It Really Does Make a Difference

There are many who don’t think it does…and many who don’t even notice it. But good residential design does make a difference. Eight years ago we moved in to our new house. I had designed it and contracted it (the construction of it is a different story for a different day). Our family enjoyed it….

It's ARCHITECTURE, not Sculpture…

Recently, Frank O. Gehry has been sued by MIT for some serious issues regarding the design of the three year old Stata Center. This building is a great example of the difference between architecture and sculpture. Architecture is meant to be inhabited and used. propecia cheap Sculpture is to be looked at and admired. Architecture…

Before You Start Designing…

Before You Start Designing there are some exercises you can go through to help you get a better handle on your new home or remodel. Grab a tape measure and a pad of paper. Enlist the help of everyone who lives there (or visits regularly), including small children (they can hold the “dumb” end of…

Less is NOT more…

Mies van Der Rohe said “less is more”.  At first, this thought seems to make sense.  But Milton Glazer has a more nuanced position that I think nails it.  He said:   Being a child of modernism I have heard this mantra all my life. Less is more. One morning upon awakening I realised that…