It’s funny. At the first of the past several (at least 5) years, I’ve seen articles claiming that granite is “out.” Yet here we are in 2014 with no substantial change in the marketplace. While I do believe that there will eventually be a bigger, better countertop option to replace the popularity of granite, I’m […]
One of the complaints I hear often is that homes today don’t have enough character, which for most people means they don’t have a lot of the cool architecutral features that older homes have. In many ways I agree. I love the old pediments, built-ins, and framing detail of historical homes. Not only are these […]
You probably noticed in yesterday’s summary of what we saw, when perusing Parade Homes Monday, that we look at more than just the pretty stuff. We really enjoy seeing great function and useful features, such as energy-efficient upgrades, although the pretty stuff definitely gets our attention. Here are a few of our favorites from yesterday’s […]
Most of us probably haven’t spent much time contemplating garage door design, but many folks have cursed the frustration that goes along with modifying a historical home or building to match their needs. Check out the architectural magic created by Beausoleil Architects, providing parking underneath this building.
Last week, you got to see a great video about useful, functional kitchen design concepts, but wait until you see the Galley Sink. This hot new sink will blow your mind with ideas of how efficient and useful your kitchen space could actually be. Imagine having a huge sink that you can prep, cook, clean, […]
As an active listing Realtor, I’m constantly reminded of just how important the kitchen is to a home’s value. Afterall, it has become THE most popular room in the home, and the hub of the family’s living. I recently had the chance to visit with Roger Shollmier, owner of KitchenDesign.com and creator of the Galley […]