Symbolizing wealth, royalty, and beauty, the peacock has been a design icon for centuries. Now the old bird is having her moment again—and looking better than ever
Hip hand-felted birdhouses are highly functional shelters for our feathered friends (who may pluck fibers from inside to include in their nests) and jolly objets d’art for us. They’re made, using naturally dyed wool, by a women’s micro-cooperative in South Africa, and while they’re good outdoors in any season, we might hang a few inside, … Read more
He likes wide-open modern spaces; she likes creaky floors and “real rooms.” Their ingeniously redone house in a historic district pleases them both
Longman & Eagle’s guest rooms have the rustic-hip thing down
How do you make a grand old house just right for a 21st-century family? Rethink which rooms should go where
Let the energy flow—contemplative gardens draw inspiration from sources far and near
This geometric plate, hand-carved from white marble sourced from Jaipur, India, may seem like pure art, but it was created with function in mind.
With a few shrewd moves, an architect improves—majorly—on a gut-rehabbed Wicker Park house