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Koenig houses: “Most modernist homes have a lot of integration of nature, but with Pierre Koenig in particular, he uses a lot of pop colors in his architecture. I’m always attracted to the combination of wood and pop colors. When I lived in L.A., every time there was an open house for an Eames, Schindler, or Neutra, I would go to check them out — that’s something I did a lot in LA, driving around looking at houses. Sometimes when they weren’t even open I would climb in the backyard and look in. I lived in a lot of modern homes before I moved to New York, and the last one had a lot of nature, open spaces, an indoor-outdoor fireplace that becomes a fire pit. Now that I live in a loft space in New York I try to make it really bright, and I put a lot of plants inside.”