A towel is a piece of absorbent fabric or paper used for drying or wiping a body or a surface. It draws moisture through direct contact, often using a blotting or a rubbing motion. In households, several types of fabric towels are used, including hand towels, bath towels and kitchen towels. In warm climates, people may also use beach towels. Paper towels are provided […]


A kitchen is a room or part of a room used for cooking and food preparation in a dwelling or in a commercial establishment. A modern middle-class residential kitchen is typically equipped with a stove, a sink with hot and cold running water, a refrigerator, and worktops and kitchen cabinets arranged according to a modular design. Many households have a microwave oven, a dishwasher, and other electric appliances. The main functions of […]


From Designer Susie Cohen on taking on “just a few wonderful projects each year” July 16, 2014 While many would start their own interior design practice with the dream of becoming a household name, Susie Cohen has much humbler aspirations. “I am not striving to be prolific. I only take on a few wonderful […]


Home+Design is a multi-platform media brand that covers home, architecture, products, art and lifestyle stories throughout the state of California.[1] California Home+Design magazine is distributed quarterly. The audience for California Home + Design extends from Sacramento to San Diego and exceeds 600,000. California Home+Design was founded in the mid-1990s by Sloane Citron and Elsie Floriani of 18media under the name of California […]


From Natalie Jones is an Australian artist based in Sydney. She completed a Bachelor of Visual Arts, Bachelor of Education in 2002. As well as practicing as an artist, Natalie is the Head of Creative Arts at a college based in Sydney.  Natalie’s art practice includes painting,  printmaking, ceramics and fibre art. Starting out as […]

About The Designers

Interior design is the art and science of understanding people’s behavior to create functional spaces within a building. Decoration is the furnishing or adorning of a space with decorative elements, sometimes complemented by advice and practical assistance. In short, interior designers may decorate, but decorators do not design. Interior designer Interior designer implies that there […]

The Creator: Helen Edwards, Recycled Interiors

Interior Architecture is the design of a building or shelter inside out, type home that can be fixed. It can also be the initial design and plan for use, then later redesign to accommodate a changed purpose, or a significantly revised design for adaptive reuse of the building shell.[2] The latter is often part of sustainable architecture practices, conserving resources through […]