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08.25.16 Thoughts on Design
At the invitation of Summer Classics, Sally and I spent several days last week at their Pelham, Alabama factory, meeting with their designers and marketing staff as they introduced their 2017 additions to the product line. While we have been regular specifiers and feel we know the product well, this was an opportunity to dig deeper into...
08.09.16 Thoughts on Design
This 1670 antique colonial had undergone multiple modifications and additions over it’s lifetime, resulting in awkward room layouts and circulation. Our client asked us to design a home suited to casual living and entertaining, where one room flows into the next. Working collaboratively with Bob Weatherall, a North Shore contractor specializing in timber frame construction, particular attention was...
08.04.16 Architecture & Details / Cabinetry & Millwork / Interiors & Antiques
Sally and I frequently receive calls from home owners who tell us they have purchased a newer home based on location, school system and or look of the home’s exterior, etc., but they don’t like the interior architectural detailing and decor. As one client related, “The interior has no gravitas.” And they ask us, “Can you help us...