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Eclectic, chic, and sophisticated are all apt words when viewing interiors designed by Kelly Behun. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, Behun attended the prestigious Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania before moving to New York to work at hotelier Ian Schrager’s design studio.

During her time with Schrager, Behun cultivated her eye for design while working under esteemed designer Philippe Starck. She and the team designed iconic interiors, such as the Mondrian in Los Angeles, the Delano in Miami, and the Paramount in New York City.

After honing her chops at Schrager’s design studio, Behun ventured out on her own, establishing the now incredibly popular Kelly Behun Studio. Behun’s aesthetic is both chic and eclectic, incorporating

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Established in 2006 as a historic district to protect its unique mix of architectural styles, the Miami MiMo District has transformed from a decaying urban wasteland of the 1980s to a thriving community at the top of many residents' and developers’ lists of destinations to invest in.

MiMo gets its name from a style of mid-century architecture known as Miami Modern, so it is first and foremost an architectural neighborhood. With its primary construction having taken place from the 1920s-1950s, its buildings reflect the trends of that era, featuring a mix of Art Deco, Mediterranean Revival, and, of course, the post-war Modern styles of the 1950s.

Many businesses today are seeing the value of MiMo’s history and architectural bones. In the past 10 or so

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Increasing the value of your home might seem like a major undertaking, but it’s actually a lot simpler than you might think. There are a number of relatively small and straightforward updates you can make that’ll increase your home’s value by a whole lot more than it took to integrate said updates. And not only do these updates make your home more valuable, but they also make it look more attractive, inviting, and fresh.

Whether you’re thinking about resale in the near future or you simply want a valuable aesthetic refresher, the following updates give you a major bang for your renovation buck.

 

Give Love to Your Landscape

Your landscaping is the first thing people see when they visit your home, so it makes sense that updating it

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While bungalow is often used as a general term to describe a casual, one-story home or beach house, it actually has far more specific origins. The first bungalows were built in India by the British in the mid-19th century and the word bungalow is derived from the Indian Hindustani word bangal, which means “belonging to Bengal.”

The concept behind these first designs was a casual, straightforward, and simple construction that British travelers could use as a rest house. These initial structures typically featured large porches with deep overhangs to protect dwellers from the country’s hot climate. The American version of a bungalow was first constructed in southern California and didn’t appear until the early 20th century. This style of the home saw

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Given that it’s home to at least 153 brewhouses and often pegged as the Craft Beer Capital of the U.S., it should be no surprise that San Diego loves its beer. And while delicious craft beer can be enjoyed in any setting, there’s nothing quite like drinking a cold, frosty brew straight from the source. That said, with so many options at your disposal, it’s tough to narrow ‘em down to the best of the best. Fortunately, you don’t have to because we did it for you.

The next time you have a hankering for a fresh and frothy beer, check out one (or all) of the following tasty microbreweries.

 

 

Belching Beaver

In just six short years since it opened in 2012, Belching Beaver has become a massive favorite in the San Diego brewery

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Whether you’re a cooking aficionado with more herbs, spices, and sauces than you know what to do with or you’re simply working with less square footage than you’d like, the kitchen organization struggle is real. Being that it’s one of the most high-traffic and functional areas in the home, a disorganized kitchen isn’t just an eyesore; it also makes your daily life harder.

The good news is that there are quite a few affordable goodies you can invest in to maximize your space, organize your items, and make your kitchen much more functional and exhale-worthy. Check out a few of our favorites below.

 

Double Your Cabinet Space

Most kitchen cabinets and pantry shelves don’t maximize their space as much as they could, leaving a ton of unused

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Before he studied interior design at the Rochester Institute of Technology, designer Shawn Henderson studied hotel management, telling New York Social Diary that, “I thought if I studied interior design, everyone would think I was gay… Well, they probably suspected anyway.” Fortunately for design enthusiasts everywhere, Henderson eventually got over that reservation and pursued his love of creating beautiful interiors.

Henderson’s clean, inspired aesthetic is highly sought after, with the likes of Will Ferrell, Glenn Close, and NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson enlisting his talent to design their most personal spaces. And given his thoughtful approach to design, it’s easy to see why.

Henderson emphasizes the marriage

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Founded in 1886, the Los Angeles neighborhood of Angelino Heights is equally rich in history and beautiful architecture. The neighborhood is located atop a 502-foot hill and falls within Echo Park and Chinatown proper.

Formerly spelled Angeleno Heights, this neighborhood boasts the second-oldest district in Los Angeles, with Downtown being the first. It’s also the first City of Los Angeles-recognized historic district, established in 1983, which means unsympathetic remodeling of historic houses in the ‘hood is prohibited and all new construction must resemble the neighborhood’s original architecture in material, scale, and massing.

The neighborhood’s founders, William W. Stilson and Everett E. Hall, capitalized on its

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If you’re looking for compelling ways to refresh your interior, you’re in luck! With winter just around the corner, there are quite a few new interior design trends coming with it, providing the perfect inspiration for updating your space for a new season. And the beauty of these trends is that they’re highly adaptable, so they can be applied to virtually any aesthetic.

From warm neutrals that increase your home’s coziness factor to sumptuous curved couches that invite you to relax the day away, the following trends are sure to make your home happier and more inspired this winter.

Vintage Scandinavian

Scandinavian Design Trend Ideas

The chic, minimal vibe of the Scandinavian design trend that’s had so much traction in recent seasons is

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When you think of Victorian Style architecture, a distinctive, dollhouse-like style may come to mind, but the Victorian movement actually encompasses many different architectural styles. The name “Victorian” stems from the time period when Queen Victoria reigned supreme, from 1837 to 1901. This more than 50-year period resulted in many popular styles, including Gothic Revival, Second Empire, Italianate, Queen Anne, and Romanesque, all of which fall under the Victorian umbrella.

Gothic architecture had a major influence on Victorian styles, as many adopted the Gothic notion of ornate, imposing designs that favored beauty over function. In addition to a Gothic influence, Victorian styles also incorporated French, Italian, and

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