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John Bessler

Designer Digs

Heather Garrett's swoonworthy loft in the warehouse district

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Briana Brough

View from the Top

Amanda Smith's rooftop terrace offers a bird's-eye view of downtown more »

Sep 19, 2014 11:30 AM Home & Garden

Briana Brough

Modern History

Deborah Chay put the fab in her prefab house more »

Sep 15, 2014 4:50 PM Home & Garden

Julie and Rick laugh in the kitchen that Julie designed around the colorful runner rug acquired on one of their many overseas trips.

Briana Brough

A Life in Color

Julie Staelin has always looked on the bright side more »

Aug 12, 2014 1:27 PM Home & Garden

Kristin and Susan Teer with Kristin's brood of dogs - a curly-coated retriever, four Chihuahuas and a Boston Terrier.

Briana Brough

Creature Comfort

Mother-daughter duo Susan and Kristin Teer know where to find enduring companionship more »

Apr 15, 2014 9:38 AM Home & Garden

Selling Your Home in the Spring

Your Questions Answered by Real Estate By Design Expert Paul Stinson more »

Dec 19, 2013 1:26 PM Home & Garden

Courtney James family How We Live

Briana Brough

How They Live: The James House

In our May issue, we showcased the Forest Hills home of Courtney and Luke James and their three daughters. Here, check out some of the rooms you didn't see in the magazine. more »

May 29, 2013 1:35 PM Home & Garden

Summer Lovin'

Use this guide when planning your family outings more »

May 13, 2013 9:17 AM

Let's Get Organized

Carol Lilley of Rosy Cheeks Organizer shares her tips for getting - and staying - organized more »

Feb 26, 2013 9:45 AM DM Blog

Food for Thought

Starting Fresh, a cookbook from the women behind This & That Jam, Old Havana Sandwich Shop and Megapixie Photography, will be published in 2014 more »

Feb 19, 2013 8:52 AM DM Blog

Stuff We Like: Duke Gardens

This beautiful, mild weather has us looking forward to springtime more »

Feb 15, 2013 12:36 PM DM Blog

In a New York Minute

It took this Big Apple couple less than two days to find their Hope Valley home. And they’ve never looked back. more »

Jan 11, 2013 12:03 PM 2 Comments

Family Tree

A gorgeous oak tree drew the Hortons to their idyllic homestead more »

Nov 28, 2011 2:12 PM , Home & Garden

Out of the Fire

Jack and Sally Graham had to build their dream home twice. more »

Jan 2, 2011 9:06 PM Home & Garden

To Restore, Divine

Sam Wells, the dean of Duke Chapel, and his wife, Divinity School professor Jo Bailey Wells, restored a Trinity Park home to its former glory. more »

Jan 2, 2011 9:08 PM Home & Garden 1 Comments

Home Soil

Durham residents seek comfort in their own backyards By Dana Lange more »

Jan 2, 2011 9:08 PM Home & Garden

Home-Buying 101

Durham's a great place to find your slice of the American dream, whether you're a first-time buyer, a mover-upper or an empty-nester. more »

Jan 2, 2011 9:10 PM Home & Garden


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