Oren Pollack moved from the United States to Nicaragua two years ago to join his parents in finding ways to make the world a better place. He quickly founded a nonprofit agency called Sports Donations... more »
William Britten and his wife, Sarah, came up with a brilliant plan to lure their family — a son, a daughter, the spouses, six grandkids — into one place: Buy a farm and invite everyone to live there. The scheme worked, and now their children... more »
For three years lifestyle photographer and teacher Nadia Dole looked at pictures of her dream home: a rebuilt and converted barn located on 100 acres of land on a mountaintop in Vermont — up miles of dirt... more »
“Sometimes I think I was born in the wrong era," says Veralynn Kaiser, whose love of retro style and antiques started when she was a child and has resulted in a knockout style in her Ohio home.
After becoming enamored of her grandparents'... more »
Fourteen years ago husband-and-wife mosaic artists Mike Minnis and Emily Stoger faced perhaps one of their largest blank canvases ever: an empty 1,500-square-foot industrial workshop in a former textile factory lit by buzzing 8-foot-long fluorescent lights.... more »
The beauty of California's Ojai Valley has attracted countless artists who've turned the area into a hub of creativity with laid-back appeal. So when architect Jeffrey Weinstein and his wife, Wendy, were... more »
The story of the Dialogue House in Phoenix spans a decade and a half. Architect Wendell Burnette designed the house in the late 1990s, earning a prestigious Progressive Architecture Award in 1999. It... more »
Edwin Pelser felt like he had struck gold 10 years ago when he pulled back tired, gray carpeting to reveal original herringbone parquet floors in his Hague apartment. Up until that point, things like plastic window frames, "which I hate," he says, made... more »
Though Kate and Cody Roebuck had never seen their rental house in person before moving from Georgia to Oxford, Mississippi — only a few smart-phone photos — the couple trusted that Kate, an artist and a textile designer, could make the space burst... more »
The story of this vacation home began when one of the inventors of paintball, Charles Gaines, bought about 50 acres around a small lake in Alabama. He created an informal compound of his favorite outdoorsy people by selling off plots to family members... more »
Up a series of steep and winding streets, Ashbury Heights sits at the top of a hill behind San Francisco's famous Haight-Ashbury neighborhood. This beautiful neighborhood is full of stunning houses, each with its own history and style, including this... more »
When Robert Van Every casually popped into a neighborhood open house one day in Toronto, he wasn't expecting the loft to blow him away. But the space was just what he'd always wanted. Located inside a former Rawlings baseball glove factory built in 1902,... more »
“We were meant to be together," says homeowner Jessica Craig, describing her relationship with the midcentury home she bought in October 2012. "I knew I wanted something midcentury with history, and as soon as I walked in the door, I knew I was home."
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