The trellised outdoor space often identified with sun-splashed Italian villas and Craftsman bungalows is making a comeback.
Boyce explains how Builder Magazine developed a show house for Gen Y buyers in 2012.
Marianne Cusato, designer of the Katrina Cottage, discusses the home of the future.
Edit, simplify, work with what you have -- and maybe add a rug or pillow to freshen the look.
A new one story farmhouse design by architect Nicholas Lee shows connections to ranch house history while bringing this classic home style up to date for modern living.
Meet the winning plan in the People's Choice category, voted on by social media.
The Outdoor Living winner in the 2015 Houseplans.com Design Awards (the Howies) is by architects Sarah Susanka and Tina Govan.
Meet the winners in the Kitchen, Bath, & Outdoor Living categories of the 2015 Houseplans.com Design Awards Program -- the HOWIEs.
Six winning designs in the 2015 HOWIEs: Small, Medium, and Large Traditional style; and Small, Medium, and Large Modern style.
Where do you relax at home and what makes that space so compelling? What to consider as you plan the great room in your new house.
The Wall Street Journal reports on the growing popularity of "Contemporary Craftsman" style -- which we can corroborate.
Smaller homes of roughly 2,600 sq. ft. or less can have mansion-like luxury with amenities like window walls, walk-in closets and pantries, mud rooms, laundries, and the use of high-end materials and finishes.
FreeGreen's entire library of energy-efficient plans is now part of the Houseplans.com inventory.
Key features of older homes that could add character and comfort to the new home you're building.
Green design and development experts share what you need to know before breaking ground.
Interest in adapting the shipping container esthetic for home design is a growing trend.