Copyright (c) 2014 FineHomebuilding.com en-us Fine Homebuilding - "Square One: Good Home Design Starts Here" blog entries Fine Homebuilding - "Square One: Good Home Design Starts Here" blog entries http://www.finehomebuilding.com/blog/square-one Sat, 22 Nov 2014 05:26:19 -0500 Fine Homebuilding - "Square One: Good Home Design Starts Here" blog entries Fine Homebuilding - "Square One: Good Home Design Starts Here" blog entries http://www.finehomebuilding.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.finehomebuilding.com/blog/square-one <![CDATA[Shower heads that display water temperature]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38059/shower-heads-that-display-water-temperature http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38059/shower-heads-that-display-water-temperature Shower heads that display water temperature Posted by Jamie_Gold_CKD_CAPS
Delta's smart shower heads take guesswork out of bathing ]]>
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<![CDATA[Bringing brass back]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38155/bringing-brass-back http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38155/bringing-brass-back Bringing brass back Posted by DebSilber
Unlacquered brass becomes the latest option for a "living" finish in bath fixtures ]]>
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<![CDATA[The grass grows greener over this dish drain]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37964/the-grass-grows-greener-over-this-dish-drain http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37964/the-grass-grows-greener-over-this-dish-drain The grass grows greener over this dish drain Posted by DebSilber
Finnell's "Sod" dish drain may just change the landscape on your countertop ]]>
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<![CDATA[Faucet Captures Brooklyn's Industrial Chic]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:17:48 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37959/faucet-captures-brooklyns-industrial-chic http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37959/faucet-captures-brooklyns-industrial-chic Faucet Captures Brooklyn's Industrial Chic Posted by DebSilber
Another fixture from Brooklyn's Watermark Designs reminds us that the coolest stuff is made right here ]]>
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<![CDATA[New faucet spray "sweeps" dirty dishes]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 05:30:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37751/new-faucet-spray-sweeps-dirty-dishes http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37751/new-faucet-spray-sweeps-dirty-dishes New faucet spray Posted by DebSilber
Kohler's "Sweep Spray" brings pull-down faucet function up a notch ]]>
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<![CDATA[TV tile]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 10:04:51 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37652/tv-tile http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37652/tv-tile TV tile Posted by DebSilber
These innovative tiles for kitchen or bath are made from recycled CRTs ]]>
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<![CDATA[Rethinking recessed lighting]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:14:20 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37565/rethinking-recessed-lighting http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37565/rethinking-recessed-lighting Rethinking recessed lighting Posted by DebSilber
Philips’ ultra-thin surface-mount LED fixture is designed to fool the eye ]]>
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<![CDATA[French doors and Silicon Valley brains]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 05:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37070/french-doors-and-silicon-valley-brains http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37070/french-doors-and-silicon-valley-brains French doors and Silicon Valley brains Posted by Jamie_Gold_CKD_CAPS
New GE French Door oven can be operated from your cell phone ]]>
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<![CDATA[Emeco's Starck stool is colorful, sustainable]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:45:59 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37470/emecos-starck-stool-is-colorful-sustainable http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37470/emecos-starck-stool-is-colorful-sustainable Emeco's Starck stool is colorful, sustainable Posted by DebSilber
It's called the "Broom Stool," but don't sweep this design aside ]]>
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<![CDATA[Creative solutions for IKEA cabinets]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:04:08 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37251/creative-solutions-for-ikea-cabinets http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37251/creative-solutions-for-ikea-cabinets Creative solutions for IKEA cabinets Posted by DebSilber
Being on an IKEA budget shouldn't stop you from having a custom kitchen ]]>
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<![CDATA[A fruit-friendly fridge]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:30:06 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37128/a-fruit-friendly-fridge http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37128/a-fruit-friendly-fridge A fruit-friendly fridge Posted by Jamie_Gold_CKD_CAPS
New refrigerator technology promises to keep your fruits and vegetables fresher and more nutritious ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37128/a-fruit-friendly-fridge
<![CDATA[Oven doors that leave the handle behind]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:00:39 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36991/oven-doors-that-leave-the-handle-behind http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36991/oven-doors-that-leave-the-handle-behind Oven doors that leave the handle behind Posted by Jamie_Gold_CKD_CAPS
Two new wall ovens from Wolf combine sleek style and ergonomic function ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36991/oven-doors-that-leave-the-handle-behind
<![CDATA[A toilet with a germ-free flush ]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 13:52:08 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35336/a-toilet-with-a-germ-free-flush http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35336/a-toilet-with-a-germ-free-flush A toilet with a germ-free flush Posted by DebSilber
Losing the lever, Kohler's new Touchless toilets work with a wave of the hand ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35336/a-toilet-with-a-germ-free-flush
<![CDATA[Call for Submissions for a Small-House Book]]> Thu, 01 May 2014 14:00:46 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34468/call-for-submissions-for-a-small-house-book http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34468/call-for-submissions-for-a-small-house-book Call for Submissions for a Small-House Book Posted by KHS
Do you know of a beautiful home that we could feature in a new book tentatively titled "The New Small House"? ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34468/call-for-submissions-for-a-small-house-book
<![CDATA[What a Beautiful House!]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:18:35 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/31777/what-a-beautiful-house http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/31777/what-a-beautiful-house What a Beautiful House! Posted by DebSilber
Is beauty in the eye of the beholder, or in your home’s bones? ]]>
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<![CDATA[A Bath Where East Meets West]]> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 10:21:08 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/31653/a-bath-where-east-meets-west http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/31653/a-bath-where-east-meets-west A Bath Where East Meets West Posted by DebSilber
An international romance translates into a stunning master bath in Virginia ]]>
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<![CDATA[Highlights from the Kitchen & Bath Show]]> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 11:02:37 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/22898/highlights-from-the-kitchen-bath-show http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/22898/highlights-from-the-kitchen-bath-show Highlights from the Kitchen & Bath Show Posted by DebSilber
Some notes from the floor of this week's KBIS show in New Orleans. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Design snapshot: Shingled swordfish as sea]]> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/26024/design-snapshot-shingled-swordfish-as-sea http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/26024/design-snapshot-shingled-swordfish-as-sea Design snapshot: Shingled swordfish as sea Posted by KHS
Architect Katie Hutchison shares a "Design snapshot" of an artful shingle pattern. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/26024/design-snapshot-shingled-swordfish-as-sea
<![CDATA[Design snapshot: Vestige of Victorian era entry]]> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 09:05:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25858/design-snapshot-vestige-of-victorian-era-entry http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25858/design-snapshot-vestige-of-victorian-era-entry Design snapshot: Vestige of Victorian era entry Posted by KHS
Architect Katie Hutchison shares a "Design snapshot" of a pair of striking entry doors. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Design snapshot: Alley gateway]]> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 17:34:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25713/design-snapshot-alley-gateway http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25713/design-snapshot-alley-gateway Design snapshot: Alley gateway Posted by KHS
Architect Katie Hutchison shares a "Design snapshot" of a gateway that tempts and thwarts our curiosity. ]]>
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