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The Ultimate Guide To Defining Decorating

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Have you ever found yourself asking the question what are the different types of interior design styles? Do you know the difference between traditional and transitional interior design? Maybe you want to switch up your style but can’t decide which direction to go in. Keep reading for Decorilla’s ultimate guide decoding everything you need to know about the top 20 decorating styles for 2020.

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transitional interior design styles

Transitional living room design by Decorilla online interior designer, Corine M.

Let’s start with one of the most popular styles in the design world today. Transitional design is what we like to call the happy medium of interior design styles. This is the style for you if traditional design is too stuffy, but contemporary is too out of your comfort zone. Transitional is

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Blog | Mid Century Design & Decor Guide

The furniture and decor introduced in the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s were clean, sophisticated, and inclusive. Despite the passage of time, mid century designs have remained a staple in interior architecture. In this guide, we’ll cover the fundamentals of how to realise a mid century modern décor and where to shop for the pieces you desire.

1. Interior Design Inspirations
To kick things off, remember that great interior design draws bits and pieces of influence from different styles, so include some elements that are outside of the mid century boundaries.

2. Pick the Right Colours
Selecting colours is always the first step to planning your interior, since it leads your furniture and decor selection. Mid century colours tend to combine darker neutral tones with saturated accent colours.
Remember to follow the usual interior design colour picking tip, also called the 60-30-10 rule. Your room colours should be 60% dominant base

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Le guide des meilleurs sites de Dcoration 2019


1 ›› Ct Maison

Maison, dco, dcoration, dcoration d’intrieur, dco d’intrieur, crateurs, dcorateur, cration, art de vivre, architecture, leons de dcoration.

Made in Design

2 ›› Made in Design

Dcoration design (Alessi, Kartell, Starck,…) et mobilier avec Made in Design, la boutique en ligne du design. Meubles, luminaires, arts de la table.

Marie Claire Maison

3 ›› Marie Claire Maison

Ides de dcoration, actualit de la dcoration, slections d’adresses, de voyages, d’objets et de livres.


4 ›› Decoclico

Decoclico : le dclic dco. Boutique de dcoration en ligne: linge de maison, vaisselle ou accessoires dco.

Deco Finder

5 ›› Deco Finder

Moteur de recherche d’objets de dcoration et de fabricants. Utile pour les professionnels comme pour les particuliers.

Le Blog D

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Home Staging Tips – A Guide to Staging Your House

By Brandon Cornett | © 2019 All rights reserved

This tutorial on home staging was created to give sellers a competitive advantage in their respective real estate markets. By using the home staging tips and advice offered below, you will have a much greater chance of selling your home quickly and for maximum price.

If you’re here because you want to stage your own home prior to listing it, then we have plenty of helpful tips for you as well. The staging tips that follow will help you evaluate your home one room at a time, while making note of “hot spots” that are in need of home staging. Enjoy!

Part 1 – What is home staging?

Before we dive into home staging tips for a quick sale, we first need to define what exactly staging is — just so we are on the

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Exterior Door Buying Guide

White exterior door from inside with transom.

Remember that your door can make a powerful statement. There are many elements — including door design, material and hardware — that all work together to create a personal look to reflect your style.

Deadbolt: A deadbolt lock provides added entry security.

Door Knocker: These give a handsome look to the door. Options include brass, bronze and satin nickel that look good when personalized with a last name.

Door Viewer: Install an entry door viewer at a height all members of the family can reach.

Doorbell: Choose from a simple button style to a wireless, eight-note version with decorative interior chimes.

Front Door With Sidelites:
Available for all types of doors, a sidelite can be placed on one or either side of the door.

Glass Styles and Shapes:
Any door can be made to include decorative glass. While most front doors have insulated glass for energy efficiency, others may

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Building Envelope Design Guide – Introduction | WBDG


Intended Audience and Subject Matter

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS)–under contract from the Army Corps of Engineers, the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, the US Air Force, the General Services Administration, the Department of Energy, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency—has developed this comprehensive federal guide for exterior envelope design and construction for institutional/office buildings.

The scope covers buildings constructed of steel, reinforced concrete, reinforced masonry and reinforced concrete masonry units and includes low-rise, mid-rise and high rise buildings. Typical buildings include administration (office) buildings of all sizes, from a small one-story base administration building to a twenty-story inner city agency office facility. Other building types include firehouses and police facilities, courthouses, military residences, many types of laboratories, various types of education buildings, hospitals, extended care facilities, clinics and many types of recreational buildings. Special use buildings such as airplane hangers, testing facilities, and stadiums, single family residences

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Exterior Makeovers Design Guide | Homebuilding & Renovating

Changing your home’s exterior – even on a low budget – can improve its looks as well as its value. From the tired post-war, red-brick properties with their PVCu fascias and single-glazed units to the pastiche developer homes of the noughties, and even period buildings which have been unsympathetically extended – much of the UK’s housing stock is ripe for an update.

As far as projects go, external makeovers are perhaps the least disruptive, and you can generally carry on with life as normal for the most part.

Here are some ideas for what you can do to give your home’s exterior a new lease of life.

Updating Cladding

It’s typically the exterior materials that tend to let houses built between the 1930s and 1980s down, and the windows will usually be very dated and in need of an update.

Designer’s Tip

“If, as part of your remodel, you’re planning

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Page Design | Web Style Guide 3

Simplicity is not the goal. It is the by-product of a good idea and modest expectations.
—Paul Rand

We seek clarity, order, and trustworthiness in information sources, whether traditional paper documents or web pages. Effective page design can provide this confidence. The spatial organization of graphics and text on the web page can engage users with graphic impact, direct their attention, prioritize the information they see, and make their interactions with your web site more enjoyable and efficient.

Design creates visual logic and seeks an optimal balance between visual sensation and graphic information. Without the visual impact of shape, color, and contrast, pages are graphically uninteresting and will not motivate the viewer. Dense text documents without contrast and visual relief are also hard to read, particularly on low-resolution screens. But without the depth and complexity of text, highly graphic pages risk disappointing the user by offering a poor balance of

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Web Page Design and Development Guide

Website Design and DevelopmentCongratulations on taking the first step towards learning web page design and development and publishing your own website on the Internet. Having your own website will enable you to share your message with the world. If you’d like to learn HTML and CSS, we’ve got some step by step tutorials to assist you. If you’d rather not learn to create a website from scratch, we’ve got some great resources to assist you. Or, if you’re looking for some special effect codes, we have a wealth of free code snippets you can copy and paste into your page.

Whether you’d like to create a personal website, a site for an organization or business, we’re here to assist you.

Within this site, you will find a wealth of free website design and development tutorials, including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. There are also hundreds of copy and paste codes and snippets ready for

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DOL’s Room Design Guide and Decorating Resources

Keep on top of what’s hot and what’s new with our growing collection of interior design articles, home design press releases and general home and garden news and events.

Create a Healthier Spring With Feng ShuiCreate a Healthier Spring With Feng Shui
by Yvonne PhillipsYvonne Phillips:
Yvonne Phillips is a National Feng Shui Practitioner, Author and Speakerwith over 18 years of experience. Yvonne is certified with Feng ShuiInstitute International and has trained with world famous Feng ShuiMaster Lillian Too. As owner of Creative Color & Design, sheincorporates Feng Shui principles into both residences and businesses,from small businesses to large corporations.

For many, spring is allergy season, presenting a situation of wanting to be outdoors, but suffering for it. Spring is all about positive energy, but with pollen, cut grass and ragweed, what can we possibly do to keep the allergies away?
Top 7 Decorating Mistakes Top 7 Decorating Mistakes
by Cheryl Sandella
Decorating should reflect our taste and style,
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