Latest Articles in Metal

White oak floors, exposed concrete, and steel beams in renovation by Erica Severns.

A San Francisco Renovation Mixes Industrial and Refined Materials

Among the directives for architect Erica Severns from her client, John Parker Willis, was “some chaos in the kitchen design” of his home in a converted San Francisco garage.
September 6, 2015
wyoming box home exterior

A Fun, Cost-Conscious Home with Bright Interiors and a Climbing Wall

Challenged to build a budget-friendly dream home, a Wyoming firm delivers a bold, beautiful box.
August 11, 2015
minimalist high-design apartment in Brooklyn

Heavy on the Metal: 5 Ways to Use Metallic Accents

While brass has been trending in interior design, it's hardly the only metal in town. Silver, gold, bronze, and copper tones each have charms all their own.
August 5, 2015
istanbul loft living area

A Single-Room Loft with Impressive Wall-to-Wall Storage

This unconventional, 2,000-square-foot space has no full walls, and just one room.
August 3, 2015
counterpoint house aluminum solar reflector screen

5 Inventive Aluminum Exteriors

From rain screens to louvers, these innovative metallic homes get creative with aluminum.
July 9, 2015
phoenix industrial bungalow kitchen

6 Ways to Use Gold Accents in the Kitchen

It's shiny, it's shimmery, and it's hot, hot, hot: Here are some ideas for introducing a bit of bling into the hardest working room in the house.
June 19, 2015
Simple planter with hidden self-watering wick and pleated design

Editors' Picks: Our 10 Favorite Planters

It's high season to exercise that green thumb! These stylish, modern planters are made for plants of all sizes—from a miniature, desktop succulent to a space-defining living wall. Read our June 2015 issue for many more green design ideas.
June 17, 2015

7 Backyard Escapes and Retreats We Love

From studios, to guest rooms, lounge areas, and practice spaces, these space-efficient backyard structures provide a small sojourn from the everyday, just steps away from home.
June 10, 2015
bainbridge island rear deck

A Smart Update for a Japanese-Inspired Midcentury Modern House

A Washington gem starts over.
June 1, 2015