Interior Design

Redefining The Country Kitchen

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Right down to the cornices and grooved pilasters of the cabinetry, country kitchens always conjure nostalgic feelings. The warm wood finishes, open sideboard units for baskets and bottles, and glass doors with top light sash bars evoke a feeling that is naturally simple, yet always cozy. Creating a snug, country house ambiance with a high standard of detail,[...]

A Palo Alto, Californian Eichler Home Gets an ADA-Compliant Kitchen Makeover

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Best known for their spartan facades with geometric lines, homes designed by Joseph Eichler are the definition of California Modern. With open atriums, floor-to-ceiling glass walls and numerous skylights, Eichler homes bring the outdoors in and serve as enchanting contemporary spaces. Therefore, when a Northern Californian couple decided to renovate their 19[...]

Sustainable Interior Design

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In today's design world, your average Interior Designer or Homeowner has heard a thing or two about sustainability, whether it be through news coverage of global warming or whether it is through personal research of sustainable products and practices that will also save them money. The fact of the mater is that the United States is moving towards universal s[...]

Green Designs With Style!

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We see more and more green designs these days, despite the fact that sustainability is not necessarily a new trend in Architecture and Interior Design. This has produced even more amazing designs that are completely sustainable and LEED Certified, much like the Founding Farmers restaurant we wrote about last week. Here are just a few of our favorites that we[...]

Refreshing New Waterfall Shower Fixtures

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Stylish waterfall showers are becoming more and more popular in the luxury home, and the new JACLO AQUA DUETTO Shower head is one of the nicest we’ve seen this year. This bath fixture is enough to design a whole bathroom around as it brings you multiple options for bathing. The AQUA DUETTO can produce either a waterfall shower which is a steady, stream of wa[...]

LEED Gold-Designed Green Restaurant

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Green Furnishings Abound at the Washington D.C.- based Founding Farmers Restaurant Founding Farmers is the first LEED Gold-designed and Certified Green Restaurant to open in the United States Capital, located just two blocks from the White House. This restaurant gives new meaning to eco-friendly eating with sustainable agriculture at the heart of its menu t[...]

Haute Uses of Fire

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Fire is a hot topic these days – especially when it comes to design. But the real question is: should you go for faux or the real thing? And with artists like Ann Wood creating custom hearth paintings starting at $1,500, which are incredibly realistic and also very cool, it comes down to personal preference. With Woods you can customize the color of the fl[...]