Category: Living News

Big Foliage for Small Spaces (12 photos)

An exceptional garden is one that embraces and celebrates the unexpected. This can be a challenge in the smaller, more urban gardens that...

My Houzz: Earthy and Eclectic in San Francisco (18 photos)

Scott Cunningham and Douglas Leach were drawn to the light in their San Francisco home despite the place’s being smaller than ideal....

Design Worskhop: Put Industrial Mesh to Work Around the Home (21 photos)

Like many architects, I am always searching for new materials to use in my residential work. I’m particularly drawn to adapting simple,...

10 Smart Ideas for Your Laundry Room Remodel (15 photos)

While kitchens command prime real estate and design attention in a home, the laundry room, if you’re lucky to have one, is often carved...

Lawn Gives Way to a More Natural Lakeside Garden (17 photos)

With an uncommon sense of possibility, award-winning landscape designer Paul Broadhurst transformed a suburban expanse of lawn into a...

Modern Planting Ideas From a Historic English Garden (10 photos)

In the shadow of one of England’s oldest cathedrals sits Bishopscourt, the home of the Bishop of Rochester. Behind it is a traditional...

What Is a Living Building? (15 photos)

We’ve all heard of a sustainable building, but what about a living building? That’s the focus of the International Living Future...

Hiring a Home Inspector? Ask These 10 Questions (5 photos)

A home inspection is the real estate equivalent of bringing a date home to meet your parents: It’s your opportunity to get a knowledgable...

Houzz Tour: A New Lake House Gets a Lived-in Look (22 photos)

When interior designer Sonya Kinkade first talked about this lake house with her clients, she asked what their primary residence was like,...

How to Design and Lay Out a Small Living Room (11 photos)

All small spaces present design challenges, but as the living room is where you probably spend the most time (and certainly the one guests...