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


Can You Repeat That?

Sticking to neutrals and solids will result in a blah, incomplete-feeling space. Here are some tips from interior designers Faith Sheridan and Wendy Allen on how to pull off patterns at home.

09/15/2010 By Hannah Bostwick


Everyone Loves a Complement

Advice from Emily Lauderback of colorinspace.com and Kathy Banak, owner of Authentic Home, for incorporating bold swaths of color into any room.

08/19/2010 By Jessica Voelker


Kitchen Confidential

Grace Schlitt and Kim Lavacot of Flapjack Kitchen Design, Joe Ratto of J. A. Ratto Builder, and Jackson Remodeling’s Erik Jackson on how to make your kitchen remodel efficient, economical, and eco-friendly.

07/14/2010 By Jessica Campbell


Farm Your Backyard

It’s a little known fact that almost everything you plant in April can also be planted as late as July. With a few quick preparations, you can be on your way to backyard bounty by early fall. Amy Pennington, owner of Go Go Green Garden, and Colin McCrate

06/14/2010 By Judy Naegeli


Discount Decor on the Down Low

Local designers share cheap-but-chic decorating secrets.

04/15/2010 By Brian J. Barr


The Bifurcated House

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

03/17/2010 By Jessica Voelker


Age Is Arbitrary

Give your home decor a new look with antiques.

02/17/2010 By Tiffany Wan


Dream Small

A garden shed can house whatever your heart desires, but a good building plan keeps things real.

01/22/2010 By Jessica Voelker


Lighten Up

If winter gray gives you the blues, try these bright ideas from local lighting luminaries.

12/11/2009 By Calise Cardenas


Dinner Plans

Architect Tom Kundig and chef William Belickis pair up to make MistralKitchen—from scratch.

11/18/2009 By Jessica Voelker


Our House

Tara Graham bought architect Grace Schlitt’s home in Madrona, and found she fit right in.

10/20/2009 With Rachel Solomon


High-Style Tiles

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

08/10/2009 By Christopher Werner


Let It Float

For Bjarko Serra architect Chris Serra and his partner Valerie Wersinger, updating a Seward Park, Paul Kirk split-level home meant honoring an artist in transition—and keeping owner Frances Locke happy, too.

07/15/2009 By Brian J. Barr



Seattle company Method teams with architect Tom Lenchek of Balance Associates to bring Northwest style to the prefab real estate trend.

05/22/2009 By Jessica Voelker


Woodway Hideaway

An award-winning remodel transforms a "dark, hunkering block" into a high-style sylvan sanctuary.

03/18/2009 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