Spice Up Your Dining Room with Orange

Posted on July 23rd, 2014 by

Orange. Its fiery flair is just what the architect ordered to bring your dining room to life. Here are some orange dining room design ideas that your dinner guests are sure to be impressed with.

Use orange as an accent. Bright orange is ideally suited for use as along an accent wall, and it looks absolutely stunning when used in conjunction with creamy white ceilings and metallic fixtures. Use orange throughout. Darker oranges such as pumpkin or burnt orange provide a subdued background that looks fabulous when matched with white crown moulding and chair rails. Incorporate orange as part of a …

Embrace a Modern Backyard Design

Posted on July 17th, 2014 by
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The perfect backyard design can be difficult. While designers want to embrace nature, they don’t want the backyard to underwhelm or appear ignored. A modern backyard design offers a great way to bridge that gap. Here are some aspects of a modern backyard design that will work beautifully in any space:

Natural materials: Modern design uses materials that already belong outside — wooden floors, bodies of water and neatly groomed plants are all great additions to a modern backyard. Open spaces: Yes, the backyard is already in the most open of spaces. However, a modern …

Celebrate the Architectural Impact of Frank Lloyd Wright

Posted on July 15th, 2014 by
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June 8 marked what would have been the 147th birthday of one of the most successful architects in history, Frank Lloyd Wright. We at Design Build Team would like to take a moment to honor this great figure from American architecture history. Here are a handful of his best quotes about life, the world, and architecture, picked by Achitizer.com:

“The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it. Your life will be impoverished. But if you invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the …