Category Archives: Transitional

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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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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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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Guests Are Welcome

What we did:  removed the unnecessary bookcases to make ample room for a queen size bed with nightstands and lamps on both sides, now allowing the closet door to swing without obstruction; replaced carpet with nail down wood extended from the hallway … Continue reading

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Welcome

Our goal was to create an entry that “warmed and welcomed”.  We replaced wood balusters with more “open” iron.  The wood that remained on the newels, handrail and wall string was faux-stained to match the treads and risers.  Bold and oversize … Continue reading

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Modern Rustic Family Room from a “Clean Slate”

Don’t we all wish we could create a room from a clean slate.  This client did. A move from Kansas City to Roanoke provided an opportunity to “clean house”, literally.  He donated, sold or left behind furniture and possessions for renters … Continue reading

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