Katherine Salant

Katherine Salant has an architecture degree from Harvard. A native Washingtonian, she grew up in Fairfax County and now lives in Ann Arbor, Mich.

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The living room is dead

The living room is dead

In newly constructed homes, the kitchen island and patio are where you hang out and entertain.

House Watch | Are those socks blue or black? The lights you buy matter.

House Watch | Are those socks blue or black? The lights you buy matter.

Getting a true hue can be difficult because LEDs read colors differently.

Everything, in a new light

Everything, in a new light

Advances in LED lighting have made the long-lasting bulbs a better choice, but picking the right one for the right spot still takes some work

Italian tilemakers unveil innovative designs at annual fair

Italian tilemakers unveil innovative designs at annual fair

One tile series re-creates the art of Keith Haring while others let homeowners create unique patterns.