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range niche with Wolf dual fuel in custom maple cabinet kitchen

Maple Furniture Kitchen

For natural wood, glazed kitchen cabinets, it’s the grain and detailing that matters. It’s rare to come across a maple kitchen with a vintage American furniture look and not find it just a trifle staid. But when the cabinets are exquisitely made, proportioned and glazed, the result is as timeless and as classic as this […]

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rustic master bath custom sink console with open shelf

Rustic Master Bath Retreat

The custom tub surround is reminiscent of a French wall fountain Wood salvaged from a North Carolina barn is rustic, yet romantic in this master bath retreat.  A Waterworks Cambridge tub nestles underneath an expanse of windows.  Its custom surround is washed in an oyster shell palette, with a backsplash detail and a wall mounted […]

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lead glass window detail in the Saarinen House

Cool Bathrooms

Worlds apart yet connected through materials Two bathrooms, built 80 years and almost 7,000 miles apart, share an austerity which I find very cool. Some might call them cold — in one case that might be viewed as a blessing (you’ll see why) — but, for me, that’s not the point.  What drew my attention […]

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white demin slipcovered sofa

Alabama Stone Cottage II

Our room-by-room walk through of Allison’s house continues Our tour of Allison’s lovely stone house on a lake in Alabama continues with a walk through some of the private spaces in the 5-bedroom home that our very own blogging partner and her husband built on 4-1/2 acres. If you missed part one of the tour, […]

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cabinets in renovated kitchen on Rou Estate

Ancient House, Modern Kitchen

Two-hundred-year-old stone structures often don’t lend themselves to modern kitchens. But the Campanula House, on the Ionian island of Corfu,  shows how a skillful design successfully marries a contemporary kitchen to a rustic interior. This is one of 12 restored houses on the Rou Estate, a high-end property that touts outdoor terraces from which you […]

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