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A Striking Tsunami-Resistant Home

As a utilitarian, my love for modern design reaches new heights when it manages to be aesthetically compelling and practical, creating a happy marriage of form and function. All too often, desi…

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Simple & Classic DIY Curtains Rods

The editors of Remodelista have featured curtains hung from plumbing pipes and painted branches, but this may be the most novel solution yet: curtain rods fashioned from leather straps. Above: De…

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7 Kitchen Designs That Make Life Easier

If you've perused Pinterest lately in search of kitchen storage ideas, you know there are thousands of images floating around, depicting various space-saving and storage tricks. Here's a roundup of …

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6 Tips for Saving Money During a Home Remodeling

When Carolyn Leonhardt and her husband, Ted, sold their Seattle-based graphic design business more than a decade ago, she had no idea she would find herself in the home design/renovation business. Aft…

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Artful Ways to Display a Television

Love them or loathe them, the flat screen TV is part of the domestic landscape. Here are four clever suggestions for integrating one into your life. Above: In a Brooklyn loft, the TV becomes part…

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Great Reads for Home Decorating Inspiration

Whether you're tackling a complete renovation of your kitchen, or looking for a new DIY project, here are three recent books that are sure to offer guidance and ideas. Above: An image from Nomad: A…

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Habitat for Humanity: Building Good Green Homes

Habitat for Humanity is addressing a global housing crisis one home at a time. According to the non-profit, Habitat for Humanity: “About 1.6 billion people live in substandard housing and 100 million …

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What is Wabi-Sabi?

By Linda Merrill, Networx Have you read or heard the term "Wabi-Sabi" recently? If some of the design blogs are to be believed, it’s becoming a "thing" in interiors. Yet, the very act of force,…

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Great Green Solutions to 5 Common Design Mistakes

At the height of our consumer binge (not so long ago), marble and granite seemed to be on every homeowner’s wish list. Ubiquitous in high-end housing, marble and granite require a lot of energy to…

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Do You Live In A Slow Home? (Take the Test!)

"Simplicity means the achievement of maximum effect with minimum means." ~ Albert Einstein What is a Slow Home? Think of a Slow Home as you would think about Slow Food. Or, think about the opposit…

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