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My Houzz: Casual Comfort in a London Victorian
When Michael and Courtney Adamo bought their classic London Victorian, it was in terrible condition. Water leaked into the house when it rained. Ivy was growing on the inside walls, and dirt had tinted the...
My Houzz: Modern Style and Abstract Art Intertwine in Amsterdam
Michiel Leeser likes mixing old with new. The 19th-century Amsterdam home he shares with his teenage daughter, Elisa, features the original ornamental ceiling trim and stained glass. “When we bought the house, it was...
My Houzz: Reinventing a 1930 Fire Station for Family Life
When Seattle Fire Station No. 38 became too outdated for modern needs, the city put it up for auction — creating a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for entertaining and lifestyle blogger Alexandra Hedin...
Houzz Tour: Barns Inspire a Modern Farm Compound
When John Lindsay and Leslie Ward, retired journalists from Los Angeles, decided to build their dream house near Arroyo Grande, California, they weren’t interested in accessing the Mediterranean aesthetic that abounds in that area. Instead they looked...
Houzz Tour: Throwing Curves in Santa Barbara
The recipe for a truly exceptional home is quite straightforward. Just mix one part enlightened owner, one part creative architect, one part spectacular site and just the right amount of green. In the foothills just above Santa Barbara, California,...
My Houzz: Soothing Neutrals Calm in an Airy Netherlands Home
A snowy white interior and a calming monochrome palette come together flawlessly in Guido and Aggy Hoogwerf‘s Netherlands home. The interior’s charming update was rolled out in stages, with the owners...
Houzz Tour: Sophisticated Luxury in a San Francisco Condo
Given his penchant for collecting objects during his extensive travels, you wouldn’t expect San Francisco interior designer Robert Holgate to prefer small-space living. But Holgate lives...
My Houzz: Tradition and Romance Live On at an 1875 Estate
Patty Mouhtouris describes her husband, Roger Keys, as a nomadic wanderer who doesn’t stay in one place for long. This was never more true than the day he returned home from a business trip to the Southern Highlands of New South Wales,...
Houzz Tours: Parisian Modern Style for a San Francisco Flat
Architect Stephen Sutro of Sutro Architects grew up in San Francisco just four blocks from this home, alongside one of the owners, who was a childhood friend. Years later, when the...
My Houzz: Lighthearted Ease for a Petite Hague Pad
Industrial designer Aafke Kauffman loves scouring flea markets and vintage stores for treasures to bring home and upcycle. In her eclectic Netherlands home, an all-white backdrop ensures that her secondhand finds are central, while teal and yellow...
Houzz Tour: Rebooting a 1930s Bungalow in 3 Days
Call this house a heart to Hart. When Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri of Brunelleschi Construction set out to remodel the Maplewood, New Jersey, home of computer science teacher Earl Hart, they had to use their design...
Houzz Tour: Unboxing a San Francisco Condo
There’s a reason the words “cookie cutter” and “condo” are often found in the same sentence. Even the most luxurious of units often has a boxy, sterile feel. When a client approached San Francisco designer Eche...
My Houzz: Once a Rebel Capitol, Now a Storied Home
The year was 1810, and the United States was deep in negotiations with Spain over the ownership of a region above New Orleans known as West Florida. American settlers, tired of Spanish rule, staged a brief rebellion and established the short-lived,...
My Houzz: Black and White Make a Dutch Apartment All Right
When it comes to home design, Mariët van der Kooij loves two things: Scandinavian style and scrap-wood furniture. So when the 28-year-old educator moved in with 25-year-old temp agency worker...
Houzz Tour: A Marinwood Eichler Evolves
Stephen Shoup entered architecture school as a devotee of Craftsman style, but when he left University of California, Berkeley, he had evolved into a modernist. He went on to found building...
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