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Brazilian beachside boho chic

The fishing village of Trancoso on Brazil's Costa del Descubrimiento may have started as a hippie hideaway but it's now the super trendy vacation spot. As many of our Northern Hemisphere readers have been trapped in the freezing gloom of winter I thought I'd take us all on a virtual getaway to the boho chic vacation home, Casa Tiba. I can feel the warm breeze as I lie by the pool and know that the cool, stylish interiors are only a few steps away.

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Pond Hollow Lodge

It sounds wonderful as it rolls off your tongue. "Pond Hollow Lodge." It looks wonderful too. This is where I'll be spending this weekend ... in my day dreams. Nothing to disturb the rural idyll except the chorus of frogs and the pop of champagne corks. By Reese Owens Architects.

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Mountain shack

I had to share one more project from Serge Castella. A mountain shack with ancient stone walls and heavy beams filled with mid century classics and a modular sofa by a fire that is calling a siren song. "Come to me Jo. Throw your design weary bones down upon me and snuggle in those covers." I, of course, have no resistance. I love this space. 

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Casual + rustic + modern by Eric Olsen

I love everything about this California house designed by architect/designer Eric Olsen. There's the understated dark exterior, the semi-dark-painted kitchen with awesome upper display shelving, the wood stack in the dining room and modern mismatched chairs, the creative paint job in the bedroom, the tile in the bathrooms and the backyard oasis. Dreamy!!!

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Ancient stones modern house

Love the juxtaposition of old stone and modern glass in this conversion in the ancient city of Safed, Israel by Henkin Shavit Architecture & Design. The history is palpable. The future is present.

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