My Island

Resident experts on nearby isles—San Juan, Whidbey, Vancouver, Anderson, and Galiano—dish on the restaurants, shops, and destinations to check out during your next Northwest island getaway.

05/22/2009 By James Ross Gardner


One to Grow On

Architect Emory Baldwin’s Greenlake home puts his simple—yet revolutionary—design philosophy to the test.

02/11/2009 By Christopher Werner


Home Theater

Pb Elemental built a house for two Queen Anne actors to play in. But will there be drama with the neighbors?

01/15/2009 By Jessica Voelker


Fire Work With Me

Four Seattle architects heat up home design with custom hearths for every look and lifestyle.

01/05/2009 By Juliette Guilbert


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


Light House

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

01/04/2009 By Naomi Zeitlin


Fly Boy Toys

01/03/2009 By Sarah Anderson


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


Skin Deep

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

12/28/2008 By Peter Sackett


Island Fantasy

With a little know-how (and many checklists), Denny and Holly Onslow found paradise.

12/27/2008 By Roger Brooks


Ramble On

A Kirkland couple opts for reconstruction over destruction. 

12/27/2008 By Peter Sackett


Practical Magic

Fun with form and function in a Ravenna bungalow.

12/17/2008 By Jessica Voelker


Second Life

Kyla Fairchild finds a home for No Depression online, and another for herself on Camano Island.

12/09/2008 By Brian J. Barr