Garage-Guest House Garage-Guest House One of the most cost effective places to gain a bonus space is above a garage. By picking up the roof a few feet when building a garage, you can gain usable space such as guest quarters, great storage, a painting studio, home theater, or an all purpose loft. When we are designing a garage we always suggest adding those extra few feet of head room even if there are no immediate plans to finish [...]
I will be the first to admit, everyone doesn't need a bowling alley. But if you would like to see the latest in home bowling, come on out to Fine Home Source on September 28th and take a look. This year we have some of the most broad ranging and professional vendors ever. You can speak to the experts from Orvis Sandanona about learning how to fly fish or shoot sporting clays then talk to the folks at Dutchess Overhead [...]
We are now a little over a month away from our 6th and largest Fine Home Source Home show. We have enlarged the tent and added vendors and have reached a milestone of 6 years keeping craftmanship and quality design alive. Join us in the celebration of quality services,craftsmanship, and design on September 28th in Millbrook, New York. Here are a few of the vendors who will be there: [...]
With Father’s Day approaching, it seemed an appropriate time to take a look at a few spaces we have designed for fathers. Now let me be clear, mothers are always welcome in these spaces, and sometimes they use them as much or more than the fathers, but these were designed with the guys in mind.
A home office can consist of anything from a countertop with a plug for a laptop to the most elaborate command center worthy of a corporate titan. To me the two most important characteristics of a home office is that it is a place you like to work and it helps you organize and find the stuff you are working on. Often our clients insist on a great view from their home office while others find a view [...]