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When it came to designing the interior of The Dairy, the owners were leaning toward an elegant monochrome scheme, but interior designer Lindsey Rendall wasn’t so sure. “When I first saw the building, I thought monochrome would be too harsh,” she says. “I remember it was a summer evening, and I felt soft grays and...
Houzz Tour: Family Has Room to Spare in New Rural Home
When Howden Homes builder Shane Howden and his wife, Kristie, designed their dream house in a small town southwest of Melbourne, it wasn’t an arduous task. “We knew exactly what we...
Houzz Tour: A Former Stable Becomes a Live-Work Showcase
Three years ago, architect Mark Lawrence and his wife, Cary, bought a 19th-century stable in the historic Shaw neighborhood of Washington, D.C., on the way to realizing his dream of opening a storefront in the city for the studio he and Elizabeth...
Houzz Tour: A Fresh Pacific Northwest Take on Midcentury Modern
“Wanting to spend time in your vacation home even in bad weather — that’s the litmus test,” says interior designer Ian McLeod. These homeowners are so thrilled with the renovation of their 1968 home in British Columbia’s Gulf Islands, they head...
Houzz Tour: Sophisticated Updates for a Traditional English Home
“The house was in a bad state of repair, and putting it right was an extensive project,” says interior designer Charles Bateson. “Everything had to be done from...
Houzz Tour: The Height of Luxury in a Modern Glass House
“It’s very playful,” says architect Matthew Brumby, referring to this glittering glass house in an exclusive enclave of north London. The impressive structure is a testament to architectural vision. The project was the brainchild of London-based...
We Can Dream: An Expansive Tennessee Farmhouse on 750 Acres
There’s not much to Williamsport, Tennessee, in terms of restaurants, live music or storefronts. That’s all in Nashville, about an hour’s drive away. But what Williamsport lacks in nightlife, it more than makes up for in sheer beauty. Rolling...
Houzz Tour: Clever DIY Tricks Warm a Rustic Rental Cottage
This rustic worker’s cottage resides in the country suburb of Guildford, northeast of Perth, Australia. It was the perfect place for interior designer Nelly Reffet and her partner to rent while they started a family. When they moved out and into another...
Houzz Tour: Nature and Efficiency Inspire a Woodland Home
When Clare and Jonathan Potter bought a piece of land in southeast England with a view to building their own home, they were determined to embrace sustainable living. The land is set amid 18 acres of glorious ancient woodland in the New Forest area, and...
Houzz Tour: Surfing Inspires a Metal-Happy San Francisco Loft
While buying a glass-topped propeller coffee table from HD Buttercup in San Francisco, this homeowner asked design consultant Daphne Steinberg if she’d have a look...
Houzz Tour: Apartment Redesign Looks to the ’70s for Bold Inspiration
We all know the value of location when it comes to buying a new home. This Edinburgh, Scotland, apartment has that issue taken care of. Situated on the second floor of a handsome Victorian building in the city’s beautiful West End, the apartment has...
My Houzz: Spanish Meets Tuscan in Southern California
Carl and Daphne Hester celebrated their retirement in 2006 by moving to a beautiful new home near Palm Springs, California. Before they moved in, Daphne, an interior design enthusiast, left no corner untouched, ensuring that their home would reflect both...
Houzz Tour: Bright and Light, With a California Beach Vibe
“The moment I stepped through the door, I had that feeling, and I knew I had to have it!” says Gabriel Holland, recalling the moment she viewed her home in Bridport, England, for the first time. It was, she says, dark, dingy and stuck in a 1970s avocado...
Houzz Tour: A Modern Take on a Traditional Texas Farmhouse
Constraints often dictate design. Sometimes they’re difficult to work around, and sometimes they make an architect’s work just a little easier. The latter was the case for Patrick Ousey of FAB...
Houzz Tour: A Home Designed to Make Work a Pleasure
If you’re going to work from home, you want it to be a home in which you like working, and that’s exactly what these homeowners set out to create when they embarked on building their house in far northeastern New South Wales, Australia. With help...
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