05.29.19 Kitchen Design / Lifestyle / Thoughts on Design
The open plan kitchen seems to be an integral part of everyone’s dream home. Real estate brokers will tell you it’s always on their client’s must have list. In new homes, they are looking for kitchen, dining and living spaces combined into one large contiguous room. In existing homes, they want to see the kitchen...
05.24.19 Architecture & Details / Built In Cabinetry / Cabinetry & Millwork / Kitchen Design / Thoughts on Design
Architecture & Details / Built In Cabinetry / Cabinetry & Millwork / Kitchen Design / Thoughts on Design
Kitchen storage – it’s always a hot button when Sally and I work on a kitchen design with a client. They all seem to be storage obsessed. Terrified that there might not be enough storage for all their stuff… KITCHEN STORAGE : CASE STUDY 1 We first encountered this behavior when we worked on a...
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...