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What was before a dark, dreary home is now a light, bright, streamlined space, with slate floors underfoot throughout, walls of windows, and sleek wood cabinetry disappearing into vertical planes. "We wanted it clean and super simple," Chris Hotz says of the minimalist design that plays backdrop to the dynamic personalities of the family.

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"Having a bunch of friends that are artists and loving to paint myself, we wanted a house that gave us the opportunity to showcase art," says Chris, whose house now provides a clean, neutral palette on which vibrant canvases and collections supply the color.

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"Chris was building a tree house out there before we had even started unpacking boxes," Gretchen says of the outdoor play areas that Chris shares with son Eero.

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