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Add in Barrie's deep understanding of how a family really lives. If so, we're going to need room for that." Barrie's collaborations result in a house that's far more than just eye candy.

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Mark and Julia Swannell (and their children Poppy and Simon) moved from Bedfordshire to north Shropshire in 2000 after spotting a Georgian home for sale.

By moving a wall, Hefner was able to create a corridor and allow a person standing in the entryway to see through to the backyard.

"It added privacy for the adjacent rooms, plus space and light," says Hefner. "Like most Tudors, this house had long eaves," says Hefner.

They knew they wanted to live in the house as they worked on it, so he built the first extension to one side which would allow them to still use the other half of the home.

To lower the height of the house visually, they then came up with the idea of steep roof pitch and jettied landing.My house is in Fleetwood, a section of Mount Vernon, N.Y., known for its pre-World War II vintage homes and huge Norway maple trees that shade the streets.They added 250 square feet at the rear to create a master suite, installed larger windows, moved two walls, and relocated the kitchen/living area."When this house was built, the kitchen was only a place to work, so it was a small, dark room," says Hefner.And if you find yourself at one of their famous cocktail parties, you'll discover a guest list that spans from ages 4 to 94. The fact that this all functions so beautifully is a credit to Barrie, the Charlotte-based designer who thrives off bringing her clients' tastes to life in a more stylish way than they could have imagined on their own.