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Rustic home near Spokane designed as a temple to the sun.
Homeowners with fix-it projects and arts-and-crafts enthusiasts find uses for the material.
Man-made materials are now being made greener and are probably here to stay.
Designers are turning to materials created for sportswear to make mattresses that are more comfortable even in hot weather.
Designer: "We are no longer in the '70s when everything 'designed' had to look avant-garde."
Gijs Bakker, co-founder of the Dutch conceptual design company Droog, recently showed some innovative wearable-art pieces at the San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design
Seattle-area Cassandria Blackmore works backward to evoke landscapes and skyscapes
A look at some sealers available for concrete floors and counters.