Switch On the Home
Controls exist all over the home: light buttons, garage door openers, temperature controls, TV remotes, oven dials, faucets and many more. And each and every object that may be changed by a human has what computer geeks call a user…..
9 Ideas In an Ecofriendly Kitchen Makeover
This Potomac, Maryland, home wanted a kitchen remodel, and as the owner is an environmental activist, it made sense for her kitchen remodel to be as green as you can. The kitchen also had to become an organized place for…..
Impress Your Guests: 8 Tips for Gracious Guest Rooms
There are few greater joys in life for me than to remain at the house of a friend or family member who has a thoughtfully appointed guest bedroom. It is like having the luxury of a fantastic hotel with all…..
Casual Elegance in a California Beach Home
When interior designer Gail Madison-Goodhue of Madison Interiors and her husband, Richard Goodhue, first walked the steps of the dated standard home, it was”possible at first sight.” It was not ideal, but it was nestled in their perfect location: surrounded…..
Guest Groups: Bright and Merry!
It’s the season for all that’s bright. Shouldn’t our homes reflect this as well, and not just during the holidays? Let us add touches of bright cheer which will keep our homes merry all through this year. — Victoria from…..
Eclectic Global Style in a Swedish Village
Patterned walls, exotic furniture and classic touches gave this midcentury Swedish home a fresh life for a family of six. Cat and James Brewis moved from London to Sweden over 10 years ago and immediately started searching for a home…..
Designer Sketch: Allison Jaffe
Registered interior designer Allison Jaffe takes inspiration from a number of sources, including her town of Austin, Texas, her clients and even antiques. “As a child, I remember being hauled around by my mom to the Austin Antique Mall on…..
Modern Cottage in Texas
Two blocks from Oyster’s Landing Marina in Austin, Texas, sits a friendly community of gardeners, children of all ages and households that can be seen conversing in front yards above a glass of beer or wine. Welcome to life in…..