5 clever ways to put a ledge to good use

by Nicole Jacobs, Houzz One of my favorite unsung heroes of home design is the ledge. Its function is similar to a shelf, since you can put stuff on both. But shelves and ledges differ in terms of form. While a shelf is a horizontal piece affixed to a wall, a ledge may be built out of the wall like […]

Q&A with designer Hooper Patterson

Our Designer Network is a group of trailblazers and icons that Sunset and sister publications Coastal Living and Southern Living work with to curate the best home designs for the magazines.

Which type of storage is best for your kitchen?

by Amanda Pollard, Houzz Cabinets aren’t the only solution for your kitchen walls. You could add character with open shelving or just leave the space blank for an airy feel. Here’s a rundown of the pros for each choice, plus a few tips for overcoming the cons.

Q&A with designer Sandra Ericksen

Our Designer Network is a group of trailblazers and icons that Sunset and sister publications Coastal Living and Southern Living work with to curate the best home designs for the magazines.