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9th October 2015

Style. Some interiors just have it. Indeed, some interiors just ooze it. The flow, the materials and sense of craftsmanship, the furnishings and lighting and the styling touches – it all adds up, and this house on Bovingdon Road in London’s Hammersmith & Fulham offers one of those interiors. Selling agent Domus Nova describes the property as “sensational” and, as these photos show, this four bedroom house certainly matches that description.

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11th September 2015

This is a holiday home that makes me want to pack my bags, jump in the car, go on holiday, and forget to return. Some holiday homes have that effect on you, right? This incredible looking house is situated on the edge of the town of Eye in Suffolk and is available to let through The Modern House. This has to be one of the most stylish holiday homes around. With exposed beams and brickwork, poured concrete and oak floors and light-filled open-plan living areas, this house has been designed for entertaining and relaxed indoors-outdoors family living.

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18th August 2015

I first spotted this house a while back on Pinterest as the photo below kept popping up on my feed, and while I loved the style of this space I had no idea what the rest of the house looked like – until recently, that is, when Courtyard House was featured on HomeDSGN and I discovered that this striking living space is part of a renovated and redesigned midcentury house.

Courtyard House is located in the Berlin neighbourhood of Hansaviertel and was redesigned in 2012 by bfs d. The house is one of five courtyard properties that were built by architect Eduard Ludwig for the International Building Exhibition INTERBAU 1957.

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17th August 2015

When a friend who lives in New York sent me the link for this property in Brooklyn Heights, which is featured on Gothamist, I knew I had to share it. From the outside, this is the kind of house that leaves me a little weak at the knees thanks to its combination of brick and black, not to mention the perfect symmetry of its façade.

This former carriage house dates from the 1860s and has been completely renovated over the past three years. Located at 165 Columbia Heights, this four bedroom property is now on the market with Sotheby’s for a cool $9,950,000.

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21st July 2015

I can’t recall the first time I visited the Fife village of Falkland – it was years ago, and I was most likely writing about a house there – but every time I’ve been back since, I always end up taking photos of the historic buildings that give this conservation village so much character. The most famous, of course, is Falkland Palace, but I’m as drawn to the detailing on the smaller properties and cottages. It’s the kind of place that could get under your skin.

Little wonder then that having lived in Falkland as a youngster, Daniel Aitkenhead grabbed the chance to put down roots here and purchase Lilac Cottage when the property came on the market two years ago.

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20th January 2015

“The architecture is made as much by what is stripped away and revealed as by the elements that are added.” So said the judges of the RIBA Stephen Lawrence Prize when describing this house on Tanners Hill in Deptford in London, which was shortlisted for both the RIBA Stephen Lawrence Prize and the Architects Journal Retrofit Awards in 2013. The house was also a winner in the prestigious RIBA London Regional Awards 2013. Continue Reading…