Have you ever wanted to unlock your door with a fingerprint? Control the indoor and outdoor lights with your phone? You can do those things and more with a smart home. We show you how to get a home with connected technology and remote-operated devices that are designed to improve and simplify your life. We sift through the many options, including smart appliances, new apps, and smartphone and tablet innovation, and only bring you those that can make your life better. We give you tips and tricks for navigating the new home technologies and help you with buying decisions.See More
Two photographers compose their '50s home with vintage furniture and plenty of fresh perspective for photoworthy results.
This West Coast couple's current Atlanta abode is filled with collected art and furnishings that fit their modern sensibility and starving-artist budget, making it the picture-perfect backdrop for their cool lifestyle.
The credenza, found at a thrift store in L.A., was a steal at $24. It's simple and boxy yet sleek and elegant with its pointed legs.
The narrow kitchen didn't have the space for a large island. Instead a stainless-steel side table offers a preparation area and appetizer station for get-togethers.
The mix of greenery, steel, and concrete creates an urban junglelike feel to the side table accessories. The homeowners created this "recycled" artwork on their own for just $20 with the help of silver leaf (shown here behind the plant).
Instead of loads of pattern, texture is a main source of detail in the master bedroom. From the brick fireplace to a furry rug, this bedroom is full of contrasting textures.