Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014
I’ve never visited the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel in Denver, but I can pretend.
Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014
Advice about saving money on home heating costs abounds this time of year, but some of it is oversimplified, marketing hype or just plain wrong, while some long-standing myths persist about keeping warm on the cheap.
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014
Thirty-five years ago, when John Doherty was doing rehab work for Campus Apartments, removing old plasterwork to make way for drywall, he was struck by the beauty of the buildings’ antique plaster flourishes — all destined for the landfill.
Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014
Thanks to advances in lighting technology, suburban dads (and moms) across the country have a lot to choose from when it comes to creative ways to deck their halls for the holidays this year.
Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014
Just as fashion accessories can have a big impact on an outfit, the items you display on shelves and tables can have a powerful effect on the style of any room.
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014
Tile has a rich and varied history in decor, from Roman floor mosaics and majolica to Delft ceramics and Mexican terracotta.
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014
When her family bought their first house, Katrina Sullivan wanted to share every aspect of creating her dream home.
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014
Linda and Rick Sustakoski have lived all over the world, but chose Pittsburgh when it was time to choose their dream home.
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014
Geometric patterns are classics in modern design speak. But one that especially resonates these days is the triangle.
Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014
If the words “quilt show” make you think of grandma’s log cabin or nine-patch quilts, think again.
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014
Frank Lloyd Wright’s houses enchant us with their inventive geometry yet torment many of their owners with leaking roofs and other functional woes.
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014
Count me among those who find the “Elf on the Shelf” just a bit creepy. That said, wouldn’t it make more sense to have a slightly spooky creature keeping an eye on your kids around Halloween instead of Christmas?
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
When Heather McLarney and Christopher Kosa built a home in Charlotte, N.C., they wanted to make sure the new structure fit in with the neighborhood they had fallen in love with.
Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014
CHENOA, Ill. — For years Pat Huth came home from vacation with photos she’d taken of barns she admired on her journeys, but she never thought to take any of the ones around her central Illinois home.
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014
Barbara Fallone has only lived at 137 Front St. for about three years, but she and the building go way back.