Mary Jo Bowling served as Curbed's home scouting editor through March 2018. During her tenure, she produced the weekly House Calls column.
One couple loved their 1950s era home, and they wanted more of the same
A Portland, Maine, couple went looking for office space and ended up with that and an urban family retreat.
Hardware designer and sculptor Carl Martinez applies his minimalist style in a maximalist setting: his Victorian home in Easton, Pennsylvania.
After purchasing a piece of the family homestead, a couple hired relative and architect Fred Bamesberger, of Bamesberger Architecture, to design a home that was the antithesis of how they’d lived before.
A creative director’s real estate agent cautioned him that the house, remodeled with a 1980s aesthetic, was "so not [him]." He looked past the dated finishes and saw potential for something more.
We often talk about how good design makes a person’s life more efficient and enjoyable, but for interior design blogger Stacey Blake it does that and more.
Holiday cards show the wit, humor, and personal side of creators of built environments.
When Larry Sykes bought his first house, he became the designer, contractor, and client
Emily Henderson’s new home, a 1920s Tudor in Los Angeles, had a problem common to older houses: The dining room was large, but the adjacent kitchen was cramped and uninspiring.