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Amy Albert

Amy Albert

Amy Albert is editor of Custom Home and a senior editor at Builder. She covers all aspects of design. Previously, she was kitchen design editor at Bon Appetit; before that, she was senior editor at Fine Cooking, where she shot, edited, and wrote stories on kitchen design. Amy studied art history with an emphasis on architecture and urban design at the University of Pennsylvania. She lives in Los Angeles. Write her at aalbert@hanleywood.com, follow her on Twitter @CustomHomeMag and @amyatbuilder, or join her on Custom Home's Facebook page. 

Amy Albert's Posts

Second Story Second Story

The summer issue of Custom Home is devoted to second homes. Formerly known as summer homes, these houses are becoming year-round houses. But whether you call them weekend homes, vacation homes, design builders and architects agree that these projects pose their own sets of challenges. Read more

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Video: Using Architectural Salvage Video: Using Architectural Salvage

Architectural salvage is a clever, cost-effective way to achieve a custom look. Need some hints on how to use it? Follow two designers around a salvage yard. Read more

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Design Details: Transition Spaces

Making space for smooth transitions is square footage well spent. Read more

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Designing Great Open Kitchens Designing Great Open Kitchens

A look at three different open kitchens show artful ways that designers met the challenges that open kitchens pose. Read more

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New Editor Touts Magazine's Fresh Start New Editor Touts Magazine's Fresh Start

This editor's letter introduces the new, redesigned Custom Home as a quarterly, with a hat-tip to upward-bound indices and cautious optimism and a shout-out to new departments written by the same expert hands. Read more

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