These previews share a behind-the-scenes look at the family room, kitchen/breakfast room, and the den/office – and the designers’ plans for them.

The unique qualities of agate, especially its mesmerizing bands of ethereal color, have made the mineral a favored design motif. Here we present three special ways to incorporate the motif into your home décor.

October makes a fabulous time for a road trip in Missouri. Filled with natural beauty in any season, prairies become even more special in autumn.

Mothers and sons have a special bond, but most times, it doesn’t lead into a career together. Mother-son team Kristi and JT Monschein form The Monschein Team, part of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Alliance Real Estate. The team has more than 50 years of combined experience in real estate. …

This spectacular, 1.5-story home evokes the contemporary designs of Frank Lloyd Wright, with soaring ceilings and expansive windows to capture the intimacy of its natural surrounds.

These previews share a behind-the-scenes look at the living room, the dining room, and the entry foyer, staircase landing and first-floor landing – and the designers’ plans for them.

Julie Abner of Julie Abner Interiors was tasked with modernizing the powder room and blending it into the home’s other contemporary updates.

A good old-fashioned ice bucket remains essential for every home bar. Why not make it a decorative asset as well?

Residing on a favorite street within walking distance of Bernie Park and Spoede School, this commanding, 2-story home sits beautifully on 2 acres with white paint, dark shutters and an eye-catching red door à la the 1999 film American Beauty.

“I create more than interiors, I interpret the personality of the individual or corporation. From the initial meeting through the creation of the residential or business environment, I listen, then provide the perfect balance between style and comfort. A balanced, designed space is part of o…