Custom-stained neon yellow hardwood floors bring an unexpected pop of color to this boy's nursery. A clean-lined Oeuf crib features contrasting black-and-white striped bedding, while a tool box is used as a cool dresser.
The days of the simple crisper drawer are long gone. Now, highly specialized storage zones make your refrigerator a precision tool. Whirlpool’s PerfectPlaces™ system, for example, has nine distinct storage zones, including a freezer pocket for boxed pizza and a temperature-controlled drawer with a setting for thawing frozen meats.
When David’s not working in his busy west-side shop he’s tooling around the house or working from his home office. The desk was created by topping a pair of vintage file boxes with thick glass - a smart move if you need storage but don’t want a big, bulky desk with drawers. The graphic overscale calendar with its bold black and white design feels like a piece of art.
"We had been using our garage as a dumping ground for tools, lawn equipment, toys and discarded furniture for years," says designer Suzanne Dingley of Suzanne Dingley Interiors. But when her husband started his own business, the couple realized they had the perfect spot for a home office. They installed new windows, doors, floors, drywall, lights and insulation. "The garage had a peaked ceiling with rafters, which we chose to make a feature to bring some character to an otherwise rectangular box." Replacing the overhead garage door with two sets of French doors brought in light and charm.