Category Archives: Design

Casual Dining at Its Best

  What makes for great casual dining? In this case: Great view of the pool and fairway. Connected to the kitchen. Connected to the family room with a view of the large screen TV. Easy access to the wet bar. … Continue reading

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Staging To Live or Sell: A Problem Space or A Bonus Space?

Unusual spaces can serve as a detraction or as a bonus when selling a home.  When left empty, buyers may be puzzled as to what to do with the space.  Filled with the wrong thing, the bonus square footage may be perceived as a … Continue reading

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A New Favorite Kitchen

In 2012 we created my client’s “lifetime favorite kitchen” with beautiful materials, high-end appliances and well-thought-out flow and function.  In 2016, she downsized and her biggest concern was leaving behind her perfect kitchen. We put our heads together to make the most of her smaller space.  We … Continue reading

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Efficient and Enticing Home Office

Our objective was to maximize the visual and working space within the confines of this small room.  The HVAC in the attic was reworked to allow removal of the soffits, raising the ceiling to accommodate an eye-catching row of lit display space.  Two full walls of … Continue reading

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Bathroom Renewed: We Kept the Cabinets

We kept the cabinets.  Everything else had to go including the 12×12 white floor tile, the tiled vanity top, the drop-in floral porcelain sink, the framed brass shower enclosure, the 4×4 white shower tile and the time-stamped brass plumbing fixtures. Fantasy Brown … Continue reading

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Modern Media

The technology:  the backlit, 110″D, zero-edge screen; surround sound; and remote control of media, lighting and sound was left to the technocrats.  The look, usability and comfort of the room was the responsibility of Design Perspectives. We painted the walls a “media-room-medium … Continue reading

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Moving a Studio Out of the Basement

My client expresses his creativity with fused glass: multi-colored glass fired in a kiln at a variety of high temperatures to add depth, relief and shape. Prior to my client’s move to Texas, his craftship was relegated to his basement:  dark, cluttered and less … Continue reading

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