Category Archives: Remodeling

Closer Look: the Bubbles of Light of Lindsey Adelman

Lindsey Adelman’s quirky and tasteful blown-glass fittings — fine, industrial and organic-looking all at the same time — are popping up in kitchens, dining rooms and bedrooms throughout the nation. Her brilliance comes from her ability to find balance in opposing directions: Every one of her pieces supplies a push-and-pull between fragile and strong, hand-crafted […]

Frame Your Views With Great Moldings and Casings

Decorative plaster or wood trim implemented where walls meet ceilings, doors and/or windows go a long way to define an area’s feel. The easiest, off-the-shelf moldings and casings can give a prospective dull space depth. Do not get me wrong; you can have plenty of depth without moldings, also. But if you do have moldings, […]

Houzz Planning: How to Select a Front Door

Front door is a huge portion of your home’s first impression. It is a transitional part of the facade which makes a statement about who you are, and what people can expect if they walk into your house. Not to mention, it’s an impact on your home’s value. I’m not referring to curb appeal; replacing […]

5 Historical Houses in Palo Alto

Stanford University has a rich background which has grown past the campus and in to its around Palo Alto, CA areas. The San Juan locality is an excellent example of an area having a graphic architectural earlier, due partly to the sway of the college. With houses created by by architects including Frank Lloyd Wright, […]