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Houzz Tour: Minimalism in a Pastoral Mood
In Appalachian coal country, the abandoned mines stay, for the most part, quiet, but the caverns are far from still. Inside, laborers work silently, pressing forward. The shafts stripped of coal have become mushroom country, and here in the damp recesses...
Houzz Tour: Getting to the Bottom of a Midcentury Los Angeles Home
Architects do a lot of second-story additions. But architects Russell Shubin and Robin Donaldson had a head-scratcher with a home in Los Angeles that consisted of only a second story. “It was just one top floor built on a steel frame, and...
My Houzz: Countryside Charm in a 1940s Home
Freelance TV commercial art director Sal Boucher felt an instant connection when she turned into the driveway of this 1940s countryside home in New South Wales, Australia. She was thinking about making the move from Sydney, and the property’s lovingly...
Houzz Tour: German Tradition Deep in the Heart of Texas
Michael Imber was just starting out as an architect in San Antonio, Texas, when he met his dream client. “I was working on a kitchen for a woman who was in love with the...
My Houzz: Comfortable With a Hint of Glam
As an event planner and a personal stylist, Jennifer Margolin loves adding a touch of glam to everything, including her family’s rental. Bold color, patterns and a dash of fashion-inspired...
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Industrial Loft!
Many homeowners find exposed ductwork, brick walls, unfinished wood and bare windows simply irresistible. They consider the raw materials and finishes that define industrial style and give...
My Houzz: Modernism Takes a Natural Turn in Pennsylvania
When Gino and Mali Torriero designed and built their family’s Pennsylvania home, they prioritized light and natural materials. “Natural light should be everywhere, even if it’s small amounts,” says Mali, an architect at Luca...
Houzz Tour: Laid-Back Comfort in the New York Woods
Thomas Riker, the codesigner of this house and a principal at design firm jamesthomas, calls the area of upstate New York state where it sits the “anti-Hamptons.” The Hamptons, a collection...
My Houzz: Creative Renters Triumph Over the ‘No Paint’ Rule
“Any San Franciscan knows how difficult it is to find an apartment in this city,” says Sarah Latta, who shares a one-bedroom apartment in the Cole Valley neighborhood with her boyfriend, Darren Carter. “We looked at 23 places before finding this...
My Houzz: Stylish City Living, Toddler Included
When interior designer Jennifer Jones of Niche Interiors was house hunting with her husband, Angelo DiGiovine, their priority was to find a home with San Francisco charm in a family-friendly...
Houzz Tour: Strong Enough for Storms, Comfy Enough for a Family
Builder Mark Batson loves to watch the boats go by his home on Lee’s Cut, in the town of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. But what the boaters don’t realize is how far their voices carry on the water. Batson gets quite an earful. “They...
Houzz Tour: Farmhouse Style That Feels Metro, Not Retro
These days they raise more cash than crops in Silicon Valley, but that didn’t stop a Menlo Park family from wanting their new home to feel like a farmhouse. “It’s in the suburbs, but they wanted to incorporate some aspects of country life,”...
Houzz Tour: A Brooklyn Warehouse Brims With Light
In evolving, postindustrial cities, artists often occupy old industrial buildings to take advantage of the large spaces, natural light, and relatively cheap rents. As New York City neighborhoods like SoHo and Chelsea became popular, they also become...
My Houzz: Living Simply and Thoughtfully in Northern California
When Annette Ng and Steven Tjiang’s 1920s Greek revival home was in desperate need of upgrades, they saw an opportunity to start from scratch, building a new home that reflected their family’s desire for a simple, low-impact lifestyle. “Building...
My Houzz: Entertaining Possibilities in the Hamptons
Interior designer Iris Dankner craved a relaxing escape for her family from the busyness of Manhattan life. So the Holiday House NYC showcase...