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Architects Fernau + Hartman pioneered "green design" long before it was buzzworthy. Founded in 1981, the Bay Area firm is the subject of a new monograph from The Monacelli Press that incudes eighteen of Fernau + Hartman's light-filled, climate-reponsive residences.

Image: Ben Rose via Houston Mag There is nothing we enjoy more than always having fresh flowers in our home. The bursts of color and smells that they introduce into every space just make us happy in every way.

Being funny and having an Emmy-award winning talk show will get you far, but when you cross over into the world of design you’re operating on a whole other level.

Posh black and white tile floors, plush throws, white marble offset with dark timber, velvet sofas, and Valentino coffee table books?

The magic trio behind the Architectural firm, Ike Kligerman Barkley, over the course of 25 years and across the globe, have designed personalized homes with a distinct subdued elegance.

At Home In The Garden is a true love story.

Apartment Therapy founder, Maxwell Ryan and the site’s executive editor, Janel Laban have brought us Apartment Therapy: Complete + Happy Home, giving readers “the tools needed to find, make, and maintain a fabulous home.” Much to the success of the famed blog, this book allows for design enthusiasts

The first chapter of Eddie Ross' new book, Modern Mix, says it all. It's called “Inspire” and boy will this book do just that.This is no ordinary tabletop book. Not your average design aficionado’s newest addition to their ever-growing library.

"LEEDing The Way: Domestic Architecture For The Future" by author E. Ashley Rooney, explores over 50 homes while reflecting on the strong environmentally aware trend in both architecture and design and incorporating energy efficient choices within their scope of specified products and schemes.

Famed British interior designer Nicky Haslam has an illustrious pedigree and career with enviable beginnings having spent time working as a contributing editor for Vogue and Tatler, mingling with everyone from the British elite to royality. Haslam's client roster (since opening his interior design f