Day: May 10, 2020

Stylish Living Rooms: 6 Interior Design Tips

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The living room is often the hub of your home. And it’s also the place where you gather to entertain or to spend time with family. Since it’s such a frequently used room, it makes sense to put the living room at the top of your priority list when it comes to decorating.

A beautifully decorated living room can completely change the way you feel about your home. But it takes more than just a few throw pillows to achieve both style and flow, and also function for your room. There are a lot of factors to consider when it comes to designing a stylish living room. These six interior design tips will help you create a living room with a look and feel you love.

Define a Focal Point

Every room needs a focal point. That wow feature that draws the eye and helps anchor

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Exterior Design: Interior Decorating Color Ideas

For some people, fall might inspire visions of back-to-school, paring down and minimalist organization … but not us. We’re always looking for new, exciting places to draw inspiration from — just look at our past collabs, which include everyone from rockstars to the editors of legendary print publications.

In the spirit of fashion month, we looked to the bold, over-the-top beauty that’s dominating pop culture right now to create two distinct decor looks with items from our new fall collection. Then — and here’s the fun part — we shared our products and mood boards with makeup artist Viktorija Bowers and let her run wild with inspiration. Are beauty and interior design an unnecessary pairing? Absolutely not, in our book.

MOD DECO

The “modern” most often associated with furniture and decor is probably of the midcentury variety. And sure, we love an Eames chair as much as the next person,

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American Foursquare, 1890-1930 | Old House Web

Rosemary Thornton

Story and Photos by
Rosemary Thornton, contributing editor
The Old House Web

You’d be hard pressed to find a housing style more typically American than the foursquare. Economical to build and uniquely suited to make use of every square inch of the house itself and tiny city lots, this style can be found in city neighborhoods across the country.

The American Foursquare is known by a variety of terms including box house, a cube, a double cube or a square type American house. It first appeared on the housing scene around 1890 and remained popular well into the 1930s.

The foursquare is typically a two-and-a-half-story house on a full basement, with a monitor dormer (a dormer with a roof-line that mirrors the primary roof) in the attic. Most foursquares have pyramidal hip roofs (which come to a peak in the center). Front porches span the full width of

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Exterior Design Website Templates – Landscape Design

Alluring Exterior Design Website Templates for Garden & Landscape Websites

What makes our landscape design website templates one of a kind? To begin with, they are all equipped with the website builder admin panel that is intuitive and simplistic. The main goal of this admin panel is to help you create an exterior design website effortlessly. You do not need to have any expertise in website creation, all you need to do is to choose the one from exterior design website templates and edit it up to your backyard landscape design business.

There are several tools, widgets, and modules right on the control panel that you can use to set up your future website like a pro. Moreover, there is a diversity of practical guidelines that will turn the whole site construction into the piece of cake.

MotoCMS Exterior Design Website Templates

Beautiful things always draw attention. That is why

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Living room Recessed lighting layout

The family has a tendency to spend a long time and do a lot of activities in
the living room, for that a good lighting
Design should be considered to make a comfortable living room.

Living Room Recessed Lighting Layout

In modern living rooms, lighting plan with
recessed lights are highly recommended, because of their ability to light
the room from above and create a clean and
modern look, their parts hide
within the ceiling except the trim, you can look for fixtures
that have trim that matches your decor in both color and shape.

In fact, with a good recessed lighting
layout
, your living room will look more deluxe, and make you able to
control the room lighting mode. By applying
the concept of light layering to get effective layout. Several types of
recessed lighting fixtures are available with
many features which provide more
options can improve your layout.

Living Room General Recessed

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This Mothers Day, 7 Designers Share the Style Lessons They Learned From Their Moms

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Courtesy of Nate Berkus, Sarah Sherman Samuel and Bobby Berk; Photography by Laure Joliet.

For many of our favorite designers, great style started at home. In honor of Mother’s Day, we asked everyone from Bobby Berk of Queer Eye to designer and author Justina Blakeney about the design lessons they learned from their moms (or grandmothers and other mother figures).

What are the tips they picked up from the most important women in their lives? They learned how to stay organized, mix high-end and vintage pieces, incorporate art into a space, and more. Some of them, like Nate Berkus, were lucky enough to have moms who were interior designers themselves. Read on for the best lessons that continue to guide these designers today. 

Bobby Berk, interior designer and television personality

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Courtesy of Bobby Berk

One of the big ways my mother, Connie, influenced me is my organization and cleanliness. From

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10 Secret Tricks to Make Your Living Room Look Expensive

Next to the kitchen, the living room is arguably the most important room in the home. True to its name, it’s where life happens. It’s where guests gather, where you spend lazy evenings by the fire (or basking in the soft glow of Netflix—no judgment here), and, in most floor plans, one of the first spaces you see upon entering your home.

Don’t you want it to look luxurious? We thought so. Fortunately, you don’t have to spend busloads of cash to make it look like you spent a lot of money. We’ve consulted with our stable of design experts to uncover the sneakiest ways to create a plush-looking living space—all without emptying out your 401(k). In some cases, you won’t need to spend a thing! You’re welcome.

1. Create a layered lighting concept


Photo by Bravo Interior Design
“Lighting is one of the most important concepts in a space,

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Design Challenge | SourceAmerica

 

Design Challenge Update

In light of increasing concerns regarding the spread of the coronavirus in the United States, SourceAmerica has chosen to celebrate the 2020 Design Challenge Finals virtually.

While we’re disappointed that the in-person event won’t be held, SourceAmerica isn’t alone in choosing to prioritize the health of our participants over their attendance at major events. We have joined a growing number of organizations and businesses across the country in taking this preventative action.

We are looking at options to minimize the impact of this change and move forward with virtual judging for the finals. We will provide additional updates as they become available online here.
 

Designing Technology So Everyone Can Work

The SourceAmerica Design Challenge is a national engineering competition for high school and college students. The goal is to create assistive technologies that increase the economic mobility and earning potential of people with disabilities, and that can

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Second-Floor Family Room – 6525RF | Architectural Designs

Second-Floor Family Room

  • 2,795

    Heated s.f.

  • 4

    Beds

  • 4

    Baths

  • 2

    Floors

  • 2

    Car garage

Buy This Plan


  • Study Set – Printed

    $635

  • 5 Sets

    $675

  • 8 Sets

    $735

  • Reproducible Set

    $850

  • PDF – Single-Build

    $850

  • CAD – Single-Build

    $1,345
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About This Plan

  • A covered porch wraps around the front and side of this farmhouse design, while a rear covered porch is accessed from either the spacious great room or the master bedroom.
  • Nine-foot ceilings are standard on the first floor, with an 11-foot tray ceiling in the master bedroom. Note the his and her walk-in closets and, in the master bath, the spa tub and separate shower.
  • Bookshelves flank the great-room fireplace. The great room flows into the bayed eating nook, and an angled eating bar sets off the kitchen.
  • Upstairs, a vaulted family room makes a perfect gathering spot for occupants of the
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