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A trip to Italy inspired this Mediterranean villa’s Old World-style landscaping and hardscaping. A gated entrance leads to a courtyard, which provides and extra layer of privacy. Ivy-covered walls and stone-tile pavings add texture to the outdoor spaces, while increasing curb appeal.
Design firm DKOR delivered for a family that loves to entertain family and friends. A new, open floor plan created better flow throughout, unique lighting emphasizes the high ceilings, while the homeowners' art collection adds color and personality to the home.
Design firm Wake + Loom infused this condo with a contemporary style full of texture, pattern and smart color choices. Eye-catching wallpapers are used to great effect throughout, while bright metallics, artwork and live plants add extra layers of personality.
A personal design by Kerrie Kelly includes nods to the homeowners' Buffalo, New York, roots. Buffalo check, damask and plaid fabrics add texture, while a blue-and-white color scheme adds a playful touch to the otherwise neutral palette.
A historic house in Savannah, Georgia, got a family-friendly makeover thanks to Carter Kay's smart design. The home's coastal-meets-traditional style features natural materials paired with a neutral color palette and raw elements to create an organic feel throughout.
Designer Barbara Vail reinvigorated a family home with a vibrant, midcentury-modern style. Heirloom and era-authentic furnishings pair up with metallic details and subtle patterns to create a space fit for entertaining and cozying up with family and friends.
Luxe fabrics, colorful wallpapers and heirloom furnishings give this custom-built family home European flair. Designer Kate Duckworth created a design based on the homeowners' love of France with an eye on a warm family home perfect for entertaining.
A Houston estate has a minimalist, unique aesthetic highlighted by architectural details. Designer Marie Flanigan embraced Old World, rustic and contemporary furnishings, accessories and artwork to create a truly singular -- and beautiful -- home.
A home was redesigned to be more family friendly, including opening up the floor plan, raising ceilings and adding architectural interest. The design by Regan Baker dresses up a mostly white palette with colorful wallpapers, tile and patterns throughout.
An oceanfront apartment is full of color and personality thanks to the Carter Design team. With a focus on the owner's art collection, the design emphasizes an open floor plan, natural materials and the spectacular views just outside.
Inspired by Peter Rabbit, this boy's nursery is full of elegant custom touches. Designer Stephanie Avila used teal in the curtains and rug to liven up the neutral palette, with a custom mural dressing up the wall behind the crib. The drapery over the crib adds a classic touch, as does the oversized antique mirror behind the settee.
A white farmhouse is given a coastal sensibility through the use of texture in furnishings and wall coverings, eye-catching fabrics and colorful artwork. The home's open floor plan offers plenty of space for entertaining and opens up to bring the outdoors in.
Exposed brick walls, stainless steel countertops and reclaimed railroad ties give this family-friendly NYC loft an industrial style. Lauren Rubin Architecture made sure the loft is full of natural light, has plenty of storage and features colorful, personal touches throughout.
A pre-Depression-era apartment with a dark, outdated interior was remodeled for a modern-day family. Designers Jay Britto and David Charette used a crisp neutral palette, better lighting, custom furniture and colorful modern art to breathe new life into the home.