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Houzz Tour: Fieldstone Divides and Connects a Wisconsin Home
Giving a house a name might not be as obvious as, say, naming the family car. But for architects it is common. A house’s name could be linked to the client (Smith Residence), an internal system (House IX) or even an important feature or concept...
My Houzz: Clean Swiss Style in a New Jersey Suburb
When Susan Gillis and her family left Switzerland for a traditional-style home in suburban New Jersey, she hated leaving her kitchen behind. “I really loved our kitchen in Zurich,” she says, sighing. “Actually, everything about...
My Houzz: 2 Tools + 1 Resourceful Guy = Lots of Great ‘New’ Furniture
“Moving into this apartment was worth going broke for,” says retail visual merchandiser Taylor Hoff. Unfortunately, that meant Hoff didn’t have a lot of money to spend on furnishing his San Francisco rental. “I didn’t want crappy furniture but...
Houzz Tour: Sleek and Neat in Toronto
When you’re renovating a house, every square inch counts. Losing space because walls need to be thicker to provide more insulation can be the difference between a comfortable room and one where the furniture doesn’t quite fit. In this 1,600-square-foot,...
My Houzz: Refined Comfort on a Florida Island
Brooke and Greg Kadet were drawn to the high ceilings, updated kitchen and spacious layout of their two-story Florida home. “Greg and I both love white cabinetry and granite, and the original owners had just recently put in a brand-new kitchen...
Houzz Tour: Heavy Metal Rocks a Modern Missouri Home
Superman grew up in the fictional town of Smallville, Kansas. But just across the eastern border of the state in Joplin, Missouri, lives a real man of steel. For Bill Perry, who owns a steel manufacturing facility, steel is his life. So when it came time...
My Houzz: Going White and Bright in Montreal
Architect Maxime Vandal and designer Richard Ouellette of Les Ensembliers loved the traditional features in their 1910 Arts and Crafts home and wanted to preserve them. But they also wanted a setting in which...
Houzz Tour: Ultramodern and Artistic in the New York Woods
A house in upstate New York can be a great respite from the big city, but it can also be a bit lonely at times. That’s why this house, at the base of the Shawangunk Mountains, is designed not only to embrace nature but also to encourage socializing....
My Houzz: Better Flow for Feasts and Family in Alabama
Rachel and Layne Schranz designed and built their home with entertaining in mind. Layne, a racecar driver, associate church pastor and business owner, and Rachel, a stay-at-home mom who homeschools their two...
Houzz Tour: Major Changes Open Up a Seattle Waterfront Home
The home wasn’t all bad. There was plenty of space, it had a great view toward Vashon Island (off the coast of Seattle), and the interior brimmed with vintage charm. But a slipshod second-floor addition built by a previous homeowner simply had...
My Houzz: Vision Pays Off in a Vibrant Live-Work Space
Like many Seattle artists, Amy Ockerlander was worried about losing her studio space in the city’s Pioneer Square district after the implosion of the Kingdome in 2000. Subsequent redevelopment displaced many artists, who were forced to find new...
My Houzz: Boosting Light and Family Friendliness in a 1920s Townhouse
Soon after journalist-writer Sanne Bloemink and Rutger Lambriex bought their 1920s Amsterdam townhouse, they had to relocate to New York City for a six-year work assignment. They rented out the house while they...
Houzz Tour: Welcoming Light and Gatherings in Melbourne
Architect Warwick Mihaly of Mihaly Slocombe subscribes to the theory that a homeowner’s presence should be felt in the home’s furnishings, paint colors and even architecture. It’s...
My Houzz: Cozy Country Meets Bohemian Artistic in Australia
Thanks to a mutually beneficial relationship with some friends, Australians Harriet Goodall, Mat Campbell and their two children get to live in a rustic country cottage. In exchange, Campbell manages the surrounding...
Houzz Tour: Better Flow for a Los Angeles Bungalow
The front door was in the wrong place. That’s what stood out to architect Jeff Troyer when he arrived at his client’s 1920s home in Los Angeles to talk about a kitchen remodel. That discussion would have to wait. Walking up, he saw a set of...
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