Category: “Architects”

For the Love of Lacquer

Paint is the part of the building process that really allows homeowners to visualize what their home will look like once complete. It can transform a space from flat and boring to bright and vivid. If you ever need to up your paint game, one word – lacquer! It is no secret that we’ve... Read more »

A Modern Masterpiece

We have long admired the work of SmithArc, and always wanted to work with them on a home. Their architectural design under the leadership of Signe and Jason, is a refreshing take on modern architecture. It is a true masterpiece when a design is modern yet warm....and so we introduce our project on... Read more »

Shingle Inspiration

We’ve long admired the Hamptons for its cooler temperature, but we also obsess over the shingle homes there. We love how a shingle house can fit into any setting, not just the beach. Our new favorite book puts it best, “The American romance with the shingle style has lasted nearly 150... Read more »

4121 Windsor Parkway is Finished!

Our project on Windsor Parkway has wrapped and we are beaming with pride. Architect Jonathan Torode's inspired design is reminiscent of both the old and the new.  Jonathan and designer Anne Williams were meticulous with the details, and it paid off. If you have a hard time... Read more »

The Life of a Home: 3717 Marquette

We are busy working on our spec home at 3717 Marquette! This home is a classic southern transitional home designed by Paul Turney, and will be finished early this summer. We pulled inspiration pictures for months, and we can now see our vision come to life. Here is a side-by-side look at some of... Read more »

Another CA Designer to love…

We stumbled across the work of Eric Olsen and wanted to share with you... According to his website, he's an Architect + Designer who currently resides in Corona Del Mar, and, like many of the Californian's we've been admiring lately, seems to be getting it right. Enjoy! We love... Read more »

Inspired by…

Cafe R+D. We are so inspired by everything about Cafe R+D, can't wait to build a house that looks just like it. We think it would translate easily into a sleek custom home. Hats off to Good Fulton and Farrell, the masterminds behind the Mid-Century Modern space.   Here's what GFF... Read more »

Bay Window Love

It's been awhile since we gushed about our love for all things Bobby McAlpine, so it's high time to do so. When we saw his recent blog post on Bay Windows, we could not wait to share it with you.  Just listen to Greg Tankersley's (of McAlpine Tankersley Architecture)... Read more »

Design in Mind: Thinking Beyond the Boxwood

While it seems that inspiration for architecture and interiors abounds on the web, inspiration for landscape design is not as plentiful. We probably have 50 pictures of kitchens that we love...but only 5 front yards we love...sad. Until now. Enter, Nick McCullough, owner and operator of... Read more »

Design in Mind: The Modern Farmhouse

We've been dreaming of a building a modern farmhouse. A farmhouse: relaxed, worn-in, casual. A modern home: clean lines, sleek surfaces, non-traditional materials. The thought of combining the two is tempting both for the challenge and the potentially surprising (but fantastic)... Read more »