A historic home in Montecito, California, gets a lift that honors its European roots
The Big Chill
Bathed in cool blue, this Kansas City home gets warmth from rosy accents
On the Sunny Side of the Street
How to bring a storied San Francisco Victorian up to date for a young family? Embrace its surroundings
A Family Homecoming
Three grown siblings scoop up a 1900 Victorian in their hometown of Laurel, Mississippi, and tap (who else?) local celebs Ben and Erin Napier to help restore it
To suit a glamorous couple, one Boston designer turned a simple condo into the crash pad of their dreams
Retooling a sea captain's house to suit a modern family requires all sorts of clever reinvention
Class of 2023
They have roots everywhere from Korea to Lebanon to Minneapolis, and training in fields including law, fashion design, and hotel management. But these 15 design stars on the rise share two things in common: a talent for telling stories through spaces and a guaranteed spot in tomorrow's list of top designers
A Tale of Two Gardens
In Fairfield County, Connecticut, two landscape designs rely on clean, formal geometry-but with strikingly different results.
The Deep End
In a tranquil corner of Napa Valley, two designers create a hillside compound to host family (and unforgettable parties).
2023 CREATOR CLASS
The Content Innovators Changing How We Live
One family finds comfort amid the vineyards of California's majestic wine country.
off the Beaten Path
An eco-conscious designer crafts an enchanting family home in northern Florida that blends into its surroundings.
So This Is LOVE
Budding designer walks into a dreamy Colonial, fireworks ensue-but first she has to figure out how to buy the house...
Why Stop with a Grill?
There are countless ways to cook, refrigerate, and make ice-cold drinks outside.
It's Time to Plan Your Outdoor Kitchen
And guess what? You might even be able to enjoy it this summer.
For an artist working between Kingston, Jamaica, and Chicago, the botanical world is not what it seems.
Pave the Way
WHAT GOOD IS A BACKYARD IF YOU DON'T USE IT AS AN EXTENSION OF YOUR HOME? MADE OF long-lasting materials like stone or cement set right into the ground, patios are the perfect way to gently activate an outdoor area for gathering. (And \"you'll save on water consumption as opposed to maintaining a lawn,\" designer Kate Anne Gross points out.) Lounge in fresh air, enjoy a meal under the stars, or chat with loved ones by the fire-without worrying about tracking mud into the house. Integrated as part of the landscape, patios endure beautifully with minimal upkeep, and there are countless ways to create them: Flip the page to see how designers do it. -Kelly Allen
"It Moves..with the Trees as They Sway"
A treehouse overlooking Puget Sound offers a winsome escape for multiple generations.
An unexpected upsizing leads a pair of furniture-thrifting obsessives into a curated new home (and career path).
The GALLERY on the 17th FLOOR
An art-stocked pied-à-terre overlooks Houston's Museum District.
Shades of GRA
A cheerful designer gives a white-box new build a surge of life.
Perched on a snowy New York mountaintop, this quirky 1970s A-frame is the sort of retreat you'd never want to leave.
Welcome to the Clubhouse
How one firm turned a boxy, cramped 100-year-old house into a gentleman's lake retreat.
The Cottage Next Door
How do you redesign a fixture of your childhood? For one architect, the answer came easy: You don't.
Time to Add a Guesthouse
In response to housing shortages in big cities, states are making it easier for you to build an accessory dwelling unit (or ADU-a stand-alone living structure on the same property as your main house). Here's how to plan for one.
A 1930s cottage is designed to embrace nature, heritage, and the occasional 30-person dinner party.
"Tea and biscuits" might mean breakfast in this Texas kitchen, but its English decor needs no translation.
The Next Chapter
A coastal kitchen in Pacific Palisades, California, went from kid-friendly to adult-ready.
Letting in the Light
A kitchen reno in Los Angeles proves that embracing old wood paneling can open up exhilarating possibilities.
The Family Circus
For a couple with five pets in Nashville, this storage-obsessed designer thought of everything.