Interior Finish

How to Use the Most Underused Interior Design Color
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How to Use the Most Underused Interior Design Color

From carrot colored carpets to apricot bathroom suites, orange has managed to... Read more

In Luxury Homes, Foyers Get Functional—and Fabulous
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In Luxury Homes, Foyers Get Functional—and Fabulous

The Wall Street Journal's Alina Dizik looks at how entryways and hallways are... Read more

Interior Inspiration: 10 Award-Winning Standouts from BUILDER and Custom Home
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Interior Inspiration: 10 Award-Winning Standouts from BUILDER and Custom Home

As the deadline for the BUILDER's Choice/Custom Home Design Awards fast approaches... Read more

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Plastic Trim Performance Problems

Plastic trim expands and contracts. Since you can't prevent it, you have to allow for it. Read more

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Armstrong System Makes "Quik" Work of Drywall

Finished walls fly up with the QuikStix framing system. Read more

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A Balanced Approach to Energy Upgrades

Homebuyers shopping in Denver’s huge Stapleton development know they’re going to get an energy-efficient home because that’s all the master developer will allow. But Wonderland Homes is betting that its continued success in Stapleton depends on not taking energy efficiency too far. Read more

Room Study: Home Libraries
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Room Study: Home Libraries

Home libraries provide ideal environments for getting lost in a good book. Read more

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How To Install PVC Trim How To Install PVC Trim

PVC trim can be a great product, but only if you install it properly. Here's how to get the most out of this material. Read more

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Next Year’s Color Forecast Next Year’s Color Forecast

Although the exact color forecasts form the major industry prognosticators don’t exactly match, they do all agree that natural hues will dominate color trends in design next year. Predictions from ocean blue to aloe to emerald green and even a touch of lemon sorbet as an accent tone all reinforce that colors from places where people feel relaxed or a sense of calm are topping all lists. Read more

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Billings for Residential Interior Designs Shows Steady Growth Billings for Residential Interior Designs Shows Steady Growth

Owners of single-family houses are hiring interior designers at a continually upward rate, according to the third quarter results of the American Society of Interior Designers’ (ASID) Interior Design Billings Index. Read more

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