Starting With the Details

This is the story of a new, well integrated kitchen—and the back of the house. While the street façade of the 1910 home remained unchanged, the rear was reconfigured to provide a second entry, larger kitchen and family room, and a deck.


A Mosaic Tile Floor

From penny rounds to hexagons, basketweave to spiral, mosaic tiles lend an early-20th-century signature to any room, whether the foyer or the bath. Laying a new mosaic tile floor can be challenging if you do it yourself, but a few tricks from the past can make any installation a success.

Revival-style kitchen

Oh Those Revival Kitchens!

Like this one in a Prairie house in St. Paul, Minnesota, today’s Arts & Crafts Revival kitchens are all about bringing fine materials and details into a room that has become the center of the home.

Product of the Week

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The Persian Carpet

Importer of Arts & Crafts-style carpets: hand knotted in India using New Zealand wool; blend seamlessly with both English & American Arts & Crafts decor from Morris & Knox to Stickley & Wright; 2x3 to 12x15 ft.; runners & custom sizes.