What is the distinction between modern and contemporary architecture? Why the distinction? In their most literal,”contemporary” is the design being produced today, the structure of this moment. “Modern” architecture contrasts with the past — specifically the conventional styles of prior…..
Mark your calendars! Take an architectural tour of some of the Bay Area’s cutting houses, check out”What’s New (and) What’s Next” at the New York Design Center, or go across the pond to the London Design Festival and revel in…..
Fashion vixens know that dressing nicely mostly has to do with having the right wardrobe. A piece of the mystery is getting the right decor. Consider it: Can you ever go out of the house without a glance in a…..
Think sliding doors should lead only outside? Think sliding doors should only be made of GLASS? Think again: Sliding doors aren’t only coming in clever shapes, colours and styles, but they are also proving themselves a savvy design icon interior…..
The washing machine helps you a lot so you better take good care of it. This is especially if you want to prevent it from breaking down all the time and having to deal with huge costly repairs. Here are…..
When designing for a couple, there is usually quite a bit of compromise involved. But as designer Heather Garrett proves it does not need to mean that a compromise on style. This Durham, NC home was purchased by a customer…..
Growing up in the Northeast, I Have come to love the design Fashions of This New England coastal Cities from Nantucket to the Hamptons. However, the “beach house” look can quickly go from white linen and used wood grains into…..
For a very long time, white kitchen Glendale painters and finishes were popular everywhere. However, this year the pendulum seems to be swinging towards a more textured and layered aesthetic, which involves the use of neutral colors that are elegant,…..
The symmetrical profiles of Thuja (Thuja spp.) evergreens adorn landscapes and gardens in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant-hardiness zones 3 through 8 with spheres, pyramids and columns of dense, yellow to deep-green foliage. Five indigenous thuja species — generally called…..