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  1. Just My Type
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    Just My Type

    From simple signage to repurposed letterforms, take a look at how typography turns up beautifully in these homes.

    written by: Jami Smith
    02.08.13

  2. Cliff Hangers
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    Cliff Hangers

    From a home with an expansive coastal view to a home set steeply amidst dappled maple canopies, these and more houses are built to withstand the elements. Take a look at these five residences...

    written by: Jami Smith
    02.12.13

  3. Black Sheep
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    Black Sheep

    From red brick in a shingled mix to cedar cladding that stands out, these modern homes were designed to turn heads. Take a look at how these dynamic homes are bringing unique flavor to their...

    written by: Jami Smith
    02.15.13

  4. Step by Step
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    Step by Step

    From floating staircases to unique walkways, these homes know how to keep you on your toes. Take a look at how these seven homes are maximizing space by thoughtfully incorporating smart staircase...

    written by: Jami Smith
    02.15.13

  5. One With Nature
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    One With Nature

    Set amongst lush greenery, these houses break from standard suburbia and make friendly neighbors with nature.

    written by: Jami Smith
    02.20.13

  6. Let There Be White
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    Let There Be White

    From white exteriors to interiors, these homeowners know how to illuminate their space by using minimal color. As previously explored in Color Story: White, take a closer look at these working...

    written by: Jami Smith
    02.25.13

  7. Stacked
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    Stacked

    As English writer G. K. Chesterton once declared, "A room without books is like a body without a soul." As we previously explored in Shelf Life, these five homeowners from Japan to Barcelona each...

    written by: Jami Smith
    02.26.13

  8. Table Manners
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    Table Manners

    For most of us, the dining table is second only to the kitchen island for everything from work to homework to meal time. Here, we highlight five slabs, from a French solid oak to Saarinen's marble...

    written by: Jami Smith
    02.27.13

  9. The Long Hall
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    The Long Hall

    These hallways don't need a red carpet to grab your attention. Take a look at these stretching indoor and outdoor corridors.

    written by: Jami Smith
    03.07.13

  10. Lighting the Way
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    Lighting the Way

    From snaking pendants to antique geometric wire frames, these five lighting pieces illuminate their spaces in modern style.

    written by: Jami Smith
    03.05.13

  11. About a View
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    About a View

    Everyone needs a room to call their own; better still, a room with a breathtaking view. Here, a few of our favorites from stories past.

    written by: Jami Smith
    03.08.13

  12. Prepare to be Floored
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    Prepare to be Floored

    From decorative tile to rustic brick to futuristic glass, these five homes feature myriad creative uses of textures and materials.

    written by: Jami Smith
    03.19.13

  13. Space Race
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    Space Race

    From a metal-clad prefab module in Wyoming to an accordion-doored home in Canada, take a breath of fresh air with these five homes that make use of expansive windows.

    written by: Jami Smith
    03.19.13

  14. Best in Glass
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    Best in Glass

    From a tiny transparent retreat on San Juan Island in Puget Sound to a cozy cottage nestled north of Drag Lake, these five residences demonstrate the myriad ways in which glass can enhance the...

    written by: Jami Smith
    03.25.13

  15. Organic Living
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    Organic Living

    As we previously explored in Modern Gables, these five homes provide a well needed break from the hustle and bustle of city life. Take a closer look at these strikingly innovative barn residences.

    written by: Jami Smith
    03.22.13

  16. Room to Shelf
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    Room to Shelf

    Whether or not space is an issue in your home, it's always a good idea to get organized with smart shelving units. We've rounded up a handful of creative shelving and storage ideas to effortlessly...

    written by: Jami Smith
    04.03.13

  17. Kitchens Have Needs
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    Kitchens Have Needs

    Kitchens are the heart of the home, so make sure yours is up to date with these eight accessories every modern kitchen should have.

    written by: Jami Smith
    04.05.13

  18. Product Spotlight: Two Stools by Doug Johnston
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    Product Spotlight: Two Stools by Doug Johnston

    New York-based, Texas-bred designer Doug Johnston is utilizing his skills and passion for materials and functionality. Not afraid to step outside the box, Johnston investigates the relationship...

    written by: Jami Smith
    04.11.13

  19. Building in Brooklyn
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    Building in Brooklyn

    Whether beech, maple, cedar, or teak, Brooklyn resident and California native Ariele Alasko will take it. Having a sharp eye for recycled matter, Alasko is combining her expertise and passion to...

    written by: Jami Smith
    04.16.13

  20. Seattle: Sustainable Future
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    Seattle: Sustainable Future

    Seattle is taking momentous strides towards sustainable living. The Bullitt Center opened its doors on Earth Day, April 22, as the greenest commercial building in the world.

    written by: Jami Smith
    04.23.13

  21. Product Spotlight: São Paulo Collection
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    Product Spotlight: São Paulo Collection

    Inspired by natural materials, contemporary patterns, and rhythmic textures, London and São Paulo-based Studio Swine combines design, fashion, and architecture to mindfully craft modern luxury home...

    written by: Jami Smith
    04.29.13

  22. 5 Outdoor Campers
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    5 Outdoor Campers

    With summer just around the corner, there is no better time and place to plan an outdoor excursion. Take a look at these five functional and sustainable housing units, that embrace nature's charm.

    written by: Jami Smith
    05.07.13

  23. Angular Architecture: 5 Modern Homes We Love
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    Angular Architecture: 5 Modern Homes We Love

    From an angled contemporary retreat in Martha's Vineyard to a German prefab metal castle, these five homes call attention to the exceptional beauty of angular architecture.

    written by: Jami Smith
    05.21.13

  24. 6 Beautiful Summer Getaways Around the World
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    6 Beautiful Summer Getaways Around the World

    Now that summer is here, what better time to plan a vacation? Whether or not you venture near or far from your current city, take a look at these six beautiful and lively destinations to inspire...

    written by: Jami Smith
    05.28.13

  25. 5 Lofts Worth a Second Look
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    5 Lofts Worth a Second Look

    Previously seen in "7 Clever Loft Spaces for Small Places", take a look at how these five homeowners have comfortably converted compact spaces into capacious dwellings.

    written by: Jami Smith
    06.03.13

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