Janelle Zara is a freelance art, architecture, and design writer with a thorough understanding of the Internet. Her work has appeared online and in print at Architectural Digest, The Wall Street Journal, T Magazine, Architectural Record, Artforum, and PIN-UP, among others.

Before & After: This $57K Ranch House Revamp Proves You Can Never Have Too Many Plants
RJ Guillermo and Francis Aquino outfit their 1951 L.A. home with a backyard oasis—and roughly 350 potted plants.
Sometimes Building Your Dream Home Means Putting a Pole Through Your Pool
A designer and his client tell us about the compromises required to create a home worthy of being on the cover of an architecture...
The Uncanny Joy of Gawking at Ugly Things
Our appetite for home design content that’s absurd, garish, and downright bad is only becoming more insatiable, and the market is...