Remodeling Your Bathroom: Banish the Bland

You know what we are all very good at?  Making do.  We put up with all sorts of minor annoyances…

Rustic Kitchens: Tuscan Style

In answer to the question “what’s my interior design style” one of our clients decided that a Tuscan styled make…

A Sweet Master Suite Addition

Adding New Space and Reviving the Old This drawing shows the second floor plan of a two story home addition…

What’s the Cost of a Home Addition In Washington DC

Cost Per Square Foot: Home Addition vs New Home Sometimes a prospective client will ask “what’s the cost per square…

Aieeee! The Room Addition That Got Away

It was around the 5th century, I believe, when the Greeks (who invented Greek Tragedy) introduced the expression:  “Aieeeeeee!”  The…

Your Home: Love It Or Leave It

Should you move or should you stay? Should you invest in a renovation or buy new?  This question comes up…

Kitchen Design Styles: Forty Years Later

This kitchen remodel in progress is a perfect example of how interior design styles change over time.  As designers and…

How Much Should You Spend On A Kitchen?

How Much Is Too Much That’s easy.  It’s the same as the answer to the question (women will get this)…

It’s Only A Porch: Why Does It Cost So Much?

First of all it isn’t “only” a porch.  In custom renovation there is no “only” anything.  It is all about…

Interior Renovation: The Un-Addition

Interior Renovation = Better Space Planning Sometimes people think they don’t have enough room in their house. They need a…