Living Room Inspiration
from All Angles
Explore our favorite living rooms from the House Method house tour archives. We picked our favorite living spaces from creekside getaways to urban gems.
Coffee tables are meant for holding more than just coffee. Handpicked from our favorite house tours, here’s your dose of coffee table inspiration.
Get creative with the home office space you have and transform your mundane and ordinary work environment into a creative and productive sanctuary. Here are six of our favorite home offices.
Here at HM, we believe that anything goes when it comes to kids rooms. We're not exactly fans of kids' rooms decked from floor to ceiling in primary colors, or those reserving space exploration for boys and flowers for girls.
Glimpse our favorite bathrooms and garner some inspiration for your own space. From geometric ceilings to wallpaper statement walls, there’s sure to be a bathroom that piques your interest.
Turn the chore of spring cleaning into an event! Combine your spring cleaning list with your favorite booze. No cleaning task is too large with a cocktail in hand.
The average American occupies more than 1,020 square feet of developed real estate, but many Americans are choosing to live differently—that is, choosing to live intentionally small.
Each year, scores of artists take a break from their daily routines and participate in artists’ residencies. With a new setting and dedicated time to create, what happens at the intersection of place and creativity?
Take a look inside one of the most marvelous laundry rooms we've seen. This clean space will have you getting excited over Tide ads.
Though hygge (pronounced hoo-gah) is typically associated with winter and colder weather, it takes on a whole new meaning during the warmer months. Here are nine ways to hygge this summer.
The Japanese philosophy of wabi-sabi, the acceptance and even embrace of the imperfect and incomplete, is back in vogue this year for those who are just tired of folding the laundry. So what does this say about our obsession with having beautiful homes?
Warmer weather has us dreaming of time spent outside, sun-filled patios, and waterfront properties. Here are our favorite homes with the most breathtaking views.
Tour a marvelously restored mid-century modern home made to transport you back to the era of Auntie Mame and post-war suburbia
See our favorite home bars for every house method: mid-century modern, traditional eclectic, urban contemporary, farmhouse traditional, and more.
Marble countertops are one of the most popular home design options—they’re a luxurious statement piece accessible at a range of price points. Here’s everything you need to know about marble countertops, from heat resistance and durability to price and maintenance.
Chip and Joanna Gaines are back with a new show: Fixer Upper: Behind the Design. We take a closer look at their famous style and how they set a new tone for the industry.
Kitchen islands can be both functional and beautiful. Here are 5 kitchen island ideas for your home.
Soapstone countertops are a great option if you’re into a classic and timeless look. In this pros and cons article, we discuss durability, heat tolerance, stain resistance, maintenance, and cost.
From design to storage and organization, small space living offers unique challenges and wonderful opportunities. Take your small space from claustrophobic to cozy with these 10 essential tips.
We analyzed 10 HGTV and DIY Network shows to reveal the top styles, most-used colors, and must-have furniture accents used by TV's design stars. Learn how today's design elite approach home design.
See how a $14.8 million penthouse lives up to Wooster Street’s conflicting reputations as an historical yet luxurious neighborhood in SoHo.
Tour a house built and designed from scratch in just nine months. See how the homeowners improved the flow of their home and made it look more historic by focusing on small, important details.
We talk to photographer, educator, blogger, and author of The Forest Feast cookbooks, Erin Gleeson, about her golden rules of gatherings—those nuggets of wisdom that make hosting that much easier and that much more enjoyable.
A wraparound porch, a tin roof, vaulted ceilings, and lovely, thick baseboards. Tour this 100-year-old Durham, NC, farmhouse and see how its character and history have beautifully preserved.
Inspired by traditional and industrial-style elements, see how two Charlotte homeowners updated the interior and exterior of their home for a more natural feel.
Style blogger Grace Lee of Gracefullee Made gives us insight on styling an apartment and making it your own.
“Good design is obvious. Great design is transparent.” Learn the five basic principles of minimalist decorating for great, transparent style.
From designing the landscape and hardscape to selecting a variety of plants and flowers, get a home gardener's insight on completely transforming your outdoor space.
The right backsplash can complete the look of your kitchen. Here are five questions to help you determine which style is right for your home.
Peek inside a gorgeous penthouse perched atop Tribeca’s historic 44 Lispenard Street, once home to A-listers John Krasinski and Emily Blunt, and neighbor to more stars.
See our study of the most valuable Panhellenic properties in the United States. See which fraternities and sororities rank for the oldest, biggest, and most expensive in the country.
Interior designer Beth Barden of designPOST Interiors gives us her take on decorating kids’ bedrooms for their tastes now and later.
Explore the idea of life in a pocket neighborhood, learning about everything involved, from the benefits of community interaction to the challenges of zoning.
If you want to stand out among the other hosts of the holiday dinner party season, think beyond pumpkin pies and frosted garlands. Here are seven blogs to inspire your holiday get-togethers.
We sat down with Adrienne Hubbard of Crafty Little Gnome for her take on how to spruce up and even increase the resale value of your home for less than $300.
Tour a Charlotte, NC, home flipped while planning a wedding. Now with their first child on the way, the couple gave us a look at what they did with their fixer upper.
A kitchen remodel can add 82.7% of the project’s cost to the value of your home. Whether you're designing a new construction or upgrading an existing space, get inspired with this guide to kitchen layouts.
Here’s how to create the perfect guest bedroom. Get ideas for lighting, décor, bedding, and those little touches that make an overnight stay especially relaxing.
Tour a 160-square-foot tiny home designed and built by the homeowners. Find out how they did it, what they learned, and what they wish they knew going in.
Tour this cozy 2,000 square foot cottage that’s modestly adorned in a black and white color palette and clean, uncluttered decor.
The simplest dos and do nots of how to host a dinner party, from the menu to decorations to when you should take a step back.
Tour a 1938 Colonial with sweeping views of Lake Erie’s deep blue waters. Filled with heirlooms and personal touches, this home is warm, welcoming, and serene.
Think again if you believe minimalist dining spaces are reserved only for trendy cafés. Minimalism isn’t limited to industrial meets monochrome. Create a minimalist dining space out of any design style—even romantic.
Even if you’re working with modest space in the kitchen, you’re not limited to minimal style or drab dressings. Here are 10 inspiring kitchens that make a tiny space completely workable.
Tour a stately Georgian three-story that’s a spirited amalgam of colors and textures, old and new, profiles, layers, and weights.
Interior designer Anna Applegate marries vintage, preppy, traditional, and mid-century modern in her suburban split-level home that’s anything but ordinary.
Vivid splashes of yellow and red, chocolatey hardwoods, and neutral anchor colors mix in this top-to-bottom-renovated Ocean Hill townhouse.
A simple recipe for hosting overnight guests that’s preparation light but opens the door for a pleasing stay.
Explore a DIY porch renovation completed just in time for entertaining fall guests in cool southern weather.
Meet the owners of a modern lakefront house who built the ultimate local vacation property.
Tour a New England home perfect for those who love backyard soccer games, outdoor showers, cross-country skiing, and strumming a ukulele on the porch.
Meet homeowners of a renovated 1960s ranch home who learned to downsize their space while upgrading their view.
No need to default to the same autumn decorations year after year. Try these natural elements—completely pumpkin free—in your fall decor.
Step inside a one-bedroom waterfront cottage tucked into the Hewlett’s Creek watershed.
Here’s everything you need to host a late-summer barbecue, from an herb-heavy menu to music, wine, and planning.
Glimpse a beautiful Boston row home completely customized inside and out—from the floor plan to the staircase, backyard, and even the sofa.
From formica to Corian, brown to white, explore a before and after kitchen renovation and lessons learned from balancing price and quality.