Historic Elementary School Becomes Cozy Condos in Rhode Island

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Libby Kirwin worked with an investor on the Carey School condo renovation that gave new purpose to a historic elementary school in the heart of Newport, Rhode Island.

A Light-Filled 1772 Colonial House in Rhode Island — House Tour

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Location: College Hill, Providence, Rhode Island. (Image credit: Jacqueline Marque ). Name: Jim and Laura Nelson. Size: 3,400 square feet. Years lived in: 4 1/2 years; owned.

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Artful Living in a Swedish Country Style Rhode Island Victorian — House Tour

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Location: Providence, Rhode Island. Name: Elizabeth Duvivier , dogs Daisy and Oliver. Size: 2,400 square feet. Years lived in: 2 years, owned. Elizabeth is a writer, painter and the founder of Squam Art Workshops. Her home reflects the work she does with this creative community, and is filled with treasures from around the world. The space is bright, comfortable, and full of books and art. She shares the home with her beloved dogs, Daisy and Oliver. READ MORE ». House. Tours

A Jewelry Maker's Creative Studio — House Tour

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Location: Block Island, Rhode Island. It's hard not to see that aesthetic mirrored in the studio she creates her work in, in Block Island, Rhode Island. (Image credit: Susan Paulsen). Name: Mary MacGill. Years lived in: Owned 12 years.

Miles & Antena's Laid Back Coastal Home — House Tour Greatest Hits

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Location: Newport, Rhode Island. Pin it. Name: Antena and Miles David. Size: 1900 square feet. Years lived in: 11 years; owned.

USA-Made IKEA Alternative Greycork Delivers a Cute Way to Try Before You Buy — Design News

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Rhode Island-based flat-pack furniture startup Greycork has a fun way to test out their pieces before you commit. Pin it. The home try-out kit is the first of its kind in the industry. READ MORE ». Shopping Resources. Furniture Design.

Vanessa's Eclectic Seaside Cottage — House Tour

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Location: Jamestown, Rhode Island. Name: Vanessa Faye Wurman and her dogs Solomon and The Dude. Size: 1,300 square feet. Years lived in: 15 years; owned. You don’t even have to enter Vanessa’s home to know that it’s not your typical seaside cottage.

A Lovingly Restored Mid-Century Home in Rhode Island — House Tour

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Location: Coventry, Rhode Island. Name: Andrea Castañeda, Chris Amirault and their two kids. Size: 3,400 square feet of living area. Years lived in: 6 years, owned. Built in 1958, this house has only been home for two families in its 60 years. It had been well-maintained, but was in an aging condition when Andrea and Chris bought it; they were intent on restoring it to its former glory. Over six years, they shaped it into the beautiful relic of history it is.

A "Drab" Deck Gets DIY Fab — My Great Outdoors

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Location: Providence, Rhode Island. (Image credit: Submitted by Carli). Name: Carli. Carli's deck has so much color and pattern it's basically the personification of summer. Kick back, relax and check out her fabulous outdoor space! READ MORE ». Outdoor Space. Reader Submissions.

Get the Look: Modern, Minimalist & Earthy — Shop the Style

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Erin and Tobin's condo in Rhode Island is a perfect blend of minimal decor and bright, bold colors. The bright yellow backsplash and colorful poster in the kitchen contrast the white, modern IKEA cabinets, and the beautiful yellow lounge chairs in the "record room" add a pop of color to the light and airy room. Check out the sources below to shop some of the items featured in their gorgeous Providence home. READ MORE ». Furniture. Shopping Guides. Shop the Style.

Out-of-Sight Style: Inspiration and Resources for a Compact Closet Office

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Alana works for a commercial production company and a creative agency, both in New York City, while Joe is the founder and president of a company based in Warren, Rhode Island. Pin it. We recently featured a House Tour of Joe and Alana's 160-year-old Newport home.

A Contemporary 163-Year-Old Victorian House on the Coast — House Tour

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Location: Historic Downtown — Newport, Rhode Island. Open House Tour. Image credit: Jacqueline Marque ). Name: Kristen Coates and Michael Paddon. Size: 1,000 square feet. Years lived in: Rented 3 years.

Praise Cthulhu, a Studio in H.P. Lovecraft's Former Home is for Rent — Design News

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Horror author and Rhode Island native H.P. Pin it. Lovecraft created many a terrifying tale, and now you can live where he wrote. This studio apartment in Providence was home to the Call of Cthulhu writer, and can be yours for just $965 a month. READ MORE ». Real Estate.

Kelly, Al & Ava's Art-Filled Bow House — House Tour

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Location: Tiverton, Rhode Island. Name: Kelly, Al and Ava Milukas. Size: 2,600 + square feet. Years lived in: 15 years; Owned. Early in their courtship, Al asked Kelly to share her philosophy on life. Without hesitation she said, “live the live!”

Citizens Financial Group Plans to Build New Corporate Campus in Rhode Island

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Citizens Financial Group (“Citizens”) today announced plans to build a new corporate campus in Johnston, RI. The new campus will bring together more than 3,200 colleagues, primarily from a

IIDA AIA Spring 2016 Show

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Garden State Tile participated in the Spring 2016 IIDA AIA Show in Rhode Island held at the Providence Botanical Garden Pavilion. What a great venue! The post IIDA AIA Spring 2016 Show appeared first on Garden State Tile. Blog Community

A Designer's Eclectic Apartment in a House Full of Artistic Women — House Tour

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Location: West Side, Providence, Rhode Island. Name: Karli Kane Hendrickson and pup Olive. Size: 659 square feet. Years lived in: Renting 1 year. Karli lives in a cozy apartment in a larger house inhabited entirely by female artists. On the first floor are two musicians in the Providence band Secret Circle , on the second floor is Muffy Brandt who runs a very successful Etsy shop.

Lara's Tucked-Away Creative Haven — Creative Workspace Tour

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Location: Newport, Rhode Island. Pin it. Name: Lara Linn. Size: 320 square feet. Years lived in: 4 months; Rented.

A Couple Shares a Sharp Apartment in an Old Colonial House — House Call

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Location: Providence, Rhode Island. Name: Diecelis, Art and their dog Meatloaf. The basics: 4.5 months, rented — 975 square feet. Diecelis and Art met while living in two different cities, New York and D.C., and after a quick stint in D.C. decided to build a new home together in Providence. Their apartment is largely black, white and gray but still feels cozy and interesting. READ MORE ». House Call. Reader Submissions

Fashionable People: Alana's Real-Life "Fun and Packable" Style — Style Profile

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Alana Hearn divides her time between New York City, where she works for a commercial production company and a creative agency, and Newport, Rhode Island, the beautiful beach town where she grew up. Alana wears a dress by New York designer Sylvio. Pin it.

Joe and Alana's Newport Home Full of Bold Colors and Patterns — House Tour

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Location: Newport, Rhode Island. Pin it. Name: Alana and Joe Hearn. Size: 1,600 square feet. Years lived in: 6 years; Owned. The first thing you see when you enter the living room of Joe and Alana’s 19th century Newport home is a dynamic multimedia painting of a woman.

Emily & Erica's Home With a "Warm Industrial Cottage Look" — House Call

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Location: Armory District — Providence, Rhode Island. Our home is a 1850s gothic revival (circa 1900) in the armory district on the west side of Providence, Rhode Island—an area we love with lots of historic architecture and great food options within walking distance.

Amy & Peter’s Minimalist Home with Latin American Roots — House Tour

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Location: Newport, Rhode Island. It's no wonder, then, that I fell hard for the Newport, Rhode Island abode that Amy and Peter call home. Pin it. Name: Peter & Amy Dorrien Traisci, sons Luca (4) and Theodore (2), and cat, Bigote (Spanish for "mustache").

Jim & Laura's Light-Filled Providence Colonial — House Tour

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Location: College Hill, Providence, Rhode Island. Name: Jim and Laura Nelson. Size: 3,400 square feet. Years lived in: 4 1/2 years; owned. There had been no talk of moving in the Nelson family when a house in Providence caught Laura’s eye in the newspaper one Saturday in 2009.

ADI Energy Completes Construction on Massive LED Lighting Infrastructure Upgrade

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ADI Energy, an energy services company headquartered in Smithfield, Rhode Island, announced today it completed construction of a significant LED Lighting Upgrade at the US Department of Energy (DOE

Check Out This USA Made Minimal Flat-Pack Living Room — Design News

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Greycork is a furniture company based in Rhode Island, and they are crowdfunding their flat pack living room that's an alternative to IKEA. Pin it. READ MORE ».

Jane & Dan's Multifunctional Live/Work Studio — House Tour Greatest Hits

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Location: Jamestown, Rhode Island. Pin it. Name: Jane, Dan, Georgia and Lily Wright. Size: 700 square feet. Years lived in: 1 year, owned.

Lara's Warm & Welcoming Newport Apartment — House Tour

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Location: Newport, Rhode Island. Pin it. Name: Lara Linn. Size: 630 square feet + 140-square-foot porch. Years lived in: 4 years; Rented. Lara Linn enjoys a simple life.

A Balanced Blend of Decades and Styles in a Sophisticated Home — Professional Project

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Location: Providence, Rhode Island. Project by: Sophia Shibles of SCS Design. Sophia's clients had an enviable inheritance of mid-century modern furniture and art that they wanted blended into their older home. With incredibly rich colors and varied textures the space is sumptuous yet playful, striking an impressive balance of artistic nonchalance with classic glamour. READ MORE ». Professional Project. Reader Submissions

The "If Wes Anderson Became Set Decorator for Downton Abbey" Loft — House Tour

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Location: Providence, Rhode Island. I drove up to an old factory in an industrial part of town, just outside of Providence, Rhode Island. Name: Brett Leigh. Size: 800 square feet. Years lived in: Rented 6 months. This is the kind of building that's been re-purposed and converted into loft-style apartments, so I figured I could expect some creativity. But there was nothing that could have prepared me for the magic that is Brett Leigh's home. READ MORE ». Tours.

Airbnb's Designing Furniture Now — And It's Modular

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Joe Gebbia, the co-founder and chief product officer of Airbnb, is putting his degree from the Rhode Island School of Design to good use. His collegiate interest in furniture design led to the creation of a co-branded line of modular furniture for Airbnb and Bernhardt. READ MORE ». Furniture Design

The Finalists – 2017 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition

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CornerCraft Designer : Michael Clouse (Rhode Island, USA) Bio : I studied journalism and art in undergrad before returning to school to complete an M.Arch from RISD in 2015. The 2017 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition had its first round of judging last Friday – and it was probably the most difficult process we’ve experienced so far.

Heart & Soul in a Jewelry Designer's Providence Condo — House Tour

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Location: West End — Providence, Rhode Island. Jewelry designer Erin bought this beautiful condo in Providence, Rhode Island's West End over 10 years ago. Name: Erin Myles , Tobin Curran and Rosa the Chihuahua. Size: 950 square feet. Years lived in: 10 years, owned. She says the neighborhood has changed a lot in that period of time…and this home definitely has, too!

Todd Oldham Exhibit Planned for RISD Museum in 2016 — Design News

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He's since moved on to everything from furniture to kids crafts ; Next year, the Rhode Island School of Design hosts the first major exhibition exploring Oldham's fashion career. Pin it.

Get the Look: Travel-inspired & Contemporary — Shop the Style

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Kristen and Michael's historic home in Rhode Island is filled with beautiful items featured in Kristen's shop , as well as treasures they find on their travels. To get this contemporary and travel-inspired look in your home, check out the sources below, which include some of the fabulous items in Kristen's well-curated shop. READ MORE ». Furniture. Shopping Guides. Shop the Style. Decor & Accessories

A Perfectly Preserved 1950s Ranch House — House Call

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Location: Coventry, Rhode Island. Name: Andrea & Christopher. We visited this 1958 mid-century ranch on a miserable New England winter day. We weren't even on the market but as soon as we walked into the kitchen, I turned to the realtor and said, "We'll take it." A mid-century ranch in New England that was built with every mod-con available in 1958 and never updated is a rare find. We're putting the house on the market but wanted to celebrate it before we say goodbye!

A Red, White & Blue Boys Room — My Room

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Location: Providence, Rhode Island. Pin it. Name: Cayden and Kyle (6 and 11 months). We started this room years ago in this theme — there's something about the classic red, white and blue that just says little boys to me, I love it!

A Beautiful Bohemian Blend in a Providence Rental — House Tour

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Location: Providence, Rhode Island. Name: Courtney Webster and Brandon Aguiar. Size: 950 square feet. Years Lived In: 1.5 years, rent. Courtney Webster (who's behind the lifestyle blog jeune amour ) and her artist husband Brandon Aguiar fell in love with this Providence apartment's 15-foot high white walls, giant loft windows, exposed brick and the open living space.

Joanne and Brian's Cottage by the Sea — House Tour

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Location: Bay Spring; Barrington, Rhode Island. Pin it. Name: Joanne and Brian King. Size: 1,500 square feet. Years lived in: 35 years; owned. It’s a perfect summer evening. There’s a mellow breeze and a blanket of soft golden light.

Michelle's Sweet and Eclectic Studio — Small & Stylish House Tour All-Stars

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As a student at the Rhode Island School of Design, Michelle learned to hone her creativity. Pin it. Name: Michelle Konar. Location: Upper West Side — Manhattan, New York. Size: 330 square feet. Years lived in: 2.5 years; Rent.