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EYE ON DESIGN #3: Links and Lots

by Daniel Gregory from Houseplans.com Hot Sheet  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:18 AM
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NEWS AND IDEAS ABOUT HOME from Dan Gregory, Editor of Houseplans.com, the largest online source of architectural stock plans MEDIA COVERAGE Zahid Sardar, Design Editor of the San Francisco Chronicle, reports on Houseplans.com's intention to develop a collection of plans...

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EYE ON DESIGN: House Numbers Count

by Daniel Gregory from Houseplans.com Hot Sheet  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:15 AM
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Fire departments want house numbers to be easy to read from the street. I think they should also give your address a little zip. After all they're the finishing touch for your new house. A little research reveals that many...

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EYE ON DESIGN: Fire the Imagination

by Daniel Gregory from Houseplans.com Hot Sheet  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:20 AM
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The Strength of Simplicity Recent stints on two design juries reminded me that inspiration often derives from limitation: constraints in materials or budget have a way of freeing the imagination. City College of San Francisco's ARCHISTRUCTERIOR competition celebrating the Architecture...

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EYE ON DESIGN: Green is Good Design

by Daniel Gregory from Houseplans.com Hot Sheet  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:18 AM
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Green In The Air You can always tell you're in a crowd of architects and designers because everyone's wearing black. But now another color is competing for attention, not in clothes but in concept: the green of eco-oriented design. Check...

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EYE ON DESIGN: No Dead End Rooms

by Daniel Gregory from Houseplans.com Hot Sheet  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:17 AM
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Put A Loop In Your Layout Houseplans.com I always look for the exit when I enter an enclosed public space. My wife will tell you it's a little irritating. But more than one way in and out isn't just important...

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EYE ON DESIGN: New Modern Plan

by Daniel Gregory from Houseplans.com Hot Sheet  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:14 AM
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Modern Living for May Day Modernity in home design is growing more popular as people look for simple, efficient layouts that still feel airy and bright. And with good reason: modern plans are all about creating a feeling of spaciousness...

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marie h. elcin, fiber artist

by lavardera from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:06 AM
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Fascinating work by a stitching artist - Marie H. Elcin - brought to my attention by my wife Karen Milano who is a stitcher. The artist’s statement: I work in embroidery for several reasons. I stitch everywhere: on the train, on my lunchbreak, in front of the TV, even during the sermon at church. The portability [...]

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Lunch Break

by Chris (noreply@blogger.com) from A PreFab Project  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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Roasted chicken, hummus, tomato and swiss on a toasted everything bagel...Started the decorative stone wall at the edge of the driveway - hopefully we can keep people from driving their cars into [...]

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by Chris (noreply@blogger.com) from A PreFab Project  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:03 AM
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[***I'm going to stick this post at the top of the blog for awhile - updates will appear below.***]Just arrived at the house, where it's 45 degrees outside, and I can hear the roar of the creek at the bottom of the hill from the beginning of DC's monsoon [...]

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No baseboard - Details

by creede from Grassroots Modern  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:03 AM
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I have had quite a few people ask for details about how we did our bases without baseboard. First off let me say that it is completely different if you are talking new construction. New construction is easy, they make a 1/2″ trim piece that keeps the drywall floated off the floor. [...]

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