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8 Small and Unexpected Garden Oases Hidden in the Middle of Cities
These urban refuges effectively use greenery, water features, and delicate lighting in every inch of their modest spaces to...
9 Unique Stair Railings
Handrails for stairs may be subject to specific, in-depth code requirements, but that doesn’t mean that they’re short on style,...
Transformers of the Modern House: Albert Frey and Lina Bo Bardi at the Palm Springs Art Museum
An exhibition at the Palm Springs Art Museum presents a refreshing look at the modern home through the lens of Italian-Brazilian...
Translucent, Textured, Tinted: 5 Light-Filled Spaces Using Glass Block
Glass block -- the old-school, square blocks of translucent glass found in many buildings constructed from the 1940s through the...
5 Energy-Efficient and Stylish Ways to Shade Your Windows
Louvers, jalousies, frits, awnings, and exterior shutters—learn about some of the best-looking and effective ways to achieve a...
10 Cozy Spaces and 15 Products to Help You Get Ready For Fall
When it comes to saying goodbye to summer, just remember the magical feeling that autumn can provide—thanks to the changing...