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residential architects, when it comes to the design of their own home, can make for the worst of clients.

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Despite the fact that it is definitely showing its age, I love my house … apparently so does someone else. Someone wants to buy it and I’m not ready to sell it.

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Wood ceilings and heavy timber beams painted white … sounds pretty nice doesn’t it? It brings to mind bucolic summer vacations and Vera Bradley catalogs.

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While accomplished as a photographer, printmaker, designer, and poet, Josef Albers is probably best remembered for his work as an abstract painter and theorist.

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Fireplaces

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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