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His-and-Hers Happy Place
“We even have a landing dock where we place items that spark joy, including a picture of our son, flowers, and a hook for Horacio’s keys.” - Mothermag.com co-founder Katie Hintz-Zambrano Once “bursting at the seams,” the small San Francisco reach-in closet of mothermag.com co-founder Katie Hintz-Zambrano needed taming—and tidying. With the help of organization …
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Glass dining table with leather seating
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Work Studio
Designer Jeremiah Brent is known for imagining beautiful, sophisticated interiors that reflect a true understanding of each client—and how they use their spaces. Brent’s own studio’s office, housed in the light-flooded carriage house of the Los Angeles home he shares with his family, is no different. The details, from vintage furniture to brass hardware and …
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Office space with white desk and dark aged hardware
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Home Office
Longtime designer and founder of Rue magazine, Crystal Palecek knows how to bring a big vision to life, such as the in-law unit she recently converted into a “contemporary country chic” home office/guest house. With a pitched ceiling and tons of natural light, the space beautifully marries storage and style. The centerpiece is a built-in …
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Creative office space with computer and desk stand for iPad
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Creative Space
After moving into a townhome near downtown Austin, Texas, Larry Hayden, a computer-security professional, decided to dedicate a room to his off-hours passion: photography. The resulting third-floor studio is an effortlessly cool creative sanctuary with a subtle midcentury vibe. A sleek white countertop, propped up by two aluminum poles on one side, serves as Hayden’s …
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Exposed brick in walk in closet space finished in classic white
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Small-Space Solution
As an interior designer for Homepolish, Julia Haney Montanez is all too familiar with transforming small spaces for her New York City–based clients. In her 400-square-foot Chelsea studio, she needed a multifunctional closet space to hold not only her clothing and accessories, but also cleaning supplies, home office materials, and books. "By creating enough storage …
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Small cottage on cliffside above the fog
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Live Small
A tiny footprint can lead to more money, health, and happiness Nearly two decades ago, architect and author Sarah Susanka wrote The Not So Big House and launched a movement that today continues to attract both empty nesters wanting to downsize and millennials whose social consciences and cautious fiscal nature are seeking a simpler life. …
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