The Color of the House and the Various Impressions It Gives

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Quoted from The Healthy Home Economist, a study in 1932 stated that color doesn’t really have to be visible to have an effect. The emission of a light wave that has a color can directly affect the endocrine system in the body. That is why, the choice of room color – the color of the house – has a direct effect on the health system, both physically and mentally.

A comfortable and calming home atmosphere can be obtained by paying attention to one of the interior design elements, namely color. The claim that a color can have an effect on mood, affect character, and impact mental health is true.

Believe it or not, the choice of room color seems to have a direct effect on the health system, both physically and mentally.

Quoted from The Healthy Home Economist, a study in 1932 stated that color doesn’t really have to be …

Home design ideas: Decorating a bedroom with challenging sloped ceilings

The sloped ceiling in designer Diane Mohamed’s bedroom posed a challenge for her.Danielle Robertson

This is the biggest bedroom that Diane Mohamed has ever had, and due to the sloped ceiling, the most challenging to decorate. “It looked cavernous, cold, and characterless,” says the founder of MOMO Interior Design. Mohamed knew she’d need to go bold, but was also committed to a predominantly black and white palette. “I wanted to stay neutral for the longer lasting items, then bring in color with accessories so I can swap them out from time to time,” she says. Her choices did the trick. “Every time I open the door, it brings me happiness,” she says.

1 The shag loss is a neutral base with lots of personality. “When the sunlight hits it, there’s a lovely shimmer,” Mohamed notes.

2 The bedding, which includes a crushed velvet comforter from West Elm and

How to Design Your Home to Prevent Common House Malfunctions

It’s always important to take preventive measures to avoid common house malfunctions. By taking a few simple steps, you can help ensure that your home runs smoothly and doesn’t suffer from any major problems. In this article, we will discuss some of the best ways to design your home in order to prevent common malfunctions. We’ll cover everything from retaining walls to irrigation systems, so you can be sure your home is as safe and functional as possible!

Retaining Walls

Does your home sit on a slope? If so, then you may want to consider building a retaining wall. Retaining walls provide proper drainage and can help prevent soil erosion and erosions, two very common problems that can cause serious damage to your home. In addition, retaining walls can also add some extra style and curb appeal to your property! However, when designing and constructing a retaining wall, there are

Simple interior design tricks to make ANY room look bigger without breaking the budget

Many of us live in properties that are smaller than we would like, which is why it is important to know the tricks to make any room look bigger.

From well placed mirrors to darker flooring, there are small updates that can make any room look instantly more spacious.

London-based model-turned-businesswoman Caprice Bourret, founder of interiors brand By Caprice Home, shared her eight top tips exclusively with FEMAIL.

‘Anyone looking to redecorate should follow these simple tricks and think smart about your space to achieve a finished result you can use and actually live in,’ Caprice said.

‘Getting your enjoyment out of a space is important otherwise it totally beats the purpose!’

Caprice suggested Replacing heavy curtains with bright and airy fabric, and paying close attention to how the flooring is laid to create the illusion of space…

1. Hang mirrors near natural light

Catch the light: Placing one large mirror - or several small ones - near a natural light source helps bounce light into the room, making it appear bigger and less cramped

Catch the light: Placing one large

Brooklyn Residential: Rethinking Home Design in NYC’s Most Populous Borough

Brooklyn Residential: Rethinking Home Design in NYC’s Most Populous Borough

New York City is defined by its architecture, and in turn, diverse ways of living. As the nation’s “metropolis,” it has also faced some of the most challenging housing problems of any American city. From single-family homes to high-rise residential towers, housing has evolved at different paces and scales throughout the boroughs. In turn, each district and county is home to a wide range of residential styles and housing solutions.

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All five boroughs came into existence with the creation of modern New York City in 1898 when they were consolidated within one municipal government under a new city charter. Named after the Dutch village of Breukelen, Brooklyn is located on the western end of Long Island in Kings County. It is New York

Tour an Austin, Texas, Home Where Stunning Modernism Meets Traditional Design | Architectural Digest

It can be said that a historic house is only as good as its bones, but oftentimes, it takes a little digging to find them. Such was the case for Carrie and Robert Hicks, who found their dream home in the form of a Tudor-inspired house built in 1926 in one of Austin’s oldest neighborhoods.

“We first fell in love with the location and the great big front yard. It was just a really wonderful space,” recalls Carrie, an interior designer who cut her teeth in New York and West Hollywood before settling down in Texas. The house had been through many hands in the nearly hundred years before the couple, who have three young children, took possession in 2015. Layers upon layers of misguided renovations had taken their toll. “The bones were there, and the structure was there, so the idea was to bring in Paul to save the

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