Inside Clarence House, Prince Charles and Camilla’s London Home

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From House Beautiful

For nearly two centuries, Clarence House has been home to senior members of the British royal family. Nowadays, the house is known as the London home of Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, but the residence has a fascinating history of its own, and has undergone many a reinvention over the years.

Here, what you should know about Clarence House.

It was built between 1825 and 1827.

The residence was designed by John Nash next to St. James’s Palace as a home for King George III’s son—then Prince William Henry, Duke of Clarence, soon to be King William IV—in the 19th century. The three-story stuccoed mansion was luxurious, to be sure, but far less resplendent than Nash’s work on Buckingham Palace.

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Clarence House has been home to several royals and their families.

King William IV

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Will Arnett lists award-winning home for $11 million

There’s always money in the banana stand, to borrow from the show “Arrested Development.” But it might take a few more frozen banana sales to afford the Beverly Hills Post Office-area home of Will Arnett, who plays Gob Bluth on the show.

Listed for $10.995 million, the actor’s steel-framed house is a reimagining of a design by the late modernist architect Ray Kappe known as the RK2 model.

The L-shaped residence consists of six modules that were designed and built off-site by Succi Reddy in collaboration with LivingHomes, the design subsidiary of Rialto-based builder Plant Prefab. Completed in 2017, the project received an “Award of Excellence” the following year from the L.A. Business Council.

Clean lines, an open-concept layout and walls of glass reinforce the modernist architecture. Overhanging eaves — a Kappe trademark — provide protection from the sun while diffusing natural light indoors.

A chef’s kitchen with built-in

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Peek Inside Anmer Hall, Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Country Home

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Photo credit: Handout

From Good Housekeeping

When Prince William and Kate Middleton were married, Queen Elizabeth gave them a particularly nice gift: a property on the royal family’s Sandringham estate in Norfolk. Ever since, they’ve been enjoying Anmer Hall, both as a permanent residence at times and as a country retreat.

But lately, it’s been serving a very particular purpose: hosting Will, Kate, and their three children during the coronavirus outbreak, and serving as a background for the couple’s many Zoom calls (more on that below).

Here, everything you need to know about Anmer Hall.

The Home’s History

The 10-bedroom Georgian manor was originally constructed in 1802, and features a swimming pool and a tennis court on the property.

William and Harry visited the property in their childhood, as Prince Charles’s friend Hugh Van Custem Sr. resided with his family in Anmer Hall for 10 years. William has remained

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IKEA and SPACE10 Launch Website to Rethink Interior Design

The key to great design often lies in the imagination process. After all, nearly every great product and innovation has come from asking a simple question like “what if?”. Now IKEA and its research and design lab SPACE10 are taking that idea further by creating a powerful virtual playground for experimentation.

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Called Everyday Experiments, the new site is dedicated to exploring fun innovations in the world of interior design. As a result of recent events like the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, most people are finding themselves at home much more often than before, leaving many to contemplate different pieces and layouts for their spaces. Everyday Experiments allows you to further that exploration through various media formats.

“The future home should be about the people first. It’s a place for everyone to be safe, to feel comfortable and in control. Technology is quickly becoming a vital

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