Design Described in Pie Charts

Design Described in Pie Charts

To help in the understanding of the design procedure, I have developed this simple series of pie charts. Jody Brown Architecture, pllc Jody Brown Architecture, pllc Jody Brown Architecture, pllc Jody Brown Architecture, pllc Jody Brown Architecture Jody Brown Architecture, pllc Jody Brown Architecture Jody Brown Architecture Jody Brown Architecture, pllc Jody Brown Architecture Jody Brown Architecture Jody Brown Architecture Now that is only science, and also you can’t argue with science fiction. Or pie. See related

Modern Southwestern Style Wrangles Fall Flair

Modern Southwestern Style Wrangles Fall Flair

Modern Southwestern interiors continue to make waves in the design world this year, and with fall here, it is the prime time to give your house some autumn taste. This new take on Navajo-inspired design focuses on bold geometric patterns, saturated harvest colors and historically rich references. Gone are the days of Southwestern decoration being connected only with thick, overwrought tapestries, cowhides and coyote cartoons. Get inspired to try out this fashion from those 11 beautiful rooms. Hufft Projects Longhorn…

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A Whole Different Animal

A Whole Different Animal

If you hear the term”farm animal” in interior design, you might associate it with a country motif or rustic style. Perhaps you think of a whimsical kid’s nursery or room. But these designers show us that you can borrow from a cow, horse, pig and any other manner of livestock without bringing in the whole barn. PSCBath Turn up the humor in a fresh and modern bathroom with a wall mural of a curious cow and a tub to coincide….

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Trend Alert: The Modern Chesterfield Sofa

Trend Alert: The Modern Chesterfield Sofa

The chesterfield couch is enjoying a significant comeback. Once seen as the couch of choice for the sherry-in-the-library place, it’s currently a fresh, elegant approach to bring a sense of solidity and tradition to a modern area. The basic mark of a chesterfield couch are tufted cushions, and arms and back of the identical height. Conventional versions have wrapped arms and sit tooled wooden legs. Designers nowadays are pairing conventional chesterfields with contemporary icons and decor, and with all updated…

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Toys and Art Make Merry in a Texas Home

Toys and Art Make Merry in a Texas Home

A whimsical wall of toys, a hand-painted nursery mural along with a chandelier in a chicken coop are just a taste of the playful nature of this Texas family’s home. Brian Gibb of The Public Trust and photographer Misty Keasler are a creative couple whose modern yet lighthearted family home is built on the base of their developing art collection. As part of the art community, Gibb and Keasler are motivated by modern art and style, and the belief that…

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Textiles for Living Rooms

Textiles for Living Rooms

Furniture is crucial in a home’s layout, but often it’s the materials and textiles that lend a space its own personality. Colorful fabrics, textured rugs along with other details add that distinguishing factor that defines a room’s style. In traditional living rooms, feel, pattern and color keep the eye interested and tie the entire room together. Here are a few suggestions for using materials and textures to set your traditional living space apart. Woodmeister Master Builders 1. Use comparison to…

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Botanical Prints Turn Over a New Leaf

Botanical Prints Turn Over a New Leaf

Botanical prints, framed and hung in a clean row or grid, are among these can’t-neglect strategies to art. They are timeless and traditional — but also anticipated. Although there’s something to be said for sticking with the classics, there is virtue in pushing the envelope also. If you enjoy the notion of botanicals but crave an updated spin, try one of those inspiring spins below. Lauren Liess Interiors Just one, oversize botanical in kelly green and orange yellow provides cheerful…

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Push Plate

Push Plate

A push plate is a metal plate attached to the spot on a door in which a hand would naturally push the door open. It protects against impact and soiling, which would damage the doorway as time passes. Lisa Borgnes Giramonti An intricately carved brass push plate adorns this upholstered doorway. david phillips Push plates are functional jewerly for a doorway. Jennifer Grey Color Specialist & Interiors Design Doors requiring push plates are usually in high-traffic locations, like kitchens, laundry…

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Pool-Friendly Patio Materials

Pool-Friendly Patio Materials

Today’s advancements in pool patio substances have eliminated the plain concrete patios so many of us grew up with. Nowa pool terrace can radically enhance your home’s landscape design. The choices are endless, but I have covered a number of my favorites here. Each has pros and cons, so talk to your contractor or pool designer ahead so that you know what works best on your backyard. CAVINESS LANDSCAPE DESIGN, INC.. Natural Stone While organic stone is a really luxurious…

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Invigorate Your Home's Exterior With Color

Invigorate Your Home's Exterior With Color

I have a confession to make. I often spend so much time and energy ensuring the inside of my house is brilliant and trendy that I wind up neglecting the outside. As often as I help clients with their outside color choices, I should know better. A home’s exterior provides that impression, which should not include sun-faded shutters. So this year I am giving my c new paint job, and I’ve collected brilliant ideas that I’d love to share with…

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