• Glass bricks divide spaces in Suprematism apartment in Kyiv
    Design studio Dihome has created a colourful industrial-style interior for this compact 15th-floor apartment in Kyiv, Ukraine. Read more
  • 10 Etiquette Rules for Outdoor Living (10 photos)
    Many of us move outside during the summer. We host parties in the yard, grill and eat meals on the patio, relax by the pool and work in the garden. However, most of us share our outdoor spaces with uninvited and sometimes reluctant guests: our neighbors. And our outdoor pleasures can be their pain points....
  • DAB Studio adds contemporary touches to Dutch home from Amsterdam School period
    An Ettore Sottsass gridded feature wall and a sculptural green ladder characterise this 1920s Dutch house, which interiors firm DAB Studio designed to reference the Amsterdam School. Read more
  • 8 Coastal Homes With Awesome Ocean Views (16 photos)
    For design lovers, summertime is all about seaside getaways with great architecture and stylish interiors. Take an armchair summer vacation by perusing this diverse collection of beach houses and cottages recently profiled on Houzz, each designed to take advantage of water views while boasting its own...
  • Inspire Outdoor Relaxation With a Garden Fountain (22 photos)
    Garden fountains draw people (and birds and butterflies) into the landscape. They also add interest, create outdoor ambiance and screen surrounding noise with a symphony of sound. Perhaps best of all, they inspire a sense of peace and serenity like few garden features can.Here’s what to know...
  • Yard of the Week: Peaceful Retreat in the English Countryside (21 photos)
    The plot this Surrey, England, house sits on might be huge — 7 acres — but the idea behind its design was surprisingly compact. “The owner said, ‘Make it eco-friendly and make it more interesting,’” says Kenn Daly of Sustainable Landscapes, who masterminded the project. “That was all. It was very simple.”Work...
  • 5 New Entryways With Mudroom Storage Ideas (5 photos)
    A mudroom entryway helps people tackle and organize clutter before it makes its way into the rest of the home. And there are many ways to set up mudroom storage. Locker-style cabinets hide large items. Hooks offer easy access to coats. Open cubbies manage shoes and boots. You’ll find examples for those...
  • 8 Golden Rules of Bathroom Design (8 photos)
    Bathrooms are so varied these days, you could say that anything goes. But behind the differing sizes and styles are some common design principles that point the way to success.
  • Kitchen of the Week: Rich Wood and Green Bring Midcentury Style (13 photos)
    Judy Nolin loves the color green and the clean lines of midcentury modern style. Her partner, Stephen Barrett, favors rich woods. So when the couple moved into a 1990s Vermont Colonial that Barrett’s son purchased as an investment property, they worked with designers Britt Mee and Rachelle Lazzaro to...