Home & Garden Current Issue

November 2017


Chic in the Desert
By Taylor Hughes
Lynn and Rick Gregson have added many artistic touches to their centrally located abode, as well as a fabulous curtained pergola in the backyard.

Paradise Found: The Recycled Garden
By Kurt Niece
Jack and Klair Pirtle’s yard is filled with a quirky collection of plants and found objects.

Great Designs
The Arizona South Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers held its annual Design Excellence Awards contest two months ago. We present the winning entries.


Garden Calendar
A monthly guide to gardening in Tucson.

Furnishing the Look: You Oughta Have An Ottoman
These functional furnishings serve as footrests, seating, storage or even as auxiliary coffee tables.

Events & More
What’s going on in Tucson on the home and garden scene.

From My Kitchen to Yours: Sister Act
Twin sisters Diane Santi-Bernt and Laura Santi-Tanzillo have turned their grandmother’s recipes for biscottini into a thriving business.

Diana Madaras Contest Winner
Margaret Falkner is the winner of our recent online contest, which garnered more than 1,000 entries. The prize: an 18- x 24-inch canvas giclée
selected from artist Diana Madaras’s book The Colors of Tucson.

About the cover: The First-Place winner of a recent ASID design competition in the category of Small Kitchens (less than 60 sq. ft. of countertop), is Colleen Taylor, ASID, of Colleen Taylor Interior Design, LLC, colleentaylorinteriordesigns.com. Photography by Robin Stancliff.