August 2020

Articles from August 2020 Issue

editors notes
Editor’s Notes: August 2020
My parents were having a new home designed and built for our growing family. I was 11 years old and... Read more
custom closet
This Custom Closet is a Walk-in Luxury
The den of this accessory dwelling unit built by Koolau Builders was converted into the wife... Read more
Self-Care Sanctuary at Home
How to Craft a Self-Care Sanctuary at Home
The importance of self-care has been trending for years — and for good reason. The need... Read more
home redsign
A Home Redesign is Like Solving a Puzzle
When the new owners of this house bought it, the layout was a confusing puzzle. Previous owners had... Read more
tiny home
This Tiny Home in Hawaii is Cleverly Designed
In the backyard of this Kaneohe property is a modest home where a couple find peace and comfort.... Read more
indoor-outdoor living
Garage-style Doors are Key to Indoor-Outdoor Living
Jamie and Kristen Coles loved entertaining and cooking for friends at their marina-facing home in... Read more
condo remodeling guide
Condo Remodeling Guide
Remodeling a condo is no easy feat, as it has its own set of obstacles and limitations that differ... Read more
landscaping
Ask the Expert: Landscaping
When you want a beautiful lawn, you may be tempted to do it yourself, but hiring a professional... Read more
small Bosch appliances
Small-Space Appliances with Big Potential
With smaller homes and condos continuing to rise in popularity, there’s been a growing demand... Read more
functional small spaces
Simple Ways to Make the Most of a Small Space
It has been five months since the initial stay-at-home mandate was announced and many of us are... Read more
fashionable and functional ceiling fan
Ceiling Fans Improve Air Circulation and Style of Your Home
Improve the air circulation and look of your living spaces by upgrading your ceiling fan. We... Read more