house guest: triple play.
They say—whoever they are—that third time’s the charm, and who are we to disagree? Especially when faced with this classic gem in Paradise Valley, Arizona, whose Mediterranean style...
Sep 13, 2011
house guest: butterfly effect.
If there’s one thing we’ve learned through the years, it’s that people come to their dream homes in too many different ways to count: sometimes it’s the first home they see...
Aug 30, 2011
house guest: tropical treat.
What good is a vacation property that doesn’t make you feel like you’re on vacation? Not very good at all, if you ask the owner of this Palm Beach pied-à-terre. “So many of...
Aug 23, 2011
house guest: sense of discovery.
It’s not unusual for there to come a time when even the thing you love the most starts getting a little tired, for us it normally happens around season 3 of any new show on the CW, but it was a...
Aug 16, 2011
house guest: cottage industry.
To us, the measure of a successful cottage isn’t just about the roof eaves and the painstaking wood details—although, to be honest, those do top the list. Instead, we find that the more...
Aug 09, 2011
house guest: color forms.
What do we have in common with the owner of a world-recognized skateboard company? We’ll give you a hint: It’s certainly not our ability to ollie or kickflip. It’s our love for...
Aug 02, 2011
house guest: fashion sense.
Sometimes you stumble upon a room so sweet that it gets you thinking about what life would be like if it was your room—your well-heeled arches up on the coffee table with your designer-clad...
Jul 26, 2011
house guest: western front.
One of our favorite things about being a magazine devoted to local design is that we get a taste of it all; what works for an art lover in Chicago probably isn’t what stokes the home fires of a...
Jul 19, 2011
house guest: mountain dancer.
We still hear, occasionally, from people who aren’t quite sure about contemporary homes. “They’re too cold,” they say. “They feel too institutional,” they say....
Jul 12, 2011
house guest: fast lane.
If you’ve never stopped to wonder what kind of home a retired oil executive turned amateur racecar driver and new author returns to at the end of each day—really,...
Jun 28, 2011
house guest: mother knows best.
When I was a child, my mother loved dragging me along to antiques shops. I don’t remember the fateful trips much, but I’m sure about one thing:
It wasn’t fun at the time.
Jun 09, 2011