Celebrating 200,000 photos on Houzz! #interiordesign

Houzz Blog

We’re celebrating in the houzz! We hit the 200K photo mark today (200,019 at the time this screen shot was taken). That’s two hundred thousand high-quality photos of residential interiors and exteriors, uploaded by design professionals into their portfolios on houzz.com. Thanks to our wonderful community of pros – more than 28,000 of them have created profiles and are active on Houzz – and all our design enthusiasts, we’re honored to provide a platform that brings greater exposure to amazing design work, and is changing the building and remodeling process for designers and homeowners alike.  Happy browsing, we hope all the new photos will soon fill your eyes and your ideabooks!

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Design Events Around the World: October 14 – November 4, 2011

Houzz Blog

A quick-reference summary of the design events for this week, from around the world. Know of an upcoming event or one we’ve missed? Lets us know @houzz_inc or leave a comment on this post.

  1. ART WALK — Oct. 15, 2011  Yerba Buena Gallery Walk, 4-7pm, San Francisco, CA
  2. EVENT — Oct. 15, 2011 Appetite for Design: Inspiration KitchensInspiration Kitchens, 3504 West Lake Street, Chicago, IL
    Chicago, IL
  3. FAIR — October 15, 2011 Fall Crafts in Chelsea, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
    W. 21st St. (between 8th and 9th Avenues) in Chelsea
    New York, NY
  4. FESTIVAL — Oct. 14-17, 2011  Andersonville Arts Weekend Chicago, IL
  5. TRADE SHOW — Oct. 22-27, 2011  High Point Market  High Point, NC
  6. FESTIVAL — Nov. 1-6, 2011  Tokyo Designers Week 2011  Tokyo, Japan 

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Vote today! Houzz is a finalist for Most Useful Tablet App in #MashableAwards! #houzz_inc

Houzz Blog

We’re thrilled that the Houzz app (free in the iTunes store) is a finalist for Most UsefulTablet App in the Mashable awards.  A huge thanks to our amazing community of homeowners and home remodeling & design professionals for getting out the vote!

But it’s not over yet – we still need your to help select Houzz as the winner from among the 7 finalists. Visit the voting page on Mashable today through December 16th to cast your vote. You can do it daily.

Winners will be announced on Mashable Dec. 19, and will be honored at MashBash CES Jan. 11, 2012, during the 2012 International CES convention at 1OAK, the hot new nightclub at the Mirage hotel in Las Vegas.

Here are the finalists:

Most Useful Tablet-Based App

This category honors the readers’ choice for the best app designed for use on a tablet.

  • Houzz
  • IMO Instant Messenger
  • Trulia
  • Slideshark
  • Quickoffice

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Prince George Joins Kate Middleton & Prince William On Family Vacation

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The royal family’s Sept. Scotland getaway featured quality family bonding time and George’s introduction to fun family traditions! Get all the details on their late summer excursion right here!

Kate Middleton and Prince Williamshared their first family vacation with their 2-month-old son Prince George at the Balmoral Castle in Scotland. The location has a huge history with the royal family, — Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip vacation there every summer! — but this trip was extra special thanks to George’s attendance.

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