Mid-century modern interior design remains a favorite choice for 21st-century homes. Uncluttered layouts, sleek lines, functional furniture, a mix of natural and manufactured materials, and a neutral palette with accents of bolder color ensure it remains influential and desirable today.  On ‘trend’ interior design styles come and go, but mid-century […]

IKEA’s 2024 U.S. Style Guide delves into four emerging interior design movements. Following survey data, the team at IKEA including IKEA U.S. Country Home Furnishing & Retail Design Manager Seana Strawn predict what the design community and consumers gravitate to—while actively seeking to remind each and every one of us […]

If you believe Instagram, your home should look like this: curved-lined furniture, dusty blue walls, two accent chairs, and a plush throw blanket. This aesthetic may or may not speak to you, but its familiar presence on interior designers’ grids these days almost seeps into your consciousness. Of all the […]

The William Wagner Aquatic Center at El Corazon in Oceanside has a 56-meter competition pool, diving boards, instructional pool, splash pad, administrative offices, meeting rooms, a large multi-purpose events center, locker rooms, and viewing areas. Here, the Mission Hills High School boys water polo team works out at the pool […]

i The International Rose Garden in Washington Park contains thousands of different types of roses and offers great city views. Credit: Justin Katigbak Portland’s signature park offers gardens, museums, memorials, a zoo, wilderness and more. Know Before You Go Car parking at Washington Park is extremely limited. Light rail, free shuttle […]

Indoor and outdoor swimming pools offer not only fun for the whole family but also the ideal way for kids (and grown-ups) to learn how to swim – an essential skill for any child living in our area where lakes, rivers, and Puget Sound mean there are countless opportunities to […]

As a landlord, you want to ensure your tenanted property is attractive and appealing to potential renters. Particularly when you want to sell a house with sitting tenants. However, it can be tricky to balance your desire for a stylish property with the practicalities of renting. Here’s a guide to […]

Buying double glazing is a great way to improve the energy efficiency and comfort of your home. It can help to keep your home warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer, and it can also help to reduce noise pollution. If you’re thinking about buying double glazing, there […]