On the Drawing Board

  • 8 Rooms For Mud (Expanded)

8 Rooms For Mud (Expanded)

Living through the seasons in the Northeast reminds me of my daughters’ favorite book as a child: ’Going on a Bear Hunt’ where the father, the kids and the dog go looking for a […]

  • Family Farms: Plankenhorn Farm

Family Farms: Plankenhorn Farm

Hudson Valley Fresh is a dairy farmer partnership located in the Hudson Valley.  This group of farmers are “dedicated to preserving the agricultural heritage of the Hudson River Valley and promoting it as one […]

  • Farmhouse Modern (Updated)

Farmhouse Modern (Updated)

Many of our clients own old farm houses and love the way they fit into the countryside of the Northeast. These same clients want the interior of their homes to be brighter and more […]

  • Models Tell the Story (Revisited)

Models Tell the Story (Revisited)

There is always an air of excitement around the office as a model is nearing completion.  To me, they are our best representation of a new home or addition, short of a full-scale construction […]

  • Basement Gyms (Revisited)

Basement Gyms (Revisited)

Basements can be dark, windowless caverns that are only visited when the boiler is acting up or a box needs storing. They can also be a treasure trove of underutilized inexpensive space for creative […]

  • Hats Off to the Amatures

Hats Off to the Amatures

We love our architectural photographer, Rob Karosis.  He makes our projects come alive with his skilled photography.

Sometimes the rest of us get lucky and snap a shot that rivals the pros.  Eddie Francabandiero, from […]

  • 15 Shades of Grey

15 Shades of Grey

I could not resist the title, my apologies for the cliche’.  Grey is one of our favorite colors, or to be technically correct, our favorite tones between black and white. Honestly, most colors, (or […]