Kitchen of the Week: Beautiful Blue at Martha's Vineyard

An outdoor setting as magnificent as this overlooks an equally magnificent kitchen. This Scandinavian-inspired kitchen has been set on Lake Tashmoo, on the northern coast of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. Elizabeth Swartz Interiors designed it to echo the easy, relaxing and gorgeous surroundings while adding storage and a open workspace. “The customer didn’t envision this specific… Continue reading Kitchen of the Week: Beautiful Blue at Martha's Vineyard

Shaker Style a Cabinetry Classic

From industrial to contemporary to country, the recessed Shaker panel provides numerous possibilities. In the heart of the Shaker movement were the ideals of plainness, practicality and pride, which signify strongly within their distinctive furniture. The stability and stability this cabinetry brings to all styles of spaces make it a timeless favorite among cabinetry. Braam’s… Continue reading Shaker Style a Cabinetry Classic

Arts and Crafts Inspires a Midcentury Home

From green shag carpeting to clean hardwood and curated art, this Dallas house has undergone some big changes to pay homage to its midcentury roots. Inspired by their own kitchen remodel, Michael Connolly and Gae Whitener transformed their Texas house into a Arts and Crafts–inspired space. The couple describes the upgrade as a “cyclonic event”… Continue reading Arts and Crafts Inspires a Midcentury Home

Oriented Strand Board

Oriented strand board, or OSB, is used in construction for a sheathing or substrate material. Wood flakes, sawdust and a synthetic resin are driven to form an inexpensive and robust plywood substitute. 1 defect to know: It expands when wet. Elad Gonen OSB makes a modern statement when used as wood paneling. The advantages of… Continue reading Oriented Strand Board