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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...
Houzz Tour: A Beach Cottage Gets Its Vibe Back
“You’ve got to get the details spot-on in a small home,” says interior designer Clark Collins. In his case “small” means 900 square feet in a charming...
Houzz Tour: Dressed Up With a Bow Tie in Arkansas
Think “bow tie” and most likely pasta or a gentleman wearing a tux comes to mind, not a house. But Bowtie House is the monicker that Tim Maddox and Tim de Noble of Arkansas’ deMx architecture gave...
My Houzz: Peacefulness and Pugs in Tampa
As a busy furniture and design shop owner in Tampa, Florida, Katie Gagnon of The Blue Moon Trading Company craved a peaceful home away from home to help cut down on her...
Houzz Tour: A Modern Loft Rises in a Onetime Bakery
When their children grew up, this couple ditched their suburban lifestyle for a more urban, walkable one in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood. They bought a loft-style condo in an early-1900s building that once housed the industrial bakery...
Houzz Tour: Flexibility and Efficiency for a New Seattle Home
The owner of this new house in Seattle was so dedicated to rebuilding a new home where her old one once stood that she bought a used RV, parked it in the backyard and lived in it while overseeing construction. Her goal: create a healthy and energy-efficient...
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Farmhouse!
Do you have an edible garden or farm animals? Do you live in a farmhouse or decorate as if you do? Whether you’ve got more raised beds than bedrooms, count barn animals as part of your family or have rescued a dilapidated barn, we’d love to see pictures...
My Houzz: Color and Pattern Give a Newlyweds’ Home Zing
High school sweethearts Tamiza and Cory Marcinkow married in September 2012 and wanted to personalize their first home together. Their design process involved very few compromises, as the couple was starting from scratch. “We didn’t own any...
Houzz Tour: One Beach Cottage, Hold the Cute
When Anne Michaelsen Yahn was asked to decorate a beach house for a couple on Little Balboa Island, an hour south of Los Angeles, she wanted to avoid the clichés that can bedevil...
Houzz Tour: A Colorful Victorian Gets a Through Line
Victorian architects didn’t build open-plan great rooms. Instead, they enclosed spaces and added hallways. In this Victorian, in San Francisco’s Noe Valley neighborhood, interior designer Susan Diana Harris still managed to link the rooms; using color,...
My Houzz: An 1887 Duplex Finds the Sun
When hunting for a house, you’re often told that you’ll “just know” when you’ve found your future home. That was certainly the case for Maryline Lambelin and her historic 1887 duplex. “When I visited the house for the first time, it was a...
Houzz Tour: Give Me a ‘Y’
As one ventures farther from cities and suburbs, the natural circumstances of a property have greater influence on a house’s design. Trees, soil and the path of the sun are just a few of the considerations that help to shape a house’s plan. This house,...
Houzz Tour: Rolling With the Seasons in a New York Beach House
“This place didn’t have a soul,” says interior designer Heide Hendricks of her Manhattan clients’ newly built vacation house in Oyster Bay, New York. The homeowners had a wonderful start with antiques and a photography collection, but the home’s...