Cozy Vermont Cabin Blanketed in Charm

12 Nov

Cozy Vermont Cabin Blanketed in Charm

Homeowners Eric and Phiona Milano set out to build a peaceful, comfortable cabin in the woods with three “friendly” requirements: budget friendly, ecofriendly, and take favorable (all the construction materials would have to be hand-carried above a river on a metal pedestrian bridge). Teaming up with builder Joan Heaton and builders Sean Flynn and Mike […]
8 Nov

Singular Double-Vanity Bathrooms

Would not it be really nice to not have to talk about bathroom counter space or await a turn in the sink to brush your teeth? If your toilet is spacious enough to get a double vanity, you’re in luck. Below are some suggestions to get you started in choosing the one that’s just right […]
6 Nov

Modern Icons: The George Nelson Swag Leg Desk and Chair

Thanks to space-saving laptops and paperless offices, George Nelson’s 1958 Swag Leg Desk is more practical than ever. This streamlined desk has clean lines and a very light profile that does not clutter a room. Manufactured by Herman Miller, the desk has sculptural chrome legs that were a Nelson innovation. He brought similar swag legs […]
3 Nov

Minimalist Living in Rotterdam

For Bram Gloerich and Martje van der Brugge, a clean, open and nominal distance feels like home. In their five-story house in Rotterdam, they keep things super simple, injecting colour through a chosen few accessories. Gloerich began developing their city home in 2007, changing a multi-story property by a demolition site into a large and […]
29 Oct

Ranch Home in the Northwest Suburbs

What is apparently a normal suburban house from the exterior is really a rustic western hideaway for newlyweds Matt and Kimberly Weishoff. “We would really like to live on a ranch, but we can’t afford it at this time. We’ve made our ranch [style] home into a little ranch.” The newlyweds have been crafty with […]
26 Oct

To Covet: Jewelry for Your Teacup

Though I have enough trouble justifying”fancy” tea over $6 per box, I can’t help but covet this ethereal tea strainer. Turning a regular thing into something amazing is what good design is all about, right? Ted Muehling Tea Strainer – $300 Yes, it’s $300(!) , but it is made of sterling silverafter all. The butler […]
22 Oct

Eco-Friendly Projects, 6 Powerful

Every one of the next homes was designed with all the priorities of energy efficiency, health and treading gently on the ground, yet they are all strikingly distinct from one another. Keep reading to find out how designers are saving assets, saving costs, and working with sustainable materials to make the tiniest of homes and […]
18 Oct

11 Colors From the Spice Cabinet

Want to liven up your own palette? Take a glimpse in the pantry. From saffron yellow and paprika red to nutmeg and cinnamon browns, inspiration is hiding right in the spice jars. Jennifer Brouwer (Jennifer Brouwer Design Inc) Turmeric yellows and lush textures radiate luxury in this monochromatic room. Since the colors are retained tone-on-tone, […]
12 Oct

12 Fantasy Dining Rooms

As an interior designer, it’s rare I get a chance to design a residential room for general consumption. So when the chance came up to work on a project that will be looked at by the public and serves a fantastic cause, I jumped at the chance. In what’s rapidly become Portland, Oregon’s premier design […]