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What is a Japanese Soaking Tub?

Posted on May 30, 2019

You may have seen small straight sided tubs in décor magazines or on HOUZZ, and wondered what they are. They are called Japanese soaking tubs and have been used for centuries in Japan, and are starting to show up in western bathroom remodels. While they are sleek and compact, you may want to do some… more

Get the Look of a Built-In Fridge

Posted on May 29, 2019

No one wants a huge refrigerator sticking out in the middle of their kitchen, right? Taking your fridge from exposed to enclosed is a great way to give your kitchen a custom look. A built-in refrigerator provides an upscale look and there are a couple of ways to achieve it without breaking the bank. First,… more

Curated Kitchen

Posted on May 23, 2019

This kitchen is not just another pretty face. Underneath its splendid surface, it’s hard working and designed for you to roll up your sleeves and feel fabulous doing it. The subtle yet elegant details and warm hues create interest without being too flashy. It’s the perfect space to feed your family, or host a fabulous… more

Modern Day Chic Kitchen

Posted on May 23, 2019

A contemporary kitchen with subtle elegance will never go out of style. This kitchen blends modern design with other styles, including industrial elements, for a look that’s current and sleek, but not sterile. The curated fusion between both styles works absolutely beautifully, allowing you to play off both aesthetics depending on your taste. Normandy Designer… more

Gray – The Perfect Neutral

Posted on May 23, 2019

Is gray the new white? Many people want a kitchen design that endures the test of time and automatically think they have to go with white. This is not always the case and introducing gray in all of its forms is quite possibly the perfect kitchen neutral. It helps soften the starkness of all white…. more

Is a Waterfall Edge Right for You?

Posted on May 23, 2019

A waterfall edge has a striking visual appeal. It’s all about looks and has become a popular choice for kitchen and bathroom countertops. Waterfall edges got their name because, unlike their horizontal counterparts, the countertop “flows” right over the side edges, straight down to the floor. “This look is mostly desired by fans of modern… more

The Inspiration Station

Posted on May 16, 2019

It’s like a kid in the candy store. There is so much here to spark your imagination. Get inspired and don’t worry if the things you are drawn don’t seem to go together, that’s what designers are for. They will connect the dots and create a beautiful space that will be filled with all of… more

The Powder Room

Posted on May 15, 2019

The perfect place to go big. The modern display of asymmetry in this powder room represents the ideal opportunity to show off your design style. Using a neutral palette and framing it with darker wood trim and black fixtures anchors the space.  Since powder rooms are the most frequently used by guests, why not showcase… more

The Launch Pad

Posted on May 14, 2019

A great mudroom is not just a place to hide your stuff; it’s about making the mad dash out the door less maddening. This well-designed space makes the best use of storage with custom carpenter built cabinetry allowing all family members a spot for their needs, down to the family pet. That mountain of shoes… more

A Family Affair Basement

Posted on May 14, 2019

In days gone by, a drop ceiling, a bit of paneling on the walls, and a TV could turn a basement into a “finished” recreation room. When it comes to creating a modern lower level for everyday use, most homeowners now demand higher-quality finishes and a multi-function space. “Converting your basement into finished space is… more