6 Backyard Landscape Designs That Need Minimal Maintenance
These no-fuss landscaping ideas yield gardens that practically take care of themselves.
Dwell On This: Organize Your Junk Drawer
Out of sight, out of mind doesn’t apply here anymore.
6 Simple Ways to Boost Your Bathroom With Plant Power
At a time when stress levels are rising, adding a touch of greenery to the bathroom can elevate both your space and your mood.
Building 101: How to Work With a Contractor When You Have an Architect
Read this before you embark on a project working alongside a contractor and an architect.
24 Top-Tier Prefab Companies for Every Kind of Homebuyer
Going prefab? These companies make it a snap.
5 Sustainable Design Terms 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...
Is it Easy Being Green? The Costs and Benefits of Green Roofs
A green roof cools your home in the summer, insulates in the winter, and has far-reaching benefits for the community, but keeping...
How Much Should You Spend on a Living Room Sofa?
Top interior designers weigh in on what to look for in a living room sofa—and what it should ultimately cost.
Breathe Easy With These Tried-and-True Solutions for Indoor Air Pollution
It’s a global crisis, but there are ways to protect yourself.
The Dos and Don’ts of Shipping Container Homes
It’s easy to buy into the hype around shipping container homes, but there are some fundamentals you should know before going all...
Pros and Cons: 7 Kitchen and Bath Countertop Materials
We break down the benefits and costs of laminate, wood, concrete, stainless steel, engineered quartz, granite, and marble.
The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Your Own Vegetables
With the current pandemic comes the return of the victory garden. Here’s how to get started growing your own greens.
The Beginner’s Guide to Propagating Houseplants
Want to get back to nature, but can’t leave your apartment? Become a plant parent.
How to Strike a Work/Life Balance in a Tiny Apartment, According to Design Experts
Feeling cooped up and stressed out? Here are some essential tips from designers and builders of small spaces.
Get A Grip: A Practical Guide to Choosing Modern Kitchen Cabinet Hardware
From handles and hinges to latches and catches, here's what you need to know about the different kinds of modern kitchen cabinet...
Pro Tips: How to Style and Shoot Your Modern Home
Interior design photographers Lauren Pressey, Amy Bartlam, and Tessa Neustadt teach you how to prepare for—and execute—a flawless...
A Pollinator Garden Is the Perfect Solution for Small Spaces
Use the space you have to grow some plants that are good for the environment—and your peace of mind.
Samin Nosrat’s Kitchen Is a Small and Efficient Dream
The ‘Salt Fat Acid Heat’ author and her designer share how to make the most of what you have, even if it’s not much at all.
In Defense of Filth
A compost evangelist explains why the stuff that powers our planet is anything but icky.
How to Keep Your Plants (and Pets) Alive and Well
Come for plant survival tips, and stay for solid advice on how to kill your plant pests.
Let the Sun Shine In With an Expertly-Placed Skylight
Figuring out where to punch a hole in your roof can seem daunting, but these architects have plenty of ideas, whether you’re...
13 Tried-and-True White Paint Colors Recommended by Pros
Finding the right swatch can be a daunting process, but it doesn’t have to be.