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March 9, 2015
Some designers do all they can to make man’s best friend feel right at home.
Prefab pool area with shade cloth curtain

One of two Bernese mountain dogs watch over the back patio and pool of Bill and Abbie Burton’s Marmol Radziner–designed prefab retreat in Ukiah, California.

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Originally appeared in When Prefab Is Painless
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open dining and living room area with Koura pendant lamps

Kylie Brammy and George Kyprianou’s black and yellow Labrador retrievers seem just as fond of the open, modern living space at the back of this Victorian-era home in Adelaide, Australia, as their owners. But, who wouldn’t?

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Originally appeared in This Luminous Australian Renovation Packs a Lot Into a 23-Foot-Wide Lot
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sitting area with E15 Shiraz short monochrome sofas

Though the clean, minimal design of Barbara Hill’s modern Atlanta home may make it seem barely lived in, the family has been more than accommodating to their two retired race dogs, who have the run of the place. One of the 13-year-old rescued greyhounds was caught on camera while running past two pieces from E15’s Shiraz sofa.

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Originally appeared in A Designer Brings Her Bold Brand of Texas Modern to this Atlanta Family Home
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Modern living room with vintage Petal coffee table and various bowls

Designers have an extraordinary ability to piece together various furnishings and accessories to create a cohesive work of art. In the case of designer Omer Arbel, even his Weimaraner, Bowie, complements the interior space of this Vancouver home.

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Originally appeared in Love Animals? This House is for You
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Poodle-sized dog door

Some dogs have all the luck. Such is the case of Max, who not only lives in a modern, New Jersey prefab with a view of Lake Iosco, but also happens to have his own built-in door, so he can come and go at his leisure.

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Originally appeared in The New Zealand Native Who Can't Get Enough of the Garden State
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Modern living room with Cuba sofa by Cappellini

When interior architects Renaud de Poorter and Femke Holdrinet turned an old cattle feed factory in Belgium into their family’s modern dwelling, their Parson Russell terrier, Ibbel, claimed her own space on the Cuba sofa by Rodolfo Dordoni for Cappellini.

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Originally appeared in This Factory Switches Out Cattle-Fodder for Furniture
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Black and white minimalist dining area renovation

A family dog monitors an entrance to the dining area and kitchen of a four-story renovated farmhouse in northern Italy. Modern Giandomenico Belotti Spaghetti chairs and a vintage table complement the Italian, black slate flooring, a perfect place for fido to lay on hot summer days.

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Originally appeared in A Renovated Farmhouse in Northern Italy
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Prefab pool area with shade cloth curtain

One of two Bernese mountain dogs watch over the back patio and pool of Bill and Abbie Burton’s Marmol Radziner–designed prefab retreat in Ukiah, California.

Photo by Dwight Eschliman.

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