New Classics: Philippe Starck Gnomes

I really like it when designers don’t take design or themselves too seriously. That is why I adore Philippe Starck so much. The designer took the omnipresent garden gnome and flipped it into a kitschy table. I almost wonder if somebody asked him to determine if he could acquire stylish modern retailers to carry a [...]

Fantastic Design Plant: Bulbine Frutescens'Hallmark'

‘Hallmark’ bulbine (Bulbine frutescens‘Hallmark’) is a favourite plant for low-water backyard configurations, from Mediterranean to modern. “It is a great accent plant, an almost nonstop bloomer and looks great during the seasons,” says landscape designer Eileen Kelly. “It is magnificent massed, and both beautiful mingled with companion plants that have contrasting foliage and flower colors.” [...]

Take Your Headboard

A headboard that extends past the borders of your mattress produces a striking focal point that visually expands both the wall behind the bed and the mattress itself. Often, that the extra-wide headboard is long enough to extend past nightstands, helping the mattress and its counterparts turned into one cohesive look. If you’re seeking to [...]

Houzz Tour: Classic Tudor Gets a Modern Update

When a household of four hired interior designer Lizette Marie Bruckstein of Lizette Marie Interior Design, they had just purchased their home and were looking to complete the basement, remodel the master bathroom and also do a few minor cosmetic upgrades to the rest of the bathrooms. As they began working together, the reach of [...]

10 Elements of the State-of-the-Art Kitchens of Today

The first things people consider when it comes to state-of-the-art kitchens are appliances, with great reason; new appliances and technology go hand in hand. Laying them out for optimum cooking efficiency together with clever new business strategies will provide you a restaurant-inspired workspace. With a busy-cooking holiday season, let us take a look at some [...]