Article

The Lost Slipper

In 2004, a top Seattle gardener acquired one of the most breathtaking orchid specimens she had ever seen. But at the Volunteer Park Conservatory—a magnet for plant thieves—this orchid never stood a chance.

01/04/2009 By Roger Brooks

Article

What a Turn On

Let there be light: Shop for retro, rebuilt, and brand-new lighting designs.

01/04/2009 By Laura Cassidy

Article

Little Giants

South Seattle Community College’s dwarf conifers come alive in winter.   

01/04/2009 By Roger Brooks

Article

The Artful Designer

Chris Haddad brings to life the modern designs of some of the Northwest’s most desirable homes—when he’s not making sculptures.

01/04/2009 By Peter Sackett

SELLER'S STORY

Round House, Square Lot

A West Seattle property requires a targeted marketing strategy.

01/04/2009 By Ashley Griffin

Article

Light House

A Madison Park family tosses aside its traditional roots to create a modern home that glows.

01/04/2009 By Naomi Zeitlin

Gardening 2008

Earth Movers

Thanks to our area’s climate (and microclimates), we can be the gardeners we’ve always wanted to be. These three green thumbs created landscapes that spoke to their whimsical nature, their love of prized perennials, and their lasting memories of Tuscan vi

01/04/2009 By Marty Wingate

Article

Looking for Closure

01/04/2009 By Laura Peach

Slideshow

Slide Show: The House Next Door

When a Capitol Hill family needed room to grow, they didn’t look far. 

01/03/2009

Gardening

The Bee’s Knees

Attracting pollinators to your garden bears fruit come fall.

01/03/2009 By Marty Wingate

Article

The House Next Door

When a Capitol Hill family needed room to grow, they didn’t look far. 

01/03/2009 By Roger Brooks

Article

Suburban Like Me

A child of the suburbs finds herself priced out of posh Seattle and lands in lowly Lynnwood—expecting the same sort of white-bread wasteland she left behind.

01/03/2009 By Juliette Guilbert

ALTERNATIVE HOUSING

Common Ground

Cohousing projects bring residents together, brisk resales.

01/03/2009 By Ashley Griffin

Article

Splish Splash

Just 50 years ago, bathrooms were small, dark, unappreciated utility rooms. No more. Today’s bathrooms are retreats designed to melt away the stress of hectic lives.

12/28/2008 By Christopher Werner and Roger Brooks

Slideshow

Slide Show: Skin Deep

A Capitol Hill condominium gets a face-lift without radical surgery.

12/28/2008

REAL ESTATE

Thoroughly Modern

A specialty real estate firm specializes in midcentury architecture.

12/28/2008 By Ashley Griffin

Article

Glass Houses

The perfect summer host is ready to serve mint juleps, mojitos, and merlot. Are you?

12/28/2008 By Anna Roth

Article

Humdingers

A constant food and water source and a secluded place to rest are all a hummingbird needs to call your yard home. 

12/28/2008 By Mary Robson