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 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:16:44 -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[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? ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/31777/what-a-beautiful-house
<![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 ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/31653/a-bath-where-east-meets-west
<![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. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25858/design-snapshot-vestige-of-victorian-era-entry
<![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. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25713/design-snapshot-alley-gateway
<![CDATA[Design snapshot: Distinctive bay window with a view]]> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 10:05:17 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25532/design-snapshot-distinctive-bay-window-with-a-view http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25532/design-snapshot-distinctive-bay-window-with-a-view Design snapshot: Distinctive bay window with a view Posted by KHS
Architect Katie Hutchison shares a "Design snapshot" of a corbelled oriel. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25532/design-snapshot-distinctive-bay-window-with-a-view
<![CDATA[Design snapshot: Understated classical entry]]> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 09:34:22 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25530/design-snapshot-understated-classical-entry http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25530/design-snapshot-understated-classical-entry Design snapshot: Understated classical entry Posted by KHS
Architect Katie Hutchison shares a "Design snapshot" of a photogenic treat. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25530/design-snapshot-understated-classical-entry
<![CDATA[Design snapshot: An entry door with a touch of mystery]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 10:25:02 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25492/design-snapshot-an-entry-door-with-a-touch-of-mystery http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25492/design-snapshot-an-entry-door-with-a-touch-of-mystery Design snapshot: An entry door with a touch of mystery Posted by KHS
Architect Katie Hutchison shares a beguiling "Design snapshot" detail. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25492/design-snapshot-an-entry-door-with-a-touch-of-mystery
<![CDATA[The Misused & Confused Chair Rail]]> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 10:59:47 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25331/the-misused-confused-chair-rail http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25331/the-misused-confused-chair-rail The Misused & Confused Chair Rail Posted by THIS_is_Carpentry
Unless your ceilings are 16-ft. tall, 36 in. is way too high for a chair rail; and letting the back of the chair set the chair rail height is like letting the size of a rug decide the size of a room. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25331/the-misused-confused-chair-rail
<![CDATA[Design snapshot: Brick-paving pointers]]> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 08:04:04 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25347/design-snapshot-brick-paving-pointers http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25347/design-snapshot-brick-paving-pointers Design snapshot: Brick-paving pointers Posted by KHS
Architect Katie Hutchison shares a "Design snapshot" of brick underfoot ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25347/design-snapshot-brick-paving-pointers
<![CDATA[Design snapshot: Victorian dormer]]> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25269/design-snapshot-victorian-dormer http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25269/design-snapshot-victorian-dormer Design snapshot: Victorian dormer Posted by KHS
Architect Katie Hutchison shares a "Design snapshot" of a rooftop jewel. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25269/design-snapshot-victorian-dormer
<![CDATA[Design snapshot: Romantic cottage and garden]]> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 09:18:16 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25224/design-snapshot-romantic-cottage-and-garden http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25224/design-snapshot-romantic-cottage-and-garden Design snapshot: Romantic cottage and garden Posted by KHS
Architect Katie Hutchison shares a "Design snapshot" of a storybook-like scene. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25224/design-snapshot-romantic-cottage-and-garden
<![CDATA[Design snapshot: Chimney tale]]> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 13:15:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25200/design-snapshot-chimney-tale http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25200/design-snapshot-chimney-tale Design snapshot: Chimney tale Posted by KHS
Architect Katie Hutchison shares a "Design snapshot" of an exuberant chimney. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25200/design-snapshot-chimney-tale
<![CDATA[Design snapshot: Entry-porch essentials]]> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 09:20:41 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25162/design-snapshot-entry-porch-essentials http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25162/design-snapshot-entry-porch-essentials Design snapshot: Entry-porch essentials Posted by KHS
Architect Katie Hutchison shares a "Design snapshot" of an integral entry porch. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25162/design-snapshot-entry-porch-essentials
<![CDATA[Design snapshot: A roof-type reverie]]> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 17:09:42 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25107/design-snapshot-a-roof-type-reverie http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25107/design-snapshot-a-roof-type-reverie Design snapshot: A roof-type reverie Posted by KHS
Architect Katie Hutchison shares a "Design snapshot" of a hipped gable. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25107/design-snapshot-a-roof-type-reverie
<![CDATA[Design snapshot: Sliding shutter doors]]> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 08:12:02 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25088/design-snapshot-sliding-shutter-doors http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25088/design-snapshot-sliding-shutter-doors Design snapshot: Sliding shutter doors Posted by KHS
Architect Katie Hutchison shares a "Design snapshot" of slatted doors for a large opening. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25088/design-snapshot-sliding-shutter-doors
<![CDATA[Design snapshot: Cable guardrail revisited]]> Thu, 09 Aug 2012 08:51:36 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25045/design-snapshot-cable-guardrail-revisited http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25045/design-snapshot-cable-guardrail-revisited Design snapshot: Cable guardrail revisited Posted by KHS
Architect Katie Hutchison shares a "Design snapshot" of a streamlined guardrail. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25045/design-snapshot-cable-guardrail-revisited