STANDARD MEASUREMENTSThe Essentials: Key Measurements to Help You Design Your Home
Architect Steven Randel has taken the measure of each room of the house and its contents. We pull together his advice hereFull Story
UNIVERSAL DESIGNMy Houzz: Universal Design Helps an 8-Year-Old Feel at Home
An innovative sensory room, wide doors and hallways, and other thoughtful design moves make this Canadian home work for the whole familyFull Story
TILEWorld of Design: How Modern Geometric Designs Are Reinventing Cement
Intricate and eye-catching, the patterns of today’s cement tiles mark a break with their past while preserving an age-old techniqueFull Story
DECORATING GUIDESDesign Mystery: Why Do Pineapples Sprout Up in Home Design?
Early Americans were bananas about pineapples — and we’re still reaping the benefits of the sweet fruit’s symbolism todayFull Story
Sixties Southern Style: Inspiration from 'The Help'
Oscar-nominated movie's sets include formal entertaining spaces, front porch breezes and lots of floralsFull Story
EXTERIORSGreat Design Element Our Grandparents Knew All About: Awnings
This time-tested feature for shading and cooling is enjoying a resurgenceFull Story