Kristin Hillery is a design-obsessed writer and photographer based in Austin, Texas. Currently the editor of Modernize, Kristin has written for Apartment Therapy, That Other Paper, The Onion A.V. Club, and was a contributing author to the humor book, “Please Fire Me.”
Deep inside, we all have a dream home. For those of us without degrees in architecture, those homes are often built from movies. Remember that scene in Beauty and the Beast? The one where the Beast leads Belle into the mansion’senormous library. He opens the curtains to let in some light, and when she finally opens her eyes she’s nearly speechless. Ever since I first saw.