Tag: Countertops

Kitchen Remodel – Contemporary/Traditional – Takoma Park, MD

Kitchen Remodel – Contemporary/Traditional – Takoma Park, MD

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.

An Elegant Low-Cost Modern Kitchen

An Elegant Low-Cost Modern Kitchen

Read About the Transition of This Kitchen in a 1950’s Brick Rambler

The Right Countertop for Your Kitchen

The Right Countertop for Your Kitchen

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

A Modern Kitchen For A 1950’s Split-Level

A Modern Kitchen For A 1950’s Split-Level

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.

Basement Media Room

Basement Media Room

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

I Love Concrete Counters!

I Love Concrete Counters!

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.

Color Concepts – Another Palette

Color Concepts – Another Palette

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.

What Makes Color Work?

What Makes Color Work?

This article explores what makes a color palette work. In this home, I’ve used several bold colors but none overwhelm. Read about the 6 elements I use in color design.