Month: December 2018

A Rare Tiny-Home Specimen at Sweden

A Rare Tiny-Home Specimen at Sweden

Architect Torsten Ottesj√∂ is making a statement with this home: If you design a space well, it does not have to be large — or angular, for that matter. Employed as a weekend and summer house by a few who reside in an apartment in Gothenburg, Sweden, the home has a working kitchen, an outdoor …

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Beach Cottage Chic in Rhode Island

Beach Cottage Chic in Rhode Island

When Kate Jackson’s customers called her, they had been desperately seeking a facelift for their guest cottage at the coastal village of Watch Hill, Rhode Island. The space is adjacent to the main house and utilized by their children and grandkids on the weekends and during summer holidays. Although Jackson kept mostly to the total …

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Modko Litter Boxes Address the Mess

Modko Litter Boxes Address the Mess

How can a man who is allergic to cats wind up designing clutter boxes?Brett Teper does not have a cat — he’s been allergic for some time — but he is devoted to revolutionizing this often-ignored item on the pet product industry. Teper and designer Rich Williams would be the founders of Modko, a New …

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Color and Art Light Up a Texas Home

Color and Art Light Up a Texas Home

Not everyone who sees a very small carport envisions a contemporary dining room, but Billy Brown had a vision for his house from the very beginning. After Brown first saw his house 12 years ago, it had lots of cosmetic work. When he walked in the door, however he had been sold. A huge backyard, …

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Organize a Kids' Closet Lickety-Split

Organize a Kids' Closet Lickety-Split

Organizing children’s closets can be challenging, to say the least — getting the maximum out of the available room is crucial because their rooms tend to be smaller, but kids have a lot of stuff. Many families decide to store not only clothes but toys, sports equipment, memorabilia and even stand-alone dressers in their own …

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Dormer

Dormer

A dormer is your structural projection from a sloped roof with a vertical window and its roof. Though it does not include square footage, a dormer may make loft space more livable or bring warmth and daylight to an area through the opening at the ceiling. John Kraemer & Sons This single dormer has a …

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19 Far and Spectacular Pools Near

19 Far and Spectacular Pools Near

A swimming pool pool is your liquid centerpiece of your home and can turn your garden into a hot tub escape. Whether you would like to lounge poolside, dip your feet before diving in or cannonball your way into the centre with panache, the images below are sure to have you dreaming of chlorinated, saltwater …

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Adhere to a Ranch House Renovation

Adhere to a Ranch House Renovation

Follow the progress of Mike and Leann Rowe of Lutz, Florida, as they purchase, renovate and move into a 1970s-era ranch Home in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Here and over the next few months, I’ll show how they:Found the right home Assembled a project teamEstablished a budgetDecided what to keep and what to jettisonHandled surprises …

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Sectional Door

Sectional Door

Doors have hinged panel segments that slip up and overhead across tracks. Hinges allow the panels to pivot as they move from vertical to horizontal when the door is opened. These doors are often large and employed for tall and wide openings. Poor House Interior Design Whereas conventional floor-to-ceiling windows do not open completely, the …

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Quirky and Collected Portland Apartment

Quirky and Collected Portland Apartment

Miles Mayberry says that he never wants to leave his apartment. “If there was an atom bomb and I could not develop for 20 years, I would probably be OK,” he states. The Portland, Oregon, resident lives in the northeast region of the city with his boyfriend of four years along with a roommate. By …

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