Creative Re-Use in Oakland
Stephen Shoup is the kind of person to see potential in things that others might miss.
10 Creative Uses of Reclaimed Wood
The popular myth claims that cats have nine lives—well, what about a well-worn plank of...
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 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...
8 Tiny Sheds and Studios Used as Home Offices or Creative Retreats
These days, sheds and backyard studios are no longer just places to store gardening tools or holiday decorations, but they're...
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...
Oakland Aesthetics
Perfectly content in San Francisco, the Pfeiffers couldn't help falling in love with a charming mid-century house, across the Bay...
15 Modern and Creative Spaces For Kids
It's never too early to instill a good sense of design into your kids.
Creative Revival of a Modernist Gem
Introducing a series of structures, two architects weave a house with a notable pedigree into the landscape.
14 Creative Ways to Design With Felt
Along with being an extremely resilient material that's flame-retardant and self-extinguishing, felt can easily be manipulated...
Pousse Creative's Pet Houses
Designers Sebastian Haquet and Thomas Lanthier have a decidedly modern take on shelters for pets.
Airstream: Re-designing an American icon
Mobile + Home: what is so fascinating about the juxtaposition of these two seemingly irreconcilable...
Re-Opening: The Museum of Arts and Design
Two Columbus Circle once was a stout-yet-hip white building with black porthole-esque forms around it: channeling 1960s mod...
Creatives of the Bay Area Series: Charles de Lisle
We’re excited to announce that we’ll be showcasing several homes of creative individuals we admire in the Bay Area—and we’re...
How to Use Crystals in Your Home
For centuries, crystals have been used in homes to ward off negative feelings, encourage prosperity, improve sleep and create...
10 Stunning Ways to Use Black in Your Kitchen
Last week, we saw 15 modern homes with black exteriors.
Creative Landscape Design for a Renovated Eichler in California
Landscape designer Bernard Trainor masterminds a seamless garden to surround a Silicon Valley Eichler.
A Colorful Apartment Inspired by Paper Patterns Used in Fashion
For the young homeowner, a French-educated fashion designer, Waterfrom Design created a colorful, sophisticated apartment...
A Boutique Hotel That Captures the Creative Spirit of Barcelona
Some believe that the best design comes from projects that involve a collaborative effort, combining the visions of multiple...
The Forgotten History of America's Most Creative College
A comprehensive new exhibit sheds light on the diverse body of work that came out of a short-lived but mythic liberal arts...

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