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A Young Design Enthusiast’s Carefully Crafted Home — House Call

Name: Zane
Location: Woodley Park — Washington, DC
The basics: 5 weeks, rented1,170 square feet

As popular CBS sitcom wisdom dictates, a building occupied by three brothers of a certain age should be a mess full of recliners and light-up beer signs. Zane’s crisp and well thought out apartment stands in direct opposition to that particular stereotype, with its muted color scheme and purposeful blend of textures.



Posted on Sep 21, 2017

A Family of Expats Settle Into a Beautiful Mix of Old and New in Luxembourg — House Call

Name: Angela, her husband, daughter, and their dog, Ollie
Location: Luxembourg
The basics: 6 years, rented — 4,000 square feet

When Angela and her family moved to Luxembourg from the States, they weren’t entirely sure what to expect. Prioritizing the things that soften the blow of an international move on a family, Angela wanted a home with a great location, access to schools and outdoor space. Along with checking off most of the boxes on her wish list, their home is a gorgeous, high-ceilinged blend of old world charm and modern conveniences. And while two of her three kids have left for college, the charm of the home remains.



Posted on Sep 19, 2017

A Photographer’s Home and Studio in a Hudson Valley Barn — House Call

Name: Mark
Location: Hudson Valley, New York
The basics: 6 months, owned — 440 square feet

Mark was looking for studio space and in order to get more bang for his buck he decide to look outside of New York City. He found a barn with a long artistic history and new it was the place for him. He renovated a studio apartment underneath the barn, creating a bright and warm home base while tackling larger renovations on the property.



Posted on Sep 18, 2017

One Woman’s “Life-sized Dollhouse” in Cincinnati — House Call

Name: Emily and Gigi the dog
Location: Norwood, Ohio
The basics: 5 months, owned — 1,067 square feet

Emily and her adorable dog roommate Gigi settled into this cute craftsman after a decade of renting. It was love at first site for Emily and after the ink dried on her contracts she set about turning the house into her ideal first home.



Posted on Sep 17, 2017

Two Travel-Loving, Bargain-Hunters Make a Home in LA — House Call

Name: Amber & Joe
Location: Toluca Lake — Los Angeles, California
The basics: Just over 2 years, owned — 1,200 square feet

Amber and Joe are big travelers and bargain hunters so their space is a fun eclectic mix of treasures. Keeping things neutral and peaceful through paint choices and lighting, they’ve also filled the house with one of a kind items.



Posted on Sep 16, 2017

A Young Design Manager Brings Scandinavian Style to His Bachelor Pad — House Call

Name: Nithin
Location: Hyderabad — Telangana, India
The basics: One year, owned — 1,500 square feet

Nithin, a design manager, carries his passion for design out of the office and into the home. He brings his trained eye to every aspect of his space, curating a home with clean lines and elegant simplicity.



Posted on Sep 15, 2017

An LA Transplant Creates a Cozy Home in Williamsburg — House Call

Name: Allie
Location: Williamsburg — Brooklyn, New York
The basics: 4 years, rented — about 900 square feet

Allie’s super-stylish Williamsburg apartment has a ton of cool-girl character. Filled with souvenirs, cookbooks and DIY small space hacks, it has a well-lived earthiness to it, which for a frequent traveler like Allie, is always nice to come home to.



Posted on Sep 14, 2017

White Paint and Wood Warm Up A Vintage Vancouver Home — House Call

Name: Mary Jane, her husband Julian, their son Roman and their English Bulldog Vito
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
The basics: 2 years, owned — 2,000 square feet

Mary Jane’s home is filled with earthy warmth thanks to the fantastic combo of honey-toned wood and white paint. The home’s high ceilings and big windows flood the space with light, while the small accents around the home lend it an air of curated homeyness to help combat all of that Vancouver rain.



Posted on Sep 13, 2017

A Peek Inside an Australian Interior Designer’s Apartment — House Call

Name: Lauren, Phil and their daughters Indigo and Coco
Location: Parkdale, Australia
The basics: 3.5 years, owned — 68 square meters/731 square feet

Lauren and her husband Phil, interior designers by trade, have updated their apartment to create a stylish and functional home for a family of four. As you might imagine, they’ve become storage and organization masters, but that doesn’t mean the space is lacking in fun. Bright and colorful, their apartment feels tastefully homey.



Posted on Sep 12, 2017

A Former “Neon Pet Disco” Turned Family Home — House Call

Name: Lisa, her husband and their two kids
Location: Wilmington, North Carolina
The basics: 4 years, owned — 3,100 square feet

Lisa and her husband purchased, what sounds like a pretty busted foreclosure property but you certainly wouldn’t know that from the current state of things. Their home is full of vintage and global finds, and the space is bright, breezy and casual, yet pretty.



Posted on Sep 11, 2017

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