“Prior to purchasing her three-bedroom, three-bathroom home in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, Laurel Broughton lived and worked in a converted commercial building in Historic Filipinotown. Its generous size afforded a certain measure of flexibility when it came to accommodating the needs of her growing business, WELCOMEPROJECTS, a studio specializing in architectural and industrial design, creative consulting, and branding. But the static nature of its open floor plan was ultimately a letdown. “It only allowed for a certain kind of use,” she says. “I found myself craving more traditional domestic spaces.”Click here to read the full article!