The shape of this kitchen remodel was determined by 2 major – and unexpected – decisions: first, to NOT expand the footprint of the kitchen, and, second, to use bright red counters.
Read About the Transition of This Kitchen in a 1950’s Brick Rambler
We just completed an unabashedly modern bath in this 1864 row house in the Dupont Circle neighborhood in Washington, DC. The bath had been allowed to deteriorate badly (see before image at end). The centerpiece of this bath remodel is a custom glass countertop with integral glass sink.
If Countertop Selection has your baffled. Here are some Questions to Help you Narrow Down Your Options to Find What’s Right For Your Lifestyle and Tastes
The kitchen in this 1950’s split level in Washington, DC had been updated once in the 1980’s. It was overdue for another update — this time, a more modern style central to the house and with better connection to the outdoors.
Like many baths from the 1950’s and before, the original bath was quite small. This is the story of a restful yet energizing modern bath — a remodel of a classic pink and black 1950’s bath.
My client wanted media and exercise rooms in the basement of her 1920’s Washington DC home. The media room is the place where she and her boyfriend spend evenings with their large black lab. She wanted it to be comfortable for the two of them on a daily basis
Before we remodeled, this bath was a classic hall bath dating from the 1950’s. White and black tile, gray-patterned Formica countertops, a standard white-enameled cast iron tub.
I love concrete counters! I love their flexibility — just look at the inlaid stone in the counter, above. I love the color possibilities. I love their feel. I love their earthiness.
Yesterday’s article covered the major elements that make color palettes work in architecture using a home with a bold, bright color palette. This home uses the same conceptual elements with a more somber palette of grayed-greens, deep wine, and a touch of creamy yellow. This home also features two elements that weren’t as apparent in the other home: The effectivness of Darker Transitions and moving from Dark to Light as daylight increases.