Features

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
Arts & Architecture: Magazine with a Mission
Arts & Architecture—infused by publisher John Entenza—was about much more than the Case Study houses
Bossa Nova: Music of Modern Love
Reaching back to the 1960s to the cool, sultry sound that riveted Brazil and seduced the world
The Eichlers of South Land Park - Sacramento
Eichler failed to crack Sacto's housing market in the '50s, but folks there love his homes today
The Strengs of Shelfield Oaks - Carmichael
Riverside attractions and tastefully renovated Streng homes harmonize with Shelfield Oaks' quiet charm
The Eichlers of Rancho San Miguel - Walnut Creek
This special East Bay Eichler neighborhood celebrates its 50th anniversary and eyes historic designation
Sunny Days at Rancho Verde - Sunnyvale
Eichler owners of Rancho Verde come together to protect and celebrate their neighborhood