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7 Lust-Worthy Living Rooms

Ahhh the living room, or should we say the everything room. It's your respite from the world, the place you kick your shoes off and curl up on the couch after a long day, sometimes dinging room, often entertainment room, and even guest room in a pinch. We all want our living rooms to reflect the best of our personal style, after all they are the rooms we really live in, but sometimes we need a little inspiration from others. Here, we've gathered seven of our current favorites to give you some great ideas for your own space.
November 13, 2013
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Adventures on Craigslist

No, not those kind of adventures, Mr. Casual Encounters. We’re talking about house hunting.
November 16, 2011
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A Clean Break

Your fiancé’s place is ten times nicer than yours and you’re planning on moving in. If only you could get out of your lease.
November 16, 2011
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Food Court Gourmet

No need to brave the teeming throngs only to score a slice at Sbarro: These hopping food malls are as haute as can be.
July 19, 2011
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Going to Pot

Container gardening is often the only option for apartment dwellers longing for some greenery in their lives and soil under their fingernails. If you have limited space, grow something that you can really get a kick out of—like mint for mojitos—but bear in mind that when growing in containers, sunlight, drainage, and soil nutrients are your primary concerns.
March 15, 2011
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Glass Appeal

There’s a fine art to getting you to gape—one that shop-window designers of all stripes must learn.
November 6, 2010
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On the Level

Sadly there's no blueprint for how to best work with an architect. Follow the example of the Smiths, though, and you'll come out ahead.
October 12, 2010
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Sunlight on Demand

Fiber-optic cables can be used to pipe and enhance sunlight into homes. Money is saved. The English rejoice.
August 26, 2010
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Super Ramp

By the time you’ve climbed the gentle slope of Seattle’s Olympic Sculpture Park, you’ve passed through four classic Northwest landscapes—–valley, forest, meadow, and beach—–and been treated to staggering views of Puget Sound, the Olympic Mountains, and the city’s impressive skyline. Oh, yeah, and some pretty good sculptures by Alexander Calder and Richard Serra vie for your attention along the way.  
June 9, 2010