A little Modern

Our clients bought an old home that had been moved to it’s site, and reconstructed.  The old portion of the home was charming and quite beautiful.  Added on to it was one of the worst additions I have ever seen.  They asked us to remove the addition, and design a kitchen/family room that was sympathetic with the old house, but give them big views and a modern aesthetic.

One other requirement was that the addition include a commercial grade kitchen.  Our clients found […]

10 White Kitchens

This isn’t the first time I have written about white kitchens, but since we are asked to design kitchens with white cabinets so often, I thought they merited another review.

First, to be perfectly accurate, the title of this article should be 10 Kitchens with White Cabinets, but that title didn’t quite roll off the tongue.

Now to be fair, we love the natural finish cabinets that our favorite cabinet makers build as well as the many cabinets which are painted […]

4 Gas Fireplaces

Some of our clients are purists when it comes to fireplaces-wood burning or nothing at all.  Thats fine, we love wood burning fireplaces.  Most often there is a mix of fireplaces in the homes we design, some wood burning and some gas.

I have an old home, the core of which was built from about 1790 to the 1860s.   We have 4 wood burning fireplaces and I am just not comfortable going to sleep with a fire(or embers) burning in […]