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8 Space-Saving Hacks for Small Kitchens

May the following tips for kitchens inspire you to reduce, reuse, declutter, and organize your small kitchen in style.
July 26, 2015
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10 Modern Entrance Halls

From tiny apartments to grand houses, there are a myriad ways to make a first impression. Peruse our favorites, with space-saving solutions, innovative finishes, and ways to have absolutely, positively nothing crowding your flow.
July 23, 2015
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7 Ways to Add Color to Your Dining Room

We love a monochromatic dining room, but sometimes a blast of color makes things a little more joyful. Here are some of our favorite designs.
June 30, 2015
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6 Ways to Use Gold Accents in the Kitchen

It's shiny, it's shimmery, and it's hot, hot, hot: Here are some ideas for introducing a bit of bling into the hardest working room in the house.
June 19, 2015
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7 Ways to Design with Warren Platner Chairs

The prolific midcentury architect and designer brought us many treasures, the most iconic among them his wire chairs and tables for Knoll, designed in 1966. To follow are 7 modern rooms that incorporate the look in high style.
June 12, 2015
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6 Shining Examples of Clerestory Windows

These clever clerestories usher natural light from above and bathe their rooms in sunlight.
May 21, 2015
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How to Design With Cor-Ten Steel

What's not to love about Cor-Ten steel? The less you maintain it, the richer it looks.
May 19, 2015
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How Does a Passive House Work?

Passive Houses are built according to a rigorous series of design principles that promote efficiency.
May 4, 2015