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May 18

A 430-Square-Foot Shared Dutch Apartment Is Inspiringly Adorable — House Tour

Name: Lisanne and Romy
Location: Utrecht, The Netherlands
Size: 430 square feet
Years lived in: 3 years, renting (Romy moved in half a year ago)

Lisanne and Romy share a tiny apartment — only 430 square feet! — in the heart of historic Utrecht. With space maximization in mind, these roommates purchased appropriately sized furniture. Elements that match the women’s personalities fill the cozy Dutch canal apartment. And though the apartment floor is small, their style choices make the home feel airy and bigger than it is. If only moving into the apartment had been easier…

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May 18

A Teeny-Tiny Cozy & Clever 190-Square-Foot Toronto Studio — House Tour Greatest Hit

Name: Natasha
Location: The Annex, Toronto
Size: 190 square feet
Years lived in: 1 year, renting

A historic mansion in Toronto is a book and history lover’s dream and for Natasha, it’s also home. Well, one small bit of it is home: Natasha rents a 190-square-foot studio apartment in the building. And though teeny, she finds her living space less congested now than when she lived in a house full of roommates. For Natasha, small space living is “cozy and clever” — a liberating change of lifestyle that has forced her to streamline her possessions down to the essentials.

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Apr 18

A Creative Couple's Vintage Eclectic Spanish Home — House Tour Greatest Hit

Name: Lucia and Jose
Location: Valencia, Spain
Size: 1291 square feet
Years lived in: 1 year, renting

Natural light bounces off of the high ceilings, patterned tile floors and other dazzling architectural features of this Spanish apartment, which serves as both the home and workspace for a creative, world-traveling couple. Lucia and Jose run Anker Prod, where they create videos for advertising and weddings. And though they’re lucky to live in beautiful Valencia, they are also fortunate to get to travel the world for their work, as well.

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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 Designer Works & Lives in This Stylish Barcelona Space — House Tour

Name: Carles Ruiz Carrión
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Size: 1,184 square feet
Years lived in: 4 years, renting

While sharing the place you live with the place you work might sound exhausting, for interior designer Carles Ruiz Carrión, it’s a perfect match. When he was looking for a space to run his design business out of four years ago, he spent a year searching for just the right spot. When he saw this place, he immediately fell in love with it…but it was out of his price range.

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Apr 18

A Fashion Blogger's "Warm Industrial" Buenos Aires Home — House Tour Greatest Hit

Name: Jana, Mariano and their children Phadi and Christ
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Size: 2,200 square feet
Years lived in: 5 years, owned


This tour deserves a long look because Jana is a fashion blogger and costume designer whose personal style and philosophies are inspiring. But her home is also a decor unicorn: It’s gorgeous and aesthetically pleasing, but also a mashup of unique and unexpected elements that exemplifies just how amazing it is when you design a home that fits your personality…without worrying about trends.
— Adrienne B.


Five years ago Jana and her husband bought a property containing three little houses with plans of turning them into one big home for their family. But then their architect told them that the buildings were in no condition to be saved, so the way forward was to tear them down and start building from scratch.

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Apr 18

A Cozy Century-Old Coastal Cottage in Australia — House Tour

Name: Kirsty Davey and Simon Taylor and their daughter, Mali
Location: Victoria, Australia
Size: 180 square meters (1,672 square feet)
Years lived in: 7 years; Rented

Kirsty and Simon moved to Victoria’s coast from Melbourne when they realized they were spending nearly every weekend there to feed Simon’s addiction to the Australian surf. It’s been a love affair ever since, with weekends spent cooking, surfing, gardening, and enjoying the relaxed coastal lifestyle. Their daughter, Mali, has only ever lived on the Great Ocean Road, and now they can’t imagine going back to the city. Their home is a tapestry of textures, fibers, and gathered natural and vintage ephemera and is a tribute to their dedication to sustainability.

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Apr 18

This Dutch Home Has the Perfect Moody Color Palette — House Tour

Name: Rowena Donker, her husband, their two daughters and two sons
Location: Breda, the Netherlands
Size: 1,238 square feet
Years lived in: 6 months, owned

As the adage says: “If you love your job, you never have to work a day in your life.” This might sound trite, but Rowena feels very fortunate to be able to confirm this. She certainly has worked hard to transform her passion into a career. And one that she can combine with caring for her four kids without having to leave the house!

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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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