Marisa Villarreal


Marisa Villarreal is a Master's degree candidate in landscape architecture and urbanism at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, where she co-chairs Women in Design, the program's largest student-run organization. Ms. Villarreal also served as the editor of the 2018 Harvard University Graduate School of Design Student Guide. As a media professional, her career has included roles at,, and 20x200. Marisa Villarreal on Instagram | Google +

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JUNE 20, 2013 | THURSDAY
9 Lampshades You Can Make Before Lights Out

If you have a tired table lamp, a lackluster lantern, or a pooped-out pendant, take inspiration (and instruction) from these fresh and easy DIY ideas—and let there be light!

JUNE 20, 2013 | THURSDAY
5 Things to Do with... Old Luggage

I'm always swooning over the charming old luggage I see at flea markets and thrift stores around New York City. Clearly, some of these pieces have traveled far and wide; their once vibran...

JUNE 14, 2013 | FRIDAY
Weekend Projects: 5 Ways to Prep for a Backyard Bash

Among the true joys of summer is the opportunity to spend more time outside relaxing, entertaining, and playing. But you’ll have less time for all of these seasonal pleasures if your yard...

JUNE 13, 2013 | THURSDAY
Moving 101: Easy Ways to Make the Most of Any Move

Dreading the big move? Here are ten tips to help you pack smarter, load better, and get your stuff from where you are to where you want to be—without the stress.

JUNE 7, 2013 | FRIDAY
Weekend Projects: 5 Classic Family-Friendly DIY Projects for Summer

There's so much fun to be had in the summer. Yet for many of us, these months present a familiar challenge: The kids are out of school, and their long, carefree days must be filled with o...

MAY 31, 2013 | FRIDAY
Roofing Roundup: 7 of Today's Most Popular Choices

Whether you are replacing an old roof—or building a new home from the ground up—you'll want to check out these seven popular roofing choices.

MAY 23, 2013 | THURSDAY
Celebrity Kitchens: Get the Look Yourself

They might have celebrity status, but there's no reason why you can't draw inspiration from their homes to give your kitchen some star power of its own.

MAY 14, 2013 | TUESDAY
5 Things to Do with... Old Tires

Walking through my Brooklyn neighborhood this past weekend, I spied an interesting structure on the sidewalk. Someone had lovingly converted an old rubber tire into an outdoor planter wit...

MAY 9, 2013 | THURSDAY

Make the most of your project, whether you're planning to paint wrought iron or wood flooring, concrete or curtains.

MAY 7, 2013 | TUESDAY
10 Last-Minute Gifts Sure to Please on Mother's Day

Skip the bouquet of carnations this year, and make your mom smile with a lasting gift for the home.