Ikea Hacks

Ikea Kitchen Specialist Brave Element Puts the Art in Particleboard

The Seattle company puts the art in particleboard, creating built-ins, media centers, closets, cabinets, and more out of basic Ikea stock.

09/24/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Habitat

A Rural Retreat in Sultan Creates Angles of Repose

Architect David Coleman designed a custom home in Sultan, Washington, with complex geometry and lots of sunlight.

09/03/2021 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Lara Swimmer

CAPITOL GAINS

16 of Our Favorite Capitol Hill Shops

From covetable skincare at the just-opened Glossier to vintage sportswear at Throwbacks Northwest, find it all in Seattle's best shopping neighborhood.

08/26/2021 By Chelsea Lin, Rosin Saez, and Zoe Sayler

Explainer

What Is a Houseboat, Really?

What you need to know about Seattle's quirkiest type of home.

06/17/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Collective Enterprise

Pacific Galleries Antique Mall Will Close This Summer

Seattle says farewell to its oldest antique mall after nearly 50 years.

06/08/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC

Our Home Organization Obsession Decluttered Our Minds, Too

But living spaces don’t have to be Netflix-immaculate to help improve mental health.

03/09/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Off-Grid Architecture

Property Watch: A Blakely Island Enclave Designed by Architect Jim Olson

No time like the present to buy a remote island village in the San Juans.

01/13/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Clean Slates

Starting Over in a Midcentury House in Seward Park

A modern facelift turns a fixer-upper into a gathering spot—with a stunning home office.

01/13/2021 By Karin Vandraiss Photography by Michael Duryea

Deck the Halls

Why a Rented Holiday Is the Greenest Holiday

A local startup serves yuletide sustainability through short-term decorations.

12/02/2020 By Karin Vandraiss

Habitat

How a Denny-Blaine Craftsman Became a Colorful Pet Project

A photographer’s home makeover brings an eclectic vision to her childhood stomping grounds.

11/05/2020 By Karin Vandraiss

Habitat

How to Decorate for Halloween with Style

Spooky and chic don’t have to be mutually exclusive.

10/01/2020 By Karin Vandraiss

Sponsored Content

Moe’s Home Collection Opens American Flagship Location in Seattle

Creative expression, quality products, innovative and unique pieces: Moe's Home Collection is design made simple. Explore hundreds of unique furniture items and iconic design at their newest showroom at 1023 1st Avenue, Seattle, opening September 4.

08/25/2020

Habitat

How to Prime Your Patio for Summer (and Beyond)

Seattle’s latecomer warm weather means outdoor spaces stay relevant well into fall.

08/07/2020 By Karin Vandraiss

Sponsored Content

Central, Affordable, and Luxury Living Await Only at Gridiron

Find your home in Seattle’s first neighborhood.

04/13/2020

Sponsored Content

Downtown’s New Seattle House Towers Offer Adventurous, Carefree Living for Seattle’s Empty Nesters

Reconnect with downtown Seattle in a new vertical living property by the one of the world's largest sustainable developer of urban neighborhoods.

03/11/2020

HABITAT

How Two Design Pros Created a Nursery Baby Can Grow Into

This Beacon Hill office-turned-nursery kept mom's taste in mind while leaving plenty of room for her daughter's.

02/25/2020 By Karin Vandraiss

NORDIC NEWS

Scandinavian Furniture Gallery Sparklebarn Is Opening in Ballard

After eight years in Fremont, the furniture shop's moving in right next door to the Nordic museum.

02/21/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Habitat

A Laurelhurst Tudor, Transformed

A move to Seattle prompted this Eastside family to trade modern Scandi for a not-so-traditional Tudor.

12/23/2019 By Karin Vandraiss

HABITAT

How a Former Cannabis Maven Transformed Her Waterfront Vashon Island Home

Susie Gress's TV-famous gathering space brims with Northwest contemporary architecture.

11/26/2019 By Karin Vandraiss

Spook-tacular Finds

7 Eerie Seattle Shops for Your Halloween Needs

These local costume dens and taxidermy havens prepare you for fright night festivities.

10/24/2019 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege and Courtney Cummings