HOME DESIGN INSPIRATION GUIDE


Check out this FREE full color guide for Home Design Inspiration. 


This image-packed glossary details the equipment, tools, tips, techniques, and structural components involved in home architecture and interior design. 


Dream up your own unique ideas from this carefully curated collection of images with clear, instructional definitions. 

View many stunning architectural forms and a vast range interior designs. 

Use this guide for Design Inspiration. Create your perfect dream home! 



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ABODE

The Picture Dictionary of Home Design And Architecture

by Judee Shipman



CHAPTER 35

MASTIC - MONKEY WRENCH


MASTIC: A super strong pasty material used as an adhesive or a protective coating. Known in construction as liquid nails


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MEDITERRANEAN: An architectural style characterized by soft colors, drywall siding, and low pitched rooftops covered with Spanish terra cotta tile shingles. 


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METAL: A solid, shiny, malleable material best known for its electric conductivity, but also used in construction work. The periodic table lists at least 85 pure metals. 

The most commonly used metals are iron, copper, nickel, lead, aluminum, and zinc. 


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METER (ELECTRIC): A device that measures the use of electricity in a household. 


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METER (WATER): A device that measures the use of water in a household. 


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MICROLAM: A manufactured structural wood beam made of bonded wood strands. 


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MID CENTURY MODERN: An architectural style popular in the 1950s, characterized by a simple, streamlined design inspiration. Also see Art Deco, Art Moderne, and Populux


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MIHRAB: A rounded niche in the wall of a mosque. 


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MILAR (MYLAR): The material used for making transparencies of blueprints. 


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MILDEW: A fungus that can develop on organic materials. 


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MILLWORK: Building materials made of finished wood, such as doors, frames, beams, boards, panels, shelves, and trim, among others. 


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MIRROR: A highly reflective surface, typically made of metal or treated glass.

Here's a handy interior design inspiration: Mirrored surfaces make a room look larger. 


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MITER CLAMP: A clamp designed to hold miter joints together. 


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MITERING: The joining of two pieces of wood that are cut at an angle, in order to form a corner when attached. 


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MITER JOINT: The joining of two beveled pieces to form a clean corner. 


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MOBILE HOME: A manufactured home that can be moved on a flat bed trailer, but normally stays situated in one place


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MOLDING: A strip of wood trim, often with a decorative surface, typically used where walls meet floors and ceilings. There are many dozen styles of molding to choose from. 


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MONKEY WRENCH: An old-style adjustable wrench whose gripping part is fixed at a right angle to the handle. 


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ARCHITECTURE AND HOME DESIGN INSPIRATION GALLERY


ABODE


Introduction   

A

Chapter 1    

Chapter 2  

Chapter 3    

B

Chapter 4    

Chapter 5   

Chapter 6    

Chapter 7   

C

Chapter 8   

Chapter 9   

Chapter 10   

Chapter 11   

Chapter 12   

Chapter 13  

D

Chapter 14  

Chapter 15  

Chapter 16  

E

Chapter 17  

Chapter 18 

F

Chapter 19  

Chapter 20    

Chapter 21 

Chapter 22   

G

Chapter 23  

Chapter 24  

Chapter 25  

H

Chapter 26  

Chapter 27

I

Chapter 28  

J

Chapter 29  

K

Chapter 30

L

Chapter 31

Chapter 32  

Chapter 33    

M

Chapter 34  

Chapter 35 (You Are Here)  

Chapter 36  

N

Chapter 37    

O

Chapter 38   

P

Chapter 39    

Chapter 40   

Chapter 41  

Chapter 42   

Chapter 43   

Chapter 44    

Q

Chapter 45  

R

Chapter 46

Chapter 47    

Chapter 48    

Chapter 49   

S

Chapter 50   

Chapter 51   

Chapter 52   

Chapter 53    

Chapter 54  

Chapter 55   

Chapter 56    

Chapter 57   

Chapter 58    

Chapter 59    

T

Chapter 60  

Chapter 61    

Chapter 62   

Chapter 63   

U

Chapter 64   

V

Chapter 65 

W

Chapter 66

Chapter 67

X-Y-Z

Chapter 68 





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The Illustrated Glossary of Fabric, Fashion, and Style


Introduction

Chapter 1 

Chapter 2  

Chapter 3  

Chapter 4  

Chapter 5  

Chapter 6  

Chapter 7  

Chapter 8 

Chapter 9 

Chapter 10 

Chapter 11  

Chapter 12  

Chapter 13  

Chapter 14 

Chapter 15  

Chapter 16 

Chapter 17 

Chapter 18  

Chapter 19

Chapter 20 

Chapter 21 

Chapter 22  

Chapter 23  

Chapter 24  

Chapter 25  

Chapter 26

Chapter 27  

Chapter 28  

Chapter 29  

Chapter 30  

Chapter 31  

Chapter 32  

Chapter 33  

Chapter 34  

Chapter 35  

Chapter 36  

Chapter 37  

Chapter 38  

Chapter 39  

Chapter 40

Chapter 41




YULE LOG:

Events That Happened On Christmas Day


Yule Log - Chapter One

Yule Log - Chapter Two

Yule Log - Chapter Three

Yule Log - Chapter Four

Yule Log - Chapter Five

Yule Log - Chapter Six

Yule Log - Chapter Seven

Yule Log - Chapter Eight

Yule Log - Chapter Nine

Yule Log - Chapter Ten




CRAZY HORSE APPEARING


Crazy Horse Appearing - Introduction

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 1 

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 2

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 3

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 4

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 5

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 6

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 7

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 8

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 9

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 10

Crazy Horse Appearing - Appendixes