Cinder And Stone


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A tile setter by trade, George Popovick adorns the house that he and his partner Sandra van Straten built in a style more aligned with their sensibilities. The floorplan of this grubstake at the edge of the Mexican desert is basic, and streamlined to accommodate a surf-oriented life.