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Habitat: Lofty Goals in Chester County

The architects restructured the West Chester barn’s first and second floors to showcase the vaulted ceiling and to create a loft next to the upstairs […]

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Tips on Getting Your Home In Shape for Fall

Now that the weather has finally caught up with the calendar, it’s definitely time to think about ways to get your home ready for the […]

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Habitat: The Next Chapter in Society Hill

It took a major life change for one longtime Society Hill couple to give their classic townhome the refresh it deserved: The pair, both working […]

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The Yard Sale, Minus the Hassle (and the Leftovers)

One of the more stress-inducing aspects of the run-up to a move is disposing of all those things you don’t want to take with you. […]

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Habitat: A Room With a View in Villanova

Architect Matthew Moger wants each of his projects to have a narrative. “If we all agree on the story we’re telling, the editing is a […]

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10 Things to Do to Keep Cool Inside This Summer

Hotter than July? Maybe not; this month isn’t on track to break the record for hottest July ever, but those once-a-week heat waves sure make […]

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Habitat: A Year-Round Retreat in Stone Harbor

Interior designer Marguerite Rodgers had been making minor updates to her client’s 12,000-square-foot Shore residence — flipping the nursery to a child’s room here, updating […]

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Multigenerational Living Is on the Rise in Philly

You, your grown kids, your parents, all living together — sounds like a great story line for a sitcom, right? (Actually, it was one. Who […]

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Ice Box Challenge Shows Off a Better Way to Keep Cool in the Summer

In case you missed it: The city and state building codes both just got updated to reflect advances in building technology that will save you […]

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Habitat: A Pop of Color in Manayunk

Eclectic. Colorful. Patterned. Those are the words that come to Villanova-based interior designer Michelle Gage’s mind when she reflects on her task of bringing an […]

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Habitat: Majestic Digs in Washington Square West

Leslie Hayes knows she’s only as good as her clients allow her to be. So when her eponymous interior design firm was hired by a […]

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How About Some Color In That Kitchen?

Stainless steel appliances and gray or black granite countertops are the center-hall Colonials of kitchen design: There’s just no escaping them, it seems, and once […]

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Are You Allergic to Your Home?

Spring is not the only thing in the air. With the temperatures (finally) going up, common allergens like pollen are back in full force. If […]

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A Trinity Is Reborn in Bella Vista. Sweet!

As anyone who prefers not to do it themselves knows, oftentimes the hardest part of any home remodeling job is making sure one has picked […]

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Habitat: A New Approach on the Main Line

Barette Widell and Christina Boschetti had garnered some attention for a few small-scale projects each did on her own, so when they paired up in […]