Get Ready to Binge Watch: HGTV Design & Real Estate Shows Now Streaming on Netflix

House Hunters International, here I come! As a would-be HGTV junkie who doesn’t have cable, I just got some news that made me very happy. 11 design series are now streaming on Netflix, starting today. Here’s the design-packed line up, let’s all get ready to binge:

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Vote Now: New Entries for Wednesday 10.1.14 — Room for Color Contest

Last but not least we’ve got these great additions to this year’s Room for Color Contest, full of bold colors, brave patterns and color palettes that refresh as much as they invigorate! Remember, you can “favorite” as many rooms as you like during this round, so dive right in and find all the ones you like.

International: Thalita’s “Most Cheerful Spot in the House” Room

Warm: Justin’s “Mid Century Calm” Room

Light: Kassie’s “Happy and Cozy” Room

Light: Chelsea’s “Crisp White Canvas” Room

International: Greg’s “Bright and Quirky” Room

Warm: Ann’s “Color Me Happy” Room

Cool: Sabrina’s “Mad for Mossy Green” Room

Warm: Megan’s “Bold Plus Black & White” Room

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Megan's "Bold Plus Black & White" Room — Room for Color Contest

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Name:
Megan
Location:
Omaha, NE
Division:
Warm
Inspiration for my palette:
My estate sale sofa.

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Teak and bamboo structures accommodate Burmese refugees in a Thai village

By Amy Frearson

These timber and bamboo huts were designed by Agora Architects to offer temporary accommodation to refugees arriving in Thailand from across the Burmese border (+ slideshow). (more…)

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There's a Social Network for Your Building — Design News

There are social networks for your neighborhood, but a new site gets hyper-hyper-local. MyCoop is a private network where you can follow what’s going on in your building. The site allows uploads of bylaws, a marketplace for selling or swapping stuff, and posting important updates.

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Sabrina's "Mad for Mossy Green" Room — Room for Color Contest

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Name:
Sabrina
Location:
Arlington, VA
Division:
Cool
Inspiration for my palette:
I had used a pea green color for my dining room years ago and wanted to bring it back. The Lucite chairs are reupholstered in a similar green Greek key pattern to complement walls.I love the colors of the mid-century glass vases which inspired the abstract painting.

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Molasses: What You Need to Know — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? Everything You Need to Know About Molasses

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Ann's "Color Me Happy" Room — Room for Color Contest

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Name:
Ann
Location:
Mound, MN
Division:
Warm
Inspiration for my palette:
I found inspiration in a beautiful Moroccan rug we received from my beau-parents.

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MVRDV designed the Markthal Rotterdam to be "as proud as possible"

By Dan Howarth

Movie: in this exclusive interview, architect Winy Maas of MVRDV explains how the firm developed the distinctive curving arch design of the Markthal in Rotterdam, which opened today. (more…)

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Greg's "Bright and Quirky" Room — Room for Color Contest

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Name:
Greg
Location:
Edmonton Canada
Division:
International
Inspiration for my palette:
A Jennifer Sanchez print I bought from 20×200. It was exactly the fun, bright, quirky color palette I was looking to draw from!

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