The addition is introduced to the home when the existing structure no longer meets the needs of the homeowners. The trick is figuring out the best size, place, and shape most appropriate for the style of the home. Attention to window and door placement, trim details, and finishing materials help to further integrate the new [...]
The opportunity to remodel every aspect of a house is rare and can be demanding on both the remodelor and the homeowner. The same energy that is normally focused on a specific project is now focused on the whole house. A fully developed plan that takes everything into account is critical to the project’s success. [...]
Color is key. Our love for shades and tints, as well as our understanding of their power, is visible in everything we create. The color of each fixture, accessory, floor covering, wall covering, and ceiling is critical to the overall feel of a space. Color often provides an inexpensive solution.
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The bathroom presents both challenges and opportunities. It is perhaps the one room that offers the greatest chance to play with space and make it unique to oneself. A room where soft, fuzzy towels meet tile, stone, porcelain and glass.
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The kitchen is where form meets function. A space that is designed to be at ones fingertips (accessible and practical) and often doubles as a gathering area. With this in mind, traffic and flow become an important part of the design process. It is our unique understanding of the kitchen environment – creative and functional [...]
The green leaf denotes a project that has been designed and built Green. The green star denotes a project that has been certified by Minnesota GreenStar, Certified Green Homes and Remodeling.
The master suite must be designed to suit the homeowner. Considerations for light, space, and flow must all be incorporated into the design. This is a highly personal space that reflects both a lifestyle and a sensibility. A fun environment to design and build!
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The Eastman Innovation Lab features Michael Anschel on green building science and looking to the future. Watch: http://www.innovationlab.eastman.com/Insights/MichaelAnschel/BuildingofGreen.aspxGreen-Washing 101 The Green Police Break Down a Complete Wall System The Green Police Debate Ductless [...]