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Good Spaces: Mastering the Open Floor Plan

Many men and women really like to pick out colours, fabrics and finishes when remodeling, however I really like the very first step: space preparation. When done correctly, it may produce a finished room that feels larger and performs more…..

Architecture July 4, 2018

Modern or Contemporary: What Is the Difference?

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…..

Events June 6, 2018

6 Top Design Events: Sept. 2-23, 2011

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…..

Organizing June 4, 2018

11 Home Must-Haves for the Fashionista

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…..

Remodeling May 31, 2018

Sliding Doors: Transition in High Style

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…..

House Cleaning May 25, 2018

8 Tips for Maintaining Your Washing Machine

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…..

Home May 20, 2018

Houzz Tour: A Take on Midcentury Modern

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…..

Coastal Style May 18, 2018

Guest Picks: Beach House Chic

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…..

Painting May 4, 2018

8 Beautiful Kitchen Trends in 2018

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,…..

Garden April 26, 2018

Thuja Propagation

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…..