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A New Spin on Brick

Spotted lately: bricks used in unexpected ways (as kitchen island base, as herringbone floors, as a decorative motif). Here are four inspiring examples. Above: A brick kitchen counter from Frank V…

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What Do You Grow on a Brick Wall?

English walls of sandstone or ironstone are very covetable: they are a perfect warm-neutral backdrop for anything that grows. But for those of us who live with brick, life is a bit more complicated.…

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