Counterbalance

Allan Farkas of Eggleston|Farkas Architects of Seattle teamed with Steven Hensel of Hensel Design Studios to transform this ultra-modern two-story loft into an open floor plan that embraces both its soaring industrial architecture and softer elements of the interior design.

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East Meets West

Portland designer Garrison Hullinger teams with an East Coast architect to create a colonial home with contemporary interiors in Connecticut.

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Hillside Modern

Award-winning architect Lane Williams of Lane Williams Architects of Seattle teamed with landscape designers Clare Ryan and Martha Shapiro of Shapiro Ryan Design to transform this 1966 Clyde Hill rambler into a modern residence whose formerly intrusive garage now disappears below ground, allowing architecture and new landscape to fit gracefully into the neighborhood.

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Waterfront Mediterranean

A recent renovation of a 1990s home built on the Western shores of Mercer Island features a tropical landscape design by Seattle’s Cambium, Inc., done in Mediterranean Villa style – with an abundance of plants bursting with color, unique flower formations and reach-for-the-sky height.

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Home on the Water's Edge

On a waterfront site in Lake Oswego, a family builds a home with entertainment spaces on multiple levels. Now, there’s a seamless flow between the house and water, and visitors come by car and boat.

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Modernistas

When Six Walls Interior Design teamed up with Taylor Building & Design, LLC, to create an ultra-modern kitchen and bath for The Houghton House, an award-winning contemporary home designed with McCullough Architects that overlooks Lake Washington, the results were not only aesthetically pleasing, but also warm, inviting and highly functional.

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In The Spotlight

East Meets West

Portland designer Garrison Hullinger teams with an East Coast architect to create a colonial home with contemporary interiors in Connecticut.

 The kitchen is my favorite room in the house for entertaining, doing homework and being together,  says Jennifer, who worked with Garrison to add a more modern take to the initial drawings, including picking the statement stone, cabinet fronts, hardware, colors, cabinet style, faucets, perimeter countertops, and backsplash.
 
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