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bank of storage closets at stairway landing by Culligan Abraham Architecture

Stairway Landing Storage

A clever idea maximizes underutilized attic space. The wall on the left would normally have been covered in sheetrock, painted and left bare – the passage is too narrow for artwork, unless you’re after a bruised arm.  But instead, the architect took dead space and created a bank of storage closets.  Perfect for linens, supplies […]

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Alabama stone cottage pantry with double french doors

Pantry Pride

Kitchen features come and go. The pantry is no different. Although they have been around for centuries, in the 1950′s pantries became less common in American homes.  Walk-in pantries began making a comeback in the late 1990′s and are now one of the most requested kitchen features. But many of today’s homeowners expect more from […]

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Lattice styles by Accents of France

Mirrored Lattice Walls

Trellis is most-often seen outdoors and in sunrooms Admirers of French-style decorating probably know about trellis – a decorative wall treatment fashioned from intricately worked wood strips that are applied as panels, traditionally to formalize walled gardens. While diamonds and squares are the lattice shapes created by the criss-crossed strips, arches, circles and even more […]

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bradley stephens billard room Hamptons showhouse

Hamptons Game Room

The latest from Bradley Stephens: a super-sophisticated game room I met designer Bradley Stephens last year, when I toured a NYC showhouse where he created a sensational bedroom inspired by Annie Lennox. I was making a video of his room when my camera battery died (every blogger’s nightmare). Bradley graciously let me return to and […]

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6 burner CornueFe stainless steel range

Inspired Design Showhouse

Tour a NYC luxury apartment dedicated to some extraordinary women Move over Kip’s Bay. A group of 15 premier New York interior designers combined talents in a unique showhouse event to launch a new condominium building on West End Avenue, a street that hasn’t changed so much in 30 years or perhaps longer. As it […]

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