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March 28, 2015
We all know Albert Einstein as the brilliant physicist behind...
We all know Albert Einstein as the brilliant physicist behind the theories of relativity and the winner of a Nobel Prize. But he was also someone who loved...
Reader Project: California Kitchen Joins the Dark Side
Mitchell Parker | March 28, 2015 4
For someone who once attended culinary school and enjoys cooking all kinds of cuisine, Ian White’s kitchen was the opposite of what you’d find inside a wannabe chef’s home. He had been in his Aliso Viejo, California, home for 16 years,...
How to Spruce Up Your Neutrals for Spring
Lara Sargent | March 28, 2015 1
So many of us couldn’t live without the classic, workable and fresh modern palette of neutrals. The easy-on-the-eye blend of white, cream, beige, stone and pebble colors is a fail-safe bet from the moment you step through the front door. But if the...
10 Ecofriendly Tips and Tricks for Cleaning Your Home
Luisa Rollenhagen | March 28, 2015 3
Chemical-based cleaning products have drawbacks: They’re pricey, they may trigger health issues and their manufacture, use and disposal can harm the environment. So if you’re approaching a spring cleaning of your home this year, why not consider these...
My Houzz: Country Cottage Chic in a London Suburb
Cate St Hill | March 28, 2015 4
After taking lessons in how to make curtains and Roman blinds, and sewing them for friends as a sideline to her full-time job as a real estate agent, Gemma Crauford turned her hand to furnishing her own home, a two-story terraced house on the leafy outskirts...
Houzz Tour: Desert Home Blurs Every Line Between Indoors and Out
Becky Harris | March 28, 2015
This house in the desert is not only a home but an art gallery and part-time concert hall for the couple who live in it. One of the homeowners is an amateur singer and a music aficionado, and the other is a watercolor artist. They wanted to live in a...
Breezy and Bug-Free Modern Porches
John Hill | March 28, 2015 76
When winter gives way to spring and warmer temperatures, it’s time to start thinking about what comes with those higher temperatures: bugs. As great as it is to be outside in the spring, summer and fall, it’s even better to have a place where one...
Single Design Moves to Update Your Bedroom
Abigail Owens | March 27, 2015 9
We spend a lot of time in our bedrooms, so it’s natural that you might feel the urge to refresh yours from time to time, whether to incorporate a new trend or simply because you fancy a change. The good news is, updates don’t need to be big — the...
My Houzz: Minimalist Style and Original Art for a Seattle Home
Ellie Arciaga | March 27, 2015 2
“We think of our home as a gallery and a gathering space. Each space offers an opportunity for objects to interact in a beautiful way,” says Rachel Ravitch, a jewelry designer and an intern at Castanes Architects. She and Jon Parker, a hardware engineer,...
Shop Houzz: Black and Gold
Houzz | March 27, 2015
Give your home a ’70s-style upgrade with a color combo that demands attention. Black and gold looks fresh and modern against a white canvas (sofa, bed, tub), different from the moodier looks you saw way back then. Inspired by the Jonathan Adler room...
Quirky Meets Practical in a Dallas Chicken Coop
Marianne Lipanovich | March 27, 2015 6
Houzz contributor Sarah Greenman already had a thriving organic garden in her backyard, so adding a chicken coop was the logical next step. Backyard chickens were fairly common in the Central California town in which she grew up, and her current hometown...
Houzz Tour: Brood Spreads Its Wings in Art-Filled Addition
Joanna Tovia | March 27, 2015 18
With gorgeous Bronte Beach just a 10-minute walk from their house, these Sydney homeowners had no issue with their home’s location. But with four children at home, they wanted more room. The busy professionals love design, clever architecture...
Kitchen of the Week: Fans of Traditional Style Go For a ‘Mad Men’ Look
Mitchell Parker | March 27, 2015 24
The influence that the TV series Mad Men has had on revitalizing midcentury modern design is no secret. But if you need further proof, just ask Tom and Kathy Barrett. The Columbia, Illinois, couple had been enjoying years of traditional...
12 Garden Sheds and Cottages We Love Now
Laura Gaskill | March 26, 2015 15
Ideally, a backyard structure serves its purpose while also adding to the beauty of an outdoor space. Whether you want a guest cottage or a backyard office, or just need a spot to stash gardening tools, the right outdoor shed or...
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