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“Playful and bright” is how architect Maria Diaz-Joves of a423 Architecture and Design in Hellertown describes the house she designed for this young professional couple with two preschool-aged daughters. Playful isn’t a word ordinarily applied... more

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The Michael and Eve Metzger family have called their house in Coopersburg home since moving there in 2004. They moved into a Dutch Colonial-style house, originally constructed in 1977 and situated on a lush, semi-rural, six-acre parcel, including... more

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After relocating for work ten times in 17 years, Paul and Kym Farr had no intentions of ever moving from the stone-and-stucco Center Valley house they had lovingly turned into a home for their three children. “We had it all done,” says Kym Far... more

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“You are going to die when you see this room,” says Lauren Midlam, spinning her laptop around to show off a before picture that would make any potential homebuyer understandably faint of heart. It’s hard to reconcile the lime-green ceiling and fa... more

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Standing on the deck of Lisa Stephen’s house in Eastport, Maine, you can look across the water and see Canada. The wide, open space affords a panoramic view of the Bay of Fundy. Small islands dot the bay, including Campobello Island where a young... more

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Building a custom home can be a huge undertaking even when someone else is doing the detail work. But for a Lehigh Valley woodworking enthusiast and his wife, the detail work was the whole point. Even before they had drawn up plans for their five... more

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Thirty-four hundred square feet of stark, empty, white space can be either the most intimidating thing facing a homeowner, or the most exciting. For Kim Conrad, it was definitely the latter. more

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Creating a gorgeous home with exotic materials, top-of-the-line appointments and an army of subcontractors is one thing. Doing it with concrete, old barn beams and your own two hands is quite another. more

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Now that her children are grown and she has retired from a career as a computer engineer, it’s not surprising that Janet Gross would want a little simplicity in her life—and in her new home. more

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When you’ve followed a career arc from fashion model to creative director to interior designer, living in Paris, London and Manhattan is just part of the deal. more

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