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Refreshed Spanish Colonial at the Hollywood Hills

This 1920s Spanish Revival home in the Hollywood Hills was in great shape but wanted refreshing. “The customers are a young family from the East Coast that love spending time around the West Coast,” says interior designer Laura Umansky. “They bought the home with rental in your mind, but will end up using it as […]

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Travel and Art Intertwine at a California Condo

You have probably met someone who is told you in designing a room about one definite bit of furniture, object or artwork. In other words, the vision for the room was there, even though most of the furniture wasn’t. However, how about an entire apartment? Matthew Lanphier of M.J. Lanphier Interior Design faced such a […]

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How to Use a Kitchen Designer

Whether your kitchen needs a minor face lift or a comprehensive gut occupation, soliciting help from a certified kitchen designer can be well worth the investment. The rule of thumb: When a kitchen job costs more than a few hundred bucks, it could be time to call in a pro. Not only do kitchen designers […]

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Glass House on a Lowcountry Lagoon

Recently the Wall Street Journal selected the”Lips Room” Home on Kiawah Island by architect and er Christopher Rose Because its House of the Day. To be certain, with its expansive walls of glass and high-tech-meets-Lowcountry texture, we’re not surprised. The home is located on the edge of a lagoon on Kiawah Island in South Carolina’s […]

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Inviting and Warm Bungalow in Portland

At the center of their bustling Brooklyn neighborhood in Portland, Oregon, newlyweds Joseph Palazzo and LeeAnna Rappleyea make a bright and welcoming house employing an eclectic combination of original artwork and secondhand locates. And with various restaurants, caf├ęs, and coffee shops in the end of their shady street, the place can not be overcome. The […]

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