Fore in The Village at Castle Pines

Start a new chapter at Fore, in The Village at Castle Pines. This brand-new community in the South Metro area will be a premier collection of custom homes for buyers looking to make their dream of luxurious, Colorado living a reality. This gorgeous new development is listed by LIV Sotheby’s International Realty brokers, Laurie Brennan, Caitlin Brennan, and Garrett Beserra.

Fore will be comprised of four homes, each with their own unique interpretation of luxury. The homes are slated to be completed by the spring of 2021 and will be crafted with the finest materials and finishes in addition to

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living spaces in art’ exhibition at the kunstmuseum wolfsburg, germany

‘nuages (cloud)’ bookshelf by ronan and erwan bouroullec, 2002 for cappellii s.p.a., italy

interior / exterior: living spaces in the arts

at: kunstmuseum wolfsburg, germany

from: november 29th, 2008 to april 13th, 2009 this large-scale thematic exhibition will explore the interaction between painted interiors and interior design, covering work from the romantic art era to bauhaus’ modernist interiors and concepts meant for homes of the future. the work of 70 artists and designers, from the past and present will be on show, with aims of creating a dialogue between the converging disciplines of art, design and lifestyle based on the
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How to Care for Your Mental Health (and Stay Organized) in a Multigenerational Household

Almost 30% of younger Asian American adults share a home with their children and aging parents, and the number of Americans living in multigenerational family households only continues to grow. It comes as no surprise that living in this sort of household creates stress and conflict, especially when we are unable to leave the house to take any mental breaks during a pandemic, says Dr. Sally Chung, PsyD, ABPP, a clinical psychologist in Bellevue, Washington.

For one, responsibility boundaries are tested. Everyone might have unspoken expectations of what each person’s role looks like, says Dr. Chung. Relatedly, there is a

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‘Mid-Mod Quincy’ Highlights Midcentury Modern Masterpieces

Quincy, Illinois, is an architectural gold mine. According to local architect Tony Crane, the city on the Mississippi River is home to a collection of well-documented and well-maintained structures that date back to the 1880s.

“You can drive down Maine Street and look at the various styles as they go through time,” he told St. Louis on the Air.

Now a new self-guided driving tour promoted by visitors bureau SeeQuincy highlights the city’s trove of midcentury modern designs. Holly Cain, SeeQuincy executive director, detailed the new guide on Thursday’s St. Louis on the Air.

“This is now our eighth

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Winnebago County businesses can win holiday decorating prizes

Georgette Braun
 
| Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Businesses throughout Winnebago County are encouraged to decorate exteriors, interiors and storefronts for the holidays to compete for cash prizes.

“Spread the Light: A Merry & Bright Decorations Contest for our Business Community” is presented by the Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau and its partners. The contest features three categories: “The Griswolds,” for the biggest and brightest lights; “The Real. Original,” for most original in showcasing community pride; and “The Charlie Brown,” for less-is-more, minimalist supremacy.

The contest kicks off Nov. 28 and runs through Dec. 24 on the GoRockford Facebook

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These 5 Trending Looks Will Make Your Dining Room So Instagrammable This Thanksgiving

OK, we know Thanksgiving seems like a real bummer this year. With many state and national authorities discouraging travel and gatherings due to COVID-19, it’s yet another holiday in a long sequence of holidays we’ve been forced to “celebrate” in quarantine.

But even though you aren’t doing a 20-person spread (right??), that doesn’t mean you should give up on Thanksgiving altogether. In fact, isn’t half the fun of this holiday taking photos of the beautiful presentation of food on your dining table and posting them for all to admire?

That’s why this week—in our regular series of trending decor on

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Ellie Goulding Lists London Home With Top-Notch Acoustics

British musician Ellie Goulding is selling her home in the Marylebone area of London, and according to the listing, the charming yet modern pad would be well-suited for another singer. The real estate agent touts the house’s “incredible acoustics throughout,” but for the non-musically-inclined, the five-bedroom, three-bathroom residence has plenty more to offer.

Listed at £5.95 million, or around $7.7 million, the dwelling was constructed by U.K.-based architecture firm Stiff + Trevillion. It is on a charming cobblestone street, and features a brick exterior that blends in perfectly with the neighborhood. Inside, the design of the house is decidedly more

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RACVB announces decorations contest for businesses as part of Stroll on State

ROCKFORD (WREX) — As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge, one organization is encouraging businesses to help get ready for the holidays!

The Rockford Area Conventions & Visitors Bureau announced a new decorations contest called “Spread the Light: A Merry & Bright Decorations Contest for our Business Community” on Thursday!

Businesses throughout Winnebago County are encouraged to decorate exteriors, interiors and storefronts with a little healthy holiday competition in mind. The best of the best in decorations and lights will have the chance to win cash prizes in three categories, including “The Griswolds” for the biggest and brightest lights, “The

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Air Barriers 101: Controlling the Movement of Air in Exterior Walls

Controlling the movement of air between indoor and outdoor environments is a key concern when building comfortable, energy efficient homes. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, up to 40 percent of the energy used to heat and cool a building is due to uncontrolled air leakage. Therefore, it is important for builders to have a thorough understanding of air barrier materials and installation strategies.

Quite simply, an air barrier is a material or system of materials designed to control air flow between a conditioned space and an unconditioned space. A building material can be defined as an air barrier

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Architect-designed home on Mount Juliet Estate offers a new way to live

How we live has changed. Nowadays, we’re craving the countryside, room to move and wide open spaces to socialise in. “Having a comfortable place to relax and entertain outside takes on even more importance in these strange times we are now living in,” says architect John Meagher.

Meagher knows what he’s talking about. As one half of the multi-award winning de Blacam and Meagher Architects, along with partner Shane de Blacam, he has been changing the face of design in Ireland since the 1970s.

The practice works on commercial and residential projects and one that is close to Meagher’s heart

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Design and decor ideas from a Miami marriage made in design heaven | INDULGE Miami

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The Lowes in their living room featuring the painting “Recuerdos de Cojímar no1” by Cuban artist Rigoberto Mena. Sofas are by Jonathan Adler.

A less adventurous type might have shuddered at the prospect of decorating a cavernous, ultra-contemporary condominium after living in an older Spanish-style, Coral Gables home, but not Soledad Lowe. She had already worked her magic in a spacious loft in SoHo. The Argentina-born beauty was raised in Sweden from the age of four when her father went to work for the Swedish government. Also a sculptor and artist, he had commissions from the Vatican

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The 2000 Ocean Interior Design Showcase Kicks Off in Miami

The neutral palette in the open kitchen, living, and dining areas add to the lightness of the space in this unit designed byRita Chraibi. Rendering by Rita Chraibi of International Designers

The art and design scene in Miami continues to draw a crowd—even if virtually—with the city’s dynamic culture and beautiful beaches remaining central to the inspiration of its creatives. In a nod to its surroundings, 2000 Ocean, a 38-story luxury apartment building being developed by KAR Properties and designed by Enrique Norten of TEN Arquitectos, launched a virtual designer showcase Oct. 2 to put the best of Miami

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Plastic Omnium, Hella target integration of exterior body parts and lighting | Design News

Tier 1 auto part suppliers Plastic Omnium and Hella have launched a joint project involving engineering and design experts from both companies in Germany that will focus on jointly developing new systems integrating innovative lighting technologies, and intelligent exterior systems, at the front and at the rear of the car.

Officials from Hella and Plastic Omnium ink the joint development agreement. In the foreground: Christopher Mokwa, Hella Senior VP Corporate Strategy and M&A, and Félicie Burelle, Plastic Omnium Senior Executive VP Strategy and Development. In the background: Laurent Burelle, Plastic Omnium -Chairman & CEO,  and Rolf Breidenbach, Hella CEO.

“This

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PayPal and Queer Eye Celebrity Designer Bobby Berk Help Millennials & Gen-Z Cope with Life at Home

New research, conducted by PayPal, reveals that consumers are struggling as they share spaces with family and housemates in new ways amidst the ongoing pandemic. The survey found 27 percent of millennials and Gen-Z now work from their bedrooms, and nearly a quarter work from their living rooms, likely leaving limited room for relaxation, fitness, or communal space. More than one in three people who work or attend virtual classes from home 3+ days a week report feeling overworked, while 62 percent admit to having an argument with family or partners they live with while working from home during lockdown.

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Bold Type: How to Make Graphic Letters Work in Your Home

Each week, Mansion Global tackles a topic with an elite group of designers from around the world who work on luxury properties. This week, we look at how to incorporate graphic letters into your home.

Maybe it’s a neon mantra on the wall, your monogram on a shelf, or a wooden saying propped atop the mantle. It’s clear that letters have the power to tell a story beyond the page.

“We use letters when we feel there is something to communicate about the client or when a particular typeface style advances the design narrative of a project,” saidCaitlin Whelan

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BMW Mini Vision Urbanaut Launch: Mini Vision Urbanaut concept unveiled, sticks to minimalist aesthetics |

NEW DELHI: BMW Group on Tuesday unveiled the all-new Mini Vision Urbanaut concept. The concept is the latest presentation under BMW’s #NextGen campaign.
The Mini Vision Urbanaut is a futuristic minivan that boasts some strong minimalist aesthetics and is all about the space that it can offer to a customer. The all-new interpretation of the vision of space offers an enriching in-cabin experience with a minimal footprint.

Mini as a brand has always been about clever use of space and the Vision Urbanaut emphasizes just that. The concept also offers three Mini Moments or experiences – Chill, Wanderlust and Vibe-

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The new Skoda Octavia Scout Exterior Design

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The ŠKODA OCTAVIA is the heart of the Czech car manufacturer and tops the bestseller lists in numerous European countries. In the fourth generation of the OCTAVIA, the robust SCOUT and two other sporty RS variants complete the portfolio. By electrifying the powertrain using the new mild hybrid technology and two OCTAVIA iV models with plug-in hybrid drives, ŠKODA once again significantly reduces the CO2 emissions of the new OCTAVIA. The bestseller’s IV variants drive up to 60 kilometers locally without emissions in the WLTP cycle, and the internal combustion engines are also constantly being further developed.

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Family renovates historic Wynantskill home as ‘Repurposed Idea House’

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Tarek and Christina Design a Modern Farmhouse Style That’d Make Chip and Jo Jealous

Chip and Joanna Gaines may be famed for popularizing the modern farmhouse look, but it appears that Christina Anstead and Tarek El Moussa have copped a similar style on the latest “Flip or Flop.” And we dare say it’s better than the original!

In the Season 10 episode “Cut and Run,” Anstead and El Moussa have bought a home in Laguna Hills, CA, for the low price of $625,000. The only problem is that this home looks just like every other house on the block.

These flippers want to make this home stand out, so they go with a black

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Millennial Money: Minimalist tips to maximize the holidays

You can use minimalist tips to keep your own financial goals on track, and still have a meaningful holiday season.

After spending nearly $2,000 in gifts for her daughter’s first Christmas in 2017, Meg Nordmann knew her holiday strategy had to change.

“I totally blew it that first Christmas with her,” says the Florida-based author of “Have Yourself a Minimalist Christmas.” “I bought everything this child needed through the first five years of her life.”

Today, she is more intentional with holiday spending — a staple of the minimalist lifestyle she adopted. Minimalism eliminates distractions to free up room, time

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