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Blackened Timber Dutch Home patio off of entrance

10 Concrete Patios We Love

These concrete patios are perfect for autumnal barbecues or just taking in the changing foliage.
October 15, 2015
Barn turned vacation house in Pine Plains, New York

8 Homes with Unusual Windows

Unique windows not only change the appearance of a house, but also how those inside view the world.
October 15, 2015
Uni exposed the ceiling beams, formerly concealed by drywall and a kitschy light fixture upon which Schenk would hit his head. They built a platform bed using a couple of hollow doors as a surface for the mattress.

5 Ways to Use White Paint Without Being Boring

With shades of white making up five of the 10 best-selling Benjamin Moore paints, it's no surprise that the brand picked the shade Simply White as its 2016 color of the year. Find inspiration for the monochrome home in these rooms ranging from snow to cream to everything in between.
October 14, 2015
a new lease fire island living area pp130 cricle chair wood stove

8 Great Banquettes

These upholstered banquettes form casual nooks for eating or reading.
October 13, 2015
Yard in Malibu with pavers and succulents

8 Landscape Designs with Drought-Tolerant and Native Desert Plants

From succulents to cacti, these eight homes' surrounding landscapes can get by on little water.
October 13, 2015
Custom metal "border table" furniture by Oki Sato of Nendo at the Gyre Gallery

Japanese Designer Reimagines the Relationship Between Architecture and Furniture

According to Oki Sato of multidisciplinary firm nendo, filling any room with mass-produced furniture leaves the space dull and "evened out." When every design is crafted to fit any context, everything looses its edge. Sato's striking and minimalist pieces, now appearing in a Tokyo gallery, challenge us to approach furniture differently.
October 12, 2015
In the kids’ room, Seamus climbs the bunk beds he shares with his siblings.

6 Bunk Beds We Love

Playful and efficient—two beds for the space of one—bunk beds have the special effect of creating a small, intimate space for a child. From rustic to modern, check out these examples that definitely caught out eye.
October 12, 2015
Chilewich Color Tempo placemat in red and orange

7 Modern Placemats and Floor Coverings from Chilewich

In our November issue, we visit the 800-square-foot upstate New York vacation home of Sandy Chilewich and Joe Sultan. The creative couple, based in New York City, are the forces behind Chilewich, an innovative company that produces woven textiles for the table and floor. Here, we share a few of the brand's new and signature offerings.
October 10, 2015
Modern bathroom with bathtub and cedar window

7 Minimalist Bathrooms

These bathrooms are perfectly clean and simple.
October 9, 2015