The Power of Negative Space in Interior Design (17 photos)

The hole in a doughnut, the interval between lightning and thunder, an eloquent pause in a conversation — an absence can make a profound impression. The concept of negative space pervades all aspects of design, whether in art, architecture or interior decorating. Give it a try in your own home....

An English Bedroom Gets a Dark and Dramatic Design (17 photos)

When it comes to decorating, a large room can be as much a challenge as a blessing, especially when it isn’t going to contain much furniture. With a spacious, high-ceilinged guest bedroom and bath to transform, and directives to retain the lovely period features of the Edwardian house and to create a...

How to Love Your Small Space Even More (15 photos)

When we run stories on living in homes with petite proportions, you often tell us, “Small? You should see my house!” Because we aim to please, we’ve rounded up some of the tiniest rooms on Houzz, picking those that pack plenty of ideas and function into a small space. We think that these are indisputably...

Your Guide to a Sparkling Clean Kitchen (15 photos)

Your kitchen probably saw a lot of action during the holidays. How that splatter of mashed sweet potatoes got on the ceiling is anyone’s guess. But that mess just means it’s time for a deep cleaning. Here we round up a collection of cleaning guides that, if followed, will help you get your countertops,...