04
Oct 18

This Swedish House Is an Art Deco Scandi Dream Home — House Tour

Name: Ulrika and family
Location: Norrköping, Sweden
Size: 1,507 square feet
Years lived in: 10 years, owned

Apartment Therapy’s first Scandi Week might be officially over this year, but that doesn’t mean our love of Scandinavian design has ended. And this lovely, light-filled Swedish home of fashion and interior influencer Ulrika (who Instagrams under the handle, @colorelles) is a beautiful look at colorful, organic modern Scandinavian-inspired design.

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Sep 18

An Airy Oslo Loft Aces Simple, Chic, Classic Style — House Tour

Name: Kaja Bergerud
Location: Grünerløkka — Oslo, Norway
Size: 75 square meters (800 square feet)
Years lived in: 1 year, owned

Welcome to Scandi Week—Apartment Therapy’s seven-day focus on all-things Scandinavia (often defined as the countries of Sweden, Denmark, and Norway). Sometimes it seems like the whole world is obsessed with trying to copy this corner of the globe, from its timeless style aesthetic to its now-famous coziness rituals. For the next week, we’ll take a look at all of it—cleaning, pop culture, and of course tons of eye popping design inspiration. Pull up a blanket and get hygge with us. This tour is a rerun of a gorgeous Scandinavian home we toured a few years ago.

Kaja, a marketing consultant, and her partner Thomas found their dream home in 2015 when they come across a listing for a newly renovated loft. The top floor of this historic four-floor building had remained untouched since its construction in 1914. In 2015 developers transformed this space into modern apartment units where dwellers can enjoy a view over beautiful central Oslo.

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12
Sep 18

A Small Sacramento Studio Has an Enviably Organized Closet — House Tour

Name: Kachet Jackson-Henderson
Location: Sacramento, California
Size: 450 square feet
Years lived in: 1 year, renting

As the CEO of Kachet Media Group, LLC, the writer at The Kachet Life, and the founder of The Blog Bloc, Kachet Jackson-Henderson needs a home where she can live, unwind, and work in. Though only 450 square feet, this Sacramento studio apartment is just the space.

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04
Sep 18

A Small Home Gets a Design Refresh After a Breakup — House Tour

Name: Farah Altoumah
Location: Little Italy — Toronto, Canada
Size: 400 square feet
Years lived in: 2 years, renting

As a designer, Farah understands the importance of making a living space feel like home—physically, emotionally, and even spiritually. Following the end of a romantic relationship, Farah decided to remain in the 400-square-foot space she had shared with her partner. But doing so required a design re-vamp, which proved to be vital in her healing process. Though the break up wasn’t dramatic or overly painful, the couple was moving in different directions personally, and decided it was better to part ways. They still remain close friends and, Farah says, “it was for this reason that I didn’t want to completely wipe the slate clean and start again.”

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11
Aug 18

A Wonderful Remodeled Portland Home Embraces Wabi-Sabi — House Tour

Name: Angela and Wubbi the Bulldog
Location: SE Portland, Oregon
Size: 2,500 square feet
Years lived in: 2 years, owned

When Angela purchased her turn-of-the-century home, the kitchen was literally falling off the back of the house. “After moving in, I learned the original 1906 kitchen was moved from the center of the house onto the BACK PORCH! That little tidbit explained the slope of the kitchen floor! I had myself a genuine indoor/outdoor kitchen. For that reason and more, everything was ripped out down to the studs, a solid foundation was poured, and all new everything was installed…”

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15
Jul 18

A Cool Chicago Condo Didn't Start Out This Way — House Call

Name: Jamie Nuccio, my cat, Ruby
Location: West Loop — Chicago, Illinois
Size: 900 square feet
Years lived in: 1 year, owned

As soon as I walked into this space, I had a strong gut feeling that it was “the one” (it was only the second place that I toured when I started my condo search!). The walls were painted a dingy mint color, the bedroom carpet was hunter green and about 1,000 years old, all of the fixtures and hardware were outdated, but the natural light is amazing and the view and location can’t be beat.

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Jun 18

A 600-Square-Foot Railroad Apartment in Alphabet City — House Tour

Name: Maggie and Lucas Vocos
Location: Alphabet City, Manhattan
Size: 600 square feet
Years lived in: 4 months, renting

Maggie and Lucas Vocos met and fell in love in Chicago, moved to Los Angeles for work, and then moved to Brooklyn for work again. After living in relatively peaceful neighborhoods in the aforementioned cities, they decided it was time to try out the hustle and bustle of Manhattan. They settled on Alphabet City, snagging a great pre-war railroad apartment surrounded by all that the Lower East Side has to offer.

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16
Jun 18

A 420-Square-Foot Studio Is Small, But Comes With a View — House Tour

Name: Kirstie Maryott
Location: Lower Pacific heights — San Francisco, California
Size: 420 square feet
Years lived in: Rented 2 years

Kirstie has bounced around from state to state the past few years of her life, including stops in Colorado, Virginia and Georgia. A California native, she has called the Bay Area home for the last two years, where she lives in a charming studio on the top floor of a building in the Lower Pacific Heights neighborhood. “This little studio has been a great place to call home during my time in San Francisco,” Kirstie said.

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14
Jun 18

A Brooklyn Home Designed With Healing in Mind — Video House Tour

Name: Hayley Cranberry and Calvin Stark
Location: Bushwick — Brooklyn, NY
Years lived in: 3.5 years, renting

Hayley Cranberry didn’t just design her apartment to look good; she designed it to feel good. In fact, her apartment was crafted to be a safe haven from the chaos New York City can be. It was also thoughtfully arranged to help support her life, career and health. Hayley lives with a chronic illness known as ulcerative colitis, so her home isn’t just where she stores her stuff and sleeps. It’s where she seeks comfort, creates her art, and heals when she needs to.

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13
Jun 18

This Minimal Greyhound Bus-Turned-Tiny-Home Is Lovely — House Tour

Name: Jessie Lipskin
Location: Asbury Park, New Jersey
Size: 400 square feet
Years lived in: 6 months, owned

I grew up in Manhattan, so smaller square footage and limited space have never been an issue for me. I’ve always been very organized and love the idea of holding onto only what you really need. For me, that mainly includes things that hold sentimental value, particularly items that were handed down to me from my family.

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