Atomic Ranch: Design Ideas for Stylish Ranch Homes by Michelle Gringeri-Brown

By Michelle Gringeri-Brown

Atomic Ranch is an in-depth exploration of post-World struggle II residential structure in the USA. Mid-century ranches (1946-1970) diversity from the decidedly glossy gable-roofed Joseph Eichler tracts within the San Francisco Bay sector and butterfly wing homes in Palm Springs, Florida, to the unassuming brick or stucco L-shaped ranches and split-levels so universal during the United States.

Authors Michelle Gringeri-Brown and Jim Brown, founders and publishers of the preferred quarterly Atomic Ranch journal, extol the virtues of the tract, split-level, rambler domestic and its many precise characteristics: deepest entrance facades, open ground plans, secluded bed room wings, partitions of glass, and an easy-living way of life. From up-to-date houses with high-end Italian kitchens, terrazzo flooring, and glossy furnishings to cheap home-owner renovations with eclectic thrift-store furniture, Atomic Ranch provides twenty-five houses showcasing inspiring examples of trendy dwelling via appealing colour photos, together with ahead of and after photographs, design-tip sidebars, and an intensive source index.

Atomic Ranch finds:

Hallmarks of the ranch style

Inspiring unique ranch homes

Ranch residence differences and makeovers

Preservation of mid-century neighborhoods

Adding character to a ranch domestic

Yards and landscaping

Plus, a invaluable source part and index!

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A lively office that invites happy working experience is at the same time a space to enjoy your life. The adoption of wall painting to offices is a great venture for interior design. The traditional perception towards offices is overthrown, and working is personalised. Employees would be likely to feel relaxed in such offices with spirits, thus working with higher efficiency. The office wall paintings included here are the typical styles in current offices. They are to evoke more innovative ideas for office interior design.

Why not cheer up now, just by stepping into the world of wall painting design with us? Today, wall painting in living spaces is becoming more and more popular as an integral part of home décor. However, how to choose appropriate paintings to characterise and personalise your room? That’s a question not every designer – needless to say the owner – could manage. In this chapter, we will see many popular projects of wall painting design in homes worldwide. Hopefully one or two of them would be enlightening for your imagination.

AT Project description: If a nobleman of baroque times found, for instance, the staircase of his palace to be too narrow, he would simply double it by commissioning a mirror image to be painted on a free wall! Examples of these artist "mirages" can be found in innumerable villas in the area between Trient, Venice, Rome and Palermo. 项目名称:餐室墙画 设计师:壁画设计公司 摄影师:壁画设计公司 项目描述:假如一位巴洛克时代的贵族觉得,比如说,他的宫殿里楼梯 太窄了,那么他会简单地在一面空白墙上画上一面镜子来进行扩展!这 类“艺术幻觉”的例子,在特伦托、威尼斯、罗马和巴勒莫之间的地方 数不胜数的别墅中很常见。 41 Painting in Wall Design 42 43 Painting in Wall Design 44 45 Panel screen room divider 屏风 Designer: Gina Pierce Photographer: Elliot Bentley Location: London, UK Completed date: 2010 Project description: "Peeling Paint" digitally printed wallpaper in "Terracotta’"shown on a panel screen.

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