Ocean-Inspired Home for Two in Newport Beach

The young couple who owns this flat at Newport Beach, Calif. believe they likely won’t remain in this house forever, but they wanted to make it a special home where they could nest for a little while. They hired interior designer Jessica Bennett to help them create a home for their lives together. She mixed…read more

Project Tour: New Urbanism in Colorado

If you were a world-class kayaker, and among the greatest stretches of river in the country was going to be cut off from the public by a private developer, what could you do? Outdoorsy sister and brother Jed Selby and Katie Selby Urban sprang to action, scooping up the package and delving deep into sustainable…read more

Books: Tom Kundig's Homes 2

In 2006, the Princeton Architectural Press Introduced the first monograph on the work of Tom Kundig, of the Seattle, Wash. firm of Olson Kundig Architects (then Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects). Tom Kundig: Homes featured just five distinctive homes, a small number for such a job. However, what it lacked in numbers it made up…read more

2012 Trends: What's Ahead for Kitchen Cabinets This Year

Cabinets might be the largest item in your kitchen budget, however what you select will have a lasting effect on your home’s design and functionality. If you’re building, including on or remodeling this year, have a look at the latest trends for kitchen cabinets, from hidden storage and integrated handles to sliding doors and high-gloss…read more

Oh the Weather Outside Is Frightful…

Yes, most of us know this tune. And while the snow may be coming to some parts of the nation, others are bracing for rain and snow this week. As we feel the cold weather, it is time to hanker to get a hot fireplace and dream of a white Christmas. Enjoy these snowy scenes,…read more

Organizing Tips That Really Work: Pantry at a Drawer

If you’ve got a kitchen as little as mine, then you may have only enough cabinetry to store your dishes, and not anything to spare. Instead of attempting to shove dry goods to a cupboard or storing them at a hallway cabinet, think about using a deep drawer rather. Justrich Design This drawer is deep,…read more

How to Create a Good Dining Room Wall

Whether your dining area is formal or open to your great room, most have some kind of focal wall. A common way to decorating this wall is to paint it in an accent color, add a buffet table and hang a few pictures. This really is a tried-and-true method to complete a dining area, but…read more

Layout Photography: Let's Get Symmetrical

Lately I’ve been infatuated with how design is introduced via vision. Pictures and renderings are highly biased and manipulated views that attempt to present a building in its very best light, if you may. Having previously looked in the aesthetic merging of photographs and renderings, and then at residential interiors sans furniture, this ideabook dissects…read more

Kitchen Ideas: 12 Refrigerators in Disguise

Are you sick of your less-than-attractive fridge being the unlucky focus of your kitchen? Thanks to kitchen design vixens everywhere, the fridge has come a very long way — as far as to become unrecognizable. Designers have been pulling out all of the smart stops to incorporate the icebox at a fashionable fashion, and they’re…read more

Lose It: What to Do With Leftover Building Materials

Whether you are remodeling your kitchenrepainting the bedroom, or putting in a new terrace, odds are you’ll have some building materials leftover. Wood, paint and bricks are three commonly used construction materials which often end up in the garbage or sitting at a backyard or garage for far too long. Instead of letting these substances…read more

Ocean-Inspired Home for Two in Newport Beach

The young couple who owns this flat at Newport Beach, Calif. believe they likely won’t remain in this house forever, but they wanted to make it a special home where they could nest for a little while. They hired interior designer Jessica Bennett to help them create a home for their lives together. She mixed…read more

Project Tour: New Urbanism in Colorado

If you were a world-class kayaker, and among the greatest stretches of river in the country was going to be cut off from the public by a private developer, what could you do? Outdoorsy sister and brother Jed Selby and Katie Selby Urban sprang to action, scooping up the package and delving deep into sustainable…read more

Books: Tom Kundig's Homes 2

In 2006, the Princeton Architectural Press Introduced the first monograph on the work of Tom Kundig, of the Seattle, Wash. firm of Olson Kundig Architects (then Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects). Tom Kundig: Homes featured just five distinctive homes, a small number for such a job. However, what it lacked in numbers it made up…read more

2012 Trends: What's Ahead for Kitchen Cabinets This Year

Cabinets might be the largest item in your kitchen budget, however what you select will have a lasting effect on your home’s design and functionality. If you’re building, including on or remodeling this year, have a look at the latest trends for kitchen cabinets, from hidden storage and integrated handles to sliding doors and high-gloss…read more

Oh the Weather Outside Is Frightful…

Yes, most of us know this tune. And while the snow may be coming to some parts of the nation, others are bracing for rain and snow this week. As we feel the cold weather, it is time to hanker to get a hot fireplace and dream of a white Christmas. Enjoy these snowy scenes,…read more

Organizing Tips That Really Work: Pantry at a Drawer

If you’ve got a kitchen as little as mine, then you may have only enough cabinetry to store your dishes, and not anything to spare. Instead of attempting to shove dry goods to a cupboard or storing them at a hallway cabinet, think about using a deep drawer rather. Justrich Design This drawer is deep,…read more

How to Create a Good Dining Room Wall

Whether your dining area is formal or open to your great room, most have some kind of focal wall. A common way to decorating this wall is to paint it in an accent color, add a buffet table and hang a few pictures. This really is a tried-and-true method to complete a dining area, but…read more

Layout Photography: Let's Get Symmetrical

Lately I’ve been infatuated with how design is introduced via vision. Pictures and renderings are highly biased and manipulated views that attempt to present a building in its very best light, if you may. Having previously looked in the aesthetic merging of photographs and renderings, and then at residential interiors sans furniture, this ideabook dissects…read more

Kitchen Ideas: 12 Refrigerators in Disguise

Are you sick of your less-than-attractive fridge being the unlucky focus of your kitchen? Thanks to kitchen design vixens everywhere, the fridge has come a very long way — as far as to become unrecognizable. Designers have been pulling out all of the smart stops to incorporate the icebox at a fashionable fashion, and they’re…read more

Lose It: What to Do With Leftover Building Materials

Whether you are remodeling your kitchenrepainting the bedroom, or putting in a new terrace, odds are you’ll have some building materials leftover. Wood, paint and bricks are three commonly used construction materials which often end up in the garbage or sitting at a backyard or garage for far too long. Instead of letting these substances…read more