DIY Baking Soda Spray for the Garden

There are times when even the most dedicated Organic gardener is enticed to blast prize ornamentals with substances to slow the infuriating spread of fungal disease. But take heart — fungal diseases like powdery mildew and black spot can be averted, and occasionally destroyed, with environmentally friendly household products like baking soda and liquid dish…

Decorating Tips for an Apartment With Kids

Apartment living with children creates challenges for parents as they attempt to develop strategies to decorate a kid-friendly space suitable for both children and adults. From selecting durable, stain-resistant furniture to using images to add splashes of colors to the walls, parents can explore a variety of selections to produce a apartment perfect for children.…

4 Zurich Projects Build on High-Rise Livability

On a recent trip to Zurich, I spent a great deal of my spare time checking out new housing developments that share some features: They are located just west of the city (in the Albisrieden and Friesenberg areas); they have multiple buildings placed across designed landscapes, construction around the Garden City ideas of the middle…

Back to the Future of the Home

I feel that domestic life previously was smelly, cold, dirty and embarrassing — but that we have much to learn from analyzing it. I usually spend my times in historic buildings, indeed in Britain’s grand historic royal palaces, where I act as a curator. In recent years, though (exploring If Walls Could Talk: A Thorough…

Discover Your Dining Table Style

Developing a spectacular dining room starts with the perfect table. There are so many designs on the market, it is hard to know where to start. Let us break it down to help you find the right shape, size, material and style for you. usona You: Are a minimalistYour dining table: No frills A minimalist…