Best-Laid Plans: Designing Menus for Memorable Meals (18 photos)

This is a story for those of us who love to have friends and family gathered around our table, sharing good food and conversation, but usually find ourselves fretting and fussing in the kitchen while everyone else is having a great time. A thoughtfully constructed menu can help you coast through the…


Best-Laid Plans: Designing Menus for Memorable Meals (18 photos)
Best-Laid Plans: Designing Menus for Memorable Meals (18 photos)
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A Little Riverside House in the Heart of Tokyo (20 photos)

In Tokyo, one of the world’s most overcrowded cities, land is expensive and it is always difficult to find and buy an ideal plot. So, building houses on difficult patches of land is not uncommon. At the same time, such challenges encourage Japanese architects to create impressive and ingenious buildings….


A Little Riverside House in the Heart of Tokyo (20 photos)
A Little Riverside House in the Heart of Tokyo (20 photos)
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Stickybeak of the Week: Farmhouse Style With Upcycled Appeal (13 photos)

When designer Matt Fern met the couple who commissioned this kitchen, he knew he wasn’t dealing with average customers. Having already designed and built their own house, they knew exactly what they wanted and had some very imaginative ideas. “It was clear from the start that they were up for having…


Stickybeak of the Week: Farmhouse Style With Upcycled Appeal (13 photos)
Stickybeak of the Week: Farmhouse Style With Upcycled Appeal (13 photos)
Source: Houzz Kitchens

The Little Box That Could: A Clever Compact Apartment in Moscow (13 photos)

Renovating his own apartment in Moscow, Russia, designer Alireza Nemati was determined to create an open space with natural light and lots of storage out of an ordinary odnushka, or one-room apartment. The main steps were the removal of internal walls and the construction of a wooden ‘sleeping…


The Little Box That Could: A Clever Compact Apartment in Moscow (13 photos)
The Little Box That Could: A Clever Compact Apartment in Moscow (13 photos)
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Beekeeping: How to Get Started (6 photos)

Bees play a vital role in the human food chain, pollinating many of our fruits, vegetables, nuts and flowers. With the bee population in serious decline globally – a phenomenon known as colony collapse disorder – it is more important than ever to give consideration to these amazing


Beekeeping: How to Get Started (6 photos)
Beekeeping: How to Get Started (6 photos)
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Houzz Tour: An Illustrator's Singularly Creative Home and Studio (12 photos)

After spending some time experiencing the small modern apartments of Berlin, designer and illustrator Karin Hearn craved a similarly simple living space, with a creative studio, in her hometown of Perth. However, finding something affordable and functional within the CBD was a challenge.
The…


Houzz Tour: An Illustrator’s Singularly Creative Home and Studio (12 photos)
Houzz Tour: An Illustrator’s Singularly Creative Home and Studio (12 photos)
Source: Houzz Kitchens