Community Thrives Along With a Garage-Top Garden

A set of Seattle designers, neighbors and city officials have upped the community gardening ante with the town’s first large-scale community garden on top of a 50-year-old garage. Somewhere on the market, Joni Mitchell is grinning. Eating neighborhood and preserving green spaces are healthful trends, but linking with neighbors is what really makes community gardening […]

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New Garden Styles Reveal Roots in Crafts and Arts Design

One of the intriguing style developments at the 2012 Chelsea Flower Show was that the “new English” style of planting that we saw in series gardens such as the M&G Investments Garden by Andy Sturgeon. This new style has origins at the Arts and Crafts gardens which were so well known in the early part […]

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Kitchen of the Week: Artfully Etched at Denver

Custom engravings on reclaimed barn wood and a very functional design add to the exceptional vibe of the artistic and practical Denver kitchen. The owners were ready for an update to their 1950s setup. One, a professional chef, wanted a space that would function well and allow dinner guests to see him cook without their […]

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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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