World of Design: 11 Book Lovers and Where They Like to Read (28 photos)

One in a series from Houzz international editors on how our lives shape home design around the world
If you’re a book lover, you’re probably curious about the books other bibliophiles are reading, not to mention where they like to relax with them and how they store and manage their collections….


World of Design: 11 Book Lovers and Where They Like to Read (28 photos)
World of Design: 11 Book Lovers and Where They Like to Read (28 photos)
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Build a Beautiful Bird House for a Garden That Sings (10 photos)

Incorporating a bird house into your garden is a win-win for you and the birds. Put regular handfuls of birdseed inside and you’ll soon be waking to the sound of birdsong and the delightful sight of nature at work through your windows. Whether you’re handy with a hammer or are happy to rely on…


Build a Beautiful Bird House for a Garden That Sings (10 photos)
Build a Beautiful Bird House for a Garden That Sings (10 photos)
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USA Houzz: A Rustic Rocky Mountain Hideaway (9 photos)

Materials that reflect and preserve the beauty of its surroundings are at the heart of this newly constructed guesthouse, built on the banks of a river outside Aspen, Colorado in the US. Walls panelled in salvaged barn wood, Douglas fir beams in the ceilings and rustic white oak floors connect the interiors…


USA Houzz: A Rustic Rocky Mountain Hideaway (9 photos)
USA Houzz: A Rustic Rocky Mountain Hideaway (9 photos)
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12 Ways to Wow With Patterned Tiles (12 photos)

Patterned tiles of all kinds, from encaustic and cement to ceramic and porcelain, are enjoying a surge in popularity. These classic design elements are being put to all sorts of new uses, including wall treatments and fireplace surrounds – and tiled bathrooms and kitchen splashbacks are getting a fresh…


12 Ways to Wow With Patterned Tiles (12 photos)
12 Ways to Wow With Patterned Tiles (12 photos)
Source: Houzz Kitchens