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Nov 17

A Palm Springs and Tiki-Inspired Portland Home — House Tour

Name: Dane Kealoha and Chris Johnson, and Larry their Chocolate Lab
Location: Hazelwood Neighborhood — NE Portland, Oregon
Size: 2,750 square feet
Years lived in: 3.5 years, owned

Palm Springs is known for its cool mid-century houses, poolside parties and colorful decor, which is exactly what inspired the design of Chris and Dane’s Portland home. But wait, it gets better: They even have a tiki bar in their basement!

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Oct 17

Cole Escola's Candy-Colored, Granny-Chic Brooklyn Apartment — House Tour

Name: Cole Escola
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Size: 425 square feet
Years lived in: 6 months, renting

If your sweet nana from the 1970s lived in Brooklyn in 2017, you can be pretty certain that she’d fan herself over Cole Escola‘s candy-colored apartment. After having lived with roommates for years, Cole was excited to make this one-bedroom home reflect his own unique style, and he’s worked diligently to make this happen over the short time he’s been in the space. From the mod Victorian murals painted by his friend, the artist Steven Hammel, right down to the very last doily, Cole’s home is infused with his passion for all things granny-chic.

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Oct 17

A Blogger's 1960s Architectural Dream Home in Virginia — House Tour

Name: Carrie and John Waller and four pets
Location: Waynesboro, Virginia
Size: 1,958 square feet
Years Lived In: 2 years, owned

Lifestyle blogger Carrie Waller has always been attracted to the architectural aesthetics of 1960s California ranch houses…but never dreamed she and her husband John would find one in the small town of Waynesboro, Virginia. “So, when I stumbled upon the cool A-frame silhouette of our current home on Zillow while house hunting, I was hooked. All it took was one in-person walk-through to seal the deal because the interior turned out to be just as cool as the retro exterior — brass fixtures, vaulted ceilings, pocket doors, and all!”

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Oct 17

A Pro Skateboarder's "Scandinavian With a Twist" Barcelona Apartment — House Tour

Name: Björn Holmenäs
Location: El Poble-sec — Barcelona, Spain
Size: 506 square feet (plus a 430 square foot terrace)
Years lived in: 6 years, owned

Björn’s apartment is located in the Barcelona neighborhood of El Poble-sec, a neighborhood with a history that can be traced back to ancient Rome. The streets in the neighborhood are small and narrow, yet filled with creativity and inspiration. So when Björn came across this apartment with a terrace overlooking the neighborhood and nearby mountains, he knew it was a once in a lifetime opportunity and snatched it up without even viewing it in person.

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Sep 17

A 450-Square-Foot Vintage Americana Brooklyn Studio — House Tour

Name: Eva Medoff, branded content editor at Well+Good, Delaney Rohan, and Scout (the cat)
Location: Williamsburg — Brooklyn, New York
Size: 450 square feet
Years lived in: 6.5 years, renting

When Eva moved into her Brooklyn studio apartment seven years ago, the space suited her needs: It’s centrally located in the trendy Williamsburg neighborhood and she has a great landlord. Despite the pros, “It didn’t feel like a real home,” Eva said. But then, three years ago Delaney moved from Washington, D.C. to live closer to Eva and to attend law school.

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Sep 17

This LA Loft in an Old Edison Electric Building Comes With Tunnels, Nooks & Plenty of Room to Lounge — Video House Tour

Name: Annette and Jason and their two cats, Fitzgerald and Chiquita
Location: Los Angeles, California
Size: 4000 square feet
Years lived in: Rented 3 years

I can honestly say that this is one of the most unique houses I have ever photographed. Nestled inside of an old Edison Electric Building, Annette and Jason have made their home in a mixture of long tunnels, small cutout nooks and large expansive spaces with floor-to-ceiling windows.

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Aug 17

A Small Shanghai Lane House — House Tour

Name: Julie Morel
Location: French Concession — Shanghai, China
Size: 400 square feet
Years lived in: 3 years, renting

Julie’s apartment love story all started with a radiator. No one moves to Shanghai — or spends even a night there — without hearing grave warnings from residents about the damp, drafty homes that skimp on central heating. Tenants in century-old flats depend on space heaters and electric blankets, or take solace in trips a little farther south. Unless, of course, they happen to strike gold, which is exactly what Julie did.

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Aug 17

A Vintage-Filled Shanghai Lane House — House Tour

Name: Stephanie Betant and Chace Vanderwolk
Location: French Concession — Shanghai, China
Size: 2,150 square feet
Years lived in: Rented 6 months

Beijing and Shanghai dwellers often engage in friendly spats over which city is the better one. Stephanie Betant and her husband Chace Vanderwolk recently found themselves in the unique position of getting to know both. When Stephanie and Chace were told they had to relocate from China’s capital for work, they moved their Beijing antique finds from their modern home in the Sanlitun DRC into a historical lane house full of 1940s Shanghai character in the French Concession.

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