The owners of this 1930s historic home in Phoenix, Arizona wanted to redesign their space to be fun, eclectic and durable. They needed storage solutions to help keep the family of five organized, so designers added built-in shelves and a built-in drop station to help with that. To add charm to the home, designers brought in trim to finish out the fireplace and the windows, while a brown leather sofa and other simple, fun furniture pieces help to make the space livable and inviting for parents and kids alike.
This dreamy historic home, Arden, was built in 1917 and designed by renowned architect Neel Reid. Located in Atlanta, Georgia in the prestigious neighborhood of Buckhead, it is considered to be one of Reid's masterpieces.
In this Tudor kitchen, designers aded aspects that would modernize the space, while make sure the new design kept true to the integrity of the historic Tudor home. The walls are painted a light yellow color that makes the space bright, while the white cabinets and black soapstone countertops help to create a unique contrast. The upper cabinets are glass paneled, creating a more modern display case, while the lower cabinets are updated and have plenty of room for storage. Wood panels cover the kitchen's major appliances to help them seamlessly blend in with the design and create a sophisticated space full of all the modern comforts with plenty of traditional charm.
With views of historic homes and Spanish moss, this little outdoor space fully embraces its idyllic surroundings. A green area rug softens the deck, while two wicker chairs invite the owners to sit and share a glass of wine at sunset.
This former Governor's Home is listed on the National Historic Register and is considered the oldest home in Aiken, SC. This Federal style home is rich in history, form and symmetry with generously proportioned rooms and restored architectural details.
Popular in the Midwest, the prairie home is known for its defining horizontal lines. Prairie was influenced by the Arts and Crafts Movement and features many of the same concepts such as built-in furniture, simple materials and open floor plans. Prairie-style homes also feature long flat roofs, rows of windows, horizontal lines and organic patterns.
This prairie home style, made famous by Frank Lloyd Wright, was designed to harmonize with the rolling hills of the Midwest farmlands. It is characterized by long roof lines, cantilevers and lots of windows. This example combines brick, wood and limestone.
The spacious, eat-in kitchen boasts warm wood throughout the cabinets, windows, furnishings and floors. A unique tray ceiling with a wooden border stays true to the historic home, while stainless steel appliances add an updated touch to the space.
From the courtyard, one can see that this Federal-style home spans three levels. The historic interior also boasts six bedrooms, five full bathrooms and nineteen different spaces for entertaining guests.
Built back in 1937, this elegant estate in Beverly Hills, Calif., pairs European charm with Hollywood glamour. More specifically, the home once belonged to Hollywood's super-agent, Ed Limato, and has an interior that's steeped in stardom.