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January 22, 2014
As previously looked at in Color Story: Orange, we take another glance at a selection of modern homes, which incorporate the inviting, warm, and eccentric color.
vintage, fireplace, white walls

Armed with a keen eye for design and a yen for vintage furniture shopping, Glee star Jayma Mays and actor Adam Campbell revitalize a formerly jumbled Los Angeles house. A fireplace found at the Rose Bowl Flea Market furnishes another of the new deck spaces. Photo by Floto + Warner.

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Originally appeared in The Modern Renovated Home of Glee Star Jayma Mays
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woodwork portland renovation bedroom

Custom woodwork and an open interior define a 520-square-foot backyard retreat for a busy family. All of the furniture was meticulously handmade by Klebba and Reis to serve the family’s needs. Photo by Lincoln Barbour.

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Originally appeared in Salvaged Wood Renovation in Portland
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Just a handful of slick touches keep the house from feeling too industrial. This custom wooden furniture was made locally and inspired by what Wisnu and Sundari had seen in catalogs.

In the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, Ahmad Djuhara is on a one-man crusade to blow away the conservative cobwebs of the city’s dowdy suburban architecture. Just a handful of slick touches keep the house from feeling too industrial. This custom wooden furniture was made locally and inspired by what Wisnu and Sundari had seen in catalogs. Photo by Matthew Williams.

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Originally appeared in Humid City, Cool Home
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Master bedroom with Maya Lin sculpture and B&B Italia bed

An apartment overlooking the High Line in New York City captures views of a constantly changing urban landscape. In the master bedroom, a sculpture by Maya Lin hangs above a Siena bed from B&B Italia. Photo by Christopher Wahl.

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Originally appeared in Eye in the Sky: Urban Apartment Overlooking NYC's The High Line
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renovated modernist home in Austin exterior

A 1960s home with an unusual awning gets upgraded with 21st-century conveniences while maintaining its Austin street cred. The roofline, set on top of glass clerestories on a transparent central volume, begat the building’s local nickname: Butterfly House. Photo by Brent Humphreys.

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Originally appeared in A Renovated Midcentury Gem in Austin
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Orla Kiely living room London

Textile designer Orla Kiely’s renovated London Terrace House is punctuated by her distinctive palette and motifs. Photo by Chris Tubbs.

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Originally appeared in A Textile Designer’s Home Is Unapologetically Colorful
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Door entrance with hanging images by Raw Color

Both a gallery and a residence, an Antwerp home redefines the boundaries between public and private, art and interior design. Photo by Tim Van de Velde.

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Originally appeared in This House Proves Art Galleries Can Be Super-Friendly
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In the media room, the saturated colors of the Paper chair by Piero Lissoni for Cappellini and the Twiggy floor lamp by Foscarini contrast with the wide-screen view of the back garden.

For photographer Reinaldo Cóser and his family of four, the best way to deal with the sometimes-draining throb of massive São Paulo was to simply rise above. In the media room, the saturated colors of the Paper chair by Piero Lissoni for Cappellini and the Twiggy floor lamp by Foscarini contrast with the wide-screen view of the back garden. Photo by Cristóbal Palma.

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Originally appeared in São Paulo, Brazil
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Architect Grant explains that the recessed orange wall with built-in storage shelving is a counterpoint to the view of Boston in the opposite direction.

It might have seemed like an oxymoron to Frank Lloyd Wright, but it’s a reality in this Boston photographer’s flat, designed to fit into a preexisting 1,500-square-foot space. Photo by Kent Dayton.

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Originally appeared in Urban Usonian
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vintage, fireplace, white walls

Armed with a keen eye for design and a yen for vintage furniture shopping, Glee star Jayma Mays and actor Adam Campbell revitalize a formerly jumbled Los Angeles house. A fireplace found at the Rose Bowl Flea Market furnishes another of the new deck spaces. Photo by Floto + Warner.

Photo by Floto + Warner.

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