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DESIGNERS AT HOME: At home with Sarah Richardson in her colorful Toronto home

DESIGNERS AT HOME: Sarah Richardson's home in Toronto, Canada

A COLOURFUL LIFE: Curious about how interior designers create their own homes?

Then take a look at the home Sarah Richardson shares with her husband Alexander Younger, and two daughters, Robin and Fiona, in Toronto, Canada…

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DESIGNER HOTELS AND SPAS: Sarah Richardson designs two suites to raise awareness about cancer for the Park Hyatt, Toronto

Sarah Richardson designs a pink Park Hyatt Breast Cancer Hotel Room - Toronto

DESIGNING FOR A CAUSE: A few years ago, famed Canadian interior designer, Sarah Richardson created two hotel suites to raise awareness for breast cancer and prostate cancer at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Toronto…

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LUSCIOUS LIBRARY: Manhattan Classic: New York’s Finest Prewar Apartments by Geoffrey Lynch

LUSCIOUS LIBRARY: Manhattan prewar apartments - Geoffrey Lynch - Manhattan Classic_p168

BOOK TO BUY: Manhattan Classic: New York’s Finest Prewar Apartments by Geoffrey Lynch…


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QUICK PICKS: News relating to houses and gardens – July 2014

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Celebrity homes, home decorating and organising tips, and more…

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HOUSES OF THE RICH AND FAMOUS: The childhood home of Jackie Bouvier Kennedy at 6/7A, 740 Park Avenue, NY

EXTERIOR 740 Park Avenue Manhattan

FOR SALE: One of the childhood homes of young Jacqueline and Caroline Lee Bouvier (later more commonly known as Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill, respectively) is on the market for $44 million at 740 Park Avenue in New York…

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STYLISH HOMES: The glamorous home of designer Mark D. Sikes in Los Angeles

DESIGNERS AT HOME: The glamorous home of Mark D Sikes home in the Hollywood Hills Los Angeles

DESIGNERS AT HOME: The glamorous home of interior designer and retail consultant, Mark D Sikes, in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles…

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LUSCIOUS HOMES: Architectural designer Nancy Fishelson’s revamped 1795 Connecticut house

Connecticut clapboard home - Post-renovation

LUSCIOUS LIVING: How charming is this transformed 1795 home by architectural designer Nancy Fishelson in Woodbury, Connecticut?…

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LUSCIOUS STYLE: Inspired by Asia – Part 1

INSPIRED BY ASIA: Dior Spring Summer 2007 Haute Couture Collection by Patrick Demarchelier 2007

LUSCIOUS STYLE: Inspired by Asia – Part 1: I was lucky enough to spend several of my years as a child and young teenager growing up in Hong Kong and Tokyo, with fascinating trips to other parts of Asia.

Here’s a tribute (part 1) to my experience of Asian-inspired style…

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POPULAR ON PINTEREST: White traditional kitchen with marble island and dark wooden floor

Kitchen layout ideas - White kitchen with dark wooden floor

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FOR SALE: Vivien Leigh’s former home, Tickerage Mill, Sussex, England

ENGLISH COUNTRY HOUSE PHOTOS: Tickerage Mill Cottage once owned by Vivien Leigh

HOUSES OF THE RICH AND FAMOUS: Tickerage Mill near Uckfield in East Sussex, England, was once owned by actress Vivien Leigh – where she lived after her traumatic 1960 divorce from Laurence Olivier and for which she paid 20,000 pounds in 1961 – is now for sale…

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