05.14.19 Architecture & Details / Cabinetry & Millwork / Historic Preservation / Thoughts on Design
If a house could talk, what would it say? Quite a bit, if you make time to open your eyes and ears and listen. Thanks to the generosity of the Peabody Essex Museum, I recently had the opportunity to visit the Cotting-Smith House, located in Salem’s McIntyre Historic District, and field measure architectural details and photo document...
03.27.19 Bathroom Design / Kitchen Design / Thoughts on Design
This past week I had the opportunity to discuss kitchen and bathroom living/aging in place design solutions with manufacturers and interior designers from across the country when I hosted #kbtribechat. #kbtribechat is a community of kitchen and bath professionals who gather once a week on Twitter to discuss kitchen and bathroom design and trends, network...
02.28.19 Architecture & Details / Lifestyle / Thoughts on Design
What is Coastal Style? Is it a look? A feel or vibe? A place? What is it? I found myself asking these questions after Sally and I had received notification from Ocean Home Magazine that Wilson Kelsey Design had been named to their 2019 Top 50 Coastal Interior Designers list – for the fourth year...
02.22.19 Architecture & Details / Bathroom Design / Built In Cabinetry / Cabinetry & Millwork / Kitchen Design / Thoughts on Design
Architecture & Details / Bathroom Design / Built In Cabinetry / Cabinetry & Millwork / Kitchen Design / Thoughts on Design
Sally and I covered some of the hidden costs of construction in our most recent post about our bathroom renovation. In that post we discussed why you need a contingency budget, which is intended to protect you from two major sources of hidden renovation or construction costs. Unforeseen conditions Scope creep There are other hidden...
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