Elegant Casual Style for a Gracious Farmhouse

This Georgia couple appreciated their ancestral country vacation house so much that they chose to live there. While the pastoral 1960s prefab cabin was all they wanted for relaxed weekend remains, it was not suitable for full-time living, so they remodeled and enlarged the home, which makes it resemble a simple, rambling farmhouse which had …


A Dramatic Facade Makeover at Maine

Without moving one window or door, architect David Matero gave this coastal Maine house’s exterior a stunning makeover. The proprietor, a British guy intending to rent the home a time, desired the outside of the home to match his modern aesthetic. “He wished to make a new speech for the home,” says Matero. Matero worked …


10 Desks Which Do the Job With Character

A functional desk that permits good workflow is vital for any businessperson, family organizer, pupil or crafter. All the better if that desk’s layout offers as much inspiration as it will usefulness. Here are 10 desks that add extraordinary form to an otherwise ordinary function. Marble. This custom-made Carrara marble endeavor desk includes three beefy …


Coastal Makeover: A Florida Home Sees the Light

When Mike and Leann Rowe’s son and daughter moved from their 4,000-square-foot home in Lutz, Florida, the couple decided to downsize. Keeping with the empty nest ethos, they not only wanted less square footage, but also something fresh, straightforward and plain. The feeling that they got when they crossed the bridge into St. Pete Beach, …