A Trio of Seattle Kitchen Remodels

Three families take different ­approaches to updating kitchens in older homes.

11/28/2012 By Giselle Smith


A Color-Drenched Farmhouse on Bainbridge

Pantone color expert Leatrice Eiseman paints her home in rainbow hues.

08/21/2012 By Chelsea Lin


A West Seattle Remodel Adds a New Master Suite

A well-crafted remodel of a West Seattle cottage adds just the right amount of room.

07/17/2012 By Giselle Smith

Park City

Seattle's Best City Parks


Take a Hike

Seattle’s Best City Parks

The 10 best outdoor spaces 
in Seattle (and beyond).

06/11/2012 By Lawrence W. Cheek


New Landscaping Gives a Sand Point Home Curb Appeal

Landscape designer Scot Eckley transforms an underused side yard into a functional oasis.

05/18/2012 By Giselle Smith


Spring Arts 2012: Then and Now

The lasting cultural legacy of the 1962 World’s Fair was the city’s new civic hub, Seattle Center, home to world-class opera, ballet, theater, art—and a visit from King Tut—then, and now.

01/21/2012 By Laura Dannen With Allie Oosta and Brian Colella


Midcentury Modern Revival

A Queen Anne home by famed Northwest architect Paul Hayden Kirk gets a modern update, but its original integrity remains intact.

11/17/2011 By Giselle Smith


The Yes Man

Brad Harlow let everyone else make the decisions while building his man cave. And he got exactly what he wanted.

02/17/2011 By Matthew Halverson


No Space to Waste

For airplane interior engineer Steve Sauer, 182 square feet is big enough by far.

12/13/2010 By Christopher Werner


Safe Arbor

Taking inspiration from The Treehouse Book, authored by TreeHouse Workshop's Peter Nelson, the Danilchik family build a Swiss chalet hovering between two centenarian Western Red cedars near Poulsbo.

10/11/2010 By Alexandra Notman


Fairview Fanny and the Angel of Death

How The Seattle Times broke the story of a lifetime, investigated a killer, and rescued itself from irrelevancy.

06/17/2010 By James Ross Gardner


100 Reasons to Love Seattle

Call us biased, but it’s as easy to dig up reasons to love this city as it is to score gourmet grub on our streets. (Hey, there’s a reason right there…) In fact, we found so many—from our flair for flash mobbery to our kid-friendly

06/14/2010 By Kathryn Robinson, Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Eric Scigliano, Laura Cassidy, Jessica Voelker, Christopher Werner, Laura Dannen, Tiffany Wan, Judy Naegeli, and Caitlin King


House of the Spirit

Kirkland homeowner Lakshmi Gopalkrishnan discovers the joys of living artfully.

05/12/2010 By Jessica Voelker


Slide Show: Best Places to Live 2010

Here are _Seattle Met_’s picks for the Emerald City’s 15 must-live neighborhoods right now, plus vital stats on the people, property, and parks in 116 communities.



Best Places to Live 2010

Here are Seattle Met’s picks for the Emerald City’s 15 must-live neighborhoods right now, plus vital stats on the people, property, and parks in 116 communities.

04/19/2010 By Matthew Halverson


The Bifurcated House

Gage Academy of Art’s founding family puts a modern face on a Ballard bungalow.

03/17/2010 By Jessica Voelker


Go! Road Trips 2010

Seattle’s nice, but a road trip in the springtime is even sweeter. Here, five excuses to load the trunk, get behind the wheel, and put rubber to asphalt.

03/17/2010 By James Ross Gardner, David Laskin, Jessica Voelker, Lia Steakley Dicker, and Christopher Werner


The Collector

When a St. Louis art lover made Seattle his home, it was our city’s gain.

11/16/2009 By Steve Wiecking


High-Style Tiles

Amely Wurmbrand uses mosaic and tiles to lend artful touches to her modern Shoreline home.

08/10/2009 By Christopher Werner