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Houzz Tours 1673 Stories

My Houzz: A Modern-Day Homestead Brings a Family Together
Modern family life can feel like a never-ending whirlwind of conflicting schedules, work and outside activities that scatter family members hither and yon. For the Beck family of Poulsbo, Washington, bringing the family together means making the most...
Houzz Tour: Good Vibes for a Hollywood Couple in Laurel Canyon
Pretty Little Liars actor Ian Harding lives in Los Angeles, but he’s not a beach guy. Fans of the mountains, wildlife and trees, he and his girlfriend, artist and blogger Sophia...
My Houzz: Walls and Shelves Are This Collector's Colorful Canvas
Every room in Deanne Delbridge’s one-bedroom apartment features a different primary color that reflects the room’s distinct personality. “The living room illustrates my anthropological side,” she says....
Houzz Tour: A Modern Remake Brings Ocean Views Into Focus
Perched high on a hill with glorious, tranquil views over the Pacific Ocean north of Sydney sits a modern design marvel. In its former life as a simple beach house, it had failed to take advantage of this privileged position. So the...
Houzz Tour: Warm, Curvy Modernism in Palm Springs
Warm weather and great golf courses drew Laurie and Les Cooper to Palm Springs, California. The couple also loves midcentury design, so it was only natural that they fell in love with a home built in 1965 by Rick Harrison, an architect known for creating...
My Houzz: Eccentricities Fill a London Flat
As with all good homes, a tour of this one-bedroom flat in East London is like walking inside the mind of its owner. Lego, typographic prints, Barbie dolls, taxidermy, train station signs and a giant teacup all sit under the same roof. It’s an eclectic...
Houzz Tour: A Contemporary Family Home Opens to Views and Light
Before deciding to knock down their old, not very livable house in favor of building a new home, the owners of this Canberra, Australia, home considered the needs of their young family. They wanted a modern family home where they could entertain, play...
Houzz Tour: A Drive in the Country Ends in a Remodel
Gary Leopold had two interests: drives around the Berkshires, in western Massachusetts, and midcentury style. Those subjects intersected in a 1,600-square-foot Cape Cod cottage in Williamstown. The compact home was built in 1949 on a site blessed with...
Houzz Tour: Up and Out Around a Heritage Tree
Natalie and Christian Kopp bought a 1930s ranch-style home in Austin with plans for a renovation and addition that would turn the dwelling into a more comfortable place to raise a family. The obvious location for the addition was the back of the house....
Houzz Tour: Pared-Down Glam in a San Francisco Condo
Catherine Kwong’s personal and professional life were undergoing major changes: She had moved back to the San Francisco Bay Area from New York City, she was preparing to launch her own interior design business, she purchased her first home, and she...
Houzz Tour: Sliding Doors Open Up a Small Space in New York City
Justin Venk was still in grad school for interior design when Amanda Bresler bought an apartment in his building in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood. When Bresler, who works for the company that makes Sweet Revenge liqueur, saw Venk’s apartment,...
Houzz Tour: A Historic Remodel Keeps the Romance Alive
The story of Judy Hobday’s long relationship with her 200-plus-year-old house in Stockton, New Jersey, is as passion filled as any romance novel. It started when she was 30 years old and living in a rented carriage house down the road. “I was driving...
Houzz Tour: Making a Comeback in the Hollywood Hills
Even though the rotting, crumbling 1912 cottage on this Hollywood Hills, California, property was beyond saving, Colin Rhys saw a golden opportunity for the site. As the principal of Xanadu...
Houzz Tour: Stunning Curved Architecture Rises Among the Trees
These homeowners are building the dream house of a lifetime, which takes time, patience and flexibility. Not just on their part, but on the part of their architect as well. It’s so fitting that they found architect Robert Oshatz, who rolls with his...
Houzz Tour: A ’60s Apartment Gets a Retro Revamp
This fifth-floor apartment built in the 1960s needed opening up to make it lighter, brighter and more livable. But in updating the decor, Mr. Mitchell interior designer Andrew Mitchell resisted...