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Take a Peek Inside This Stylish, High-Tech Haddonfield Home

It’s a familiar story: A well-off family decides to settle in a stately colonial — yard, trees, whole thing. The modern twist here? New suburban […]

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Look Inside a ’90s-Era Society Hill House After Its Chic, Modern Makeover

Four years ago, when a Rittenhouse pair about to get engaged made the move to a ’90s-era Society Hill house to start their “real life” […]

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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 […]

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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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Want a Room Makeover? Philly-Based Design Show The Weekender Is Casting

Own a home in the Philly area? Need some serious design help? The folks at Bucks County-based East Coast Creative are looking for local participants for […]

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Room of the Week: A Gorgeous Attic You’d Actually Want to Live In

I don’t know about your house, but the attic in mine is, in a word, disgusting. I guess it could have potential as usable, livable […]

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5 Need-to-Know Tips for Mastering Indoor Succulents and Cacti

I do not have the best track record with plants. I’m a serial overwater-er, and as such I’ve had many a plant wither under my […]

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7 Ways to Add Gorgeous Pops of Color to a Room

Goodbye, greige! Move beyond muted rooms with a few well-placed pops of color that instantly transform mundane spaces into cheery masterpieces. Here, we take some […]

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Room of the Week: This Is the Two-Story Indoor Fire Pit of Your Dreams

My biggest home-buying regret is that I had “fireplace” on my nice-to-have list instead of my need-to-have list. This is my way of saying that […]

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Room of the Week: A Dreamy Old City Dining Room With Ceilings for Days

Imagine with me, if you will, the amazing dinner parties you could have in this Old City dining room. I can’t help but place myself right […]