Architectural designer and sculptor, Jackie Braitman, has created a sculptural dining pavilion at her own home to showcase the possibilities of marrying sculpture with landscape design in a modest residential setting. [Photography by Roger Foley.] This installation creates an outdoor room that is at once dramatic and intimate – providing privacy from a very close neighbor without use of privacy fences or hedges. The powder-coated steel fins of the pergola – transparent from some angles — provide privacy from key sitting areas, inside and out.…
Garden entries are special places and sometimes call for a bit of mystery. This gate invites visitors into a recently completed dining pavilion.
Stock and custom cabinets can both be used to create specially fit spaces and furniture.
Remodeling within the existing footprint allowed this family to live their dream.
Whether your home is modern or classic in style, custom lighting can show your architecture and furnishings to advantage.
Built in 1903, this vernacular farmhouse had small rooms, limited closets, and poor flow. The owners wanted a luxurious master suite without increasing the footprint of the house. We consolidated two small bedrooms into a spacious master bedroom.
I’ve moved to a neighborhood built at the turn of the 20th Century where many of these homes, including mine, have windows that look into a neighbor’s house. The quickest and cheapest solution is often drapery and curtains which help ensure privacy but also often block light and a sense of space. Below are some strategies I’ve used to block a view. I would love to hear about ways you’ve successfully blocked a view while retaining daylight and airiness.
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.
Splurging on just one custom detail can make a budget bath really stand-out. In this article we’ll show you 4 hand-made sinks that make stock materials shine in the bath!