July 2015

New This Week: 3 Barely There Kitchens (5 photos)

Call it the Age of Openness. No, it’s not an enlightened period of history in which people share their feelings. It’s a time when homeowners are increasingly requesting more open spaces. Walls are coming down, ceilings are going up, and…

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Sneak a Peek at Where the Pros Go to Get Inspired (6 photos)

For the past 10 years, the Las Vegas Market has been one of the most comprehensive home trade shows and markets in the western United States. Featuring a cross section of more than 2,200 wholesale resources, it is the go-to…

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My Houzz: Men of Steel With a Passion for Repurposing (30 photos)

Robby Sherwin and Dave Eckert have made their share of changes to the Portland, Oregon, home they’ve lived in since moving from Northern California eight years ago. Some changes have been fairly expected, such as remodeling the kitchen. Others have…

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Shop Houzz: Living With Andy Warhol (52 photos)

Decorating around the iconic style of Andy Warhol may seem daunting at first, but in reality his attitudes about art and life in general allow for mixing seemingly incongruous elements easily. In fact, he is quoted as saying, “Art is…

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Fabric Focus: Dive Into Graphic, Soft Damask (10 photos)

You might know damask as a large-scale pattern of swirling, scrolling leafy foliage. But you might be surprised to learn that true damask isn’t a pattern, but rather a type of fabric. Damask might seem heavy on the history side,…

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How to Get Your Landscape Ready for Summer Storms (13 photos)

Like heavy storms in other parts of the country, monsoons in the desert Southwest often leave a path of destruction, including flooding, fallen branches, uprooted trees or all of the above, in their wake. Whether you live in the Southwest…

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Tracing the Urban Transportation Revolution

CicLAvia participants cross the Fourth Street Bridge, with a view of downtown Los Angeles in the background. (Photo by Downtowngal)

Over the last 30 to 40 years, a tectonic shift has occurred in the way Americans think about…

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