Month: November 2018

Unearth Your Attic

Unearth Your Attic

Like bathrooms, attics often become catchalls for all sorts of odds and ends. When they are not renovated, they become a simple and convenient space to store the furniture, old clothes and other products. However, a loft can quickly turn into additional space for your home. These four attics started out as dark and cluttered …

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Patio Pavers Rock Out

Patio Pavers Rock Out

Permeable hardscapes help reduce a home’s carbon footprint in numerous ways. They replenish the groundwater table with filtered water, decrease runoff and its impact on town infrastructure, mitigate heat island effect … and they’re so lovely! There’s such a wonderfully wide array of permeable substances, and in future ideabooks I will illustrate how lovely, architecturally …

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New Use, old Dining Room

New Use, old Dining Room

A new movement in space redesign is afoot: In case you do not use a space for its first function, transform it to serve a better purpose. This concept is no more popular than with the formal dining area. Consider your home. When was the last time you used your formal dining area for a …

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Decorating Around the Planet: Creative Amsterdam Style

Decorating Around the Planet: Creative Amsterdam Style

With a rich history which includes Delft tiles and Vermeer, Amsterdam now is home to many inspirational independent designers and artists that always appear to be ahead of the curve. I was lucky enough to devote a little portion of my honeymoon on a houseboat in Amsterdam, also I shall always remember the wonderful creative …

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