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A Thoroughly Modern Love Story

Finding the unexpected in High Point’s Emerywood By Cynthia Adams • Photographs by Amy Freeman     Stephanie James Goldman, wearing fawn-colored slacks and knee-high suede boots, opens the door into the Vermont flagstone-floored foyer and welcomes visitors with a deep smile. She hasn’t lived in this remodeled midcentury home for very long, but for […]

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Luxury Living: Floating Seahorse Villas

Kleindienst Group, a real estate developer known for stunning high end luxury living, is building villas that have been christened “floating seahorses” as a feature of The Heart of Europe development, which in turn is part of The World – a human-constructed archipelago designed in the shape of a globe a couple of miles off […]

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NeNe Leaks Shops at Allen and James

  What an incredible few weeks! In addition to having a rocking good time designing the patio and yard at the Junior League of High Point Spring Designers Showhouse, the other day, we had a fabulous client stop by—NeNe Leaks of the hit television series, Real Housewives of Atlanta. NeNe was on the hunt for […]

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Frank Lloyd Wright: Hollyhock House

As an icon of architecture and design, Frank Lloyd Wright’s designs are distinctive and marvelous. Recently, in Los Angeles, a major renovation of a Frank Lloyd Wright project was completed. Nearly $4.4 million was spent returning the Hollyhock House to its former glory. The first house Wright designed in the Los Angeles area, Hollyhock House, […]

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Smart Homes from Smartphones

Beautiful home design is one aspect of modern living. Another is connectivity and control. At the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, options for remote control of our homes were abundant. From security cameras to thermostats, appliances to lighting, our homes are more connected than ever. Inspirational to be sure! Check out the future […]

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White House Renovation: Old Dining Room

Recently, funded by a special donation from the White House Historical Association, the White House Old Dining Room was transformed into a modern showcase of art and design. The space brings together a beautiful juxtaposition of classic antiques and modern art into an eclectic and sophisticated design. The yellow walls selected by Jacqueline Kennedy have […]

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One at Palm Jumeirah: Setting a New Standard in Luxury

The Palm Jumeirah, one of the most beautiful places in the world, now touts a new opportunity: residing in an apartment at One at Palm Jumeirah, a collaborative masterpiece involving some of the most talented architects, interior designers and landscape architects in the world. Intended to set a new standard in international luxury living, One […]

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Living Large – High Point Furniture Mart

When considering small spaces don’t presume that it means small furniture. If your space has to accommodate a large group of people, approach the space with seating in mind and stretch your imagination as to what is really possible with your space! The following tips will help you make good choices with purchasing furniture for […]

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Beautiful Luxury Oceanfront Condo Design

Stephanie James completely transforms her clients’ luxury, oceanfront condo into a warm, sophisticated space on a tight two week deadline. With only one day to place the furniture and decorate the five bedroom condo from top to bottom, Stephanie and her Furnitureland South crew make this “before and after” story a complete success!

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