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Handcrafted

Handcrafted

For no more than the cost of an off-the-shelf item, one can often find hand-crafted items that enhance what would otherwise be a mundane accessory. These door pulls, made by sculptor Mark Weisback (etsy.com/artisanhandles) are a wonderful addition to new closet doors. And they are ‘leftover’ brass that Mark recycled from a large public sculpture.Read more about Handcrafted[…]

Sustainable Design

Sustainable Design

Sustainable design solutions are not necessarily high-tech.  They are appropriate solutions — customized to the site and building. This metal roof, for example, is well-suited for its rural site as it matches the commonly used industrial metal roofs found on many farm buildings. The difference here is that the roof is well insulated and theRead more about Sustainable Design[…]

Accessible Design

Accessible Design

All designs need to be accessible. The degree of access and the attention to different design components may vary, but providing spaces that encourage easy movement and limit barriers is an intrinsic part of my approach.