• Cut the Clutter: Minimalism

    Cut the Clutter: Minimalism

    Written by: Julia Johns

    Minimalism is not a new concept. Despite what the mania surrounding it in recent years may suggest, minimalism has been around...

  • Jewel Tones: Make Any Room a Gem!

    Jewel Tones: Make Any Room a Gem!

    Written by: Alison Murphy

    Whether it be the bold walls or subtle decor,  jewel tones bring a great impact and wow factor to...

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    For St. Louis homeowner Cody Woods, creating an “open concept” floor plan was key for an extensive renovation of his Central West End home. The biggest challenge for gutting a home that was originally built in the early 1900s? Converting a structure that was definitely not built to be this open.


    Homeowner Debbie Gilula subscribes to the Ludwig Mies van der Rohe philosophy. “Less is more,” she says, offering, “I like simplicity to the extreme.” For 40 years, Gilula lived in “a wonderful mid-century house,” she says, by architect Isadore Shank, a contemporary of William Bernoudy. Ready to scale back — prepared to streamline her life — Gilula purchased a 2,000-square-foot condo in Clayton. But simplicity isn’t always so simple!

  • Nothing to Hide

    Nothing to Hide

    Using cowhides in interior design are no longer just for the cowboys. More often we’re seeing hides used in modern and contemporary design, adding...

  • 6 Chic Modern Vases

    6 Chic Modern Vases

    Whether it's vibrant viola, lively lillies or gorgeous gardenias, bringing in fresh floral arrangments cut straight from the garden is a colorful way to...

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