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Holiday Gift Guide 2020: For Beloved Dogs & Cats

When my cats, Minou and Reine, entered my life about a decade ago, I struggled to find good-looking pet stuff to integrate into my home. But things have changed in ten years and there are now lots of great-looking, well-made, and even eco-friendly options on the market for dogs and cats. Here, a list of gifts that dogs, cats, and their doting owners would appreciate—most from small and independent brands. Above: This doggie Raincoat from Spanish brand The Painter’s Wife is inspired by the raincoats of fishermen working the Spanish Atlantic coast. Designed to keep your dog’s body and front…

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Love Is More Important Than Building Science

Perspective. It’s a nice word. Fenestration may sound more sophisticated, but understanding the meaning of proper perspective will take you much further in life than all the building science in the world. With Thanksgiving upon us again, I thought I’d change the pace today and share a bit of the more personal side of my life, some of the stuff that informs my perspective. My parents split up in 1970 when I was nine years old. My dad seemed to be frequently away from home before the split, running a business and flying all over the world in the Air…

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10 Easy Pieces: Architect-Designed Faucets

Here at Remodelista, we’re drawn to objects designed by architects. Whether it’s flatware, dinnerware, or large-scale sofas, bringing an exacting design to the things we interact with on a daily basis makes for a more pleasant experience. Proportions are perfected, ergonomics are considered, and materials are of the best quality. Here, we profile the best kitchen (and a few bath) faucets thoughtfully designed by architects. Above: Designed by Italian architect Antonio Citterio for Hansgrohe, the Axor Citterio 2-Hole Kitchen Faucet has a pull-down spray; $560.16 at Quality Bath. Above: A design classic, the Vola KV1 Mixer, made for the kitchen or…

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November 2020 Buzz Guide

November 2020 Buzz Guide | 2020-11-25 | Walls & Ceilings This website requires certain cookies to work and uses other cookies to help you have the best experience. By visiting this website, certain cookies have already been set, which you may delete and block. By closing this message or continuing to use our site, you agree to the use of cookies. Visit our updated privacy and cookie policy to learn more. This Website Uses CookiesBy closing this message or continuing to use our site, you agree to our cookie policy. Learn More This website requires certain cookies to work and…

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15 Gifts for the Smart Home (2020)

Whether you’re new to home automation or already have several smart home accessories, investing in devices that can help you around the house can save you time and energy. If you’re unsure what gadgets fit into the home automation category, read our guide below for our recommendations on the best smart home gifts available. 1. Netatmo Weather Station Is there a weather fanatic on your list this year? The Netatmo Weather Station Outdoor Module gives precise readings of the outdoor temperature, relative humidity, air quality, and barometric pressure on your doorstep.$179.99 | Available on Amazon 2. SmartThings Wifi Smart Plug…

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