Archives For My House

Fireplaces

Bob Borson —  November 1, 2011 — 15 Comments

When the weather turns chilly, there is something magical about having a fire. There is no denying the ambiance that is created from fireplaces so I thought I would show you some of the fireplaces we typically specify in addition to one very special – and super cool – fireplace.

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Despite the “I like to party naked for everyone to see” vibe that exists in this shower, the silliness of this room has finally broken my architectural spirit.

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Deciding to paint the interior stucco walls of our house was easy – actually painting them was a different experience.

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I receive some new covers for my butterfly chairs – the classic Knoll Hardoy Butterfly chairs no less – from Circa50.

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Residential Drainage

Bob Borson —  June 7, 2011 — 17 Comments

Drainage around your house should be taken seriously, otherwise the results can be prohibitively expensive to repair.

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The Butterfly Chair—also known as the Hardoy Chair, B.F.K. Chair, Safari Chair, Sling Chair, or Wing Chair – whatever you want to call it, is a mainstay of modern design.

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The house I live in is almost 50 years old and has site built windows and they still look and work great. I sketched up some of the details used in the construction of my windows for review here

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