Home and Garden

  • Love one particular color? Decorating your home in it needn’t feel one-note, as this New York apartment filled with burnished variations on golden earth tones proves.
    Created: 2/27/2015 11:32:26 PM
  • Keep your spaces for socializing warm, even without a fireplace, by embracing the traditional Danish concept of ‘hygge’ this winter.
    Created: 2/13/2015 11:33:05 PM
  • Beyond bangles and sunglasses, fashion boutiques nationwide are now selling vases, vessels, mugs and pitchers from emerging potters.
    Created: 2/6/2015 11:42:35 PM
  • For a post-holiday-mania arrangement, floral designer Lindsey Taylor finds inspiration in a tranquil John Singer Sargent portrait.
    Created: 1/30/2015 11:32:41 PM
  • For theater professionals looking for a refuge from the Broadway bustle, this Hamptons interior grants a full measure of serenity.
    Created: 1/20/2015 11:33:31 PM
  • Some busy people let interior designers choose all of their ‘personal’ items. Time-saving strategy or shameful secret?
    Created: 1/16/2015 11:32:37 PM
  • Dispense with pedestrian pine candles this holiday. These unconventional scents look unconventionally stylish, too
    Created: 1/9/2015 11:33:51 PM
  • Floral designer Lindsey Taylor creates a many-layered bouquet that riffs on a 1980s painting by Anselm Kiefer.
    Created: 1/2/2015 11:33:43 PM
  • The real estate developer who helped turn Miami into a global destination for design is bringing scores of luxury fashion brands to the revived Design District.
    Created: 12/29/2014 11:32:37 PM
  • This holiday season, give the design junkie in your life the gift of inspiration, found in abundance in these coffee-table-worthy tomes.
    Created: 12/26/2014 11:32:48 PM
  • Custom shades made from designer fabrics ensure that your light never fades into the background.
    Created: 12/19/2014 11:32:30 PM
  • Floral designer Lindsey Taylor creates a long-lasting arrangement based on the work of British painter Meredith Frampton.
    Created: 12/18/2014 11:35:49 PM
  • A new cadre of designers is offering endlessly adjustable, mural-like scenes that are truly one-of-a-kind.
    Created: 12/12/2014 11:33:35 PM
  • Upgrade your basic looking glass to one that’s embellished with details in wood, metal and more.
    Created: 12/10/2014 11:33:36 PM
  • Fujimoto’s designs eschew the predictable and often force viewers to relate to space in a new way, making the Tokyo-based architect a hero in his field.
    Created: 12/3/2014 11:33:59 PM
  • Low-lying ottomans like those found in Chatsworth House can be a surprising, multi-purpose addition to a contemporary interior.
    Created: 12/3/2014 11:32:44 PM
  • Ambitious architects are elevating the humble mountain retreat with expanses of glass and industrial materials while still keeping its woodsy charm intact.
    Created: 11/28/2014 11:33:01 PM
  • The interior decorator holds forth on the appeal of Bauhaus design, why the smell of wood is so important in décor and more.
    Created: 11/28/2014 11:32:52 PM
  • Designer Meg Callahan sews up a contemporary classic, while jewelry maker Lara Bohinc offers a bookshelf upgrade.
    Created: 11/27/2014 11:36:32 PM
  • Borrow a designer trick by springing for a take on a Tibetan meditation rug shaped like a tiger but far from carnivorous.
    Created: 11/6/2014 11:35:31 PM
  • If you’re faced with a dauntingly cavernous room, the best approach is to divide and conquer—as in this inviting three-living-zones solution.
    Created: 11/6/2014 11:34:29 PM
  • With a crack design team, a Manhattan couple invests in an 1830s clapboard home—and scores a weekend getaway that gently mixes tradition and modernity.
    Created: 11/5/2014 11:33:59 PM
  • Thanks to the appliance of science, you can now dim the lights, stream music, turn the heat up, snare dust bunnies and more—all without moving an inch.
    Created: 10/30/2014 11:33:06 PM
  • Located in Oaxaca, Mexico, Casa Wabi is a refuge for artists and the local community, designed by the Japanese architect Tadao Ando.
    Created: 10/30/2014 11:32:53 PM
  • Floral designer Lindsey Taylor translates an abstract 1955 canvas by the American artist into a bountiful fall arrangement.
    Created: 10/23/2014 11:34:30 PM
  • Architect Massimiliano Fuksas and his wife, Doriana, open up in their penthouse home. Take a look at how the couple achieved a blissful harmony by juxtaposing the seriousness of Modernism with the playfulness of postwar Italian art.
    Created: 10/16/2014 11:35:02 PM
  • The weird and wonderful met in the Finnish capital as Helsinki Design Week turned the city into a showcase for new ideas.
    Created: 10/16/2014 11:32:53 PM
  • Designer Sheila Bridges took on the challenge of furnishing a house almost entirely with online buys. Here, her top seven tips.
    Created: 10/15/2014 11:32:11 PM
  • The maxim 'There is no such thing as bad weather, there is only inappropriate clothing' applies just as much to the home. Textures, color, lighting and just the right amount of clutter can winter-proof any room.
    Created: 10/8/2014 11:34:29 PM
  • Arum lilies are one of the loveliest flowers you could have in your home, so why add any other element to the mix? Florist Robbie Honey on how to perfect the simple arrangement.
    Created: 10/2/2014 11:32:59 PM
  • Reissued in the shadiest shade, iconic chairs, lamps and more are gaining a chic new gravitas.
    Created: 9/18/2014 11:33:10 PM
  • How 11 nearly identical seascapes can add up to an idiosyncratic take on the salon-style wall of art.
    Created: 9/11/2014 11:34:43 PM
  • Esteemed gardeners are revisiting the flower best known as gas-station landscaping—and revealing its long-obscured charms.
    Created: 9/5/2014 11:32:12 PM
  • In a Scandinavian-meets-Midcentury makeover of a Manhattan flat, hits of earthy woodgrain give an otherwise pallid palette a twist.
    Created: 9/3/2014 11:34:04 PM
  • This distinctly modern brass piece by designer Robert Kuo is grounded in techniques used in the Tang dynasty.
    Created: 8/28/2014 11:34:14 PM
  • The sought-after architect reveals what he's seeking, riding, collecting and coveting.
    Created: 8/28/2014 11:34:04 PM
  • It's as '70s as 'Close Encounters,' but the lowly light has sprouted again—in new incarnations of the upscale kind.
    Created: 8/28/2014 11:33:05 PM
  • In a loose arrangement, floral designer Lindsey Taylor recreates the feeling of a poetically chaotic canvas by the abstract expressionist painter.
    Created: 8/21/2014 11:33:53 PM
  • With a major show of Henri Matisse's cut-outs opening stateside this fall, designers are busily creating patterns inspired by the textile-obsessed painter's art.
    Created: 8/21/2014 11:33:34 PM
  • The British maestro of stripped-down everyday design explains why he's wary of "luxury" and how Hergé's comic-book character shaped his taste.
    Created: 8/15/2014 11:34:35 PM
  • These lamps and votives, modeled after ocean creatures, are the perfect accessory for beachy summer fêtes.
    Created: 8/15/2014 11:33:29 PM
  • This soothingly austere 18th-century abode offers a stylistic getaway from the opulence of a Connecticut estate's main dwelling.
    Created: 8/8/2014 11:32:55 PM
  • Pair a stylish, stress-dissolving hammock with a book so good you'll take up permanent residence between two trees.
    Created: 8/7/2014 11:32:49 PM
  • The latest design news: The remarkably understated Ipnos light from Flos and hand-felted throws from South Africa.
    Created: 7/31/2014 11:35:08 PM
  • Floral designer Lindsey Taylor translates one of the French master's Tangier paintings into a summer bouquet.
    Created: 7/25/2014 11:34:33 PM
  • This storied country house, where everything is beautifully of one style, challenges the modern idea that eclecticism is the way to go with décor.
    Created: 7/18/2014 11:32:39 PM
  • A vase in sync with the Abstract Expressionist's vital style begets a bouquet by floral designer Lindsey Taylor.
    Created: 6/27/2014 11:32:56 PM
  • Floral designer Lindsey Taylor takes a fresh-cut look at an iconic John Singer Sargent canvas.
    Created: 5/16/2014 11:32:46 PM
  • In his apartment-cum-furniture-showroom, interior designer Charlie Ferrer proves that a muted palette needn't be meek.
    Created: 4/25/2014 1:03:02 PM
  • How a shabby cabin in the woods can become a sophisticated weekend retreat—without losing a connection to the outdoors.
    Created: 12/20/2013 12:02:56 PM