Guest Picks: Faux Bamboo Furniture

Guest Picks: Faux Bamboo Furniture

Let us just say I never met a piece of faux bamboo furniture that I did not like. The lines and texture are a wonderful means to set up an eclectic appearance without going out of the box. There has…

Chromatic Theology: What Color is For You?

Chromatic Theology: What Color is For You?

Color envelops life, consciously and subconsciously affecting our psyche. Selecting the correct color can create an interior air to suite your area, aesthetics, ambiance, and psychological needs. Never underestimate the power of color. Let me introduce myself. I am an…

How to Take Precautions Against Mold

How to Take Precautions Against Mold

Mold may be good if you’re trying to make penicillin. Otherwise, vinyl siding contractors is certainly a bad thing for your home. It could grow anywhere, from your carpet and even on places that are not easily visible. For instance,…

Houzz Call: Show Us Your Own Greenhouse

Houzz Call: Show Us Your Own Greenhouse

Have you ever taken your gardening habit into a yearlong level with a greenhouse? We would really like to see what you are up to, what you grow in your greenhouse, and how where you’ve put it on your premises….

Guest Picks: Exposed Bulb Lighting

Guest Picks: Exposed Bulb Lighting

Exposed lighting was enjoying a steady resurgence in popularity within the last year or so. No surprise then that big brand decorating stores on each side of the Atlantic — namely, West Elm and John Lewis — are embracing the…

Favorite Color Combinations: Neapolitan

Favorite Color Combinations: Neapolitan

Does summertime make you consider grabbing a frozen treat? When you cannot decide which flavor of ice cream to grab, get a carton of Neapolitan. Just about everybody can agree on it, whether they want to taste every flavor or…

5 Queries for Design Stars

5 Queries for Design Stars

This week, Houzz users want to liven up a dark kitchenmake the circulation of rooms more coherent, make a cozy lounge area, and decorate a terrace. Take a look at the current 5 featured queries and see If You’re Able…

Architect's Toolbox: Proportion and Scale

Architect’s Toolbox: Proportion and Scale

Another instrument in the builder’s toolbox is “ratio and scale.” This refers to how the individual parts of a construction relate to one another and to how the general construction relates to its website and to people. Note that scale…

Your Flooring: Zebra, Tiger, and Teak Wood, Oh, My!

Your Flooring: Zebra, Tiger, and Teak Wood, Oh, My!

In the first installment of my floors series, I reviewed a number of the features of some frequent wood species used for solid plank flooring that are typical in North America and Europe. In this second installment, I will review…

11 Inspiring Vertical Gardens

11 Inspiring Vertical Gardens

Green walls are becoming more and more well known in architecture as the methods improve for creating them sustaining them, and incorporating them into structures. Pieces of vertical green are 2 types: vines climbing up a particular armature; or walls…