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In pictures: Houses go glam - on the outside

After decades of unadorned facades, homes are going glam with cheeky murals, ornamental tiling – even outdoor wallpaper

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British artist and designer Richard Woods, who created this colourful take on wood siding, says he now does as much exterior work as interior.

David Bebber

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Ottawa artist Christopher Griffin was inspired by African structures in this etched treatment of his home’s exterior.

Andrew Reeves/LineBox Studio inc.

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London’s FAT architects are collaborating with ceramic artist Grayson Perry on this whimsical residence called A House for Essex.

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Toronto firm GH3 has designed a series of aged-copper panels for a home in Rosedale, in a colour that echoes the neighbourhood masonry.

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