Beige Is Back: Designers Share 10 Beautiful Warm Paint Colors

As enthusiasm for cool grays has waned, warm neutrals have returned. See which beige and greige tones designers prefer by Becky Harris In recent years, the color gray soared in popularity while warm neutrals like beige got a bad rap. Beige, which often has been preceded by the word “boring,” deserves better, and it’s making […]

Designers Share Their Hottest Picks for Kitchen Backsplashes

Make a splash in the kitchen with these design pros’ selections for backsplash materials, colors and layouts by Bryan Anthony A backsplash is an ideal location for making a dramatic visual impact in the kitchen. And there’s a wide range of materials, colors and layouts to choose from. Here, design pros share some of the […]

Leave your emotions at the doormat, this home needs to sell

by Leslie Sargent Eskildsen Preparing to sell your house begins with getting your house ready to market it, and for some, this concept is difficult to grasp. There are so many memories, milestones and emotions tied up in the place where you live. You’ll have greater success selling the home if you can flip the […]

Designers Share Their Top Choices for Kitchen Floors

by Bryan Anthony When it comes to selecting a material for the floors of their latest kitchen projects, these designers tell us it’s hard to beat the look and timeless quality of wood and wood-look vinyl. However, for those projects where tile is a must, a durable porcelain is hands down their favorite material for […]

See What’s Cooking in Kitchen Design

THE ROAD TO KBIS 2020 | Article by houzz PRO Patterns dancing across natural stone surfaces. International style-setters revealing global trends. Appliances offering smart ways to address wellness. All this and more will be at this year’s KBIS in Las Vegas. Below, designers and an NKBA executive share trends and tips to help you prep […]

4 Features That Make a Home Perfect for Holiday Entertaining

Designers reveal the things that make a difference when hosting Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year’s by Gwendolyn Purdom on Houzz.com A house that lends itself to entertaining is a boon for holiday hosts. But other than enough living room real estate for a Christmas tree and a dining table that has seating for all […]

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Ceilings as the Fifth Wall Metallic swirls above that echo the whorls of a natural stone island below. Trompe l’oeil wood-paneled wallpaper crowning an intimate room. Puffy clouds floating across a sky-like ceiling. Just like a top hat goes perfectly with tails or a fascinator complements an elegant dress, an eye-catching ceiling can provide the […]