The Latest In Outdoors

pool on a deck near forest

If Your Home Search Has Stalled Because There’s No Pool, Consider This Petite Alternative

A real-estate agent offers sage advice on the topic.

outdoor patio

Backyards With This Amenity Can Help Sell a House for $10K More

It allows for ultimate multitasking.

chaises by a pool

You Won’t Look at Flagstone the Same After Seeing This New Outdoor Tile Collection

Or your fiberglass pool.


6 Takes on the Shingle House Exterior, From Moody Blue-Black to Classic Gray

And all are effortlessly cool.

woven dining chairs

Mandy Moore Already Ordered This Outdoor Staple From Sarah Sherman Samuel’s New Collection

The poolside piece can also work indoors.


This New Portable Light Turns Into an Outdoor Floor Lamp Just Like That

It’s all-weather, wind resistant, and dimmable.

shed door opening

Colorful Window Film Will Convince You It’s Always Summer in This Designer’s Tiny Backyard Shed

When she is craving a vacation, it’s her escape.

Man standing in front of outdoor dining room table

Bobby Berk Transformed a “Hideous” Backyard Fountain Into a Chic Oasis

And added a luxe outdoor kitchen.

blue door

How to Nail Curb Appeal in 2024, According to 11 Designers

Would you paint your house dusty lavender?

cedar hot tub

Soak Up Everything There Is to Know About This Wood-Burning Hot Tub

Pro: Its delivery time is three to five weeks.

Pink house exterior with yellow door flanked by palm trees.

Steel Clad, Energy Efficient, Shape Shifting (!)—These Exterior Designs Stand Out on the Block

Our 15 favorites for various budgets and styles.

Modern house in nature painted black.

10 Black Exterior Houses That Put the Drama Front and Center

Skip the white picket fence and go to the dark side.

spanish style house with steps leading up to it

Each of These 7 Spanish-Style Home Exteriors Feels Like an Escape

Including Bobby Berk’s Palm Desert retreat.

Couple holding baby outdoors

When This Detroit Couple Found a Home With a Greenhouse, They Built a Community Garden

An excerpt from “Cheap Old Houses.”

modern white city house

8 White House Exteriors That Are Just as Dramatic as Black

From a Georgian in Ontario to a Sydney home on the bay.

black house with white door

A Contrasting Front Door Is Just One Way to Nail a Black and White House Exterior

Seven of our favorites, from Maine to Washington.

modern palm springs house

6 Modern House Exteriors Where Sleek Lines Are Oh So Inviting

Even concrete gives warm vibes.

striped outdoor sofa

How I Brought Côte d’Azur Allure to My Narrow, L-Shaped Patio

Yes, you can hang paintings outside with this trick.