Five Problematic Design Terms You Should Retire or Rethink

Photo credit: Alice Morgan From House Beautiful Part of being an interior designer is knowing the vocabulary. A good designer can discuss Kuba cloth, Greek Revival architectural details, and clerestory windows with ease. But there are other words in the design lexicon...

How Mexico City’s Design Scene Is Separating Itself From the Pack

“Centro Histórico is layered with history,” says Carlos Matos of the Mexico City (CDMX) district where he and Lucas Cantú live and work. Together they make up Tezontle, a multidisciplinary practice named after the indigenous volcanic rock used for construction since...

10 Calming Home Design Shows On Netflix That Aren’t From HGTV

If you’re spending this stressful time confined to a small, lackluster apartment like me, you’ve probably considered some vicarious viewing options. For me, that has mostly manifested in travel shows. But as I’ve worked my way through the classics of that genre, I’m...