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July 26, 2013
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Modern cottage renovation in Marin County

CHARMING WEEKEND COTTAGE RENOVATION IN MARIN

A Bay Area landscape designer works her yard like a jigsaw puzzle, packing a bevy of distinctive destinations into a steep and diminutive plot.

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Originally appeared in Charming Weekend Cottage Renovation in Marin
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Fontainebleau castle illustration by Thibaud Herem

GRAPHIC DESIGN: 6 NAMES TO KNOW NOW

Feast your eyes on half a dozen of our favorite movers and shakers in the graphic design world after the jump.

Originally appeared in Illustrator We Love: Thibaud Herem
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Depot house Connecticut architecture

5 GREAT HOME RENOVATIONS AROUND THE WORLD PART TWO

From a hit actor's beach house retreat to a high design Mill Valley abode, peep to see five more of our favorite home renovations around the world.

Originally appeared in 10 Modern Gables
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Dining room with hidden benches for storage

6 WAYS TO COLOR ACCENT YOUR HOME

From an orange shipping container addition to a cleverly-painted kitchen divider, click to see how these six homeowners used color to add personality to their homes.

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Originally appeared in Tunnel Vision
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Façade with custom cedar windows and wooden dowels

SUPER SYDNEY: 5 MODERN HOUSES DOWN UNDER

Skip the Sydney Opera House and click through these five amazing abodes in Australia's biggest city.

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Vang@taverne-agency.com
Originally appeared in Almost Perfect
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Sarti is only too happy to demonstrate one of his favorite inventions: a mobile kitchen-supply box/cocktail station/breakfast bar with casters that hides beneath the stairs.

HAPPY HOUR: 5 UNIQUE HOME BARS

Why go out to a crowded, loud, and overpriced bar when you can host happy hour at home? Here, we take a look at five homeowners who have created unique and fun home bars.

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Originally appeared in Halving It All
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WAKE UP YOUR WALLS: 10 WALL DECOR IDEAS

Nothing ruins a potentially fabulous room design like boring blank walls. Wall decor is often the last bit that really brings it all together or adds that extra little touch of personalization. Scroll through our ten wall decor ideas for some inspiration for your own home!

Originally appeared in Wall Decals from Blik
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Modern cottage renovation in Marin County

CHARMING WEEKEND COTTAGE RENOVATION IN MARIN

A Bay Area landscape designer works her yard like a jigsaw puzzle, packing a bevy of distinctive destinations into a steep and diminutive plot.

Photo by Morgan Rachel Levy.

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