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  • 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

  • [Blog] People Who Save Energy
    According to the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE), there are millions of workers in the country creating homes that are more energy efficient, and safer and more comfortable to live in. In fact, the Department of Energy puts t…
    - 8 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 2:30pm -
  • [Blog] Coping with Dust and Smoke From Fires
    October will long be remembered in Northern California, where wildfires destroyed over 8,000 structures, killed scores, and forever changed Sonoma and Napa counties. Survivors face new threats and hazards seldom addressed in design-build magazines an…
    - 16 days ago, 7 Nov 17, 1:16pm -
  • [Blog] Integrating Building Performance with Design
    Now, more than ever, it is important for design professionals to be advocates of environmentally responsible design. Architects should aim to create places that occupants care about and care for, and maintain and enjoy for a long time. Unfortunately,…
    - 20 days ago, 3 Nov 17, 2:32pm -
  • [Article] Retrotec’s rCloud App has Revolutionized the Blower Door and Duct Testing Industries
    [SPONSORED CONTENT] The method used to run tests and record results has remained unchanged since the beginning of the blower door and duct testing industries. This process involves setting up and manually running tests and recording results with penc…
    - 21 days ago, 1 Nov 17, 4:35pm -
  • [Article] State-Level Energy Efficiency Potential in the U.S. Single-Family Housing Stock
    A homeowner needs to replace an HVAC system. What replacement equipment best meets the multiple goals of affordability, energy efficiency, and comfort? Is the upfront cost of a highly efficient variable-speed heat pump in the homeowner’s best inter…
    - 25 days ago, 29 Oct 17, 2:23am -
  • [Blog] New Home Builders Tackle Zero-Energy Home Building in Connecticut
    Connecticut’s 2016 Zero Energy Challenge reinforces the growing interest in the zero-energy home building movement. In addition to increased participation among experienced homebuilders, the 2016 challenge had an influx of inexperienced zero-energy…
    - 28 days ago, 26 Oct 17, 12:34pm -
  • [Blog] Housing Innovation Awards Wrap-Up
    Earlier this month at the EEBA High Performance Home Summit, the DOE Zero Energy Ready Home program had the pleasure of honoring 24 of the nation’s leading builders with the 2017 Housing Innovation Awards. These awards not only recognize these buil…
    - 36 days ago, 17 Oct 17, 5:52pm -
  • [Blog] Energy Data Gains Traction in Real Estate Listings
    For more than a decade studies have consistently shown that homebuyers want energy efficient features, but few are actually aware of the impact those features have on energy cost. The average U.S. homeowner spends more on energy than property taxes a…
    - 42 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 2:54pm -
  • [Blog] Residential-PACE Unlocks $33 Billion to Rebuild America's Cities
    Today, Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) revealed a $33 billion market opportunity in the U.S. for new net-zero energy (NZE) homes that can be scaled across the country with a special application of residential property assessed clean energy (R-PACE) fi…
    - 49 days ago, 5 Oct 17, 12:46pm -
  • [Article] Transportation Energy Savings
    As a home energy auditor, I looked at dozens of garages but never considered how much my clients could save by changing their transportation habits. In 2012, I worked for a small nonprofit that offered residential and commercial energy audits in Mich…
    - 50 days ago, 3 Oct 17, 7:39pm -

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L.A. Times: Home & Garden

Modernica

  • BLACK FRIDAY SALE
    You won’t want to miss our Black Friday sale! With savings of up to 15% on bedroom furniture, desks, tables, lighting, accessories and select dining chairs. Black Friday Sale online Friday, Nov. 24th – Monday, Nov. 27th If you’re in Los Angeles…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Nov 17, 12:05pm -
  • Tianjin Binhai Public Library
    A striking building shaped like a 3D eye has taken over social media lately. MVRDV have, with the Tianjin Urban Planning and Design Institute (TUPDI), designed Tianjin Binhai Library as part of a larger plan of five buildings to provide a cultural di…
    - 10 days ago, 13 Nov 17, 11:00am -
  • Yayoi Kusama
    In our visit to Japan we explored works by one of the most iconic and well known Japanese artist, Yayoi Kusama. Kusama is widely known for creating over the top colorful pumpkin sculptures and placing them at different areas all around the world. We…
    - 16 days ago, 7 Nov 17, 9:57am -
  • Yves Saint Laurent Museum
    The Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakech, designed by French architecture firm Studio KO, has opened its doors to high acclaim. Located next to Jardin Majorelle, the museum occupies a new 40,000 ft² building. It includes a 4,000 ft² permanent exh…
    - 21 days ago, 1 Nov 17, 4:11pm -
  • Downtown Modernism

    Downtown Modernism

    The post Downtown Modernism appeared first on Modernica | Made in California.
    - 26 days ago, 27 Oct 17, 4:57pm -
  • Hundred Mile House
    Hundred Mile Home recently renovated this Palm Springs home, originally built in 1954. Though the original architect is unknown, the layout and design is reminiscent of Cliff May’s iconic Rancho homes. While maintaining its unique character, the ho…
    - 29 days ago, 25 Oct 17, 11:00am -
  • Way of The West: Jim Krantz and Ansel Adams
    Danziger Gallery Way of The West: Jim Krantz and Ansel Adams November 2 – December 22. Opening reception, November 2. 6 to 8pm Danziger Gallery presents their forthcoming show pairing the western images of Ansel Adams and Jim Krantz. At the young a…
    - 31 days ago, 23 Oct 17, 1:09pm -
  • The Semi Annual Sale is Ending Soon
    Shop the Semi-Annual Sale while you still can. Make sure to place your orders by this Sunday, October 22nd, at midnight and SAVE 15% on select furniture, lighting and accessories. Shop now at Modernica.net or at our Los Angeles Showroom: 7366 Beverly…
    - 34 days ago, 20 Oct 17, 12:30pm -
  • October 29th
    Modernica‘s biannual Downtown Modernism market for vintage modern design will be returning to Los Angeles on Sunday, October 29th. Collectors, connoisseurs, and treasure hunters will once again have the chance to peruse countless mid-century, moder…
    - 36 days ago, 18 Oct 17, 11:00am -
  • October 2017

    October 2017

    Donald and Helen Olsen House: $1,795,000 Architect Donald Olsen’s International Style family home is on the market for the first time. The home was designed in 1954 in Berkeley, CA and is listed under the National Register of Historic Places and is…
    - 41 days ago, 13 Oct 17, 11:30am -

San Francisco Chronicle: Home

  • How to renovate a home on a budget
    To renovate a fixer-upper on a budget, a couple rolled up their sleeves and hit the Internet. Here's what they learned.
    - 12 days ago, 11 Nov 17, 7:00am -
  • 10 Inventive Kitchen Backsplashes
    One of the ways to make a big impression in the kitchen is by choosing a creative backsplash.
    - 25 days ago, 29 Oct 17, 7:00am -
  • 11 Ways to Decorate with Outdoor String Lights
    Create a fun outdoor space, with a timeless look.
    - 47 days ago, 7 Oct 17, 7:00am -
  • High-end Silicon Valley home has striking views
    Architect Robert Swatt adores hillsides. The principal at Swatt/Miers Architects looks at each incline and downslope as an opportunity to marry nature and design. His latest project in the Los Altos hills is an example of Silicon Valley grandeur on f…
    - 51 days ago, 2 Oct 17, 4:10pm -
  • Relaxing oasis in the hills of Marin County is perfect for entertaining
    Wander the hills of Marin County to discover a four-bedroom oasis on a cul-de-sac in San Anselmo. Located at 1 Freda Lane, this hillside residence enjoys abundant natural light, a shimmering pool, a cabana and views of Mount Tamalpais.…
    - 51 days ago, 2 Oct 17, 4:00pm -
  • Luxurious cabin in mountains of Lake Tahoe features reclaimed timber
    Sometimes starting over is the best option. That’s why architect Todd Gordon Mather called for a total teardown and rebuild of 3960 Belleview Ave. in Homewood, rather than try and renovate the ramshackle cottage near the western shore of Lake Tahoe…
    - 90 days ago, 25 Aug 17, 1:18pm -
  • 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…
    - 97 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…
    - 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…
    - 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.
    - 30 May 17, 7:00pm -
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The Daily Green: Green Home

The Independent: House & Home

West Elm: Front & Main

  • newIn The Studio With Karyn Villante of Made*Here New York

    In The Studio With Karyn Villante of Made*Here New York

    Step into this Bronx textile mill and learn more about Made In America businesses.The post In The Studio With Karyn Villante of Made*Here New York appeared first on Front + Main.
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 9:00am -
  • A Creative Way To Serve Crudite At Your Next Party

    A Creative Way To Serve Crudite At Your Next Party

    Skip the platter, use a terrarium!The post A Creative Way To Serve Crudite At Your Next Party appeared first on Front + Main.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 9:00am -
  • 10 Cookbooks To Help You Through The Season

    10 Cookbooks To Help You Through The Season

    It's the holidays—time to get cooking!The post 10 Cookbooks To Help You Through The Season appeared first on Front + Main.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 8:00am -
  • A Kansas City Home For A Growing Family

    A Kansas City Home For A Growing Family

    Designing a home can be a process – one that can be taken it in stages. This was the case for Lindsey + Cody Boswell. The couple moved into their 1939 Cape Cod style home in Westwood, Kansas around 2 ½ years ago, with the plan of doing some…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Nov 17, 11:00am -
  • The Perfect Dining Room for A Perfectly Imperfect Thanksgiving

    The Perfect Dining Room for A Perfectly Imperfect Thanksgiving

    They key to the perfect Thanksgiving? Not sweating the details.The post The Perfect Dining Room for A Perfectly Imperfect Thanksgiving appeared first on Front + Main.
    - 6 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 9:00am -
  • The Sounds of Edina With Jeremy Messersmith

    The Sounds of Edina With Jeremy Messersmith

    We're back with another #celebrateLOCAL concert recap!The post The Sounds of Edina With Jeremy Messersmith appeared first on Front + Main.
    - 6 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 8:00am -
  • How To Never Leave Your Bed. Ever.

    How To Never Leave Your Bed. Ever.

    The key to surviving winter? Never leaving your bed.The post How To Never Leave Your Bed. Ever. appeared first on Front + Main.
    - 7 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 9:00am -
  • The Cure For Holiday-Induced Panic: Thanksgiving Skewers

    The Cure For Holiday-Induced Panic: Thanksgiving Skewers

    Make this epic dinner that’s delightful, delicious, and most importantly: super easy!The post The Cure For Holiday-Induced Panic: Thanksgiving Skewers appeared first on Front + Main.
    - 7 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 3:00pm -
  • How To Iron A Tablecloth

    How To Iron A Tablecloth

    Get wrinkles out of your tablecloth, easily!The post How To Iron A Tablecloth appeared first on Front + Main.
    - 8 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 9:00am -
  • How To Transform Your Table For Holiday Entertaining

    How To Transform Your Table For Holiday Entertaining

    Tips for decorating your table for any holiday this seasonThe post How To Transform Your Table For Holiday Entertaining appeared first on Front + Main.
    - 9 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 9:00am -

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

  • Best Amaryllis Cultivars and Growing Tips
    Amaryllis is a popular bulb for forcing into bloom for the holiday season because of the festive colors of the flowers—and because it’s really easy to do! The enduring tradition of growing amaryllis indoors to brighten the winter months has ……
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 17, 7:44pm -
  • Sideways is a Good Thing When Talking Plants In the Garden
    Plants with horizontal, or sideways, forms serve many purposes though they may not appear as dramatic as those that stand vertical or spherical. And they look interesting nonetheless. Read ArticleThe post Sideways is a Good Thing When Talking Pla…
    - 12 days ago, 11 Nov 17, 7:00am -
  • 3 Key Components to the Best Military Memorial Garden
    Creating a memorial garden can be a long-lasting way to honor lost loved ones, as well as create a space for remembrance and reflection. Keep these three components in mind as you plan. Read ArticleThe post 3 Key Components to the Best Military M…
    - 12 days ago, 10 Nov 17, 4:20pm -
  • 5 Easy Tips for a More Successful Garden
    To be more successful in your garden it does take some extra time and muscle, but every bit of blood, sweat and tears pays off when your plants thrive. The work does your body good and the beauty rewards your soul. Read ArticleThe post 5 Easy Tip…
    - 13 days ago, 10 Nov 17, 12:01am -
  • Dieffenbachia Is an Easy Indoor Plant
    Virtues: Dieffenbachia, or dumb cane, is a favorite houseplant because it is easy to grow yet looks striking year-round thanks to its full and often patterned foliage. Common name: Dumb cane, dieffenbachia Botanical name: Dieffenbachia Exposure: Brig…
    - 16 days ago, 7 Nov 17, 2:31pm -

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