The Modern Office: 5 Home Office Chairs to Show You Mean Business

It’s more common than ever for jobs to allow or even encourage employees to work from home. For some, working from home either part-time or full-time can be a blessing due to the incredibly shortened commute, the ability to make your own hours, and having your choice of coworkers. But many also bump up against […]

Get The Look: Use Your Dining Room For Entertaining With A Built-In Bar Buffet

The trend towards open, dine-in kitchens has, in many ways, made traditional formal dining rooms obsolete – especially if you aren’t knocking down the walls of one to create a barrier-free floorplan. But while the bulk of entertaining is getting moved to kitchen islands and greatrooms, that doesn’t mean your old dining room has to […]

Get The Look: Give Your Modern Master Bathroom An Earthy, Spa-Like Ambiance

Modern design is often associated with sterile, artificial elements: plastic, metal, and concrete that are anything but earthy. But while many modern spaces have the posh, hands-off feel of an art gallery, it is possible to design a space that has both a contemporary sensibility and a more relaxed, natural feel. This master bathroom by Geschke […]

Alternative Faux Fireplace Pieces That Mimic the Real Thing Without the Hassle

Winter is coming, and it’s time to think about curling up in front of a fire with a hot mug and a blanket during the cold and dark months. However, many houses these days aren’t built with fireplaces, and that TV channel you can sometimes find that plays a loop of a fake fire crackling […]

Get The Look: Using Decorative Lighting To Add Definition To Your Greatroom

The last few years have seen an overwhelming trend toward open, barrier-free spaces in interior design and architecture. But one of the oft-overlooked consequences to knocking down a lot of walls and merging multiple rooms is that there isn’t much to distinguish between the different areas of the resulting space. There are plenty of tips […]

Get The Look: Building An Entryway That’s Inviting For Guests AND Functional For Your Family

Depending on the layout of your home, the main entryway your family uses on a daily basis isn’t always the same door you use to greet guests. That said, if you don’t have the luxury of a separate mudroom, side entrance, or garage-entry, it can be a real challenge to keep clutter from building up […]

Add A Bold Pop Of Color To Your Bathroom With… A Decorative Freestanding Bathtub?

Using a freestanding bathtub as a decorative centerpiece in a bathroom is a tried-and-true way to give your space a more elegant, designer feel. But “buy a new bathtub” doesn’t often make the list of ways to add color to a bathroom. The vast majority of freestanding bathtubs come in white or off white, which gives […]

Level Up Your Dining Room Storage With A Buffet Table (They’re More Useful Than You Think!)

For many, decorating a dining room starts and ends with choosing a dining set. After all, your table and chairs are the most important functional aspects of the space. But there’s one more piece of furniture you might want to consider before you switch to picking out curtains: a buffet table. These long, low, narrow […]

Add A Little Color to Your Kitchen with Decorative Pendant Lights

The best way to bring a room together is with a clever use of color. But experimenting with color in a kitchen can be a challenge, because a big portion of your space is taken up by necessary appliances that come in boring black, white, or metallic finishes. You can add color despite this limitation through […]

Add A Little Spark To Your Bathroom Design With A Modern Freestanding Bathtub

Bathtubs are the biggest, most prominent feature of almost any full-sized bathroom, but despite how much space they take up, most of them aren’t much to look at. In smaller spaces, it’s common to have generic alcove or shower/tub combinations. Even in roomier bathrooms, you might find an occasional freestanding bathtub, but likely it will […]