Creative design for the disabled — and everybody else too

Creative design for the disabled — and everybody else too

By Katherine RothAssociated PressNEW YORK (AP) — From snazzy canes to tremor-proof spoons to a racing wheelchair, a new exhibit at the Cooper He...

January 20th, 2018 |  


6 New Year’s resolutions for new homeowners

We all make New Year’s resolutions, but let’s be honest: Most are wishful thinking. By February, that “lose 20 pounds” or R...

January 13th, 2018 |  


Rooms with ‘good bones’

Rooms with ‘good bones’

(AP) — Edith Wharton, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author famous for novels set in the late 19th century, also wrote an influential book on interior...

January 13th, 2018 |  



How to keep your smartened-up home safe from hackers

NEW YORK (AP) — More people are getting voice-activated speakers and other smart devices for convenience and security. But doing so could also b...

January 6th, 2018 |  


Smart homes: Not just for tech geeks anymore

NEW YORK (AP) — Internet-connected lights, locks and laundry machines are close to becoming everyday household items, thanks in part to voice-ac...

January 6th, 2018 |  


Asian tableware: from Zen to zany

(AP) — Japan, China and Korea have a long history of creating beautiful table goods, from rustic stoneware to delicate ceramics, sleek lacquered...

December 30th, 2017 |  


Home decor’s steamy new palette

Home decor’s steamy new palette

(AP) — While it seems like white, gray and other cool neutrals have taken over many shelter magazines and blogs in the past few seasons, there&#...

December 23rd, 2017 |  


Brukner to host solstice event

TROY — Snowflakes are falling, the trees are bare, and the air has become chilly and crisp, all sure signs that winter is almost here.To mark th...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Metallics for the holidays and all winter

(AP) — Holiday decorating is all about adding a bit of cheer and sparkle, a task made easier by the recent popularity of all things metallic. Wi...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Nurseries worthy of a Bohemian lullaby

(AP) — Traditional nursery decor tends to be a gently stirred mix of cute animals, soft hues and nicely matched furnishings. And there’s m...

December 9th, 2017 |