Designer Trish Johnston gives a Brooklyn-style vibe to this formerly cramped kitchen using a faux-brick veneer and stretching the cabinetry to the ceiling to hide the ductwork. See how an inexpensive slate tile laid in a herringbone pattern, and dark grout and mullions lend this kitchen a hardworking, authentic charm.
Suzanne Dimma explains the new design direction for arranging furniture in living rooms and dens. Instead of traditional sofas, she explains why a grouping of chairs in a circle around a standout coffee table conveys all the intimacy of a campfire gathering.
Following a DIY project she found online as a guide, Reiko Caron creates an inexpensive shelving solution using pre-cut and pre-sanded wood shelves, and rope. The finished project adds a touch of nautical flair to a child's bedroom, or cottage.