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Garden Design Magazine

  • Sea and Stone: A Croatian Island Garden, Slide Show

    Sea and Stone: A Croatian Island Garden, Slide Show

    Gallery Page Layout:  Gallery A In Magazine Issue:  January/February 2012
    - 13 Jul 15, 3:42pm -
  • Valentine's Day Ideas

    Valentine's Day Ideas

    Gallery Page Layout:  Gallery A
    - 10 Jul 15, 7:37pm -
  • I Love This Plant: Sharkskin Agave

    I Love This Plant: Sharkskin Agave

     This sharkskin agave was photographed at the Ruth Bancroft Garden, a public garden in Walnut Creek, California, which has a diverse collection of agaves and other drought-tolerant plants. Photo: Barb Ries.read more
    - 21 Apr 15, 5:58pm -
  • My Garden: A Naturalistic Garden Welcomes the Birds and the Bees

    My Garden: A Naturalistic Garden Welcomes the Birds and the Bees

    A paver walkway meanders through the back garden, under the watchful eyes of a concrete Buddha, which sits among Echinops ritro. Also in the mix are Hebe ‘Quicksilver’, Penstemon ‘Husker Red’, and a variety of Pacific Northwest natives such a…
    - 16 Apr 15, 7:58pm -
  • New Outdoor Furniture Collection Is Inspired by Nature

    New Outdoor Furniture Collection Is Inspired by Nature

    The Nick Williams Longridge Furniture Collection uses beautiful, weather-resistant teakwood reclaimed from old bridges, barns, and other structures. Photo: Nick Williams.read more
    - 14 Apr 15, 1:02pm -
  • 2015 Tour Series Explores Celebrated European Gardens

    2015 Tour Series Explores Celebrated European Gardens

    One of the gardens featured on the tour is Jakobstuin, owned and designed by Jaap de Vries, who calls it an “Ode to the Dutch Wave.” In addition to warm-season grasses typical of the North American Prairie, de Vries also uses many perennials favo…
    - 9 Apr 15, 7:29pm -
  • A Manhattan-Style Rooftop Garden

    A Manhattan-Style Rooftop Garden

    Before, this rooftop terrace in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan was an unusable space with rotting wood decking. Now the 500-square-foot retreat houses a modern area for entertaining within a classic framework of evergreen shrubs and horizontal…
    - 7 Apr 15, 4:42pm -
  • San Diego Spring Garden Tour: Gardens Then & Now

    San Diego Spring Garden Tour: Gardens Then & Now

    Photos courtesy of San Diego Horticultural Societyread more
    - 3 Apr 15, 12:55pm -
  • Container Gardens Made for the Shade

    Container Gardens Made for the Shade

    Nearly every gardener has experienced the problem of too much shade, which can cause plants to become too leggy or fail to thrive. Whether it's a wooded suburban lot or a north-facing apartment balcony, low light means more growing challenges. Rather…
    - 3 Apr 15, 8:22am -
  • Botanical Interests Introduces Eco-Friendly Garden Products

    Botanical Interests Introduces Eco-Friendly Garden Products

    Love plants? Get detailed plant information in every issue of Garden Design magazine. Preview the magazine.Botanical Interests, a company specializing in non-GMO and untreated vegetable, herb, and flower seeds, launched four new products this year t…
    - 24 Mar 15, 7:51pm -

Home Energy

  • [Article] If You Sell Electricity, You Should Be Worried
    Any way you look at it, residential electricity use in America is falling. Recent data from the Energy Information Administration show that electricity use fell 3% in total and 7% when calculated per person in the last five years. This is a lot of el…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Aug 17, 2:51pm -
  • [Blog] Women in Building Performance: Julie Michals
    Julie Michals is the Director of Clean Energy Valuation at E4TheFuture. In this role, her focus is on initiatives that improve approaches to measuring and evaluating clean energy program implementation. Prior to joining E4TheFuture, she spent 14 year…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Aug 17, 12:25pm -
  • [Blog] Tips For Making Your HVAC Business Stand Out From the Rest
    One look at the phone book or online listings of HVAC contractors these days and you will see that there are dozens, even hundreds of service companies vying for a share of the HVAC pie in one area. Considering the competition, it could get tough try…
    - 10 days ago, 10 Aug 17, 7:43pm -
  • [Blog] The Many Fates of the Former Solar Decathlon Houses
    Compelling. That’s what the stories behind the Solar Decathlon represent to me. Normally, I am focused on the current competition – working with the university teams and our partners to host the Energy Department’s largest public event showcasi…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Aug 17, 12:23pm -
  • [Blog] The Legends of Home Performance: Sam Rashkin
    Sam Rashkin is a chief architect for the Building Technologies Office, U.S. Department of Energy. He's also one of our featured Legends of Home Performance. 
    - 13 days ago, 8 Aug 17, 12:05pm -
  • [Article] A New Way to Reduce Multifamily Air Leakage
    While tight exterior envelopes have become standard for single-family homes, they have been slow to reach the multifamily sector. Multifamily buildings have many of the same leakage paths as houses, as well as additional paths hidden in walls or othe…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Aug 17, 2:10am -
  • [Article] Digital Gauge Calibration Is Key For Unparalleled Pressure And Flow Reading Accuracy
    [SPONSORED CONTENT] The Energy Conservatory (TEC) continues to set the standard for specialized air flow and pressure measuring devices used to monitor and analyze the complex interactions which determine building performance.
    - 19 days ago, 2 Aug 17, 3:37pm -
  • [Blog] Open the Door (or Window) To Greater Well-Being And Energy Efficiency For Your Customers
    Homeowners want a comfortable indoor environment whether they live in Buffalo, New York or Santa Fe, New Mexico, but constantly adjusting the thermostat to achieve comfort quickly gets old. With today’s consumers growing increasingly health consc…
    - 20 days ago, 1 Aug 17, 11:30am -
  • [Blog] HPC Working For You Series: Federal Policy
    The Home Performance Coalition (HPC) undertakes policy research and policy advocacy to advance whole-house energy efficiency retrofits.  This work is done to expand the energy efficiency home retrofit market by ensuring that the proper policies, reg…
    - 25 days ago, 27 Jul 17, 12:41pm -
  • [Blog] Micro-housing for Veterans
    That was our pledge in the military and in my time as a police officer. When you retire or move on, that doesn’t go away.”
    - 26 days ago, 26 Jul 17, 5:48pm -

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L.A. Times: Home & Garden

Modernica

  • August 2017

    August 2017

    Who's been talking about Modernica?The post August 2017 appeared first on Modernica | Made in California.
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 11:00am -
  • Fern Shop Cincinnati
    Bridging design and flora, Fern offers a carefully-edited selection of beautiful and unique objects along with a curated assortment of plants. In addition to the brick and mortar store, Fern Studio specializes in custom plant design installations for…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Aug 17, 11:00am -
  • Architectural Designer Avriel Shull
    Avriel Shull was not a stellar student, but that didn't stop her from becoming a successful designer, artist, and architect.The post Architectural Designer Avriel Shull appeared first on Modernica | Made in California.
    - 7 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 11:00am -
  • Relive the Space Age in Marseille
    If you've been looking for a good reason to visit the South of France, this one-of-a-kind exhibit is all you need. Utopie Plastic brings together delightfully-weird 1960s micro-homes and designer plastic furniture, all set amid historic stone ruins o…
    - 10 days ago, 11 Aug 17, 11:00am -
  • August 2017

    August 2017

    What's hot on the mid-century market?The post August 2017 appeared first on Modernica | Made in California.
    - 12 days ago, 9 Aug 17, 11:00am -
  • See the Finalists in EyeEm’s Latest Photography Competition
    These architecture picks from EyeEm's latest photography competition bring all the angles and the drama.The post See the Finalists in EyeEm’s Latest Photography Competition appeared first on Modernica | Made in California.
    - 14 days ago, 7 Aug 17, 11:00am -
  • ‘The Moderns’ Exhibition Reveals Sydney’s Forgotten Influencers
    We've all heard of Sydney's mid-century starchitect Harry Seidler, but what about the European contemporaries that worked alongside him? Designers like George Korody, Paul Kafka, and Henry Epstein were incredibly influential to Australia's mid-centur…
    - 17 days ago, 4 Aug 17, 11:00am -
  • The 14th Factory
    Last week we visited The 14th Factory before it closed. The 14th Factory is an exhibition created by Simon Birtch, a renowned multi media artist from Hong Kong. Simon transformed a huge lot and a 150,000-square-foot warehouse in Los Angeles into a ma…
    - 19 days ago, 2 Aug 17, 10:57am -
  • Instagram Lately
    Who's been flaunting their #Modernica on Instagram lately?The post Instagram Lately appeared first on Modernica | Made in California.
    - 21 days ago, 31 Jul 17, 11:00am -
  • Ettore Sottsass – Design Radical
    A seminal figure in 20th-century design, the Italian architect and designer Ettore Sottsass (1917–2007) created a vast body of work, the result of an exceptionally productive career that spanned more than six decades. This exhibition reevaluates So…
    - 24 days ago, 28 Jul 17, 11:00am -

San Francisco Chronicle: Home

  • Make a memorable pathway with paving stones and plants
    Using paving stones as an alternate walkway or to add attractive hardscaping to a garden is now commonplace in many a garden. In many cases, that raises the issue of what to plant between those pavers, and here is where the elements of beauty and pra…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 2:24pm -
  • 7-bedroom Tudor showcases ‘warmth, stunning craftsmanship and character’
    The landmark estate sits along Orinda Country Club, and Roaring ‘20s grandeur is on full display inside the charming Tudor.“It has been extensively updated and showcases incredible warmth, stunning craftsmanship and character,” said Dana Gree…
    - 41 days ago, 11 Jul 17, 3:04pm -
  • Contemporary living at Potrero's ‘jewel on the hill’
    [...] a corner home in Potrero Hill became a signature party house for decorator to the stars. The interior is a lasting legacy of designer Larry Masnada, the prominent ’80s artisan who fashioned pads for Mel Brooks, Frank Sinatra, and Diane Sawye…
    - 69 days ago, 12 Jun 17, 7:33pm -
  • Pro tips for decorating a bungalow house
    San Francisco summers might be grey and gloomy, but all you need to channel those sunny California vibes is the right decor.
    - 82 days ago, 30 May 17, 7:00pm -
  • 7 smart ideas for a low-water yard
    Keep your garden looking great, while making smart choices for your house — and the environment.
    - 6 May 17, 7:04am -
  • The Santa Cruz garden that launched a movement
    The Alan Chadwick Garden at UC Santa Cruz received a splendid gift for its 50th birthday this year — more than 5 feet of seasonal rainfall, courtesy of Mother Nature. The result has been an epic spring bloom, just as the university kicks off a yea…
    - 13 Apr 17, 3:00pm -
  • Designer Profile: Unique lights, fabrics will make a bold statement this spring
    Designer Suzanne Tucker, co-founder of San Francisco’s Tucker & Marks Design, recently launched new designs and finishes to her outdoor furniture line.The weatherproof finishes are dyed to mimic the random color schemes inherent to real wicker.…
    - 10 Apr 17, 6:11pm -
  • Getaway: Floor-to-ceiling luxury awaits in 36th floor penthouse above Las Vegas Strip
    [...] meticulous planning earned Veer Towers gold certification from Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design. A split-level floor plan separates the bedroom suites, affording considerable privacy in the contemporary building. Towers in the midd…
    - 13 Mar 17, 2:43pm -
  • Luxury NoPa penthouse boasts expansive terrace
    “The NoPa achieves a new level of modern sophistication and urban luxury in one of San Francisco’s most coveted neighborhoods,” said Bernie Katzmann of Vanguard Properties, who is co-listing the penthouse at 1811 Turk St. with fellow Vanguard a…
    - 13 Mar 17, 2:27pm -
  • Designer Profile: Conrad Asturi Studios, Inc.
    The designers, owners of a boutique firm that’s a hybrid of their last names (Conrad Asturi Studios) share the mind-set that the biggest regrets stem from not taking a chance.“Failing means you’re trying,” said Sanchez, a designer with more…
    - 13 Mar 17, 2:21pm -
Janine Just, Inc.
Janine Just, Inc.
Janine Just, Inc.
Janine Just, Inc.

The Daily Green: Green Home

The Independent: House & Home

West Elm: Front & Main

  • A San Francisco Apartment Gets The Yummertime + west elm Treatment

    A San Francisco Apartment Gets The Yummertime + west elm Treatment

    The duo behind Yummertime teams up with west elm to transform their space!The post A San Francisco Apartment Gets The Yummertime + west elm Treatment appeared first on Front + Main.
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 9:00am -
  • In The Studio With Milwaukee Artist Kayla Tafoya

    In The Studio With Milwaukee Artist Kayla Tafoya

    Tour this Milwaukee-based artist full of energy + wit!The post In The Studio With Milwaukee Artist Kayla Tafoya appeared first on Front + Main.
    - 4 days ago, 17 Aug 17, 9:00am -
  • Pimm’s 75 Cocktail from Two For The Bar

    Pimm’s 75 Cocktail from Two For The Bar

    Try this riff on a French 75 combined with a classic Pimm’s Cup!The post Pimm’s 75 Cocktail from Two For The Bar appeared first on Front + Main.
    - 5 days ago, 16 Aug 17, 9:00am -
  • How To Clean Your Sofa

    How To Clean Your Sofa

    Using your vacuum to remove dust + dander from your sofaThe post How To Clean Your Sofa appeared first on Front + Main.
    - 6 days ago, 15 Aug 17, 9:00am -
  • Big Style In A Small Pre-Fab Home

    Big Style In A Small Pre-Fab Home

    A creative couple takes on "tiny house" living in ArizonaThe post Big Style In A Small Pre-Fab Home appeared first on Front + Main.
    - 7 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 9:00am -
  • A New Family’s Portland Home Gets Transformed

    A New Family’s Portland Home Gets Transformed

    west elm's Design Crew helps makeover this Portland homeThe post A New Family’s Portland Home Gets Transformed appeared first on Front + Main.
    - 10 days ago, 11 Aug 17, 9:00am -
  • How One Texas Local Gets Creative To Build Community

    How One Texas Local Gets Creative To Build Community

    Austin creative Jack Sanders and using design to give backThe post How One Texas Local Gets Creative To Build Community appeared first on Front + Main.
    - 11 days ago, 10 Aug 17, 9:00am -
  • This “Sunset Punch” Is Vacation In A Glass

    This “Sunset Punch” Is Vacation In A Glass

    Savor the rest of summer with this retro-fab cocktail!The post This “Sunset Punch” Is Vacation In A Glass appeared first on Front + Main.
    - 12 days ago, 9 Aug 17, 9:00am -
  • How To Refresh Your Sofa

    How To Refresh Your Sofa

    Keep your sofa looking brand new with these easy tips!The post How To Refresh Your Sofa appeared first on Front + Main.
    - 13 days ago, 8 Aug 17, 9:00am -
  • Luxe Minimalism in A Small Chicago Apartment

    Luxe Minimalism in A Small Chicago Apartment

    Modernism and Meaningful Pieces help a couple make the most of their small apartment.The post Luxe Minimalism in A Small Chicago Apartment appeared first on Front + Main.
    - 14 days ago, 7 Aug 17, 10:30am -

WSJ: Home & Garden

  • Decor That Goes for the Gold
    Love one particular color? Decorating your home in it needn’t feel one-note, as this New York apartment filled with burnished variations on golden earth tones proves.
    - 28 Feb 15, 2:32am -
  • An Irresistibly Cozy Sitting Room
    Keep your spaces for socializing warm, even without a fireplace, by embracing the traditional Danish concept of ‘hygge’ this winter.
    - 14 Feb 15, 2:33am -
  • Ceramics: The Latest 'It' Fashion Accessory?
    Beyond bangles and sunglasses, fashion boutiques nationwide are now selling vases, vessels, mugs and pitchers from emerging potters.
    - 7 Feb 15, 2:42am -
  • A Sargent-Inspired Winter Bouquet
    For a post-holiday-mania arrangement, floral designer Lindsey Taylor finds inspiration in a tranquil John Singer Sargent portrait.
    - 31 Jan 15, 2:32am -
  • A Retreat Designed for Drama-Free Weekends
    For theater professionals looking for a refuge from the Broadway bustle, this Hamptons interior grants a full measure of serenity.
    - 21 Jan 15, 2:33am -
  • The Ultimate Home-Design Shortcut
    Some busy people let interior designers choose all of their ‘personal’ items. Time-saving strategy or shameful secret?
    - 17 Jan 15, 2:32am -
  • Five Alternatives to the Holiday Candle
    Dispense with pedestrian pine candles this holiday. These unconventional scents look unconventionally stylish, too
    - 10 Jan 15, 2:33am -
  • An Unpredictable Holiday Bouquet
    Floral designer Lindsey Taylor creates a many-layered bouquet that riffs on a 1980s painting by Anselm Kiefer.
    - 3 Jan 15, 2:33am -
  • A Day in the Life of Craig Robins
    The real estate developer who helped turn Miami into a global destination for design is bringing scores of luxury fashion brands to the revived Design District.
    - 30 Dec 14, 2:32am -
  • Five Design Books Worth Giving
    This holiday season, give the design junkie in your life the gift of inspiration, found in abundance in these coffee-table-worthy tomes.
    - 27 Dec 14, 2:32am -

ALLYOU: Budget Home

Horticulture Magazine

  • newPlants Named After the Total Solar Eclipse 2017
    These plants call to mind the total solar eclipse of August 21, 2017. If you’re lucky enough to live in the path of today’s total solar eclipse, or brave enough to have traveled to see it, we’d love to hear your stories. Read ArticleThe pos…
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Aug 17, 1:00am -
  • newChokecherry Makes a Fine Hedge in Sun or Shade
    Virtues: Chokecherry is a great wildlife shrub/tree, providing food for the larvae of many species of butterflies and moths, and berries for birds and humans (the tart berries can be made into jams and jellies). It takes sun or shade … Read Artic…
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Aug 17, 8:41pm -
  • Fall Veggies to Plant: Tips from an Expert Gardener
    Horticulture's expert gardener and edibles columnist shares tips for what to plant now for fall crops. Plus, how to get your pumpkins perfect by Halloween! Read ArticleThe post Fall Veggies to Plant: Tips from an Expert Gardener appeared first on…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 1:28am -
  • Upright Shade Plants for the Shade Garden

    - 5 days ago, 15 Aug 17, 8:17pm -
  • Actaea Racemosa Is an Exciting Shade Garden Plant
    Virtues: Actaea racemosa is a must-have shade-garden plant because it blooms in mid- to late summer, lighting up the shade with its dramatic spikes of white flowers. It also attracts butterflies and it is typically not bothered by deer and … Read…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Aug 17, 8:07pm -

Sunset: Home

  • Stylish Plant Arrangements

    Stylish Plant Arrangements

    Decorating your house for the holidays is as easy as foraging in your own backyard
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Meet the Glidehouse, a Modern Prefab

    Meet the Glidehouse, a Modern Prefab

    You’d never guess this eco-savvy home was built in a factory in just 19 days
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • A World of Style

    A World of Style

    This frequent flyer shows you how to weave global treasures creatively into your decor
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Get Green at Home

    Get Green at Home

    20 do’s and don’t-worry-abouts to help you live lighter on the planet––and your pocketbook
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • 7 Tips for a Stylish Smart Home

    7 Tips for a Stylish Smart Home

    Worried tech devices will be an eyesore? Follow these words of wisdom from interior designers, tech savants, and more for the perfect balance of home automation and style
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
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