Contractor David Jackinin finds inspiration in the Craftsman style Thorsen house of 1910 in Berkeley, by Greene and Greene, which was the last landmark design by the architects of the Gamble house in Pasadena.
Tight quarters on houseboats ensure that every inch counts. Joyanna reports on adaptable ideas for landlubbers.
David asks architect Maurice Levitch what he has learned from his many years of designing kitchens and baths.
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.
A recent article in the Wall Street Journal describes Farmhouse designs from Houseplans.com.
Touring the Kings Road House in Los Angeles by Rudolph Schindler, which is considered an early California example of modern living.
House plans that work with water features, though maybe the pool you really need is for your pet!
Browse our latest plans -- with wide porches, home offices, laundries, and mudrooms -- by Home Patterns, LLC.
An early experiment in prefab design by the futurist Buckminster Fuller -- using recycled airplane parts -- offers inspiration for today.
Design writer Cheryl Weber reports on how to make a home comfortable and safe so we can live there longer.
Tips from Arianna Huffington and sleep experts for helping make your bedroom more of a sleep aid.