It is not uncommon for our clients to ask us to add additional rooms or outbuildings to their property, but it is unusual to work on a home more than a decade in the past then have the current owners ask us to expand the home even further. That is exactly what happened with the ‘Country Lane Home’. An earlier kitchen and family room renovation was expanded when we added living space and guest quarters and porches to this […]
Almost every home we renovate or design from the ground up, includes a generous amount of art. Sometimes the homeowner has an extensive collection which we place in advance on our drawings. Existing art objects can be placed throughout the house providing ‘art walls’ or niches for specific pieces. More often the homeowner enjoys collecting art over time and placing it where it fits. Either way, natural and artificial light plays an important role in how the art is appreciated.
Living rooms are the place we gather with friends and family. They come in all sizes, shapes and decors, and are as diverse as families themselves. In my living room, it is not uncommon for us to light a fire in the fireplace, which is in front of the couch, and then watch TV which is in the corner of the room. Not a perfect set up, but my home is an old farm house from the 1790’s that […]