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August 2017

10 Keys to a Well-Functioning House (10 photos)

The design of a house can have a profound effect on how we feel, but we often attribute this to aesthetics. In fact, it’s about so much more. Good design should enhance our experience of a space, and the way…

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9 Built-In Garden Benches to Relax On (9 photos)

As we strive to create home-based havens away from the daily grind, our gardens become important centers of relaxation and seclusion. And for those of us who prize both design and comfort, neatly executed and practical outdoor seating is a…

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1950s modernism: Apartment in the Eric Lyons-designed Parkleys Span development in Richmond upon Thames, Surrey

A lovely development and a lovely finish. This apartment in the Eric Lyons-designed Parkleys Span development in Richmond upon Thames, Surrey is just on the market. This is a two-bedroom, first-floor apartment in Ham and part of the Parkleys development,…

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1950s midcentury modern: Van Evera Bailey-designed property in Portland, Oregon, USA

Not often you see an agent’s photos in black and white, but it works for this 1950s Van Evera Bailey-designed midcentury property in Portland, Oregon, USA. Not much detail from the agent, except to sat this is ‘a piece of…

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