Words You Should Know
Bid: How much the contractor will charge to build the house.
Words You Should Know
Charrette: An intense period of design activity in which a group collaborates to work out a solution to a specific design problem.
Words You Should Know for Restaurants
Listed below are some useful words for the experienced diner.
5 Terms in Sustainable Design You Should Know
Embodied energy, gray water, black water, carbon footprint—the list of sustainable design terms goes on and on, and we're here to...
Words You Should Know: Building Codes
Arm yourself with the vocabulary needed to navigate the world of building codes.
6 Design Apps and Services You Should Know For Your Next Renovation
From crowdsourcing answers to finding the right general contractor, these startup companies are here to help you navigate your...
9 Brilliant Black Designers and Architects You Should Know
Today’s top black designers and architects tell us about their design philosophies—and speak about diversity in the field—for...
10 Things You Should Know Before Moving Into a Tiny Home
Take it from the experts—we asked 10 tiny home owners what they wished they'd known before downsizing.
Guide to the 5 Main Window Types You Should Know
Despite its humble origin as a mere unglazed hole in a wall or ceiling, the window today has evolved to be one of the most...
Getting Technical: 5 Types of Wood Joints You Should Know
No matter if a piece of furniture is big or small, plywood or solid, the type of joint used in production can make or break the...
100 Years of Bauhaus: What You Should Know About This Milestone Movement
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Bauhaus, we delve into its background and profound, lasting legacy on the art and...
New Kitchen Materials You Should Know About
As KitchenAid unveils its black stainless steel line, we take a look at new material trends in the kitchen.
This Brazilian Modernist You Should Know About Designed Countless Classic Chairs
Despite a rise to prominence in the 1970s, pioneering designer Percival Lafer has remained a best-kept secret for collectors of...
5 Things You Should Know About Modern Prefab Construction
The Monogram Modern Home, a prefab designed by Method Homes featuring a luxury kitchen outfitted with Monogram appliances, toured...
11 Emerging Talents You Should Know from Salone Satellite 2015
Our coverage of Milan Design Week 2015 continues with a stop at Salone Satellite, an exhibition of emerging talent from around...
6 Questions You Should Always Ask Before Hiring a General Contractor
Never hire a builder or contractor without first asking these essential questions.
Boundless Bauhaus: Its Origins and 7 Definitive Works You Need to Know
On its 100th anniversary, everyone’s talking about the Bauhaus. Here’s what you need to know about the milestone design movement.
10 Home Renovators You Should Follow on Instagram Right Now
From airy, minimalist spaces to rich, moody palettes, these full-scale DIY home remodels are inspiring to say the least.
10 Tiny Home Dwellers You Should Follow on Instagram Right Now
These pretty, mini abodes and their inspiring owners make tiny home living more tempting than ever.