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May 18

A Remodeled Miami Townhouse Now Has a Modern "Loft" Look — House Tour

Name: Niraya and Humberto
Location: Miami, Florida
Size: 943 square feet
Years lived in: 3 years, owned

We are an architect (Niraya) and a civil engineer (Humberto) and yes, we discuss design a lot. And ever since we lived in Brooklyn, we’ve always dreamed of owning a loft. Living in Miami we knew this was not possible, especially if we wanted to stay in our neighborhood of Coconut Grove. So we looked and looked for a townhouse that we could convert into a “loft.” Luck would have it that we found this place that was the manager’s quarters of the Marriott Hotel in the ’70s and ’80s. It took us 21 months of nonstop DIYs and living in a construction site (with an open scaffold in the middle of the entryway for four months!), but now we love every corner of our home.

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Apr 18

A Sleek, Modern Remodeled Home in the Spanish Countryside — House Tour

Name: Irma and Robert and three kids
Location: Cerdanya, Spain
Size: 2,691 square feet
Years lived in: 9 years, owned

With tall ceilings, incredible art pieces and sweeping views of the Pyrenees mountains, this house charms everyone that walks in. But it didn’t always look this way. It might be hard to imagine cows ever being in this living room, but while this is a modern architectural structure now, it used to be a barn! The beautiful original wooden ceiling beams give it away.

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Apr 18

A Cozy Minimal London Remodel with Clever Clutter Concealing Ideas — House Tour

Name: Zane and Aldo
Location: London, UK
Size: 860 square feet
Years lived in: 1 year, owned

We lived together in Australia before moving to London in 2014 on a work transfer. We were only going to be here for two years, but we fell in love with the city and decided to stay. Aldo works as a Senior Designer in a prominent architectural firm, and Zane became COO of the tech consultancy 101 Ways.

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Apr 18

AVENUE ROAD Founder's Moody & Modern Toronto Remodel — House Tour

Name: Stephan Weishaupt, founder of AVENUE ROAD
Location: Cabbagetown, Toronto
Size: 2,000 square feet
Years Lived In: 12 years, owned

Weishaupt is the founder and curator of high-end furniture retailer, AVENUE ROAD. Working with Chapi Chapo Design, Weishaupt completely remodeled and reinvigorated a falling-down Edwardian house in Cabbagetown—one of his favorite neighborhoods in Toronto. Though just 2000 square feet, there are now four stories (which includes a small basement) of modern design, with rooms both built for entertaining and for personal relaxation. As the owner of a high-end furniture store, it’s not surprising that his home is filled with a beautiful selection, from Sebastian Herkner to Obumex and more.

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Apr 18

A Comedian & Artist's Creative, Colorful NYC Home — House Tour

Name: Laura Lane, Nic Rad and Samo the dog
Location: Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Size: 1972 square feet
Years lived in: 1 year, owned

Laura’s a comedy writer, author and the co-creator of This Is Why You’re Single (a comedy sketch show, podcast and book). Nic is an artist and podcaster (Victori + Mo gallery represents his work). Are you thinking that the home of two incredible creatives must be an incredibly attractive, one-of-a-kind space? You’re right.

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Mar 18

An Art-Obsessed Dad & Toddler Share This Stylish NYC Apartment — House Tour

Name: William Watson (and Lola!)
Location: Bowery — New York, New York
Size: Approximately 1,500 square feet
Years lived in: 1 year, renting

Will was involved in the art world for several years before starting his own creative agency, Watson and Company. And he moved into his Soho apartment nearly a year ago. He uses his space not only as a place to live, but to paint and spend time with his adorable baby girl Lola when she stays with him.

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Sep 17

An Interior Designer's Simple & Modern Beijing Flat — House Tour

Name: Coro Urdaneta and Marco Cortavitarte
Location: Sanlitun — Beijing, China
Size: 1,500 square feet
Years lived in: 2 years, renting

It’s hard to find an expat in Beijing who doesn’t know about the Moka Bros, or the Venezuelan siblings behind it. When the restaurant first opened in 2013, it flipped the capital’s healthy café scene on its head, largely thanks to its refreshingly bold and trendy creative concept. The woman behind that design, and that of many other successful eateries in the city, is Coro Urdaneta of her namesake studio CoromotoAD. With more than 30 projects behind her in just a few years, it’s hardly a surprise that some of this design wisdom — as well as the furnishings themselves — would spill over into the Beijing home she shares with her husband Marco Cortavitarte.

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