Modern Design

Articles from November 2016 Issue

Wish List
Director of Sales and Marketing Jill Hamasaki: “What a luxury! Plus, it’s perfect... Read more
Reflections of Azure
The owners of this 1973 Mariners Ridge home love the water and to entertain – two passions... Read more
Come Clean
  With marked advances in efficiency, washing machines continue to improve each year.... Read more
Remodeling Basics: Staining
Tip #1: Start with a clean slate.  “You want to ensure the deck has... Read more
Pin It
Want to give your rooms a makeover, but don’t know where to begin? Find hundreds of ideas on... Read more
Open Up to the Possibility of New Cabinets
Cabinets are more than just a place to store your things; they can visually set the tone for your... Read more
What Is It? Diamond Finger Bit.
With well more than 300 projects each year, the diamond finger bit is used in a quarter... Read more
Monthly Maintenance
For most people, a home is the largest investment they’ll ever make. That’s why it... Read more
Living On The Ridge
High atop Hawaii Loa Ridge, a steeply sloped lot sat vacant for three decades after the... Read more
High Style
A modern house on Hawaii Loa Ridge built by Barker Kappelle Construction provides a perfect... Read more
Shopping in a Nursery
Nurseries are a wonderful place to start if you are looking to enrich your outdoor living space. It... Read more
Editor's Notes
Following my tumultuous freshman year at the University of Nebraska (Go Huskers!), I took several... Read more
Industry Watch
Homeowners love their pets — and they also love great design with modern function. So it... Read more
That's A Great Idea!
OUTSIDE DECKS Cable Hookup Modern and sleek, cable railing opens up the view plane from... Read more