Archive for the 'Stone' Category

Selling the Mantel: fireplace mantel as striking focal point

How important is a fireplace and mantel? Take it from a man who tours hundreds of houses a year and whose sales depend on features that attract buyers: “Every room needs a centerpiece,” says David Kean, an interior designer and real estate agent with The John Aaroe Group, in Beverly Hills, Calif. According to Kean, [...]

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A sleek, modern mortuary — the ideal final resting place for readers of Dwell

Tired of all the ornate cemeteries in our world? Have a hard time seeing your modernist remains resting comfortable in one of them? For those deposed in Munich, a very modern alternative exists. See the photo gallery here. On the flip side, the burial grounds themselves are lush and natural, like meadows. So it’s not [...]

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Famous folks at home: quiz

This kitchen works for me. I could definitely cook next to a fireplace, couldn’t you? So who lives here? Here are some facts: • The house, in the rolling hills of Montana, was built to look old. • The stone around the fireplace and doorway is from Montana. • Some flooring planks were salvaged from [...]

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Famous folks at home: quiz

Which TV design star owns this Los Angeles kitchen? What to notice: Ikea cabinets.Carrera marble counters.Subway tile backsplash.Cork flooring.Vintage stool.Really cool stove. Give it your best guess, then click here for the answer. See more famous folks at home

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