Posts in Architecture
For When Lincoln Logs Won't Do: Six Luxury Log Homes

Once upon a time the traditional log structure consisted of one, maybe two rooms, more than enough to serve the needs of the colonial family.  Imagination, innovation, and unimaginable sums of money have changed that.  Inspired by the upcoming #DesignLUX focused on the New American Log Home, we let our mouse do the walking, gathering six of the most over the top, most luxurious, and most unique log homes on the market today.

Forget roughing it.  At least not as long as these jaw-dropping homes are around.

Curated listings courtesy TopTenRealEstateDeals.com

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Traditional Design in the 21st Century: #DesignLUX Examines Classically Inspired Design for the Modern Household

Even as contemporary and transitional design aesthetics continue their rise in popularity among homeowners and designers alike, environments deeply rooted in tradition and regional heritage remain at the foundation of good taste and truly great design.  Be it the primitive and grassroots-influenced Spanish & Mission styles beckoning to California’s newborn years or the highly ornate and English inspired Federalist and Regency styles made popular during the start of this great nation, traditional design reigns supreme, continually reinventing itself through the innovations of designers, architects, and craftspeople as well as the outside influence of technology, method, and region.

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#DesignLUX Wants to See How YOU are Bringing Traditional Design into the 21st Century

We have a bit of a favor to ask of you all.  You see, during Neocon 2015 in Chicago this year, #DesignLUX and the team at DCoopMedia is exploring the changing tides of traditional design - be it from an architectural standpoint of classically inspired structures or from an interior designer's point of view, updating the traditional design aesthetic for the modern day functional family.  Be if the primitive and grassroots influenced Spanish & Mission styles beckoning to California's newborn years or the highly ornate Federalist and Regency styles made popular at the start of the Colonies, environments deeply rooted in tradition and regional heritage continue to remain at the foundation of good taste and classic design

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To Every End There is a Beginning: #DesignLUX Newel Posts

Spending the week researching the content for Staircase Week on the Corinne Gail Interior Design blog has resulted in the uncovering of so many wonderfully spectacular artisans, masters in the craft of producing not simply entire staircase structures but also the individual elements that make up each and every one of them.  As they say, the forest sometimes can be about the trees. And when it comes to the trees, it begins and ends with the Newel Post.

Feeling inspired by these great sculptors of wood and metal, D'Scoop has put together a few of our choice favorite rail terminations.

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Thinking Outside the Kitchen: Wood-Mode Solutions for Unique Requests, Part II