Home innovation should solve real-life problems and make life better, focusing on the people, not simply the systems, inside. To demonstrate, we decided to build, furnish, and tech out our ideal house: the BHG Innovation Home. Check out these useful and accessible products and ideas.View Slideshow
See how these homeowners blend the romance of France with chic cottage flair in their San Francisco Victorian.
Nestled in the heart of San Francisco, this isn't your ordinary farmhouse, it's an urban farm house. See how these homeowners transformed their city space into a cozy home with a cottage-French twist.
Gingerbread railings and classic French doors greet guests in this pretty foyer. To add a personal touch the homeowner hung her wedding dress as a piece of art above the small French table.
Just inside the front door, a weathered medical cabinet stores dog-walking essentials and welcomes guests with a fresh vase of flowers.
A set of white dishes are tucked into a blue china hutch that was found at a flea-market.
The delicate pastel glazes of handmade dishes created by a local artisan lift everyday china out of the ordinary.
Lilac sprigs slipped into antique druggist and perfume bottles add instant touches of beauty on the vanity.
The carefree gardens spilling over onto stone steps and a rock walkway give this home the feeling of European countryside rather than being a few blocks from a busy retail and business district.