Creating a ‘Harmonious’ Kitchen

A retired Connecticut couple set out to reimagine their “well-worn and well-loved” mid-century home, tapping architect and kitchen designer Peggy Rubens-Duhl, AIA, to lead the renovation. The result is a “modern, organic, light and harmonious” kitchen featuring multipurpose gathering spots, contrasting materials, and state-of-the-art Monogram appliances.

California New-Build Gets a “Modern Loft Bungalow” Makeover

John McClain’s newly-built, modern home in Los Angeles came with clean lines and endless potential – the perfect canvas for the designer to execute his “bold, colorful and undiluted design.” “As in most new-construction, builder-grade homes, the finishes were standard and, in some cases, subpar to my usual design selections,” says the creative director and CEO of John McClain Design.…

Introducing the Magnificent Mountain Lane Show House

Perfection takes time and at the Mountain Lane Show House, it was entirely worth the wait. This picturesque Colorado mountain escape has been a labor of love for owner Laura Umansky and her firm, Laura U Design Collective. Overcoming supply chain issues and COVID delays, the first showhouse in the Snowmass Village area is now finished. And the best part…

Culinary Power Couple Create Ocean-view Kitchen of their Dreams

The brilliant, calming colors of the ocean with a splash of Italian elegance. That was the inspiration for the home that Chef James Briscione and his wife and business partner, Brooke Parkhurst, imagined they would build when they moved their family from cramped quarters in the city to their hometown of Pensacola, Fla. “We started our lives together in New…