5 Striking Designs That Use Perforated Cement Breeze-Blocks in Interesting Ways
Breeze-blocks, perforated concrete blocks, cinder blocks, cobogó, or even decorative terra-cotta bricks: call them what you will,...
Top 5 Homes That Use Wood in Interesting Ways
This week's top 5 homes focus on the beautiful design element, wood.
10 Stunning Ways to Use Black in Your Kitchen
Last week, we saw 15 modern homes with black exteriors.
12 Creative Ways to Use Tile in Your Home
Want to add a pop of color to your kitchen backsplash or redesign your shower with a cool pattern? Well, we have a solution for...
10 Modern Structures That Use Brick in Interesting Ways
There’s something about brick that we just can’t enough of. It's earthy and natural, symmetrical and sturdy, timeless and...
How to Use Modern Home Decor in Unexpected Ways
If you feel like you're seeing all the same decorating ideas over and over and would rather take a fresh approach to your...
10 Ways to Use Color to Transform a Room
Color has a unique way of transforming a space when used creatively to draw attention or capture a mood.
5 Stunning Uses of Western Red Cedar
Durable, low maintenance, and always beautiful, Western Red Cedar is showing up in exciting ways, proving it can enhance the...
5 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your IKEA Furniture in Under an Hour
Give your IKEA furniture a quick facelift with these DIY tips.
5 Ways to Master Your Domain with One Smart Home System
A prominent designer “tech-talks” about using Control4 to orchestrate smart home devices and emphasizes the importance of...
5 Sustainable Ways To Beat the Heat Without Air Conditioning
Now that summer has officially started, temperatures are rising and air conditioners are cranked up—but that doesn’t mean you...
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...
5 Ways to Like Eich
In light of the Eichler-inspired prefab house from our Dec/Jan Issue, we found five different ways to celebrate, purchase, or...
Discover 9 Modern Ways to Use Marble in Your Bathroom
Though marble is widely known for its old-school glamour, it can also bring some simple, modern luxury to a more contemporary...
8 Structures and Spaces That Use Mirrored or Reflective Surfaces in Interesting Ways
Mirrors have long been associated with magic and illusion.
Tile Talk: 5 Most Popular Shapes and How to Use Them
We bring you the long and short (and round) of the typical shapes that tiles come in.
5 Light-Filled Spaces That Use Glass Blocks Creatively
Glass blocks—the old-school square blocks of translucent glass found in many buildings constructed from the 1940s through the...
5 Ways to Make Your Home Smarter
Interior designer Wendy Raizin shares her top tips for raising your home’s intelligence quotient.
10 Prefabricated or Modular Structures That Use Plywood in Creative Ways
Lightweight, affordable, and flexible, plywood has all the warmth of wood, while being perfect for prefab and modular...
5 Ways To Update Your Garden In The New Year
It might seem strange to be thinking about gardening when the snow is falling and the weather is freezing but as the New Year...