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parterre hedged garden near Estoril, Portugal - World of Interiors via Atticmag

Exterior Geometry

A formal garden, or parterre, consists of symmetrical planted beds connected by gravel paths. A French invention, the formal garden has gone in and out of style for more than 400 years. Certainly they are not very modern because an exquisite geometric arrangement like this one near Estoril , Portugal, requires historical skills to establish […]

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Linen Closet Looks

From a small cupboard to a large open area there are numerous options for organizing linens. Linen storage is one of those do-your-best propositions because houses often lack really ample space for stashing sheets, pillows and extra blankets for every bed, or towels for each bath. Unless you’re lucky enough to have an old house […]

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bathroom with Graff ski shower system - centennial renovation studio via atticmag

Shower System Intelligence

Expanding our powder room to include a shower is at the top of my home-project list. I’ve been brushing up on my shower research and was happy to discover that showers are getting more adventurous. Still, the two long standing types of shower system controls — pressure balance valve and thermostatic mixing valve — continue […]

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salvage doors hinged together for a patio privacy screen - Emily Johnston Anderson via Atticmag

Door Jamboree

No instructions needed to create this useful hinged salvage-door screen for the patio. It’s that time of the year when we start to move outside and revive our outdoor spaces. And having a substantial folding screen on a patio or in the yard can be an excellent way to create privacy. Hinging old doors like […]

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Backsplash of Chrysallis mirror mosaic tile - Ann Sacks via Atticmag

Mirror Images

Mirror tile is making a bit of a comeback. To a certain generation, mirror tile always will have a “disco ball” association but truth is, it can look pretty great in certain spaces. Bathrooms are prime for mirror applications although a designer friend in Chicago used it on his kitchen backsplash to reflect amazing views […]

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