5 Essential Guidelines to Designing With Purpose

Posted on: July 1, 2019

Build vs Design Approach Why approach the design with purpose?  Often a remodel starts when something breaks, doesn’t work quite right, or you want to improve something (whether it’s a specific function or cosmetics).  If you were looking to remodel a kitchen, for instance, from what I refer to as a “build” approach it may…

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Thriving in Place for Mom

Posted on: May 22, 2019

I remember my childhood home.  A typical split-foyer found in almost any Northern Virginia neighborhood built between the 50s and 80s.  I remember scaling the upper level railing, hanging over the foyer, as I played Barbie and pretending to be falling off the “cliff” during – what I referred to as – my jungle Barbie…

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10 Tips: Incorporating Holistic Design to Your Remodel

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

For years people have bought a house based on a number of bedrooms, school district, commute to work, or a price point.  All logical reasons to include when purchasing a house.  Perhaps put a coat of paint on the walls and, the next thing you know, the moving truck arrives.  I had a client say…

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