Choosing Kitchen Countertop Materials: A Scientific Approach

Choosing Kitchen Countertop Materials: A Scientific Approach

Whether one is in the market for a new home or just conducting research on how best to update the one they have, a lot of planning and decision-making goes into getting the kitchen just right. At some point, most homeowners will ask themselves: “What is the best kitchen countertop material for my needs?” It’s the heart of […]

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10 Trends in New Bathroom Design Products and Features (22 photos)

10 Trends in New Bathroom Design Products and Features (22 photos)

Though the all-virtual Kitchen & Bath Industry Show and International Builders’ Show were shut down early due to technical problems, event exhibitors pushed onward with their new product announcements. We looked at many of those new products…  

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Bathroom of the Week: Sleek Modern Space With a Coastal View (11 photos)

Bathroom of the Week: Sleek Modern Space With a Coastal View (11 photos)

This remodeled bathroom in Mukilteo, Washington, shows how a sleek, modern, spa-like space needn’t be overwhelmingly white. Designer Kristine Tyler of Tree Frog Design took a cramped, dated master bathroom and created a whole new look, with a gray, white and blue color scheme, a wet room with frameless…  

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More Inside an Eclectic Los Angeles Wonderland Home designed by AD100 Firm Charlap Hyman & Herrero

“When people get older, they often lose their playful spirit. I want to hold on to the fun,” said the owner Yoram Heller when it came to the design of the home.

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12 Ways to Make Your Kitchen Look and Feel Bigger (15 photos)

12 Ways to Make Your Kitchen Look and Feel Bigger (15 photos)

A kitchen of any size can feel roomy if you know a few tricks. Sticking to white cabinets and walls is a good start, but there are many other ways to create extra room in your kitchen, or create the illusion of a bigger space than you have, all without sacrificing a sense of personality. […]

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How to Get Started Adding a Porch (21 photos)

How to Get Started Adding a Porch (21 photos)

Nothing creates a welcoming entry to a home quite like a porch. Even the smallest porch creates a gracious transition between the outdoors and indoor living spaces. A somewhat larger porch can provide a spot to pull up a chair or two and grow a container garden. Go big, and your porch can…  

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$3.2 Million Homes in California

$3.2 Million Homes in California

An 1888 Victorian in Coronado, a Mediterranean-style home in Los Angeles and a new house in Redwood City.

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The Best Things to Buy from Macy’s Massive Presidents Day Sale

Save big on editor-favorite bedding and bath essentials, cookware, and small appliances. READ MORE…

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10 Kitchen Design Trends From New Products Coming in 2021 (31 photos)

10 Kitchen Design Trends From New Products Coming in 2021 (31 photos)

Technical problems with a website server disrupted the exhibitor portion of the all-virtual 2021 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, preventing access to the Feb. 9-12 event’s virtual booths set up by companies showcasing new products to the trade. Organizers for KBIS and the concurrent International…  

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How to Control the Cost of Your Bathroom Remodel (10 photos)

How to Control the Cost of Your Bathroom Remodel (10 photos)

You don’t have to fritter away a fortune on a new bathroom. Our experts reveal their 10 insider tips for getting a beautiful bathing space while keeping expenses in check. After all, solid gold faucets, a walk-in rain shower and a whirlpool tub are optional.  

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Bidding wars are off the charts, as home listings fall to a record low

Bidding wars are off the charts, even as home prices are rising rapidly.

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Kelly Wearstler’s 7 Color Secrets

Kelly Wearstler’s 7 Color Secrets

For the AD100 Hall of Fame designer, it’s all about texture and layering

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5 DIYers Share the One Project That Made Them Love Their Homes

5 DIYers Share the One Project That Made Them Love Their Homes

From furniture to full-on renos, these projects brought the warm and loving vibes home. READ MORE…

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9 Designers Share Their Holy Grail Decor Products

9 Designers Share Their Holy Grail Decor Products

Design pros share the items they can’t design or live! without. READ MORE…

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