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Kate McGregor

kitchen with plywood cabinetry and walls

In This South African Vacation Home, the Plywood Backsplash Doubles as Storage

“It’s our Swiss Army knife.”

kitchen with blue lower cabinets and red upper ones

71% of People Don’t Want This Feature in Their Kitchen

But they would compromise on paint color.

grey-green closet

How a Maze of Connected Rooms Became This Designer’s Dream Walk-In Closet

Not an IKEA Pax system in sight.

brown home exterior with wood door

What Those Sky-High Mortgage Rates Mean for Renovations

If you can’t buy it, build it.

backyard with flagstone patio and sunken hot tub

30 Years Later, This Homeowner Finally Built His Dream Childhood Treehouse

A sunken hot tub is the prime spot for happy hour.

teen bedroom with platform bed

More Than a Third of Empty Nesters Start This Reno Immediately After College Move-In

Don’t choose between a yoga studio and a bedroom.

small nye kitchen with checkered floors

In This Small NYC Kitchen, Even the Window Frame Doubles as a Storage Spot

Blocking light isn’t a problem.

wooden credenza with hanging ceramic sconce

Asymmetry Is the Point in Eny Lee Parker’s New Affordable Lighting Line

We're talking a sconce for $138.

kitchen with marble island and wooden stools

The Choppy Layout Stayed the Same, But This 150-Year-Old Home Is Stuffy No More

See the shiny brass sink and floral wallpaper.