Salon Prive: Effortless Elegance

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This understated, classic yet modern home in France reminds me of an elegant French woman. She’s stylish and completely yet effortlessly pulled together, as if she just threw on the first thing that caught her eye. That is far from reality for most of us and the same holds true for gorgeous and comfortable living spaces as this one. Continue reading

Millennium Tower residence: warm and elegant

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Millennium Tower in San Francisco has been voted by Worth magazine as one of the “Top 10 Residential Buildings in the World.” Located in the “SoMa” or South of Market area of San Francisco, this vibrantly diverse neighborhood is also close to restaurants, theaters and sporting events. Continue reading

Holiday House in Greece: Dream Home of Stone

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This new home built of stone and timber in Greece is the stuff of dreams. Nothing compares to the warmth of thick stone walls soaking up the sun during the day and releasing the heat when the sun sets. Or imagine coming inside on a steamy summer day and feeling the coolness of the stone floor slabs under your bare feet. Continue reading

Maison V: Life on the Seine

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Picture life on the Seine in the French countryside…sprawling lawns, mature trees, and lush views from every bright spacious room in your newly revamped historic home. The fine bones of the original home remain in the volumes, the classic gable roofs, thick walls, and heavy timber framing. Yet the weight of the past has been removed and a pure and timeless sensibility remains. Continue reading

Modern Mountain Cabin: contemporary comfort

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We probably all share images of a typical mountain cabin…knotty pine wood covering every permanent surface, plaid upholstery, and walls filled with stuffed heads and antlers. This family’s second home is not your average cabin. It offers all the comfort and warmth of a traditional cabin, with modern amenities and sensibilities. Continue reading

St Kilda House Renovation: A Family Home in Melbourne

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St. Kilda, is one of Melbourne’s seaside playgrounds. Known for its culture of bohemianism and home to many prominent artists and musicians, is the site of this lovingly remodeled home. To avoid a lengthy permit and renovation process, this home was redesigned with its existing footprint. Removing walls and reassigning spaces, and adding large sliders facilitates the seamless interchange between interior and exterior spaces. Continue reading

Tres Chic Loft in Paris

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This diminutive loft in the city of lights is small in foot print but large in style. A former artist’s studio, the home’s warmth emanates from the ancient stone walls and floods in from a wall of bright new windows. The house is a blend of rustic weathered materials and clearly modern and streamlined structure and furnishings. Continue reading

Rich Color on Park Avenue

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This three + bedroom home on Park Avenue is a collection of uniquely purposed rooms as well as striking art and artistic furnishings. It’s depth of subtle texture and shapes is highlighted by perfectly balanced and richly saturated color. Continue reading

Split Personality in Barcelona

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Once a toy store, this loft conversion in Barcelona is now a modern home with industrial roots and present-day amenities. Its private spaces are public and gardens flourish inside and outside. Continue reading

Parisian Loft LK: City of Light

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This Parisian loft takes the city of light to new heights. Architect Olivier Chabaud has created distinctly outlined spaces that are flooded with light. It’s a linear loft, with the luxury of terraces on both ends. Sky lights grace the open kitchen, dining, and living areas that seem to spill outside. Continue reading