Fourteen designers reflect on their influences and why their designs received a Best of Houzz 2021 award. Featuring the mudroom from our Winchester Dutch Colonial.
A couple that had always wanted to renovate an old farmhouse preserves a historic 1785 home for their family of six.
“If a house is short on storage, we add it wherever we can,” says designer Chloë Rideout. So when building an addition to this 1730s Ipswich, Massachusetts, home for a client, the team framed out an alcove for the family dogs. (slide 6/6)
Notable experts offer tips and tricks to achieve a timeless home design.
When an architect fully reimagines the entire property—from the landscape to the living spaces—so that each element elevates the other, a truly profound transformation occurs.
Boston Design Guide
The story of the Federal-era 1785 John Mottey House, and finding perfect balance where the character of the period house meets the client’s wish list.
New England Home
Anyone who has ever lived in a house with a century or two of history knows there are certainly challenges to renovating a historic home. Mat Cummings talks through potential obstacles that homeowners may face, as well as the extraordinary rewards of living in a renovated house that’s been transformed into a true home.
Kitchen & Bath Design News
A collection of kitchen projects showcase the vast array of countertop materials available today, focusing on stylish surfaces that are every bit as functional as they are beautiful.
Celebrate the charm of the 1915 Dutch Colonial, but reinvigorating it for the modern lifestyle of their family with fresh, modern ideas.
A sleek modern farmhouse design melds perfectly with the surrounding historic homes.
If you own a house built before 1960 that has its original windows, be grateful. Nothing will ever look as good… New windows will not function better. They will not save you buckets of money in energy costs. They may not even last until you have finished paying for them.
This Old House
A wrap-up of the project featured on This Old House TV. With a more open (storage-packed!) first floor, a new master suite, and dedicated space for visiting grandparents, this 1879 Italianate’s remodel was designed with family in mind.
Arts and Crafts Homes
Once bland, the house has blossomed into a beauty with the addition of a handsome porch.
Modern Farmhouse Home & Living
Exterior [white] paint colors to get your home beaming.
As the inlaid compass rose reveals in the front entry, the home’s ocean side faces directly south and enjoys a 180-degree swath of unadulterated Atlantic goodness. But the property wasn’t always so glorious.
American Farmhouse Style
A farmhouse from 1686 transforms from an abandoned building into a historic gem.
This Old House
A 1750 Georgian gets a preservation-minded redo with smart expansion to serve a family of seven.
Boston Globe Magazine
Working room by room, the owner has freed the post-and-beam house of linoleum and plywood updates from previous owners.
New England Fine Living
There’s a lot to move about outdoor living, particularly in New England, where the climate isn’t warm and inviting year-round.