I’ve proposed a front garden room with pergola to add curb appeal and function to my client’s home. The husband is a bit afraid that the idea is too radical. So I pulled together this slideshow of work of my own and of other’s to help him visualize the delightful effect of creating a front garden room.
Back to school brings the clutter of back-packs, jackets, and more — often to our front foyers. Here’s one solution the we developed for a 1940’s small side-hall colonial. Maybe it will also work in your house.
A good front porch is an extension of your home where you can visit with neighbors, entertain or just watch the world go by.
Among the most frequent request from my clients is for more daylight. Here are 5 tips for adding daylight to your home.
I’m in the design process for 3 jobs where a small house has the front door opening directly into the living room — without access to a closet or any other means of transition from outside to inside. In each case, the client wants to create a foyer but without adding significant, if any, space.
Upgrading your fireplace surround can be an inexpensive way to make a big impact. This article shows before and after shots of 6 fireplaces and explains what we did.
Rooms feel more comfortable when natural light comes from 3 to 4 sides of a indoor space. We can accomplish this by borrowing light from other rooms or from hallways. In this article, I show 3 examples.
Our client had been struggling for 2 years with their open design house — they just couldn’t make it cozy for family meals. …This article is about using floor plans to diagnose & fix problems and using mock-ups to review or confirm your solutions.
High celings — welcome throughout the house — can feel awkward in a bath. The design of the alcove in this elegant master bath solves not only the problem of the high ceiling but several problems as well.