Home by Design: Inspiration for Transforming House into Home

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In Home by Design, Sarah Susanka presents the 30 key design concepts that can be applied to any home - no matter what the style or size. Using 28 of the best designed homes from around the country, Susanka brings these concepts to life with 150 powerful and inspirational examples: from something as simple as placing a rug under a table to ...
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Overview

In Home by Design, Sarah Susanka presents the 30 key design concepts that can be applied to any home - no matter what the style or size. Using 28 of the best designed homes from around the country, Susanka brings these concepts to life with 150 powerful and inspirational examples: from something as simple as placing a rug under a table to renovating a whole second floor. Home by Design shows homeowners a new way to look at their spaces and provides ideas for how to make each home reach its full potential.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

SPACE
THE PROCESS OF ENTERING, SHELTER AROUND ACTIVITY, SEQUENCES OF PLACES, CEILING HEIGHT VARIETY, INTERIOR VIEWS, INSIDE OUTSIDE, CHANGES IN LEVEL, PUBLIC TO PRIVATE, OPEN ABILITY, ENCLOSURE, DIFFERNTIATION OF PARTS, DEPTH AND THICKNESS

LIGHT
LIGHT TO WALK TOWARD, LIGHT INTENSITY VARIED, REFLECTING SURFACES, WINDOW POSITIONING, VISUAL WEIGHT, VIEW AND NONVIEW


ORDER
PATTERN AND GEOMETRY, ALIGNMENTS, RHYTHM, THEME AND VARIATIONS, COMPOSTION, EXPRESSED STRUCTURE, POINT OF FOCUS, ORGANIZING STRATEGY
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With her three Not So Big books, Sarah Susanka convinced thousands of homeowners that the size of a house matters less than the quality of its design and details. In Home by Design, she presents 30 design concepts that can enhance the beauty and usefulness of any house. Offering imaginative suggestions for everything from entryways and corner windows to public spaces and private nooks, Susanka makes spatial design accessible to any layperson. Each design concept is illustrated with examples from her own buildings and those of other prominent architects. The book features 375 color photos and 60 color illustrations.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780641842085
  • Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/7/2006
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 11.50 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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