Home and Garden

The Meera House by Guz Architects is an Eco Abode Like No Other

The Meera House by Guz Architects is an Eco Abode Like No Other

12:07, 21 October 2017

I’ve covered a lot of green-roofed buildings before, but never one that came close to the ambitiously awesome scale of the Meera House by Guz Architects.   The first thing that stands out about this incredibly lush structure is the fact that it aspires not only to one green...

The Soleta ZeroEnergy One by FITS Focuses on Sustainability in Design

The Soleta ZeroEnergy One by FITS Focuses on Sustainability in Design

11:59, 21 October 2017

Sustainability is a hot button topic these days and the Soleta ZeroEnergy One by FITS home features a number of innovative design aspects that make it oh so green. Built on the basis of four fundamental principles, the Soleta ZeroEnergy One by FITS looks to reduce energy consumption, use...

This Artful Home in Brazil Displays Decor from Around the World

This Artful Home in Brazil Displays Decor from Around the World

15:36, 17 October 2017

This artful home in São Paulo by Fabio Galeazzo Design shows off its quirky, sophisticated style with a melting pot of furniture pieces collected from numerous countries. The NS House has all of the same functions of a traditional home, but a room like the kitchen almost looks nothing...

SMART AND CREATIVE SMALL APARTMENT DECORATING IDEAS ON A BUDGET

SMART AND CREATIVE SMALL APARTMENT DECORATING IDEAS ON A BUDGET

16:10, 13 October 2017

A small apartment doesn’t mean you have to downsize your decorating. You can get creative with the little space you have.   Thinking about changing your apartment’s decor or moving into a new place? You’ll be pleased to know there are many simple and cheap DIY...

Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

22:02, 11 October 2017

The Shofuso (pine breeze villa) Japanese House and Garden features a 17th century-style Japanese house and a 1.2-acre garden. Both are located in Philadelphia’s West Fairmount Park on the former site of the 1876 Centennial Exposition. The house was a post-World War II gift to America...

Is your home prepared for cold weather?

Is your home prepared for cold weather?

13:15, 02 October 2017

These eight handy tips will get you winter-ready in no time   As the autumn nights start drawing in and the weather starts to worsen, it’s important to get your home winter-ready for when strong winds, rain and snow hit. Caught unprepared, strong winds and rain can cause...

Pumpkin Planters Are the Ultimate Fall Porch Accessory

Pumpkin Planters Are the Ultimate Fall Porch Accessory

16:55, 01 October 2017

This year, say goodbye to your basic old planters.   Rather than choosing the same old clay or metal pots to house your favorite plants this season, head to the pumpkin patch. Yep, you can use your favorite fall gourd as an actual planter!   Instead of stacking...

This Cozy Swedish Villa Was Designed by Haubro-Nielsen

This Cozy Swedish Villa Was Designed by Haubro-Nielsen

15:39, 30 September 2017

This Swedish villa designed by Haubro-Nielsen will make you and your family want to have a campfire every weekend. This beautiful outdoorsy home is designed with red wood at the exterior to give it a warm and inviting feeling. The red wood stands out against the lush green environment that...

The Macy Miller Tiny House Was Designed to be Efficient

The Macy Miller Tiny House Was Designed to be Efficient

15:34, 30 September 2017

The Macy Miller Tiny House was designed after the Idaho-based architect had a dream to design and small and efficient home. Miller longed for her own home but she didn't want the daunting task of paying mortgages. The DIY movement also inspired Miller, and it saved her high costs and...

A new life for a midcentury house in San Carlos

A new life for a midcentury house in San Carlos

12:19, 29 September 2017

While homes developed by Joseph Eichler have become synonymous with a particular Bay Area midcentury modern style, there are plenty of good examples of the style without that brand name. One such 1949 house in San Carlos has been resurrected by San Francisco architect John Klopf for its latest...

Blue Bottle founder’s octagon house makes a quiet statement

Blue Bottle founder’s octagon house makes a quiet statement

12:10, 29 September 2017

“It’s so quiet you can actually hear the leaves hit the ground,” says James Freeman, standing on the deck of his almost-finished Geyserville weekend retreat, which the Blue Bottle Coffee founder and his wife, pastry chef Caitlin Williams Freeman, bought a few years ago....

Ceramist from L.A. shapes a rustic home in Fort Bragg

Ceramist from L.A. shapes a rustic home in Fort Bragg

21:21, 24 September 2017

“I’ve always been a country girl at heart,” declares ceramicist Colleen Hennessey, reflecting upon her recent move from Los Angeles hipster enclave Silver Lake to Fort Bragg, Mendocino’s less renowned neighbor to the north. After 17 years, Hennessey, 50, was ecstatic to...

Харесайте страницата ни