Kelsey Machado

Kelsey Machado

Kelsey Machado is a professional interior designer with over a decade of experience in the field. Along with running her studio, Kelsey is a writer and traveler. Born and raised in historic New Bedford, Massachusetts, she loves getting outdoors for hiking, kayaking, and camping. When not traveling the world in search of good food and inspirational architecture, she enjoys nights at home with her guy, their cat, a bottle of wine, and a superhero movie.
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This Portland Prefab Made of Triangles is a Brand-New Take on Home Design

Twenty-eight modular triangles were combined to create this visually stunning house in Portland, Oregon.
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Kicking Horse Residence: The Ultimate Weekend Vacation Home

At the base of Canada's Purcell Mountains sits a unique vacation home that combines the sensibility of a ski chalet with contemporary design.
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Live Like a Bond Villain on the World’s Largest Submersible Super Yacht

It's a yacht! It's a submarine! It's actually Migaloo, a vehicle fit for a supervillian.
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Troll Hus: A California Chalet Built for the Snow

Troll Hus was designed to stand up to massive snowfall in the winter while allowing the family to soak up the sun in the summer.
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Own a Piece of History: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Olfelt House is Up For Sale

Original owners of the Olfelt House in Minneapolis, Minnesota, are ready to give up their Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece — for a price. Take a peek inside.
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An Abandoned Cement Factory Gets Second Life as Architect’s Home

Ricardo Bofill spent over four decades carefully crafting a home and in a WWII cement factory.
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Step Inside 5 Brutalist Homes that Prove Concrete is Anything But Cold

Minimalism is fine, but brutalism is the gritty, masculine style we've been craving.
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An Overgrown Gabion House Shelters Stunning Mountain Views in India

A building technique developed by Leonoard da Vinci is coming back into architectural trend in a big way.
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Update Your Workspace With These Sleek Office Decor Ideas

Who knows — you may even be excited to sit down to your desk each morning.
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Give Your Space a Fresh Start in the New Year With these Home Ideas

You can't live your best life in uninspiring headquarters. Give your space a facelift for 2018 with these easy home ideas and tips.
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On the Edge of a Mexican Jungle Stands a Tulum Treehouse Vacation Rental

Tulum Treehouse is a luxury villa on the outskirts of a stunning coastal hot spot.
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U by Uniworld is a European River Cruise that Doesn’t Suck

These aren't your grandmother's cruise ships. Matte black, sleek, and ultra hip, U by Uniworld is the European river cruise we've been waiting for.
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Check Out this Japanese-Style Minimalist Home in the Czech Republic

A mix of old and new was used to create Carbon House, a one-of-a-kind family home in the countryside just outside of Prague.
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PlansMatter is like Airbnb for Architecture and Design Buffs

PlansMatter is for travelers that believe where you stay matters as much as the destination.
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The Founder of Oakley Lives in a Brutalist Mansion Fit for a Supervillain

High in Beverly Hills sits a completely unexpected — and Brutalist — retreat for James Jannard.
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Easy Guest Room Ideas to Impress the In-Laws this Holiday Season

Brace yourselves: Winter is coming — and so are your in-laws. Get ready for holiday visitors with these easy guest room ideas.
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High in the Hills of Oakland, Skyline House Makes the View the Star

This minimalist home takes advantage of its prime location to showcase the views of the city and the bay.
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You Can Spend Your Next Vacation in Australia’s Famous Pole House

Pole House is exactly that: a house the sits on top of a 43-foot pole.
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Robotic Furniture is the Future of Living Small in Big Cities

Robotic furniture is a clever answer to the problem of increasing populations and decreasing housing.
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5 Fabrics You Need to Keep Your Home Warm This Winter

Don’t let a drafty house get you down. These five fabrics will keep you warm all winter (and keep your thermostat low).
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Take a Look at this Elegantly Minimalist Copper Guest House

Built into a steep hill while also jutting out over the land, this unique copper guest house will age over time.
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The Coolest Hotel Room in Denmark is a Converted Crane

An old crane previously used in the coal industry has been transformed into a seriously awesome crane hotel in Coppenhagen.
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MINI LIVING Brings Tiny Urban Cabins to the World’s Biggest Cities

The maker of sleek tiny cars is taking on the challenge of sleek tiny cabins.