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There is one thing Jeff Schlarb never wants to hear when guests enter a room he’s designed. “I don’t want them to say,... More»


Carissa Duncan designs like a city girl but lives like a country girl. To reach her secluded Carmel Valley ranch home, she has to ascend more than a mile of... More»


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