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Living room with large windows, sofa, and a skylight

5 Modern Homes with Exposed Timbers

From rustic retreats to sleek contemporary abodes, timbers add a dash of ruggedness to any space. However, "timbers" aren't just any wooden rafter or beam: they're thicker and heavier than average dimensional lumber (like the ubiquitous 2-by-4) and more akin to what you find in buildings 100 years old or more.
October 13, 2015
Norwegian kitchen with floor-to-ceiling windows and custom-built cabinets.

6 Cozy Weekend Cabins

Let these secluded retreats inspire your next venture into the wilderness.
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
Dining room with Tam Tam light by Marset in Montreal renovation by Blouin Tardif.

A Montreal Duplex Is Transformed Into An Elegantly Simple Light-Filled Home

A home’s historic façade gives way to a uniformed design.
October 11, 2015
Modern bathroom with bathtub and cedar window

7 Minimalist Bathrooms

These bathrooms are perfectly clean and simple.
October 9, 2015
Cedar facade of modern Seattle cabin by David Coleman.

This Retreat in the Cascades is a Bold Take on the Modern Cabin

An unorthodox design is a comfortable escape from city life.
October 9, 2015
In the master bath, the architect managed to combine privacy and a view by adding a horizontal-line pattern to the glass wall.

5 Ways to Balance Privacy and Natural Light

It's a classic architectural conundrum: how to admit light while keeping out prying eyes? These 5 examples will provide some inspiration to tackle the problem.
October 9, 2015
San Francisco kitchen renovation

5 Simple Kitchens with White Cabinets

These minimal cabinets are blank canvases for the busiest room in the house.
October 9, 2015
Chapel Hill Renovation Kitchen

5 Kitchens with Granite Countertops

Whether flashy or minimal, modern or rustic, every kitchen benefits from a clean granite counter.
October 8, 2015