Blogs


showing 1 - 20 of 1893 posts
 1 2 3 Next >  Last
Sort By:



Subscribe to RSS feed
Rethinking recessed lighting

Rethinking recessed lighting

Philips’ ultra-thin surface-mount LED fixture is designed to fool the eye

view details view details
Tiny beach cottages - Big obsession

Tiny beach cottages - Big obsession

One room cottages on the beach are icons of seaside vacations.

view details view details
Easy-Carry Air-Hose Reel

Easy-Carry Air-Hose Reel

1 comment

This briefcase-size hose reel packs in 100 ft. of hose and weighs about 10 lb.

view details view details
Outdoor Entertaining

Outdoor Entertaining

This outdoor terrace provides an outdoor connection between the kitchen and a very unique entertaining space in the barn.

view details view details
Clean, Bright and Colorful​

Clean, Bright and Colorful​

1 comment

Sometimes it doesn't take much to make a lovely and comfortable living space. I

view details view details
Rest and Refuge

Rest and Refuge

A 1900's fishing camp becomes a vintage lakeside retreat.

view details view details
Harpoon House

Harpoon House

A small house with just enough space

view details view details
How to Cut a Tapered Board on a Tablesaw

How to Cut a Tapered Board on a Tablesaw

If you need to make a tapered cut on a piece of wood, you could take it over to the saw horses and try to freehand it with your circular saw, but there's a better way.

view details view details
French doors and Silicon Valley brains

French doors and Silicon Valley brains

New GE French Door oven can be operated from your cell phone

view details view details
A quiet courtyard in the city

A quiet courtyard in the city

An architect carves out a quiet meditative courtyard in a busy city.

view details view details
Self-Taught MBA: Three Desks for Better Organization

Self-Taught MBA: Three Desks for Better Organization

Beyond three hats, I have always separated my workspace into three administrative centers, each with its own files and a separate desk.

view details view details
To Infinity and Beyond!​

To Infinity and Beyond!​

Infinity edge (or vanishing edge, zero edge or disappearing edge)​ pools have become all the rage in pool construction over the past few years. They are very dramatic as they tend to blend into the horizon line (especially on seaside locations) and create a fascinating visual sensation.

view details view details
Emecos Starck stool is colorful, sustainable

Emeco's Starck stool is colorful, sustainable

It's called the "Broom Stool," but don't sweep this design aside

view details view details
Video: Norma and Walters Impressive Backyard Train Set

Video: Norma and Walter's Impressive Backyard Train Set

Get an engineer's-eye view of this unique model railroad

view details view details
How To Cut Out a Damaged Piece of Flooring With a Biscuit Joiner

How To Cut Out a Damaged Piece of Flooring With a Biscuit Joiner

3 comments

If you have to patch a hardwood floor, you could remove the damaged floor board with a multi-tool, take a half hour in the process, and burn through a couple of expensive blades, but there's a better way.

view details view details
Timber Frame Screened-In Porch

Timber Frame Screened-In Porch

A warm fire and the last light of the day make this space the best room in the house.

view details view details
How to Finance a New Home

How to Finance a New Home

1 comment

Here are a few key things to know about the new world or mortgage lending.

view details view details
A garden for the morning and one in the afternoon.

A garden for the morning and one in the afternoon.

The layout of this home brings the best elements of the outdoors inside. And creates a cozy retreat. A creative floor-plan makes for amazing spaces

view details view details
  Where I was on September 11, 2001

Where I was on September 11, 2001

Like most people, it's easy for me to remember where I was and what I was doing on September 11, 2001.

view details view details
Department of Energy Seeks Student Designers

Department of Energy Seeks Student Designers

The Race to Zero competition challenges college students and faculty in the U.S. and Canada to design high-performance houses.

view details view details

showing 1 - 20 of 1893 posts
 1 2 3 Next >  Last