Design Tips

10 Things to Consider When Building a Mudroom

As the Boston Globe reported, “The mudroom is the new foyer,” one senior architect recently quipped. Today’s mudroom can be a truly functional space—a place to store things you need in easy reach, but still out of the way of the main living space. The mudroom serves a dual purpose. First, it must be built …

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The Luxury of Custom Built-Ins for Any Room in Your Home

Hardly any aspect of a home accomplishes more in terms of functionality and aesthetics than custom built-in cabinets and shelves. You likely have seen plenty of creative built-in design ideas by pouring through magazines, on Pinterest, HGTV, or community sites like Houzz. One thing is for certain built-ins add style and personality, and even a …

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Choosing the Right Range Hood for Your Kitchen Remodel

If you’re like millions of other Americans, you’re dreaming of a new kitchen. And, with that beautiful new kitchen, it’s important to think about ventilation. Admittedly, the actual process of ventilation is rather boring — something usually best left to the experts — but selecting a range hood style for your kitchen can be both …

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Barn Doors used for pantry space in kitchen

Designing with Interior Barn Doors

Considering installing a barn door? Be sure to use these helpful tips to get you started. Interior barn doors are an intriguing architectural accent to add to your home. If you open Houzz or any idea-inspiring remodeling magazine these days, you’ll see that barn doors are used in almost every style of home. That said, …

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