But if there’s one thing you absolutely should do first – it’s spend the bulk of your time thinking about making the design work for years to come. Continue reading Good homes need great bones
It’s a weird sort of set up. You meet them once, or maybe twice, and then sign up to having them spend a pretty penny on your behalf. At least you get to live in the results, and hopefully they will be beautiful. Continue reading How to pick an architect
Unlike clothing, your home is built to last and styles should reflect that reality.
A trap for the unwary renovator is being seduced by what Robin Boyd defined as the mesmerism of “fashion” and remaking your home into a showcase of the latest, most up-to-datest in design, detailing and decor.
If your house looks like the cover of a “trend” magazine, you’ve possibly already dropped into this expensive pit with big-ticket items that will, in a few years, make your renovation instantly datable. Continue reading Today’s trend is dated by tomorrow