You know her from the “Charlie’s Angels” movies and the TV show “Elementary.” Actress Lucy Liu has listed her Craftsman home in Fryman Canyon, Studio City, California. She’s owned it for 16 years: a lifetime in Los Angeles. We understand why she’s kept it so long — it’s central to the movie studios, yet it’s located in […]
Chalkboard paint has become a darling in the design world. It adds a unique twist to any room, not least of which is the bedroom. Since bedrooms are typically spaces that allow for imagination and creativity without disrupting the design of common areas, it makes sense to use chalkboard to decorate bedrooms. That way, potential […]
It’s amazing what you can find in an afternoon of playing with Google Trends. The site hosts a wealth of information if you know what to look for — even the most popular design style by state, according to what people are searching for.
We love foyers that are filled with color and personalized accents. Your foyer is not just a welcoming transition into your home; with a little planning, you can give guests a preview of what’s inside. Even if your home doesn’t have a dedicated foyer, you can still create a designated space near your front door […]
Black lacquer, gold hardware, lucite, Scandinavian wood. These are some of the baby nursery materials you’ll be seeing when the Pottery Barn Modern Baby Line goes live at PotteryBarnKids.com and Pottery Barn Kids stores in mid-July.
Window seats are a classy addition to any house. They’re common in Victorian homes, which is part of what makes them feel so classic. But they fit incredibly well into modern spaces, too. People from any era enjoy reading by the natural light of a window — or, in this day and age, possibly playing […]
A fireplace usually conjures up images of sitting on the hearth indoors, sipping a warm drink. However, thanks to modern ingenuity, outdoor fireplaces are just as popular as their indoor counterparts. Now on those cooler nights, you don’t have to leave your patio to enjoy a traditional fireplace. Outdoor fireplaces tend to be constructed from […]
Summer is finally here, which means it’s time to think about your backyard entertaining options. Your exterior space doesn’t have to be boring. With just a little bit of effort, this area can become your favorite spot in the entire home. If you need a little inspiration to help you get started, you’re in luck. […]
The future is now. We’re developing flying, self-piloting cars to taxi us around. We have multiple digital assistants ready to serve us at a moment’s notice. Virtual reality is becoming commonplace. With technology driving so much innovation, it’s no surprise that we’re seeing gadgets trickle into our homes. Smart home upgrades are on the rise. But […]