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Design Your Dream Retreat: The Master Bedroom

“My bedroom is my sanctuary.” Vera Wang Many years after I built my house, my master bedroom was still not completed. The trim was put up quickly just to get it in and the walls were only partially painted. Finally, … Continue reading

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Ceiling Design

Ceilings are one of the most overlooked opportunities to customize a space. Whether with a simple trim detail, a complex coffered layout, or a cathedral ceiling, the ceiling is one way to change the entire feel of a room dramatically! … Continue reading

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Kitchen Design

The single most important room in the house is the kitchen. This is the place where the day begins, where bread is broken at meals, and where guests gather. Many new house designs are removing the traditional “dining room” area … Continue reading

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Built-In Cabinetry

Ask the Architect Built-In Cabinetry Paul D. Rugarber, AIA Question:  We have been thinking about having cabinetry built in our family room for a TV, storage and bookshelves.  How should we go about planning and executing this project? Answer:  Built-in … Continue reading

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Kitchen Renovation

Ask the Architect Kitchen Renovation Paul D. Rugarber, AIA Question: We would like to renovate our kitchen and would like to alter the layout slightly without doing a major amount of construction. Any suggestions for a kitchen remodel? Answer: Kitchen … Continue reading

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