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ADUs Leading to Intergenerational Bay Area Living

Homeowners are building in their homes and backyards for aging parents and grown kids.
July 25, 2018

A Lone Comment Leads to Action in an Unkempt Garden

An unexpected garden party prompts Faro to turn the garden back to gorgeous again.
July 25, 2018

Inexpensive Ideas for Taking Your Garden Vertical

Hog and cattle panels or finds at recycling center can work well to elevate some of your garden greenery.
July 24, 2018

Get Creative in Your Backyard

Six clever samples of restful and energizing at-home retreats just beyond East Bay backdoors range from a rustic teahouse and serene yoga studio to a prefab writing shed and an open-air room with a cozy sunset view.
July 23, 2018

Creating a Living Salad Is Easy

Surprisingly, all you need is a good soil mix and seeds; the greens will do the rest.
July 23, 2018

Orinda Room Redo Blends Modern and Nostalgic Sensibilities

Leslie Price Style and Design leads the refresh for Billy and Laurie Lowery, who wanted to preserve the festive legacy of the great room of his childhood home.
July 19, 2018

5524 Manila Is a Major Craftsman Charmer

Built in 1912, this Rockridge home maintains its original 1912 character but adds 2018 sensibilities.
July 06, 2018

Murphy Beds Make a Comeback

They’ve come a long way since their alleged debut in San Francisco in the Victorian era.
June 21, 2018

Rent My House

Single-family home rentals outpace apartments in some Bay Area cities.
June 14, 2018

Laundry Rooms Get Upgrades

Bright, bold colors, energy-efficient front-loading washers and dryers, and well-planned spaces can lessen laundry day drudgery.
May 24, 2018