A Designer Swaps His 1950s House for a Bright and Airy Home Built Around a Pool

This East Austin home has a flowing, open plan that makes entertaining a breeze.

When Chioco Design founder Jamie Chioco moved into his first home two decades ago, he planned to eventually remodel and add another bedroom and bathroom. The original 750-square-foot, one-bedroom home was built in 1950 on a typical infill lot in East Austin.

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Mandi Keighran
Design and travel writer based in London.


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