- Lighting Glossary
The right lighting fixtures can really change the atmosphere of a room. Use this glossary to learn about various types of luminaires.
- Couch Manufacturers
Find a directory of furniture companies that specialize in upholstered living room furniture including couches, love seats, sectional sofas and sleeper sofas.
- Addition Types
Room additions can add space and value to your home. Learn about different types of structural additions and find helpful links about design, blueprints, and project management.
- Barrister Bookcases (Photograph)
Bookcases are not only practical, they add style to a room as well. These tall wooden bookcases fit into the corner and feature end unit shelves for displaying photos or trinkets.
- Drawer Pulls (Photograph)
Drawer pulls can provide a stylish accent to any kitchen, bathroom, or bedroom furniture and are an inexpensive way to upgrade the look of a room. These four metal drawer pulls in brass, silver, gold, and bronze add a vintage flair to any drawer.
- Painting Tools (Photograph)
New paint is an easy and relatively cheap way to spruce up any room! Bright colors can add flair and make a room cheery. A popular style is to paint three walls a neutral tone (white or beige) and one focus wall a deeper color, like red or yellow.
- Traditional Floor Lamp (Photograph)
A floor lamp refers to a lighting fixture fixed to the top of a stand, which is stabilized by a heavy base which rests on the floor.
- Folding Table (Photograph)
White crockery used for breakfast, including a pitcher, a creamer, and coffee and teacups, sit on a wooden folding table. The folding table allows meals to be conveniently served and removed in areas otherwise not set up for eating.
- Fireplace Mantel (Photograph)
A sturdy white fireplace mantel holds a model ship, green plant, and two metal bird sculptures. Below, a cozy fire crackles and snaps. Whether you are looking for warmth or ambience, a fire is a welcome addition to any room.
- English Saddle (Photograph)
A dark leather English saddle sits on a red saddle tree mounted on the wall of a tack room. A white saddle pad separates the saddle from the metal tree. A brass nameplate on the back of the saddle indicates its owner.
- Assembly Line (Photograph)
A photograph shows an industrial assembly line at rest. The shadows of the still and silent machinery appear on the floor in the dimly lit room. Early tomorrow, the switch that engages the assembly line will be hit, and the factory will come to life.
- Laminate Countertop (Photograph)
A bright, spacious kitchen features a smooth, white laminate kitchen countertop. The cabinets match the countertop, giving the interior of this kitchen a contemporary feel. Large windows and recessed lighting add to the brightness of this room.
- Lab Design (Photograph)
A bright, white, and very clean laboratory room is ready for use. An expansive tile table features seating for more than a dozen, allowing for collaboration among scientists and researchers.
- Lamp Shade (Photograph)
An elegant, fringed lamp casts a warm glow, contributing to a comfortable and casual decor. The small, gold lamp is placed on a wooden tabletop, and illuminates the wallpaper behind it. With a flick of the switch, the room will go from light to dark.
- Home Plans (Illustration)
An architectural blueprint of a home shows the rear view of the home, as well as an interior view highlighting the dining room, kitchen, and porch. A contractor will use this home plan to take someone's dream home from design to reality.