Houzz is the new way to design your home.
2,005 scale Modern Home Design Photos
Griffin Enright Architects
GRIFFIN ENRIGHT ARCHITECTS: Hollywood Hills Residence
is visible in the mirror's reflection. The pitched wall is part of the home's original roofline. "It became an abstract element, especially with the scale of the window boxes" says Griffin. The line of laminated glass is just high enough to hide the roof of a neighboring house but allows for sweeping views
In this Palo Alto, California, home by CCS Architecture, a large-scale, built-in planter brings the outdoors inside. The sleek wood paneling hides the dirt for a particularly tidy look.
Barker O'Donoghue Master Builders
2. Be mindful of scale. As Sarah Susanka teaches us in The Not So Big House and other books, a well-designed space does not need to be huge to serve our needs. If you can remodel your existing home to do more instead of moving to a larger home, you save energy, reduce waste and often increase happiness
Red Egg Design Group
rule, and one that must not be broken. Uh-oh, there's that word — "must." Let me amend that. Mixing styles, colors, patterns, textures, finishes, scales and even shapes is an excellent way to give your home warmth, interest and a confident, welcoming feel. Take the mix of fabrics, colors and patterns
Koo de Kir
Boston Town House
It takes a confident designer to mix such a lively, contemporary rug with a large-scale ancient relief, but the result is striking. There's a balanced mix of several eras in this brownstone's living room.
American Modern Thomas O'Brien
addition to floor and table lamps, Noguchi also looked overhead to ceiling lights. This large hanging lantern (Ceiling Lamp Model L3) stands up to the scale of a high ceiling.
Amy Lau Design
room otherwise devoid of architectural character. Carefully chosen coloured glasswear balances out the spindlier sections for an impressive, large-scale display.
Robert Young Architects
This example is two thirds of a Chicago window, as only one casement window flanks the large fixed pane. This seems appropriate, given the scale of the room and length of the wall. The horizontal aspect ratio of the picture window also makes sense, given the water view.