Located adjacent to the kitchen a keeping room gives loved ones the chance to keep the cook company. Keeping rooms hail back to colonial times, when they were a popular space thanks to the heat from the kitchen that kept the room warm. A plus for company that also kept [...]
There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.” - JANE AUSTEN We already established that the family room is the most used room of the house after the kitchen. It is a place to relax and unwind, a place to enjoy time with family and friends (when we [...]
Even if you loved a certain color in the past, chances are you might not love it as much anymore. Colors change and so do our feelings about them. This home was designed as a model home with current colors, yet over the years our client’s feelings about the home’s [...]
Decorating a room that is long and narrow is no easy feat. Give that room multiple purposes and you have a real design challenge. It can be difficult to decorate a room that is long and narrow and too often this means the furniture is being crowded into a corner. [...]
Is your home missing something? Do you feel that it is not quite complete? It’s The Finishing Touches That Complete A Room. Like the perfect piece of jewelry completes an outfit, accessories like artwork, window treatments, (faux) plants and lighting help finish a room. Home accessories are now being used [...]
“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire. It is the time for home.” - Edith Sitwell With winter nipping at our nose it is time to allow yourself to slow down, reflect [...]
The family room is probably the most popular and frequently used part of the house. It is where we relax and unwind. It is where friends and family seem to gather. And it is where we get to truly be ourselves.
This town home - the start of a new beginning for the owner and his two teenage daughters - was under construction when we first saw it, but had so much potential. It was really the perfect place to live, cook, entertain and even work.
A recent office redesign needed some extra planning, as this office space was pulling double duty. Not only was it a place where work was conducted, it was also a spot for the family to spend some quiet time - watching TV or reading.
This is hardly the basement of the past and precisely why it is now referred to as The LowerLevel. We created a special area for spending time together - playing games or watching movies with the kids, having drinks with friends by the bar or playing a round of pool.