Neat Little Job: Make a Mini Wooden Wall Console

A wall-mounted console can be useful in many ways, from just being another location to put down stuff to being a charging station for both phones and tablets. It fits next to a bed on a wall. Consider this project something that creates a little space where you might not expect it. Chris Hill This […]

5 Favorite Granites for Gorgeous Kitchen Countertops

Choosing a countertop material for your own kitchen remodel or new construct is a big choice. I often encounter clients with a mental block when it comes to making a determination on the numerous factors, like colour and border detail. Furthermore, when the countertop barrier is over, then there is cabinet selection. I enjoy granite […]

Arizona's Dialogue House Has Something New to Say

The Narrative of the Dialogue House in Phoenix spans a decade and a half. Architect Wendell Burnette designed the house from the late 1990s, earning a prestigious Progressive Architecture Award in 1999. It was built for one customer but fell into disrepair. The new owners, the Hylands, bought the house in 2010 if they were […]

Australian Vertical Gardens Create an Artful Outdoor Retreat

We have seen vertical gardening earlier, but in this residential remodeled backyard near Perth, Australia, picture designer Andrew Beck explores an alternate to the verdant, living tapestries we have come to expect. A home remodel left the backyard in shambles, with a recycled brick wall because its sole survivor. Beck jumped at the opportunity to […]

Decorate With Intention: Organizing Your TV Blend In

Gone (thankfully) are the days when all we wanted was to completely conceal the TV — those bulky armoires and oversized TV cabinets were not performing our living rooms any favors. And while many of us today are pleased to keep the TV visible, it’d still be nice to not let the”big black box” take […]

A Dream Home Made Out Of an Empty Austin Lot

Jeremy and Amber Scardino lived for 11 years across the street from the spot where they eventually built their dream home. “We loved the area we lived in so much that when we saw that a for-sale sign show up in the empty lot across the street one day we thought it just made sense […]

Guest Groups: Science-Inspired Design Finds

Art and religion have influenced interior layout for centuries. Science, too, has impacted our houses, but often in such subtle ways that we do not notice. Advances in chemistry, physics, medicine and technology have given rise to new styles of furniture and impacted popular aesthetics. Now we are seeing the world of science pop up […]

Guest Picks: Typography Love

There is something so sentimental about seeing your own personal initials. A pretty alphabet spells cool in my book, whether you’re decorating a nursery or your own living space. We might live in a time where you email correspondence, text appreciate notes, IM conversations and no longer teach the traditional cursive penmanship in many colleges, […]

How to Find Discontinued China Patterns

It’s happened to everyone: a broken cup, a cracked bowl there, an inherited group of china that’s missing a slice. It is no problem if the china pattern is in creation, but finding a replacement piece for discontinued patterns requires just a little research. There are lots of tools available to assist, from a selection […]