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Continued: Double the luxury: June now brings two high-end home tours

  • Article by: LYNN UNDERWOOD , Star Tribune
  • Last update: June 6, 2014 - 4:49 PM

Smart-designed space for entertaining is also a big focus, said designer Bria Hammel of Bria Hammel Interiors. “The theater room is connected to the bar and pool table area, so kids and adults can be together at home parties.”

As for size, people today are focused on the products, materials and functionality of the home rather than on square footage, said Kuiken. Although the dwellings in the luxury segment tend to be in the 6,000- to 7,000-square-foot range — way bigger than what most people own — there’s more thought about space, according to Warren. “Now there aren’t any rooms that don’t have a purpose.”

 

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