best of 2017

2017 was quite a year!

Here’s to the best of 2017…

We added a lot of new cool architectural gems for you to explore… including a sky-high cube on top of a mid-century hotel in Graz, Austria (pictured top)…

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a vibrant pink barn in the Azores…

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a home within a circle in Spain, a home inside a hill in Austria, a Baltic Sea House with a modern thatched roof in Germany, and Villa Slow in Spain.

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In Venice, we discovered the Flora Design Apartment – outside historic grandeur, but inside a serene inner sanctum of modern Venetian design.

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The Neskowin Beach House, Oregon, was the most popular vacation rental in 2017 on BoutiqueHomes. Congratulations to Jay, the owner.

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Our location scouting took us, among many other stops, to Marseille and Corsica, where we watched the sunrise at Il Convento… while shooting this video.

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It has always been fun to expand our own properties, so we designed a new house for Verana, Mexico and…

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… added a glamping option to our Far Meadow A-Frames near Yosemite. A remodeled vintage trailer.

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We hosted some pretty cool guests, including @jennymustard at Casa Solo Pezo in Aragon, Spain… (check out her video here)

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and tasted @tastyasheck’s amazing food at the Topanga House.

best of 2017We also did some serious work behind the scenes. We developed a rewards program and opened a marketplace showing work by artists from our community. best of 2017

But the highlight of this year was definitely the publication of our interactive book with Cool Escapes, chosen by Dwell and Fodor’s for their holiday gift guides.

We think we did well, we hope you enjoyed the ride….. Let’s see what 2018 will bring.

Veronique Lievre
Heinz Legler

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