about all the activities you'll be doing in the room — from paying bills to having family talks. "The more questions you ask and honestly answer will help you to ensure the space is planned properly and will function, as well as be aesthetically pleasing," says designer Marie Hebson. "Each individual
Newport Beach ResidencePaul Davis Architects
worrying about Fido staining it or digging it up. And as a bonus, you’ll never spend another Saturday mowing the lawn.
Love it: Ornamental grass Hardy grasses are a great way to incorporate greenery without worrying about Fido staining it or digging it up. And as a bonus, you’ll never spend another
worrying about Fido staining it or digging it up. And as a bonus, you’ll never spend another Saturday mowing the lawn. Looking for a more traditional alternative? Wide-leaved fescue and rye hold up better to traffic and are more resistant to the chemicals in dog urine that can cause spotting.
worrying about Fido staining it or digging it up. And as a bonus, you’ll never spend another Saturday mowing the lawn. Looking for a more traditional alternative? Wide-leaved fescue and rye hold up better to traffic and are more resistant to the chemicals in dog urine that can cause spotting.
Curved HouseHufft Projects
think about the exterior and landscaping. But outdoor lighting is especially important when your home has living areas with large windows. Remember at night, from your living areas, any glass walls will appear as dark planes if care isn’t taken to light the area behind the glass. It doesn’t have to be
think about the exterior and landscaping. But outdoor lighting is especially important when your home has living areas with large windows. Remember at night, from your living areas, any glass walls will appear as dark planes if care isn’t taken to light the area behind the glass. It doesn’t have to be
Chicago Green DesignChicago Green Design Inc.
in at about 70 to 80 lbs a tile (2x2). So that comes to about 20lbs a quare ft. Make sure your roof can support such a bulky paver. For pricing this paver is one of the most inexpensive on the market. a little over $4.00 a square ft, thats very cheep.... but keep in mind they are made to order. So lead
in at about 80 Lbs. But that transfers to 20 lbs per square ft. which is not that bad. CGD uses many different surfaces and Wausau Sand series is an economical way to have a nice flooring for a pedestal application.
worry about mosquitoes, you won’t have to worry about getting wine stains on your crisp white tablecloth or anyone’s (heaven forbid!) picking up the wrong fork. The Chicago skyline sets the stage for this marvelous urban kitchen. The counter and cabinets blend nicely with the planters, integrating
Johnsen Landscapes & PoolsJohnsen Landscapes & Pools
perfect about this snapshot. I'm drawn to it time and again. The scene has two wonderful expressions of abundance. First, there's a sense of movement and energy conveyed by the masses of ornamental grasses on the hillside — they have a kinetic vibe that's dynamic, even if the breezes are still. Second
nicely (at about half the height) to the border of ornamental grasses behind it. As for scale, there's something quite elegant about the appropriateness of this piece. I can certainly imagine a much taller sculpture placed here. But I do appreciate how the pedestal's volume echoes the tree trunk at the far
perfect about this snapshot. I'm drawn to it time and again. The scene has two wonderful expressions of abundance. First, there's a sense of movement and energy conveyed by the masses of ornamental grasses on the hillside — they have a kinetic vibe that's dynamic, even if the breezes are still. Second
chairs? About how much do they cost? I really like them!
questions about how they were made so you can avoid bringing formaldehyde into your kitchen. A few things to consider:Reclaimed wood cabinets are an environmentally friendly option, but ask about where the wood came from and what is was used for previously. Old wood may have been treated with chemicals
kitchen.Ask about the glue used to bind composite boards, which are almost always used for the cabinet box and sides. Even the more environmentally friendly composites made from natural materials such as wheat and sunflowers can be made with chemical glues. Request that your cabinets be made using low-VOC
Project in ProgressLisa Petrole Photography
confused about this two style :(
talking about textures or temperature; I’m talking about emotions and adjectives, like "happy," "sexy," "fun," "bright" and "interesting." Once you’ve locked that down, you can make decisions that best reflect the mood you want to create. Take stock of what you already have and how it might fit into the
feel good about where you are as quickly as you can. Determine which spaces you’re using the most and focus on those rooms first. If walking through the front door into a dark and dingy entry is the first thing you’re faced with every day, change that! Repaint, put up a wall covering or a great piece of
29th WindowsHugh Jefferson Randolph Architects
as much about the view out as they are about the view in. If you go the picture window route, consider carefully the look you want to present to the outside world.
to pay about $300 to $500 for an awning window.
Think about benefits, not features. If you’re still stuck, try researching the companies you admire with a strong brand and note the characteristics of their brand that you’d most like to emulate. If you’re still struggling, ask those around you about the qualities they most associate with you. Ask for
or the About page on your website, and of course posting to social media. Your brand speaks for you when you’re not there. It’s a powerful partner in delivering your message.
Scout IslandAlterstudio
is less about looks and more about how it works. Great design translates to a house that functions better, costs less to build, is more efficient to run and maintain, and gets you more for less.A great meal doesn’t have to cost any more than a regular one. It needs to start with a great recipe, have quality
be said about your next kitchen design. Make sure it’s a great one!More: Homeowner’s Workbook: How to Remodel Your KitchenFind a local kitchen designerTell us: What would you add to your next kitchen — and what would you avoid?
living roomElad Gonen
think it's about time Peggy got rid of her angular coffee table to make room for this Eames elliptical coffee table.
If you’re lucky enough to have incredible wood flooring, don’t feel pressured to cover it up with rugs. Instead, go minimal by keeping it bare. If you’re worried about cold toes and have
carefully about why you want to keep each item you've put in the "keep" pile. Is it still really "you"? Does it hold some sentimental value? Do you use it? If not, do you think you really ever will again? I promise you'll feel lighter and more free when you've purged all of the things you don't use or love
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