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Perfection – with a touch of taxidermy – in a Georgian-style Canterbury home

Perfection – with a touch of taxidermy – in a Georgian-style Canterbury home

The clean lines and tidy symmetry of this Georgian-style house make it a happy place for a perfectionist couple. Not a hair is allowed out of place in the immaculately ordered rooms of Hartford House. A marauding hare, however, has free rein over the strawberry patch on Tara-Jayne Stapleton and Carl Loader’s 3.2ha Canterbury property. [...]

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Auction wrap: range of buyers call southeast ‘home’

Auction wrap: range of buyers call southeast ‘home’

Onlookers at an auction over the weekend.Source:News Corp Australia BUYERS have had to negotiate with agents and vendors to score their dream homes in the southeast over the weekend. It was a happy weekend for one first home buyer in Randwick who had to negotiate with agents before snapping up an art-deco unit at 5/1 Stark St for $805,000 [...]

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Pacific Heights mansion, inspired by Art Deco era, asks $17.8 million

Pacific Heights mansion, inspired by Art Deco era, asks $17.8 million

Photos courtesy of David Bellings, Coldwell Banker Inching its way into the top five priciest properties on the San Francisco market, this circa-1917 manse in tony Pacific Heights is quite the stunner, especially for neo-Art Deco fans with an eye on the past. Coming in at six beds, five baths, and roughly 8,900 square feet spread [...]

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Mix, match and mosaic: The top interior design trends of 2018

Mix, match and mosaic: The top interior design trends of 2018

(BPT) – Whether you’re redecorating your home, changing up that old carpet for warm hardwood flooring, or just longing for a fresh coat of paint and some new accents in the living room, the design trends this year are all about texture, style and surprises. It’s hardwood floors celebrating knots and imperfections or variations in [...]

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You’re Moving in Together—So, Whose Stuff Stays?

You’re Moving in Together—So, Whose Stuff Stays?

When Noa Santos and Ross Matsubara first moved in together, it took some major negotiations to merge their distinct styles. Noa, cofounder and CEO of Homepolish (@homepolish), a decorating service that matches clients with designers, is a minimalist, but he says his fiancé, Ross, a VP at a PR firm, is a “more-is-more kind of guy.” After [...]

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Mix, match, and mosaic: Top interior design trends for 2018

Mix, match, and mosaic: Top interior design trends for 2018

Earth tones are an all-around home design trend for 2018. Whether you’re redecorating, changing old carpet for hardwood flooring, or longing for fresh paint and some new accents in the living room, design trends this year are all about texture, style and surprises.  Sara Babinski, a designer for Armstrong Flooring, offered her view of the [...]

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Auction Preview: HOME & INTERIORS at Bonhams, Edinburgh, Nov 15

Auction Preview: HOME & INTERIORS at Bonhams, Edinburgh, Nov 15

What: HOME & INTERIORS Where: Bonhams, 22 Queen St, Edinburgh EH2 1JX, UK When: 15 November, 10.00Am GMT Public Viewing: November 14, 10:00am – 04:00pm, November 15, 09:00am – 10:00pm Top lots of the sale: – Julius Heinrich Hähnel (German, 1823-1909) – A Wild Boar, 1880. Signed ‘J. Haehnel, fc. 1880’, and ‘gegossen Lauchnamer’ (Cast in Lauchnamer), bronze with [...]

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1800s toy factory finds new life as luxury home with its own race car shop: Cool Spaces

1800s toy factory finds new life as luxury home with its own race car shop: Cool Spaces

An 1878 toy factory has been given a new life as a luxurious residence, complete with its own race car shop and a 65-foot glass wall that overlooks a park. The converted Wolverine tin toy factory sits tucked away among other historic properties on the North Side of Pittsburgh, including department store magnate Edgar Kaufmann’s Romanesque-style townhouse next door. Brick sidewalks and street [...]

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The treasure-filled Florida home of Design Miami founder Craig Robins

The treasure-filled Florida home of Design Miami founder Craig Robins

If Miami is the Magic City, Craig Robins is its tireless conjurer. As founder and chief executive of the real estate company Dacra, Robins has been pulling off seemingly impossible feats since the late 1980s. He transformed the moribund art deco neighbourhood of South Beach into a glittering destination. More recently he has turned the [...]

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Fête: This Will Absolutely Shock You

Fête: This Will Absolutely Shock You

In the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson, “’Tis a rule of manners to avoid exaggeration.” Manners went out the portal long ago online, and, while there’s no avoiding the headlines of the internet, rarely will you be fascinated at what you find. Nevertheless, the internet thinks it’s the most spectacular thing in the history of [...]

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HOME TOUR: $675,000 Northeast side Art Deco design is one of just a few in Indianapolis

HOME TOUR: $675,000 Northeast side Art Deco design is one of just a few in Indianapolis

Among the many styles of architecture in the Brendonwood neighborhood is “Windsweep”, a magnificent example of Art Deco design. Windsweep is an art deco home designed by the nationally recognized architect, Leslie Ayres. It was built in 1946 and is located at 5845 Highfall Road. lt is the only art deco designed home in the neighborhood [...]

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Effective and effortless design in a contemporary art deco home

Effective and effortless design in a contemporary art deco home

Acohesive, contemporary yet uncomplicated interior scheme distinguishes this recently extended art deco home. “The client wanted the interiors to appear as if an interior designer had not been engaged; nothing too styled, colour co-ordinated or heavily considered,” Amber Road co-director Yasmine Ghoniem says. The choice of furniture and fittings (a mix of old and locally made new [...]

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