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From simple signage to repurposed letterforms, take a look at how typography turns up beautifully in these homes.
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  The owner of this home fills down time with creative projects, such as the “List Art” canvas featuring his favorite bands. Read more about the  Manhattan Transformation here.  Courtesy of: Raimund Koch

    The owner of this home fills down time with creative projects, such as the “List Art” canvas featuring his favorite bands. Read more about the Manhattan Transformation here.

    Courtesy of: Raimund Koch

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  Hooper House II's new owner, Richard North, has altered the house very little, though he did convert the carport into an enclosed garage to provide greater protection for his collection of automobiles. Read more about the  mid-20th century Marcel Breuer Hooper House here.  Courtesy of: Zubin Shroff

    Hooper House II's new owner, Richard North, has altered the house very little, though he did convert the carport into an enclosed garage to provide greater protection for his collection of automobiles. Read more about the mid-20th century Marcel Breuer Hooper House here.

    Courtesy of: Zubin Shroff

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  The master bathroom has a bamboo screen and a Deauville tub by Victoria + Albert. A vintage enameled metal sign from the London Underground is framed by the screen and a cactus that sits atop an African stool. Read more about  the eclectic South Minneapolis residence here.  Courtesy of: Dean Kaufman

    The master bathroom has a bamboo screen and a Deauville tub by Victoria + Albert. A vintage enameled metal sign from the London Underground is framed by the screen and a cactus that sits atop an African stool. Read more about the eclectic South Minneapolis residence here.

    Courtesy of: Dean Kaufman

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  The new media room, in which Popp retained the original tiny window as a nod to its 1940s character. Susan found the initials in a local shop, and daughter Olivia preferred them to be switched to say “ps,” to stand for “postscript.” Surrounding the Saarinen Tulip table are Philippe Starck chairs; the art is by various local artists. Read more about this affordable Sacramento remodel here.  Courtesy of: Mike Graffigna

    The new media room, in which Popp retained the original tiny window as a nod to its 1940s character. Susan found the initials in a local shop, and daughter Olivia preferred them to be switched to say “ps,” to stand for “postscript.” Surrounding the Saarinen Tulip table are Philippe Starck chairs; the art is by various local artists. Read more about this affordable Sacramento remodel here.

    Courtesy of: Mike Graffigna

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  A pair of posters by op-art master Victor Vasarely in the other bedroom. Read more about  Borrego Springs's symmetrical Spanish- and Southwestern- style home here.  Courtesy of: JUCO

    A pair of posters by op-art master Victor Vasarely in the other bedroom. Read more about Borrego Springs's symmetrical Spanish- and Southwestern- style home here.

    Courtesy of: JUCO

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  Instead of splurging on expensive framed art, Susanna tapes postcards and images cut from magazines to the wall. They're bright, colorful, and easy to swap out as she likes. Read more about  this compact Finnish household here.  Courtesy of: Petra Bindel

    Instead of splurging on expensive framed art, Susanna tapes postcards and images cut from magazines to the wall. They're bright, colorful, and easy to swap out as she likes. Read more about this compact Finnish household here.

    Courtesy of: Petra Bindel

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  A palette of wood, concrete, and painted brick forms a neutral backdrop for Kathryn Tyler’s vintage treasures, including a $30 dining table, $3 poster, and a set of 1950s Carl Jacobs Jason chairs she snagged on eBay for $400. Read more about  this frugal furniture collector here.  Courtesy of: Andrew Meredith

    A palette of wood, concrete, and painted brick forms a neutral backdrop for Kathryn Tyler’s vintage treasures, including a $30 dining table, $3 poster, and a set of 1950s Carl Jacobs Jason chairs she snagged on eBay for $400. Read more about this frugal furniture collector here.

    Courtesy of: Andrew Meredith

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  Street signs provide an exterior siding. Read more about  this sustainable approach to repurposing materials here.  Courtesy of: Randi Berez

    Street signs provide an exterior siding. Read more about this sustainable approach to repurposing materials here.

    Courtesy of: Randi Berez

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  Inspired by an old technique that Le Corbusier experimented with in the 1930s, Gregory Katz has imprinted Lot Four Two Four’s name on the exterior wall at the entrance, using laser-cut Perspex on concrete. Read more about  this South African concrete abode here.  Courtesy of: Elsa Young

    Inspired by an old technique that Le Corbusier experimented with in the 1930s, Gregory Katz has imprinted Lot Four Two Four’s name on the exterior wall at the entrance, using laser-cut Perspex on concrete. Read more about this South African concrete abode here.

    Courtesy of: Elsa Young

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