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12 Modern Home Exteriors from the AD Archives

Sleek and inventive, these modern residences redefine home Text by Colleen Egan Posted August 6, 2016     It’s not hard to appreciate modern homes. They give off a sophisticated, one-of-a-kind vibe that design lovers can’t seem to get enough of. Clean lines and industrial-style materials are the typical characteristics of contemporary design, but it’s […]

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Convert Your Patio to Drip Irrigation

  With California facing its worst drought on record, water-wise gardening is now more important than ever. A surprisingly easy way to conserve water and save your garden is to install your own drip irrigation system. (Also, you can then tell your friends and family that you installed your own drip irrigation system, which sounds […]

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Bubble Watch: Could the Housing Markets in These Top Cities Be Getting Too Hot?

Therese Petersson / EyeEm/Getty Images Home prices are skyrocketing faster than inflation. Bidding wars are breaking out. Shacks in the nation’s most scorching real estate markets are selling for over a million bucks. Things seem to be heading up, up, up. Sound familiar? Déjà vu can be a spooky thing. Some folks these days are […]

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4 Painting Tips from Farrow & Ball’s Color Experts

 Decorating + Renovation (by Lindsey Mather,” 4 Painting Tips from Farrow & Ball’s Color Experts”. June 10,2016) From ceilings to floors, this new book has you covered Iconic paint brand Farrow & Ball is certainly familiar with the agonizing process of finding the right color—it offers 132 hues to choose from—but the new book Farrow […]

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6 Examples of Topiary Gardens from the AD Archives

  “These ornamental shrubs add playful elegance to these gardens” Text by Allix Cott Posted July 15, 2016 Shaped into fanciful creatures or symmetrical orbs, topiaries are perfect for adding character and sophistication to gardens and landscapes. A favorite horticultural technique in the Middle Ages, topiary is still popular today, with creations resembling everything from […]

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Five Inexpensive Curb Appeal Ideas

Here are five inexpensive curb appeal ideas for your next DIY project People in the market for a new home in Silicon and Central Valley can sit back, relax, and view on the internet every property that’s for sale. They narrow it down by price range, desired neighborhood, and how many bedrooms and bathrooms they […]

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Top Landscaping Inspiration in the Bay Area

Here are some great landscaping inspiration ideas around the bay area Have you been pondering a makeover for your yard recently? Or maybe you have been thinking of it for quite some time but just can’t get any inspiration? In the bay area, there are some fantastic gardens from which you can draw your ideas […]

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