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My Houzz: Eclectic Chic Goes Global in San Francisco
Ali Price describes her light-filled apartment in San Francisco’s Mission District as an “eclectic smattering of things that I love.” The Nashville native and cofounder of Lydali shares the home with her London-born...
Houzz Tour: Tying Together a Boston Loft
The owners of this loft had been seduced by its sweeping Boston skyline views and vibrant historic South End neighborhood, but its existing built-ins and other features didn’t stand up to the loft’s 18-foot-high ceilings, and the spaces did not make...
Houzz Tour: Subtle Cape Cod Style in Los Angeles
After numerous visits to Cape Cod, Massachusetts, a couple approached interior designer Phil Norman and asked him to re-create the feeling of that coastal community in their home....
Houzz Tour: Thrifty TLC Transforms a Beach Bungalow
Cayley Lambur has spent some time in the homes of strangers. She grew up as the child of architects, and visiting open houses was kind of a family hobby. Seen more as sightseeing opportunities than real estate prospects, these excursions didn’t...
Houzz Tour: A Transformed Carriage House Opens for Play
“It might look simple, but there was nothing straightforward about this at all,” says Pam Swatkins, a project manager at design-build firm Conner & Buck. She had the job of converting...
Houzz Tour: Modern Meets Mountain in North Carolina
When this family of five flees their full-time home during steamy Florida summers, they are ready for some relaxed mountain time. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, their vacation home is all about gathering time for a family that...
Houzz Tour: A Modern Take on a Montana Log House
After designing a house in the scorching climate of Tucson, Arizona, without air conditioning, architect Arthur Andersson brought a similar concept to a much chillier region. “I said let’s do a house in Montana that doesn’t have any central...
My Houzz: Artistry and Personality Color a London Flat
When photographer Cara Connell of Lumitrix purchased her first home, she faced designing it with the same trepidation that most new homeowners feel when approaching the process....
My Houzz: A 1900s Edwardian Gets an Eclectic Refresh
Eight months pregnant with their first child, Gloria Apostolou and her husband, Kirk Marshall, were running out of time to find a new home for their growing family. They had recently lost in two bidding wars and were starting to feel dejected, when their...
My Houzz: Highlighting Farmhouse Roots in a Seattle Suburb
“We wanted our house to feel like summer camp — just quirky enough to be interesting,” says Kimberly Taylor. The photographer and founder of The Grow Hope Foundation and her husband, Chris, a video...
Houzz Tour: A Bark-Covered Floating Getaway on Lake Union
When you first lay eyes on this floating house, you may think it’s the secret lair of some fantastic villain in a James Bond film. But builder Bob Little assures me that the couple who commissioned it as their Seattle pied-à-terre couldn’t be nicer....
My Houzz: A Dallas Family Home Freshens Up
After 10 years in their Dallas home, Christy and Patrick Kercheville decided it was time to update their kitchen. Christy had always dreamed of having an open-concept cooking area, and wanted to transform their galley kitchen into a warm and modern space....
Houzz Tour: A New Chapter for a Storied Chicago Building
Melissa Benham, an interior designer and a principal at Studio Gild, moved around the world for many years. The Michigan native made stops in London, Washington, D.C., and New York City; but...
My Houzz: A 1904 Georgian Colonial Gets a Personal Stamp
In 2000 Michelle Pettigrew and Jerry Kaplan bought one of the oldest properties in Hillsborough, California: a Georgian colonial–style house built in 1904. Pettigrew had loved the home from afar, and when it came on the market, the couple knew they...