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How to Use Pinterest Boards Properly

Posted In: Blog | Design
In the age of today’s design, Pinterest and other idea collaborating methods, have changed the way that both owners and architects approach the design process. In the past things were, perhaps, a little bit more straightforward as far as aesthetics were concerned.  There was a style that was prevalent of the time and the details of the home generally followed the details of that genre. In this era that consists of less prescriptive design styles, the more important aspect to modern users has become the functional[...]

How Did Modern House Plans Evolve?

Posted In: Blog | History
Have you ever wondered why our houses today are laid out the way they are? There are certainly general house layout trends, one of those being this idea of open concept/open floorplan. But let’s go back a little ways: Richer families in Renaissance Italy would have entire mirrored suites of rooms on the north and south side of their houses.  These rooms generally didn’t have a specific function; they were furnished and used as needed depending on the season, use, or visitor that might dictate their function. In[...]