Savings all round

As well as energy savings, you can enjoy lower heating bills with Fireplace Xtrordinair's new GreenSmart technology Read more

Créme de la créme

In a past life, this mini mansion was the setting for glittering soirees for the San Francisco elite. The latest refurbishment of the house known as the Jewel Box of Nob Hill has transformed a 1960s add-on to the top floor Read more

Reinventing the past

From a late '30s brick colonial to a highly modern composition although completely rebuilt, this house remains in tune with the architectural fabric of the neighborhood Read more

Counter offer

Myriad options exist in surfacing materials the answer is to choose the product that best suits your needs Read more

La dolce vita

Through technology, natural materials are enhanced to produce a singular material, conceived in Italy, but at home anywhere in the world Read more

The parent cave

With a little imagination, a dingy, musty basement has been transformed into everyone's favorite space Read more

Masculine edge

This whole-house remodel creates contemporary, monochromatic interiors that put guests, as well as furnishings, in the best possible light Read more

Character study

From the leafy bower at the entrance to the remodeled interior, this 1920s house has been redesigned to better suit a modern lifestyle Read more

Empire builders

A love of historic homes determined the purchase of this Second Empire-era house; a desire to live comfortably filled it with an eclectic mix of furniture Read more

Fresh start

Color inspiration for next season comes in the colors of spring Read more

In with the new

A backlit glass vanity, presented at a trade show, inspired the design of this remodeled bathroom Read more

Softly spoken

To introduce a warm, inviting aesthetic to this new bathroom, the designer matched Calacatta marble with walls painted in Teal Twilight by Kelly-Moore Read more






Latest books

Home Trends 3403

The design of our homes – new or renovated – should be an individualistic response to our lifestyle, family set-up and budget. But there are also common requirements we should all aim for – a balance of public and private space... Read more

Home Trends 3401

If you're designing a bathroom for a new home or renovating your existing one, you'll quickly discover how involved the process can be.It's not only the challenge of how to fit the different functional zones into the often limi... Read more

Home Trends 3306

Renovating a tired and dated kitchen will not only add to your enjoyment of cooking – it can also totally transform the way you use all of your living spaces, indoors and out. But where do you start and what's actually possible... Read more