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Bathing Beauties: 5 Sleek Outdoor Showers

These spaces aren't for the bashful.
February 20, 2015
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Quintessential California: 5 Indoor-Outdoor Homes

Balmy and suburban, California is practically founded on the promise of an indoor-outdoor existence. Like Scandinavian cabins or Brooklyn brownstones, the breezy bungalow is the Sunshine State's residential calling card. Here are a few of our favorite examples.
February 18, 2015
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Smart Interior Update Shows When a Gut Renovation Isn't Necessary

An intervention from a clever interior designer spares an old beach house on Fire Island, New York, from demolition.
February 17, 2015
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7 Homes that Throw Shade

We're talking creative ways to block out the sun.
February 6, 2015
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Copenhagen Expat Crafts Scandinavian-Inspired Apartment (with Sauna!) in Montreal

A clever design team brings a dash of Scandinavian style to a Danish executive’s flat in a renovated Montreal triplex.
January 29, 2015
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Come to the Sunshine: 8 Warm-Weather Dwellings

With much of the Eastern seaboard hunkering down for the season's first blizzard, we offer these eight homes in balmy climes as a distraction from the snow outside.
January 26, 2015
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Editors' Essentials: 5 Outdoor Lounges We Love

Ease into warmer weather with these editor-approved lounge chairs.
January 22, 2015
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Living the Dream: Houses with Saunas

We don't know about you, but the number one requirement for our dream house is that it comes with a sauna. These mighty dwellings fit the bill.
January 7, 2015
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A Modern Home for a Design-Savvy Family in Florida

A design-build firm with a flair for modernism creates a stylish indoor-outdoor living space in Winter Park.
October 31, 2014