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Taking the Plunge: What to Consider Before Buying a Swimming Pool

A pool in your garden is a refreshing place for summer exercise and an effective way to cool off during hot days. However, if you are looking to take the plunge and become a pool owner – here are a few factors to consider before you dive into investing in a swimming pool.   Summer […]

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Brighten Swimming Pool Areas with Designer Lighting

Lighting the swimming pool area prolongs our enjoyment of these stylish outdoor spaces and creates an artistic play of light and shade. Discover these five designer lighting ideas for the pool terraces and gardens.   A swimming pool, whether in the residential garden or at a hotel, is a practical urban way of getting in […]

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House Design Project – Shelter Island

Situated on Shelter Island, a picturesque island between the north and south forks of Long Island, only a two-hour drive from Manhattan the house is the summer home of Harriet Maxwell Macdonald, one of the designers behind the design-trio OCHRE, and husband Andrew Corrie, founder of modern and sustainable homeware brand Canvas Home. Harriet and […]

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Lakewood Art Studio & Stylish Home by KZ Architecture

Nestled between mature oak specimens in the front and a lake in the rear, the 4,800 one-story vanilla box home was begging for a connection to its sub-tropical setting.  The vast open, yet decaying spaces in the rear of the 23,000 sq ft site were in desperate need of an intervention. The opportunity presented itself […]