10 Smart Hidden Storage Solutions You’ll Wish You Had at Home

At one point, we all have struggles with finding optimal storage space in our homes. If or – better said – when you find yourself in this kind of situation, the best thing is to have some options available. Like these 10 clever solutions we shared with you. They aren’t science-fiction or even expensive trends, […]

5 Bathroom Trends

Bathroom- Whether you’re working with a small space or looking to make a decorative splash, the options are limitless when it comes to bathroom design. Jessica Doyle selects some inspiring examples… A wall of marble makes a stunning backdrop in this London bathroom. A wooden-footed bath and antique furniture soften the look. Five experts,   five […]

home design plans

Building a house can be built with any materials, one of which build a house with wood materials. First construction of houses with wood materials are common, especially in continental Europe. Currently, along with the times, the wooden house is more difficult to find. Rarely would anyone want to build a house with wooden walls […]

Sophisticated Redesign

Being an interior designer has certain perks. You’re given access to the best auctions and trade shows. Granted sneak peeks at the latest furnishings and fabrics. And, most important, you have the advantage of a prescient and discerning design eye-the ability to walk into a house and see past its glaring design flaws to the […]

Small Home. Big Style.

These are some of the things designer Berkley Vallone loves: cake plates, mirrors, French soap labels, the color pink, Coco Chanel, antique teacups, Fornasetti plates, and, well, you get the picture. Berkley is one exuberant young woman. The daughter of a designer, Berkley turned designer herself and says the most important thing she tells clients […]

Simple Elegance: Holiday Décor in a Mediterranean-style Home

Thankfully, Klaas and Dede Vlietstra don’t believe in bad omens. Having just bought a beautiful home in Pacific Palisades, California, the Vlietstras intended to make only small modifications before moving in. Unfortunately, they learned that good intentions only get you so far. “Once we really started poking around, we found things that we simply couldn’t […]

Sibling Revelry

When Meg Selling and her husband, Ralf, were returning to the States with their three children (Adele, 10, George, 8, and Fritz, 6) after spending seven years in Ralf’s hometown of Frankfurt, Germany, they called on Joe Lucas and Parrish Chilcoat to help renovate the turn-of-the-century Colonial they’d recently purchased in Rumson, on the Jersey […]

Seeing Green

Atlanta interior designer Bill Murphy was on the hunt for a new home when he spotted an orange brick, 1960s-era ranch tucked among grand Tudors and elegant Georgians in the prestigious Buckhead district. The house’s deceptively generous size-5,700 square feet on two levels-and heavily wooded lot won him over. With encouragement and advice from his […]

Rural Retreat with Modern Flair

For a kid who grew up in Indiana Amish country surrounded by cozy quilts and period antiques, this modernist corrugated metal and concrete-panel house may seem a stretch. Not so. Inspiration for the structure’s cylindrical silo-like tower and blocky barn forms comes directly from Midwest rural landscapes, says Chicago-based architect Stanley Tigerman, who designed the […]

Rocky Mountain Holiday

Greg and Jane Hills and their two children, Austin and Whitney, celebrate Christmas as countless Americans do–at home, exchanging gifts and sharing traditional holiday meals. Here, their friends and neighbors also happily mingle and enjoy the festive music and cheerful repartee. What makes the Hills family holidays unique is the location they call home–Aspen, the […]