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Marc Vassallo

Marc Vassallo has spent over two decades in publishing and is former Editorial Director of The Taunton Press. His book The Barefoot Home was named "Best Home & Garden Book of 2006" by Amazon.com. Vassallo has written for numerous magazines and literary journals and received a Fellowship in Fiction from the National Endowment for the Arts. Vassallo lives with his wife and son in a 950-sq.-ft. house in Seattle. He grows vegetables and fruit on their city lot and enjoys being part of a tight-knit, walkable neighborhood. He loves heading into the mountains as well as coming home to the city.

More Books by Marc Vassallo

The Barefoot Home

Marc Vassallo presents 24 houses that are relaxed, open, filled with light, and intimately connected to the outdoors These informal houses make living at home feel like being on vacation 365 days a year.


Inside the Not So Big House

Co-authors Sarah Susanka and Marc Vassallo make the case that opting for personalized, well-crafted, thoughtfully designed spaces over superfluous square footage results in a home that comforts and nourishes those who live there.


Not So Big Remodeling

Co-authors Sarah Susanka and Marc Vassallo challenge conventional wisdom by offering solutions beyond mere square footage. Instead of thinking "bigger" with a vast addition, Susanka and Vassallo encourage us to think "better."