Copyright (c) 2015 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 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 04:12:49 -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[Fitting a shower in a small-bath floorplan]]> Wed, 17 Jun 2015 09:44:57 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72989/fitting-a-shower-in-a-small-bath-floorplan http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72989/fitting-a-shower-in-a-small-bath-floorplan Fitting a shower in a small-bath floorplan Posted by DebSilber
What's the difference between a powder room and a fully functional bathroom? It's the 3-sq. ft. you find for a shower. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72989/fitting-a-shower-in-a-small-bath-floorplan
<![CDATA[Announcing Fine Homebuilding's 2015 HOUSES Award Winners]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:44:59 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/109361/announcing-fine-homebuildings-2015-houses-award-winners http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/109361/announcing-fine-homebuildings-2015-houses-award-winners Announcing Fine Homebuilding's 2015 HOUSES Award Winners Posted by DebSilber
These six homes demonstrate home building at its best. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/109361/announcing-fine-homebuildings-2015-houses-award-winners
<![CDATA[A Smart Beverage System for the Kitchen That Has Everything]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 10:12:21 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38093/a-smart-beverage-system-for-the-kitchen-that-has-everything http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38093/a-smart-beverage-system-for-the-kitchen-that-has-everything A Smart Beverage System for the Kitchen That Has Everything Posted by Jamie_Gold_CKD_CAPS
TopBrewer, from Danish manufacturer Scanomat, brings the barista home with a beverage system powered by your smartphone or tablet. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38093/a-smart-beverage-system-for-the-kitchen-that-has-everything
<![CDATA[Hot intro for cool appliance]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:06:12 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72709/hot-intro-for-cool-appliance http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72709/hot-intro-for-cool-appliance Hot intro for cool appliance Posted by Jamie_Gold_CKD_CAPS
Long a staple in commercial kitchens, blast chillers make their residential debut. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Board-and-batten reborn ]]> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 16:56:19 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72701/board-and-batten-reborn http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72701/board-and-batten-reborn Board-and-batten reborn Posted by DebSilber
Commonly associated with utility sheds and farm buildings, board-and-batten siding is being reinvented as a contemporary material ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72701/board-and-batten-reborn
<![CDATA[Wireless Charging on your Countertop]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:59:16 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72238/wireless-charging-on-your-countertop http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72238/wireless-charging-on-your-countertop Wireless Charging on your Countertop Posted by DebSilber
LG Hausys gets top KBIS honors for its kitchen-countertop phone charging technology ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72238/wireless-charging-on-your-countertop
<![CDATA[Trees under glass]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:25:38 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/71746/trees-under-glass http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/71746/trees-under-glass Trees under glass Posted by Jamie_Gold_CKD_CAPS
Two classic materials--glass and bark--unite in a dramatic new surfacing material. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/71746/trees-under-glass
<![CDATA[Down with pop-up drains]]> Wed, 31 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/40505/down-with-pop-up-drains http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/40505/down-with-pop-up-drains Down with pop-up drains Posted by DebSilber
Tired of fiddling with the lift rod on your bathroom sink? California Faucets has an answer. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/40505/down-with-pop-up-drains
<![CDATA[The Swiss Army Sink]]> Wed, 24 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38659/the-swiss-army-sink http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38659/the-swiss-army-sink The Swiss Army Sink Posted by Jamie_Gold_CKD_CAPS
These American-made kitchen workstations include premium sinks and a wide range of accessories. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38659/the-swiss-army-sink
<![CDATA[GE tests color on Artistry appliance line]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38646/ge-tests-color-on-artistry-appliance-line http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38646/ge-tests-color-on-artistry-appliance-line GE tests color on Artistry appliance line Posted by DebSilber
What's the next hot color for appliances? Consumers tell GE it's either bright red or light blue ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38646/ge-tests-color-on-artistry-appliance-line
<![CDATA[This Faucet brings Color to the Kitchen]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 11:09:57 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38691/this-faucet-brings-color-to-the-kitchen http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38691/this-faucet-brings-color-to-the-kitchen This Faucet brings Color to the Kitchen Posted by DebSilber
Delta's Fuse faucet pours on the color where you'd least expect it. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38691/this-faucet-brings-color-to-the-kitchen
<![CDATA[An ultra-low-profile range hood ]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38619/an-ultra-low-profile-range-hood http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38619/an-ultra-low-profile-range-hood An ultra-low-profile range hood Posted by DebSilber
Zephyr's super-slim Pisa range hood gives a new meaning to the phrase "thin air." ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38619/an-ultra-low-profile-range-hood
<![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 ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38059/shower-heads-that-display-water-temperature
<![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 ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38155/bringing-brass-back
<![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 ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37964/the-grass-grows-greener-over-this-dish-drain
<![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 ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37751/new-faucet-spray-sweeps-dirty-dishes
<![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 ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37652/tv-tile
<![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 ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37565/rethinking-recessed-lighting
<![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 ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37070/french-doors-and-silicon-valley-brains
<![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 ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37470/emecos-starck-stool-is-colorful-sustainable