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Book shelf or e-reader?

E-readers like the Kindle or Nook are all the rage these days. How amazing is it to carry a library with you? For situations like travel, an e-reader can’t be beat. No more having to haul heavy books around! But for the home, books can be an aspect of your decor. After all, the library was an entirely seperate room in grand old houses. Today’s homeowners and renters might not need a l...
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Beverly Hills glass doors

Modern Beverly Hills Home Fit for a Musician

When envisioning his custom-built house,​ homeowner and professional violinist Nathan Frankel pictured open spaces that allowed him and his guests to enjoy music. Architect Noah Walker helped him achieve that and much more. The property’s 125 coast live oaks have become a focal point of the home, with windows and doors highlighting the beautiful views and serving as a backdrop for music...
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House Serengeti

House Serengeti

  A large, pivoting glass door welcomes guests into this South African villa. Complete with an incredible pool, Koi pond and warm rich colors, this residence boasts gorgeous views of the Johannesburg suburb. The home features expansive use of wood and stone, with stylish rusted steel slats adding some privacy. Find more pictures here. More from Marvin:   Try Marvin's free Onli...
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APOLLO Exterior

Exposed Concrete Residence

Faced with the challenges of high construction costs and a worker and materials shortage – due to Japan’s earthquake recovery and 2020 Tokyo Olympic preparation – APOLLO Architects & Associates Co., Ltd had to get creative when designing this Nakano home. The team decided to use exposed concrete instead of regular wooden framework as well as a frame-waterproof material for the roof to ...
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Build a HOUZZ

If you’re in the planning stages of a remodel or thinking about building a new home chances are you’ve been gathering inspiration from anywhere you can find it. If you have piles of magazine clippings and a collection of Pintrest boards but need help making everything a reality then you should check out Houzz. Houzz is an online architecture, design, landscape, and home improvement community fi...
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Bright and inviting. Take a tour of this Hampton's #dreamhome via ELLE DECOR: ht...

Bright and inviting. Take a tour of this Hampton's #dreamhome via ELLE DECOR:

HOUSE TOUR: Tamara Mellon's Bright And Inviting Hamptons ...