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5 steps to a high-impact entry garden

The entry garden sets the stage for your modern home. In traditional home designs, a relatively solid exterior wall defined the house’s edge. The modern approach was to make the home’s exterior walls largely of glass and create a garden wall that defined the “edge” of the house, making the garden as much a part of the home as any […]

This dreamy forest home even has its own train

A couple bought a rundown home set on 20 woodsy acres and transformed it into a modern dream house. Inspired by the natural surroundings and midcentury design, the 4,000-square-foot home now celebrates the outdoors with natural materials, expansive windows, and a private train track—yes, that’s right—for enjoying the property. Our friends at Houzz have the scoop: