Real Couple Home Tour: Get Drawn In

Meet Kate and Clifton—two graphic designers living and working and buying things.

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The Couple

Kate Bingaman-Burt and her husband Clifton Burt are both graphic designers, which you'd think would make them pretty picky when it came time to hunt for a new pad in Portland, Oregon. But the first time Clifton stepped foot into their new apartment was on move-in day. "We found it on Craigslist and had a friend in Portland go to the open house," remembers Kate. "With his thumbs-up on the space, we signed the lease and moved from Mississippi a couple weeks later." The cross-country move landed Kate at Portland State University as an assistant professor in the graphic design department while Clifton works from their home.

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