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The Secret to Successfully Designing Restaurants

The Secret to Successfully Designing Restaurants

Restaurants, like cathedrals, are places where human psychology is built into the structure itself. Human beings regard food and eating as both communal and safe activity — few other times are people as relaxed and focused as they are at a meal. This is one...
Antique Furniture Designs Through the Ages

Antique Furniture Designs Through the Ages

With trends in furniture and fashion changing rapidly over the decades, it’s always just a matter of time before older pieces become like new again. As generational styles and designs age into their antique status, collectors begin to curate and catalog the most...
Breaking Down Moldings for Your Home

Breaking Down Moldings for Your Home

Have you ever wondered about the different wood trimmings in your home? What purpose does it serve? Or even the terminology? Accompanied by helpful photos, enlighten your knowledge about your home with this guide to the different moldings you can find throughout your...
Forecasting Color Trends for 2018

Forecasting Color Trends for 2018

As a fresh January closes in, I find it fascinating–from a psychological, as well as a design standpoint–to look back upon the past year’s most popular home decor shades, and compare how drastically the upcoming year’s top color predictions differ. 2017...
Form vs. Function: When Does Design Go Too Far?

Form vs. Function: When Does Design Go Too Far?

According to the late Steve Jobs, “Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” I take those words to heart. Since I work in the furniture fabrication and design business, I always do my best to combine the form of high-end design...
The Impact Of Custom Millwork

The Impact Of Custom Millwork

What is the first thing you notice when you walk into a home or office space? The moulding? The mantles? While you may not consciously think “wow that moulding is awesome,” the look and design of a home or space immediately impact your impression of the area....