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Mother Nature is the Best Designer

Mother Nature is the Best Designer

I recently had the privilege of visiting St. John on a family vacation.  And it was truly nothing short of breathtaking.  The beaches, the color of the ocean, the colorful homes and cobblestone streets and the beautiful people all helped to make the vacation truly...

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Great Room Challenges: Two-Story Entryways

Great Room Challenges: Two-Story Entryways

We’ve been doing a lot of talking about open-concept homes and great rooms. We have seen a lot of homes with two-story or large entryways that open up into other rooms, such as family rooms, living room and dining rooms. We are often challenged by our clients to...

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Great Room Challenges: Part II

Great Room Challenges: Part II

We are often asked to design great rooms or sections of great rooms, always with the challenge of tying them together and making sure they are very functional for the families living in them. One of the biggest challenges we face is dealing with the two-story family...

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Bold Pops of Color

Bold Pops of Color

For those of you who are still a little dubious about committing to bold color on a larger scale, such as painting walls or trim, don’t fret! You can still have a strong pop of color without the commitment. Here are a few suggestions: Create a neutral background and...

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Bold Modern in Ashburn

Bold Modern in Ashburn

This month we have been discussing designing with bold color, in honor of Benjamin Moore’s color of the year choice, Caliente, and because we have recently finalized and photographed a project that is different from those we are typically asked to design. We were...

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Designing with Bold Color

Designing with Bold Color

I’m not sure if you’ve heard, but Benjamin Moore’s color of the year is Caliente. It is a spicy red with warm, orange tones and it is very bold. It looks like the design world is making a push towards warm tones this year, so I suspect we’ll be seeing a lot of red and...

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