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How to personalize your chateau with paint

Chateau Lalande, now Le Stelsia, is the most colorful chateau in France. It is bright, bold, brave and fabulous. Let it inspire you to be bolder too. Continue reading

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Proportion matters!

Proportion matters in how graceful a building is and how comfortable the space. Look at these examples and then look around you with fresh eyes to appreciate proportion. Continue reading

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2 quirky homes: to each his own Joyful Space

Two Santa Monica home owners with unique visions of what makes a joyful space. Neighbors don’t always agree… Continue reading

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Nine unique visions for one great floor plan

The famous modernist architect Mies Van der Rohe designed a bunch of simple townhouses to be built in Lafayette Park in Detroit 1958-1962. Some of the current owner/occupants are big fans of the architect, to others he’s a big yawn. … Continue reading

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