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Italianate Touches Enhance an Alameda Kitchen

An Alameda couple enamored of la dolce vita has the exterior of their home painted to resemble an Italianate villa and brings the same flair indoors to their kitchen.
September 24, 2019

A Hills Home With Views

It’s easy to get lost in the views from this modern Grizzly Peak Boulevard where French doors and fireplaces, sloped roofs and vaulted ceilings rule.
August 30, 2019

How to Manage Contractors

Dealing with a contractor on home maintenance and improvement projects can be daunting, and especially so if you’re a woman. East Bay female do-it-yourselfers and real estate agents have some tips commanding respect from contractors.
August 29, 2019

Re-inventing a Storied Craftsman

Interior design expert Lane McNab adds modern touches to a well-preserved Leola Hall Craftsman.
August 27, 2019

A Touch of Tuscany on Harbord Drive

This tri-level home with opulent gardens feels lush and lavish.
July 31, 2019

East Bay Real Estate Slowdown

After a dramatic six-year run-up in home sales and prices, a mild slowdown is underway in the East Bay.
July 30, 2019

A Kitchen Remodel Accommodates a Happy Clan

A big family with even bigger celebrations goes for a remodel that turns a small, cramped space into something grand.
July 24, 2019

Basement Remodels Are Big

When you can’t expand your house up or out, digging down for a basement addition might be just the thing.
July 22, 2019

The Stone Makes the Kitchen

Distinct quartzite sets a tone complemented by the furnishings, backsplash, flooring, and cabinetry.
July 18, 2019

East Bay Interior Design Trends

Top interior design influencers seeing a move away from hyper minimalism toward dramatic, lush interiors full of moody colors and oversized patterns.
July 17, 2019