The Tiny Home Movement

Tiny homes are all the rage right now.  If you are unfamiliar with tiny homes, they are houses built on top of a trailer and are made to be towed […]

Design with Landscape in Mind

One of my first jobs in the design industry was as an apprentice landscape architect (not a licensed architect, an apprentice).  While I always knew that I wanted to design […]

Design Lingo: Communicating with your Designer

Communicating well with your residential designer is paramount to a smooth home design experience.  The world of residential design has its own vocabulary, and surprisingly, I have seen miscommunication between […]

Outdoor Rooms

              It’s summertime, and we are all moving outdoors to enjoy meals, pools, and relaxation.  Many of you are also thinking of how you […]

The Computer Hub

We always hear that the kitchen is the center of the home, but in today’s technology savvy world, the computer hub is getting an equal amount of visitation.   Too […]

Insider Secrets: The Best Time To Start Designing

      Fall: The best time to start thinking about a remodel or building a new home.   If you have ever taken on the adventure of building a […]

Beginning the Process of Designing a New Home

So you have finally signed the papers for your new property.  You can almost see yourself enjoying your newly built dream house. There is only one problem, how do you […]

The Ideal Zombie Apocalypse Home Part 4

Preparation for a zombie apocalypse, no matter how obviously impossible it is, has a fanatic following.  There are supply stores selling items specifically for such an event.  There are even […]

The Ideal Zombie Apocalypse Home Part 3

Continued from 2 previous blogs addressing the need for a Zombie Apocalypse ready home…   In the event of a Zombie Apocalypse (Zopocalypse), most public utilities will eventually be unavailable […]

The Ideal Zombie Apocalypse Home Part 2

This is a continuation of the discussion about building a new home designed to withstand a Zombie Apocalypse, A.K.A. Zopocalypse. The best home fit for surviving a Zopocalypse is a […]