Diane Hancock Designs

Down-to-Earth Advice for Going Green

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, we celebrate ecologically mindful design, from sustainably sourced woods to solar panels and bioswales. Specifically, we talk with LEED-certified (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) interior designer and architect Diane Hancock, who shares her knowledge and examples of her work.

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Color Matters

Color is a powerful tool that can make a room feel calm, cheerful, comfortable or energetic. We asked a few top designers to share how they incorporate color into their designs.

Color is unexpected in this modern living room as designer Diane Hancock uses a yellow ceiling paint against a stark white wall to draw the eye up and emphasize the ceiling height of the adjacent room.

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Remodeling

May is officially upon us, which means the weather is warmer, the flowers are blooming, and remodeling projects are getting underway. While it may seem a daunting task, remodeling can add function to your most used spaces and value to your home. Five top designers share their tips to help you get the most from your next remodeling project.

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