The Herringbone House

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Architects Atelier ChanChan built the Herringbone House in an East London infill lot, creating a contemporary yet restrained addition to a neighborhood of Victorian homes. On the outside, the house is distinguished by its small, irregular dimensions, its gable-ended roof, and its stone facade, which zig-zags in a herringbone pattern. Indoors, the neutral palette artfully dampens the modern style, while the interior courtyard and skylights bring sunlight into the space. Unique yet natural and balanced, the Herringbone House expresses character while complementing its street.

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Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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