The Rise of The Traditional Home

In an age of Houzz and Pinterest, an unprecedented online buzz on both contemporary and traditional home design has inspired an openness to merging two distinctly different styles.

Inevitably, savvy homeowners tend to think, "I like parts of both."

Welcome to the transitional...

Joe Hurlimann, Truitt & White Employee Has Passed

Joe Hurlimann was Truitt & White's longest running employee, with more than 60 years with the business. He began working for the family-owned building materials company in the late 1950s, when he was still in high school.

Hurlimann, who was 78, had a basket attached to the back of his...

This Old House, Generation Next to Benefit mikeroweWORKS

In 2017 mikeroweWORKS is going to give away a lot of work ethic scholarships. We're not sure how many yet, but so far they have raised over $500,000, and they think that there is a lot more on the horizon. Along with the generosity of...

How to Build a Space-Saving Workshop

The Building where Stefani Bachetti, who does research for an industrial-design firm, used to work had housed a large shop outfitted with a table saw, an assembly bench, and a drill press. So Stefani decided if she could no longer go to that shop, she'd bring one to her by converting her brick-...

Ten Questions to Ask When Hiring a Contractor

Architectural Digest asked Fanuka to describe what questions you should ask a contractor-and yourself-before selecting somebody for the job.