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2019 Idea House | Making Progress

2019 Idea House | Making Progress 13 × Let the Sun Shine In Let the Sun Shine In Photo by Cynthia Brown Studio Shown here are the roof penetrations that will soon house reflective sun tunnels, designed to bring light into the master his-and-hers closets. Sun tunnels are a great way to introduce natural light into inner areas of the home that cannot support standard windows or skylights. Skylights: VELUX Sun Tunnel SkylightsRoofing: GAF Timberline Shingles in Pewter  14 × A Smarter Load Center A Smarter Load Center Photo by Cynthia Brown Studio At nearly 6,000 square feet, the home…

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10 Easy Pieces: Modern Robe Hooks

Back in 2010, we made our first appearance on the Martha Stewart Show. The topic? Hardware of course, including robe hooks—an essential part of any organized bathroom. Years later, wall hooks are plenty, but there are so many options to choose from that it’s harder than ever to sort quality out of the large quantity. Our favorite modern robe hooks are good for hanging robes, but also for things like towels, washcloths, soap-on-a-rope, drying hand-washing and so forth. Here’s our selection (including Martha’s all-time favorite). Above: Martha Stewart’s favorite robe hook designed in 1904 by Josef Hoffmann of hand-forged nickel-plated or…

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Steal This Look: A Tiny, Seaworthy Kitchen on the French Riviera

Architects Emil Humbert and Christophe Poyet knew just the thing to do when charged with turning a tiny, suffocating cabin into something befitting its glamorous French Riviera location: They took inspiration from nautical design, with its emphasis on clever built-ins and streamlined efficiency. Then, they ratcheted up the luxe factor. Check out the tidy and compact kitchen they designed—then learn how to get the look. Photography by Francis Amiand, courtesy of Humbert & Poyet, from A Tiny (but Glamorous) Seaside Cabin on the Riviera. Above: Both the exterior and interior are entirely whitewashed to keep the home cooler when the…

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Tracking 40 Years of History in the This Old House Timeline

HELLO, KEVIN!New host Kevin O’Connor, a former banker, trades in wing tips for Red Wings. Up to his neck in renovating a rambling Queen Anne, he was “discovered” when AskTOH, which is just in development, makes a house call. Catching the wave of interest in small-scale living, the TOH team turns a 1,000-square-foot barn built in 1894 into a two-story in-law cottage in Concord, MA. https://www.thisoldhouse.com/ideas/tracking-40-years-history-old-house-timeline

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2019 Idea House | Grand-Opening Celebration!

In partnership with Karp Associates, CAH Architecture, and our valued Sponsors and Contributors, we invite you to join us as we unveil the TOH 2019 Idea House in New Canaan, Connecticut! Saturday, September 14, 2019 | 12:00p.m.—4:00p.m.Sunday, September 15, 2019 | 1:00p.m.—5:00p.m.4 Main Street, New Canaan, CT Meet TOH crew members (Saturday Only!) Discover new looks and the latest home products Free admission & free parking  Click here for a map of nearby lots; we recommend Train Station, Lumberyard, Park Street, and Playhouse Digital illustration Xpress Rendering https://www.thisoldhouse.com/ideas/2019-idea-house-grand-opening-celebration

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TOH 2019 Idea House | Grand-Opening Celebration!

In partnership with Karp Associates, CAH Architecture, and our valued Sponsors and Contributors, we invite you to join us as we unveil the TOH 2019 Idea House in New Canaan, Connecticut! Saturday, September 14, 2019 | 12:00p.m.—4:00p.m.Sunday, September 15, 2019 | 1:00p.m.—5:00p.m.4 Main Street, New Canaan, CT Meet TOH crew members (Saturday Only!) Discover new looks and the latest home products Free admission & free parking  Click here for a map of nearby lots; we recommend Train Station, Lumberyard, Park Street, and Playhouse Digital illustration Xpress Rendering https://www.thisoldhouse.com/ideas/toh-2019-idea-house-grand-opening-celebration

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