Simply Modern

View Facing the Lake Our clients asked us to keep it simple and modern and to help them get the most house for their budget. This new home does not feel like any compromises were made, and we all were very happy with the outcome. The lake serves as the centerpiece of their beautiful home, while their home, in turn, complements the lake as its focal point. View Toward Lake Living Room Living [...]

By |2024-01-26T13:01:27-05:00October 30th, 2023|Categories: Dining room, Lake Home, Laundry rooms, Miscellaneous, Mud Rooms, New Homes|0 Comments

6 Ways to Love Your Basement

Basement Gym The key to loving your basement is creating a space you want to visit.  Everyone is different.  A basement gym might encourage a daily workout, or a home theater might bring the whole family down for movie night.  Wine cellars are perfect for the basement since cool, windowless rooms make for perfect wine storage.  Entertainment spaces or laundry rooms work well also.  A basement is an open canvas waiting for the perfect use and someone with a [...]

By |2023-02-25T10:21:30-05:00July 13th, 2017|Categories: Basement, Family Room, Laundry rooms, Miscellaneous|Tags: |2 Comments

6 Small Projects That Make a Big Difference (Expanded)

As in life, sometimes it is the little changes that make the greatest impact on how we live, and that is especially true with home renovation projects.  A comfortable place to take off your boots and hang up your coat in the northeast is more than a convenience-it is a daily necessity.  A well-organized laundry room with a sink, storage, and a place to work is just the basic outline of a room which is critical to every home.  If [...]

By |2023-02-25T12:30:34-05:00February 6th, 2016|Categories: Laundry rooms, Miscellaneous, Mud Rooms|5 Comments

10 Ways to Bring Art into Your Home

Living Room Sculpture 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 [...]

By |2023-02-26T12:22:52-05:00August 19th, 2015|Categories: Design, Family Room, Laundry rooms, Living Room, Miscellaneous, New Homes, Renovations|2 Comments