Split-Foyer Transformation

Posted on: August 23, 2019

Do We Move or Stay? Question Leaps Barrier at Couple’s Heart “It was spectacular,” Gini says. “We had an ugly house, and it was as nice and ugly as it could be, but spectacular because it had the proper number of bathrooms to support 200 people at our reception.”  “We’ve made the decision to stay…

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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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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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Exploring the 2017 Color Forecast

Posted on: November 18, 2016

As a designer I have a plethora of options when it comes to choosing paint; time after time I go back to Sherwin-Williams.  Every year Sherwin-Williams does a color preview called Colormix. Colormix displays four sets of palettes intended to forecast design and color trends in the coming year. Colormix 2017 left me feeling baffled.…

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