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How to Bring the Outdoors In

A former ranch-style home gets transformed into a two-story roost that celebrates its owner’s love of nature.
March 25, 2020

All White Paints Are Not Created Equal

Five local interior designers share which white paints they favor.
January 28, 2020

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

Re-inventing a Storied Craftsman

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

For Bathrooms, Bold and Bespoke Are In

Bathrooms move from boring to blissful with beautiful ceramics.
June 25, 2019

Ideas for the Industrial Chic Look

Think of modern industrial design as a Westernized version of the tidying up craze. It is by definition utilitarian, and clutter is replaced with overtly functional, mechanical, or sublimely purposeful items as focal points.
May 28, 2019