Contemporary Character at a Dutch Suburb

When Jeroen and Neele van der Werf bought their house two years ago on the outer border of Delft, Neele was pregnant with their daughter Puk. Nothing had been done to the inside of their new house for decades. The couple wanted to bring your house into the 21st century while preserving its historical character […]

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How to Design Your Closet (Practically) Just Like a Celeb

Does figuring out exactly what to put on butt you out because the closet is such a wreck? Can you drool with jealousy over Christian Louboutin collections put up on custom shoe racks and across from colour coded wardrobes? Even if you’re working with a little closet, you can take inspiration in the closets you […]

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The Way to Make Peace With Your Radiator

Living in an older building includes its own blessings and its curses. While I love the elaborate wood paneling and bright hidden shelving within my 1920s flat, I can not stand the big, bulky radiators that plague every room. There is something quaint and magical concerning steam heating, but radiators always seem to be at […]

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Fantastic Design Plant: Walker's Low Catmint

The coming of orange, gold, and red in the backyard signals that fall is upon us and most plants are starting to change gears to prepare for winter dormancy. As fall colors are, it’s great to have something to set off the fall glory. The prolific flowering of Walker’s Low catmint’s (Nepeta x faassenii ‘Walker’s […]

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