Kitchen Wisdom (From a Guy Who Really Knows)

Chef Spike Mendelsohn loves speed ovens and worries about sharp-edged pot racks.

January 28, 2021

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Kitchen Dreamin’

Sure, re-do your room. But read my “rules” first.

January 14, 2021

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Georgetown, House by House

The annual house tour, this Saturday, shares an appreciation of history.

April 25, 2019

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Making Room for Americans

But not very much. A National Building Museum show explores micro apartments and other tiny living “solutions.”

November 11, 2017

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Thriving in a Tiny Space

We all want more, but the truth is (shhhh!) we can do with less.

October 18, 2017

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New Mood for a Philadelphia Townhouse

Neutrals render this row house bright and airy.

July 12, 2017

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2017 Kips Bay Showhouse

As always, the Kips Bay decorator showhouse has lots of ideas.

May 6, 2017

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The "Seam House" from 1814 has a new rear addition and a modern family kitchen.

2017 Georgetown House Tour, Saturday, April 29

The homes featured showcase history in the re-making.

April 26, 2017

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Powder-Room Party

These tiny rooms can be a place to try wild design ideas.

April 19, 2017

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Forecast: Frequent Showers

Here are a dozen ways to gain more privacy in the bathroom.

March 15, 2017

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Where to Put the Dishwasher?

Some of these tips are common sense, while a couple are eye-opening.

March 8, 2017

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Make Room for . . . Ironing?

It has to be done (sometimes) so why not make a place for it.

February 22, 2017

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A Row House With Attitude

Bright colors and vintage finds make this a fun family home.

December 14, 2016

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A Capitol Hill Renovation

Experiencing their house before renovating it was the best thing the Gillman family did.

November 30, 2016

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A Kitchen Manifesto

Here are my rules for designing a kitchen. Are they as good as yours?

June 22, 2016

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Things Our Homes Need Right Now!

Well, maybe not ‘need.’ But if your house’s birthday is coming up, consider these gifts.

March 23, 2016

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Flush With Victory

Replacing a toilet is no job for sissies.

March 9, 2016

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Modest (Sorta) Proposals for That Old Bathroom

Fresh designs for the smallest room in the house.

January 27, 2016

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