Spruce Up Your Coffee Table

Spruce Up Your Coffee Table

Red bougainvilleas are beautiful off and on the branch. They create more interesting shapes than roses or tulips.

Homemade Ciabatta Bread

Homemade Ciabatta Bread

Nothing beats the slight tang and softness of a ciabatta. Here’s my recipe. Simply dip in some olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

Three-Color Palette

Three-Color Palette

When it comes to choosing decorative pieces, you want to stick to a maximum of three colors. Then it’s all about placement.

Shelves over Cabinets

Shelves over Cabinets

If you have beautiful dishware and cookware, show them off with minimalist shelving. They’ll also be easier to access!

Bisecting Your Loft

Bisecting Your Loft

Discover how to make the most of your loft space by creating a second floor that doesn’t make you feel like a giant.

Midnight & Suflowers

Midnight & Suflowers

Painting a bedroom dark blue is an austere choice, but balancing it with white and gold can give it an unorthodox serenity.

Open Kitchen-Dining Combo

Open Kitchen-Dining Combo

The open kitchen can do a lot to make a narrow space feel wider. Here’s some tips and furniture suggestions to make it even more spacious.

Alignment

Alignment

Creating the best layout for your framed artwork can be a challenge. Luckily, these core design tenets can help you get started.

Chairs for the Foyer

Chairs for the Foyer

For the “no shoes” households: give your foyer a lush look with potted trees and antique wooden chairs.

Evolved Daybed

Evolved Daybed

Sometimes you want a living room that can double as a guest room. The daybed is a great couch solution that’s easy to convert.

The Absurdist Plays of Hank Monroe

Hank Monroe is one of my favorite playwrights. It would certainly be a dream to build a set to his magnum opus, “Fire Lily.”

Utilitarian Centerpieces

Utilitarian Centerpieces

You don’t need flowers to give nuance to a dining table. Simple objects can be combined to create a centerpiece that’s both beautiful and useful.

Luxury Deck Furniture

Luxury Deck Furniture

When it comes to the outdoors, it’s wise to invest in furniture that can stand up to the elements. Here are some recommendations.

The Summer Home of Ada Basque

The Summer Home of Ada Basque

Artist Ada Basque gave us a tour of her beautiful home in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she showed us how to use indigo.

Room to Work

Room to Work

A lucite desk can illuminate and open up your workspace at a low cost. Balance the look with a more intricate chair.

Modernizing the Tudor Cottage

Modernizing the Tudor Cottage

Tudor architecture is known for its exposed ceiling beams. Adding a little plaster and paint is a great way to update and add depth to a room.

Tropics

Tropics

From simple color-blocking to handmade throw pillows, a little DIY can not only brighten a room, it can transport you to a different place entirely.

Blackberry Vanilla Cake

Blackberry Vanilla Cake

Aside from being the only man at my friend’s baby shower, my favorite thing was the heavenly cake she baked.