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Habitat: A Gorgeous High-Rise in Rittenhouse Gets a Design Makeover

When a five-year Philly renter found herself interested in an on-the-market apartment, it was because she had a vision for what it could be: a […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Philly Feng Shui: What I Did to Find Zen in the City

I’ve been happily ensconced in a two-room studio apartment carved out of an East Germantown rowhouse for five years now, but something about my living/bedroom […]


Where to Eat This Weekend: Happy Holidays, Let’s Eat

This is a weird weekend to be dining out. Everyone out there needs something different. Some of you have family that you need to entertain. […]

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The Checkup: What You Need to Know About The Latest Trend in Dieting

• In the constantly growing realm of trendy diets: The Sirtfood Diet. It’s a fairly controversial low-calorie diet created by two nutrition pros out of the U.K. that promises […]

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The Quick Trick to Give Berries a Way Longer Shelf Life

There are few happier times of year than berry season, are we right? During mid-to-late summer, markets, produce stands and grocery stores are swimming in […]


Room of the Week: A Not-Too-Serious Playroom with a Seriously Amazing Accent Wall

Kids rooms can be tough. You can’t help but consider their design with a countdown clock in mind: i.e. how long until my kid grows out […]

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Tape This to Your Fridge: Your Cheat Sheet for Cutting Every Type of Fruit

There’s just something about summer that brings on cravings for endless servings of fruit. Nothing hits the spot on a hot day better than some […]


A Room of One’s Own

Open-plan main floors have been so popular for so long with both builders and buyers that anything else is hard to find — at least, […]


6 Ways I Made My Small Bedroom Look Way Bigger

From a square-footage perspective, my bedroom probably wouldn’t be considered “small.” It’s on the third floor of our 100-year-old South Philly rowhome and spans the […]


Adding Blue to Your Walls Puts Green In Your Pocket When It’s Time to Sell

Want buyers to appreciate your home even more? Add a pop of color to your rooms and watch its value appreciate. New research conducted by […]


6 Gorgeous Philly-Area Swimming Pools

There are swimming pools, and there are swimming pools. Philly-area homes have plenty of the latter, and on gorgeous sun-soaked days like today, we wish […]