Designing for Entertainment and Future Outdoor Needs

Posted on: March 10, 2017

When Bryan, his wife Tracy, and their two girls moved into their new home, they set to work searching for a remodeler who could match their kitchen space to their lifestyle. Surrounded by acres of land, the homes interior was as vast and welcoming as the space around it, apart from the small dark cramped kitchen…

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Trust: The Team Went To Bat For Us

Posted on: February 10, 2017

It started with a front porch.  For Martha the outdoors bring a vibrancy and connectedness that can’t be achieved within four walls. Her backyard is a collage of bird feeders, water fountains and greenery.  Birds can be seen fluffing their feathers in the pools of water and competing for a space at one of the…

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Design Layout: Using a Kitchen Addition to Bring People Together

Posted on: January 27, 2017

There is no greater joy for Alice than the joy of cooking in a kitchen surrounded by friends and family.  An avid canner, baker, and cook, Alice hosts a book club at her home monthly. Her kitchen area, however, was small in her Herndon home; preparation space limited and space for easy conversation between her…

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It’s in the Process – Communication, Trust + Design for Main Level Living

Posted on: January 13, 2017

Jeff and Jenny were on the search for their forever home. In spite of having several options to choose from, their forever home had to accommodate their personal style and needs.  They fell in love with a Mid-century home in Hollin Hills, Alexandria, and came to Sun Design to ask Roger Lataille to walk the…

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Main-Level Remodel: A Client’s Perspective

Posted on: November 4, 2016

In a previous blog on Surviving a Remodel we interviewed a family in Springfield who recently had their kitchen completed. This Fairfax Station household transformed the main-level of their home, opening up choke-points throughout. Their kitchen was expanded for entertaining greater functionality was created throughout the kitchen, mudroom, pantry closet, powder room and dining areas. In similar Q…

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Surviving A Remodel: A Client’s Perspective

Posted on: October 21, 2016

We asked a few of our clients to share with us what their remodeling experience was like, and any tips they have for homeowners considering a renovation. Below are the answers we received from a homeowner in Springfield who recently remodeled their kitchen with Sun Design. Q: What was the main reason you wanted to remodel? Our house…

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15 Exquisite White Kitchens to Inspire

Posted on: August 26, 2016

White kitchens stand the test of time. They’re clean, airy, and sophisticated. It’s easy to see how diverse these white kitchens can be, and how they can compliment a variety of personalized accent tones and textures.

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Project Spotlight: Backyard Outdoor Space

Posted on: June 17, 2016

OUTDOOR SPACE REMODEL These homeowners desired a rear covered porch that helped transition between their home and their outdoor pool. The results of their outdoor transformation includes several sitting areas, a covered outdoor kitchen, additional shading space and a grilling porch off their indoor kitchen. HERE’S A SNAPSHOT OF THEIR REMODEL: Several areas were created…

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Project Spotlight: Whole House – Bethesda

Posted on: April 6, 2016

Collaborating with several designers and vendors, this expansive home in Bethesda Maryland was opened up even more to highlight the architectural detailing of the home, exposing beams and recreating the flow and function of the space. HERE’S A SNAPSHOT OF THE REMODEL: A full remodel of the basement included an expanded workout space with sliding…

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Project Spotlight: Main Level Remodel

Posted on: January 18, 2016

MAIN LEVEL REMODEL CLIFTON, VA This family in Clifton wanted to relocate their kitchen in their home, opening up the house to their backyard view and their living area. The results of their remodel included a nouveau French Country kitchen design with an exotic granite island, raised living room flooring to meet the new kitchen,…

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