Features

Outdoor Furnishings
Sprucing up the great outdoors: furniture designs and tips to awaken your patio and garden
Your Eichler's Mahogany Paneling
Setting the tone with your interior wood paneling: do you restore, replace, paint, or cast it aside?
Hot Trends in Home Theater
New technology and pricing make the ultimate media room an inviting proposition
Kids Go Modern
How your children and your home's modern design can live happily together
Modern Lighting
Beyond the globe: modern lighting solutions that accent your home and brighten your life
Leak Detection Experts
Meet the 'leak detectives' and their ultra-modern devices that sniff out holes in your home's pipes
Lead-Safe: At What Cost?
EPA's new lead-safe requirements are bound to impact your remodeling plans and budget
Best of the Best: Kitchen Contest Winners
Our kitchen-remodel contest champs—two Palo Alto Eichlers in the winner's circle
Modern Kitchen Renewal
Recipe for makeover: modern homes that restore joy, functionality, and style to the mid-century kitchen
Winning Kitchens: Finalists
Get inspired by our top-10 kitchen contest finalists—creative, functional and oh-so-modern
Cool Current Today: Air Conditioning and Back-Up Heating
Air conditioning and back-up heating systems that offer comfort and reinforce the modern aesthetic
About Contractors: Hire a Pro…in the Know
Home improvement can be an enjoyable experience—if you choose the right professionals
Sliding Glass Doors
A smart track to satisfaction—our homeowners' guide to sliding door renewal
Modern Furnishings
Make a personal statement with furnishings destined to enrich your modern home
Flooring: Top Floors, Best Choices
What's the best flooring for you...and for your mid-century modern home?
Roofing: Why Flat is Beautiful
A modern home's flat roof embodies design purity, accentuated living space
Great Garden Walls
Fencing that extends your home's clean lines and rigorous geometries into the wide-open outdoors
Energy Efficiency: Modern Dream, Green Machine
15 eco-conscious ways to make your home the best that it can be
Shake, Rattle...and Retrofit
Protecting your home and family against the next major earthquake
SoCal Modern: At Home in the New Frontier
In a year of 'Sixties Turn 50' celebration—touring the bold space-age spectrum of SoCal's modern residential architecture