Author: Jan Morrow

Floor House Elevation Designs

One of the earliest drawings produced during a project is the elevation design. An elevation design shows the exact height and layout of the upcoming home, along with details on the materials used, room layouts and home decor. In construction, an elevation is an orthographic projection of a building’s face. It shows the building from […]

Featured Kitchen Renovation

This Featured Kitchen Renovation demonstrates how you can incorporate bold backsplash tiles into your kitchen. You can install them across the entire kitchen, or limit them to the backsplash around the sink and stovetop. In addition, you can include a tile backsplash with storage space underneath. There are countless ways to incorporate bold tiles into […]

Choosing a Kitchen Door Glass Design

Kitchen door glass design options are almost endless. Frosted glass is becoming a popular choice for this purpose. In addition to the obvious options of clear or tinted glass, you can choose a textured frosted glass. Frosted glass is often stamped or sprayed with gold, a dramatic effect. A rectangular block of glass is a […]

Modern Home Furnishings and Home Decorations

If you’re thinking of revamping your home decor, try adding some modern home furnishings and decorations. They’ll not only add style and character, but will also help you bring your home together. This article will explain how to choose modern home accessories. If you’re not sure where to start, you can always start with two-Modern. […]

Best Home Security Systems for the Money

While you can find some very good home security systems on the market today, there are certain things to consider when choosing the best one. One of the most important factors to consider is whether the security system you’re going to purchase is suitable for the type of location you live in. Country living may […]

The Modern Hood and Hob For Kitchen Ventilation

The hood and hob are a key part of any modern kitchen, but which ones are the most effective? Some are better than others, so it’s worth checking the specs. The purpose of a cooker hood is to keep the kitchen clean and tidy, prevent cooking noise, and improve air quality. There are even NFPA-96 […]

The Best Modern Furniture Stores in Houston

When looking for modern furniture, there are several great places in Houston. Design Within Reach and Industry West are both excellent choices for quality modern pieces, and both are located in Montrose. Reeves Design + Art has been in the Houston modern furniture business for more than 50 years, and they’ve kept their location in […]

Choosing the Right Wood For Furniture

Choosing the right wood for furniture can be confusing. There are so many different kinds and grades. What’s worse is that you may not be able to resell it or restore it. To avoid this, you should know what properties each wood has and how to match them to the look of your home. Keep […]

Furniture Fittings and Fixtures

As the construction industry continues to expand, terminology for furniture fittings and fixtures can become complex. Whether it is a table, a chair, or a kitchen, a variety of terminology and nuances can be confusing. As the law governing fixtures and fittings evolves, it is important to understand what is meant by certain terms. In […]

Aquascaping Gardening

Before you get started on your first aquascape, make sure to understand how shrimp live. While shrimp live up to 20 years in the natural world, they are very delicate and need care. A large spoon is best, since it is gentler on the creatures. Shrimp feed on algae found in the aquascape, which adds […]