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I typically do not like to do matching light fixtures in varied sizes in any space, but this was just the right thing to do for this particular foyer. A linear-style chandelier was the right choice for the space.

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Full design of all architectural details and finishes with turn-key furnishings and styling throughout.

photo by John Carlson

I typically do not like to do matching light fixtures in varied sizes in any space, but this was just the right thing to do for this particular foyer. A linear-style chandelier was the right choice for the space.

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The original plan started with a built-in concept. As the overall plan started taking shape, the built-in concept seemed a less likely solution. I selected this weaved walnut wood material and the clients instantly loved it.

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The driving force behind this kitchen was the homeowner's inspiration for space. They are avid cooks so their wish list was to have 2 large islands and an expansive table to entertain family and friends.

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We selected a predominantly white color palette for this kitchen to keep the space looking light and airy. The Nano wall opens up beyond the kitchen nook and creates a whole other living space that brings the outside indoors.

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This is one of three outdoor living spaces. The Nano wall opens up beyond the kitchen nook and creates a whole other living space that brings the outside indoors. This screened-in living space is perfect for chilling out on a cool autumn night.

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The homeowner's wish for this master suite was to have a custom-designed classic tufted headboard. Fireplace & furnishings were selected to create a mixed use of materials in keeping with the more contemporary-style home.

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The homeowner's wish for this master suite was to have a custom designed classic tufted headboard. Fireplace & furnishings were selected to create a mixed use of materials in keeping with the more contemporary style home.

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The homeowner's original design for the library, which was not well-suited for the space or the homeowner's personality. I changed the heaviness of the original design and with the selection of contemporary furnishings.

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This contemporary library is used for daily meetings and also has a Nano wall that opens into a outdoor lounging area. Not your traditional library, but a stunning work space.

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Full design of all Architectural details and finishes with turn-key furnishings and styling throughout for this 1st floor powder room.

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Full design of all architectural details and finishes with turn-key furnishings and styling throughout for this lower level walk out.

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Dramatic contrast of the very dark espresso finish against white millwork adds to the sophistication of this front foyer. Full design of all architectural details and finishes, including custom-designed millwork and styling.

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Higher than normal chair rail height, which adds to the grand and luxurious formal living room. This room has a Paris-inspired vintage appeal, yet the crisp, more streamlined furnishings give it a fresh and very current look.

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A Paris-inspired vintage appeal with crisp streamlined furnishings give this formal living room a current look. Detailed custom millwork, expansive fireplace surround, faux finishes throughout & a custom antiqued mirror.

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Full design of all architectural details and finishes with turn-key furnishings and styling throughout for this transitional dining room.

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The chandelier has a modern yet vintage feel to it. The dining room table has custom combination finishes to it. A custom rug sized to the space and custom upholstered chairs for this transitional dining room.

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A custom built in, finished off site and delivered in several pieces with the custom crown molding and faux finishes throughout this library.

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Custom furniture and styling in this library add to the glamor and luxurious feeling of the space without overpowering the library.

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Full design of all architectural details, finishes with turn key furnishings & styling throughout close space. Dark espresso kitchen island with Quartzite countertops accented with custom leather counter stools. Love the pendant lighting.

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Pillowed arabesque custom-made corner pieces were configured for this fireplace surround. This fireplace adds a unique touch to the heavily used family room.

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Custom furnishings throughout that are slightly larger in scale. Warm fabrics with a textured wallpaper adds to the warmth of this master bedroom.

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One of the highlights to this custom-designed master bedroom suite is the custume-designed linen tile fireplace surround with glass accented tile.

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Transitional 2-story woman's master bedroom closet with a custom-designed armoire jewelry cabinet with shelving designated for purses, hats, and workout clothes.

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For this spacious transitional master bath we designed his and her vanities with a flat-panel TV designed into the mirror. Flooring is an Italian-made porcelain.

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The driving force behind the floor plan was a 48” refrigerator purchased before the planning stage. A tight space, the granite bar with the waterfall edge & custom-built banquette makes a stunning statement.

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Full design of all architectural details finishes with turn-key furnishings & styling. Theater leather seating, custom designed built-in banquette, custom faux finishes, expansive custom millwork & upholstered panels. 

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Custom designed combination steam room and shower that is adjacent to the expansive lower-level gym. Full design of all architectural details finishes.

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Full design of all architectural details and finishes with turn-key furnishings and styling throughout for this formal family room. Custom furnishings, dressmaker drapery & carpeting.

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Starting with the planning stages of this home, we opened up the floor plan to integrate the kitchen and great room. I ensured they had a clear view of the lake.

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Full design of all architectural details and finishes with turn-key furnishings and styling throughout for this dining area off the kitchen. Custom furnishings, dressmaker drapery & lighting.

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I designed a custom range hood. The glass panels are anchored with heavy bolts. The cabinet finish has a linen textured look that adds character to the overall appeal of this kitchen. Industrial meets contemporary.

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Integrated stone wall for this dining room. Although it leans towards a more traditional style, this dining room style has a clean and uncluttered feel to it.

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The foyer design was driven by the home owners' inspiration for the space. Soft arches, bead board detail on the ceiling, and classic barn door entering into the library created the perfect overall setting.

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Grand entranceway to this lower level walk out renovation. Full design of all architectural details and finishes with turn-key furnishings and styling throughout.

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A new fireplace with a thinset stone surround accented with all new furnishings, finishes, flooring, carpeting, dressmaker drapery and styling throughout.

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Lower level renovated wet bar billiards room. Includes a refinished wet bar, new cabinetry, fixtures, tiled backsplash with Quartzite countertops. Custom furnishings, finishes, lighting, dressmaker drapery, billiards table.

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This theater was given a complete overhaul. The entire room was demolished. Includes theater seating, custom lighting, paneled walls, and faux-finished woodwork throughout. Deco-inspired wall sconces, silk and wool carpet.

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Full design of all architectural details and finishes with turn-key furnishings and styling throughout for this children's nursery room.

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Remodeled guest suite with balcony and lake view. Transitional furnishings with a blue-and-white color palette. New floor plan with leather tufted bed, sheer drapery, and chandelier.

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Refinished fireplace with additional sitting area in window overlooking lake. Linen drapery with oversized chandelier and a contrasting color palette of neutral and dark fabrics adds a dramatic touch.

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Completely remodeled eclectic home office/library with a paint and glaze finished wainscoat and soft pink and gray chairs.

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This grand staircase needed a real cosmetic facelift. I covered the niches, added trim detail to the walls & ceiling, refinished the stairs with dark stain & white risers. I transformed the space into a glamorous grand entrance.

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This dining room is complete with a custom-made vintage inspired chandelier, vintage built-in mirror above a sideboard, custom handpainted art work, rosewood dining table with a faux grass paper textured wall.

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The great room holds a mirrored media cabinet with a plaster detailed ceiling complete with all new furnishings and a newly refinished floor.

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This teen boys' room has a faux finished wall with tufted headboard and a custom cabinet complete with built-in TV, ample storage

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"Complete restructure of this lower level. This space was a 2nd bedroom that proved to be the perfect space for this galley kitchen, which holds all that a full kitchen has. "

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Complete restructure of this lower level. Added 9 ft. and 15 ft. door walls. The galley kitchen replaced a 2nd bedroom and I opened the space by taking down the wall between the now social area and galley kitchen.

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Complete restructure of this lower level. The client wanted this bedroom to be a special retreat for guests. It is complete with a custom tufted headboard, chaise, full-size mirror, built-in TV & its own bathroom.

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Complete restructure of this lower level. What was once two small rooms divided by a concrete wall is now this stunning theater room equipped with 6 theater seats, fabric paneled walls, and faux-finished woodwork.

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Complete restructure of this lower level. What was once a theater in this space I now transformed into a basketball court, whiched turned out to be the ideal space for one.

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This was a new construction project with a custom designed media bookcase surrounding the fireplace with coffered ceiling detail and a comfortable floor plan while still looking very chic.

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This project began with the style of this kitchen in mind. The open floor plan gives you a beautiful view of the adjoining rooms. The color tones in the overall space are light and dark to create a striking contrast.

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This sunroom has a direct view of the kitchen and great room, so the selections for this space had to have that chic style, yet remain comfortable. The settee and ottoman make for a great space to unwind.

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This formal powder room has a floating vanity with a blue-gray patina glazed finish and white marble top. The gold mirror with jeweled faucet makes this powder room sparkle. The wallpaper is the finishing touch.

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The custom-designed stainless steel hood with stainless rack offset the opalescent tile backsplash and a leaded glass transom window.

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Full design of all architectural details and finishes with turn-key furnishings and styling throughout for this new construction family room.

photo by John Carlson

Full design of all architectural details and finishes with turn-key furnishings and styling throughout for this new construction dining room.

photo by John Carlson

Full design of all architectural details and finishes with turn-key furnishings and styling throughout for this new construction library.