Stunning 3-story Galveston-area bayfront home with pool, boat lift, endless water views listed for nearly $1.23 million

HOUSTON – A stunning three-story Galveston-area bayfront home with a pool, boat lift and endless water views just splashed onto the market for $1,225,000.

Built in 1989, the contemporary estate at 128 Quayside Drive in the Village of Tiki Island stands out among the rest of the homes in the area due to its unique wood exterior.

The single-family home sits on .11 acres and sports nearly 3,000-square-feet of living space, three to four bedrooms and three full baths.

Highlights include an open floor concept, towering ceilings and a huge deck suitable for large gatherings.

Here’s a look at the description from the HAR listing:

“Stunning bayfront with a pool and amazing views. Completely remodeled in 2017 with top of the line designer finishes. No expense was spared. Thermador appliances, recent A/C’s, gorgeous wood flooring, elevator shaft, huge decks, walk-in closets, gourmet kitchen, incredible lavatories, security cameras inside, and out.

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Gigi Hadid Decorated Her Kitchen With Tons of Dyed Dry Pasta and Fans Hate It

Gigi Hadid is one of those people who has experienced more success and fame at 25 years old than most people could dream of.

As an international supermodel, she’s traveled all over the world and regularly partied in a glamorous, famous social circle. To top it off, Hadid recently shared some exciting news with her (also gorgeous) boyfriend Zayn Malik.

But recently she showed the world a project she just completed, and for once her fans are not impressed. 

 Gigi Hadid and her famous and beautiful family

Gigi Hadid walks the runway
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If you’re looking for a set of genes to produce unusually attractive offspring, you couldn’t do much better than the Hadid family. All three of the children, Gigi, Bella, and Anwar, are models, perhaps because they take after their mother, Yolanda Foster, who was also a model in her day. Gigi is the

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Your Newest Storage and Interior Design Hack? Ladder Bookcases. Here Are Some of Our Favorites.

Whether it’s for a sprawling classic book collection, a scented candle obsession or a pile of odds and ends you can’t bring yourself to get rid of — we’re all always trying to find creative ways to store our stuff. We know what Marie Kondo would say about our borderline-hoarding habits but no matter how hard we try, we can’t bring ourselves to be minimalist. And you know what? That’s okay.

Rather than getting rid of the stuff you don’t have space to store, it’s time to get creative about where your belongings live in your home, and use up the space you have sitting right in front of you. Ladder bookshelves use up vertical space in your home without taking up any nearly any floor space and look great while doing it. They’re a simple item of furniture that will blend in and compliment a wide range of decor

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Design Recipes: Ideas for the perfect outdoor home office – Lifestyle – providencejournal.com

The workplace has transformed. No longer confined to traditional work settings, many people, especially this time of year, may be opting to not only work at home but outdoors. How do you create both the ideal work environment and perhaps a sense of peace? Many homeowners are now investing in both their indoor and outdoor environments to more easily both work and relax in the comfort of their own homes.

Looking for ideas? Here are some functional options to help improve overall tranquility and well-being.

Build a pond

Ponds have long been an ideal source for calm. Add seating and a remote outdoor workspace, and a pond can be a source of both relaxation and creative inspiration.

Add a hammock

Hammocks can be a potential location to read documents or take a

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Elizabeth Stuart: Home offices reflect function, beauty and comfort | Business

Elizabeth Stuart’s design firm and retail store has been a staple in Mount Pleasant since 1996. Its subtle and sophisticated exterior tucked off of Coleman Boulevard reflects the designer’s unique style: Refined, eclectic and sophisticated with unexpected glimpses of beauty.



Home Office - Sullivan's Island

Mixing mid-century with a natural palette, Stuart designed this large and luxurious office space for a home on Sullivan’s Island. Photo/Elizabeth Stuart.


Stuart and her team work with private residential clients and beyond – from multifamily spaces to large commercial projects, her designs are mindful interpretations that are intended to have a profound effect on one’s daily life – whether that be within an expansive living area, an outdoor garden space, a home office or a nook off a dining room to serve as a home office.

Gathering lighting, upholstery, jewelry and other one-of-a-kind pieces from around the world, her designs have appeared in California, Texas, Florida, Charleston and Georgia.

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Amazon Is Having a Secret Home and Kitchen Sale

Got a case of the Mondays? If you’re looking to start your week on the right foot, you’re in luck. Right now, Amazon is having a huge sale on a bunch of home and kitchen appliances (including some of its best sellers!) and there are tons of great discounts to take advantage of.

It doesn’t matter if you want to restock your kitchen cabinets, spruce up your work-from-home setup, or make your bed even cozier, Amazon has something for every space. Sure, the retailer has deals to shop every day, but it’s been a minute since it’s had so many great sales going on at once. (It’s almost like a super-secret Prime Day, since the annual event has been postponed for now.)

Not sure where to start? Check out some of Amazon’s best home and kitchen deals below. Now all you have to do is add your favorites to your

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Gigi Hadid shared photos of her colorful apartment, and it includes everything from pasta-filled cabinets to a magazine-covered bathroom



Gigi Hadid posing for the camera: Gigi Hadid decorated her New York City apartment with the help of her mom. Angela Weiss/Getty Images


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Gigi Hadid decorated her New York City apartment with the help of her mom. Angela Weiss/Getty Images

  • Gigi Hadid took to Instagram on Saturday with photos of her newly-decorated apartment.
  • According to the model, she designed her New York City space with the help of various designers and her mom, Yolanda Hadid.
  • Hadid’s colorful apartment is comprised of everything from pasta-filled cabinets to a magazine-covered bathroom.
  • Though many people seemingly love Hadid’s home, others on Twitter have criticized the model’s eccentric decor.
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In addition to being a fashion expert and soon-to-be mom, Gigi Hadid can also call herself an interior designer.

On Saturday, the model took to Instagram with photos of her New York City apartment, which she recently renovated. Hadid said in the caption of her post that she spent a year reworking the space, and did so

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A Hong Kong interior designer made a family-friendly home without compromising on style



a view of a living room filled with furniture and a large window: Mid-century modernism and minimalism commingle in this hoo-designed flat in Pok Fu Lam. Photography: hoo


Mid-century modernism and minimalism commingle in this hoo-designed flat in Pok Fu Lam. Photography: hoo

“The details are not the details; they make the design,” wrote legendary mid-century designer Charles Eames. It is a principle held dear by Yu-chang Chen, creative director of interior design studio hoo.

For his latest project, a 1,700 sq ft, three-bedroom flat in Pok Fu Lam, he combined his clients’ mid-century-modern sensibilities with fine textural details, creating a pared-back aesthetic shot through with warmth and luxury.

The owners of the flat, an entrepreneur couple with two children, aged three and seven, wanted to incorporate their existing collection of vintage furniture and make their family home child-friendly without sacrificing on style.

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“Mid-century modern is a popular style and when you’re designing this kind of space, it’s difficult not

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ADA-Compliant Design Is Paving the Way for Accessible Design

Think of the 1990s, and visions of neon colors, scrunchies, and blow-up furniture might come to mind. But 1990 also brought us one of the most significant and impactful laws affecting design: the Americans With Disabilities Act, more commonly known as ADA.

Although it was more broadly a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination based on disability, it also transformed the way buildings were designed across the United States, requiring equal access for those with disabilities to public spaces, transportation, commercial buildings, and places of recreation and respite, like restaurants, hotels, and schools.

In residential design, it had a lasting impact on kitchens and bathrooms in particular, which had notoriously been spaces that were hard to navigate for people with a range of disabilities. For someone in a wheelchair, for example, upper cabinets in a kitchen are often out of reach, and to someone with visual impairments, the lighting and

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Rare hotel featuring inclusive design opens in Amherst | Local News

Uniland in 2018 won $1.15 million in incentives from the Amherst Industrial Development Agency by arguing the project qualified as a tourism destination. The developer later bought the property from the town.

Uniland from the beginning set out to design a hotel that could better accommodate sled-hockey players and other athletes with disabilities.

Universal, or inclusive, design is different than accessible design, said Levine of UB’s IDEA Center. Accessibility is a minimum standard and can be an afterthought in the design process.

The standard also usually centers on people with mobility or vision impairment and doesn’t address the needs of people with, for example, cognitive disabilities, colorblindness, chemical sensitivity, she said.

“Accessibility is not good enough and as designers we need to go beyond that,” Levine said.

There are no standard Hampton rooms in the hotel at 1601 Amherst Manor Drive. Seven of the 107 rooms are fully accessible, as

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