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Contemporary Bath Remodel In A Traditional Home, Wayne, PA

Straight lines and a contemporary color palette set this bath apart. Needless to say, Ginny was thrilled to lose the blue tile.   This sink combines the look of a raised vessel and cost savings of a drop-in sink that … Continue reading

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Contemporary Design in a Traditional Area

Powder Room St. Davids A few years ago I was commissioned to design and build a contemporary home in the Saint Davids Neighborhood of Wayne.  I am traditional in my personal tastes, the design challenged me and stretched me in … Continue reading

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Partial Kitchen Remodel, Wayne (Part II, The Door)

The clients had always wanted to eliminate the door at the top of the stairs that connect the game-room & garage to the kitchen.  The doorway was narrow and the door was rarely closed.  The knob stuck out and would … Continue reading

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A Front Porch Is Inviting

Devon, PA A front porch is inviting, it provides shelter to our guests, give us a place to greet people as they enter the home.  After more than 20 years building and designing I am still amazed at the improvement … Continue reading

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Dark ceilings are dramatic!

Lancaster, Pa Dark ceilings are dramatic!  We painted the dining room ceiling of this recently completed custom home a deep eggplant purple, Benjamin Moore AF-650 caponata.  Common wisdom (which often isn’t very wise) says that dark colors shrink a room.  … Continue reading

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Classic Finish: Chrome

Different finishes come in and out of fashion, chrome never goes out of style. Chrome is the one fixture finish that is timeless, works in both contemporary and traditional interiors, is easy to maintain, and there is never a difference … Continue reading

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Old home character

The charm of an old home emanates from unexpected details.  One of the ways we duplicate that charm is by using small windows. This window, on the front porch of a new home in western Chester County, allows light into … Continue reading

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Subtle Details

Lancaster, PA Subtle details are the hallmark of great design and often cost little.  The diamond detail on these walks costs about $50 in labor and nothing in materials. New Holland, PA The design concept for these walks were done … Continue reading

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Improve it! Don’t just repair it.

New Holland, PA Several years ago the drywall joint between the wall and ceiling in my daughter’s room cracked. I decided to add details to cover the cracks instead of making a mess with drywall repairs and then just having … Continue reading

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