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Here I share the projects that I am currently working on, or that have been newly released to the wild...or for permit, but saying I released them to the wild is much more fun.

Luxurious Ensuite Layout

Get ready in a luxurious, spacious ensuite bathroom that feels like a dream. Imagine stepping onto warm floors that slowly wake your body up in the morning. The space is so open, you could probably do a cartwheel if you wanted to. Soft, natural light through the huge curved window make everything look cozy and inviting, and the mirrors are expansive, showing every detail without being harsh. The air is filled with the scent of luxurious bath products, making you feel like you’re in a high-end spa. Every detail, like the fluffy towels and the extra large shower, make you feel pampered. It’s like your daily routine just got upgraded to VIP status.

Luxury Country Estate

The best part of country properties is the ability to stretch out!

After an initial chat with the homeowner, we nailed it with this proposal:

The road around this home allows it to be viewed on two sides, so we ensured that this home looks good on all sides with an old-world look to make the home feel like it’s been passed down through generations.

Turrets frame either side of the facade, and the porte-cochere on the left gives access to a parking courtyard. The longer you look, the more details you will find, such as the balcony surrounding the right turret with it’s ornate concrete railing, and the curved wall covered in windows to highlight the view to the right.

Truly an impressive home that has received rave reviews!

Scandinavian Flair

I was approached by a client to redesign the elevation of an addition they were working on with another designer. The original design wasn’t giving them the punch they were looking for. The new floor plan and interior inspiration screamed Scandinavian, so I ran with it!

Clients were happy, and this home has new life breathed into it!

Here’s the original:

Future Proofing for a Rental

With the rise of mortgage rates and lack of available housing, adding a rental into your home may be a wise decision.

To help keep privacy between your family and the renter, a private entrance is a huge bonus. When designing your home, adding the ability to have an exterior access directly to the rental unit gives you the option to renovate your basement in the future to allow for a renter.

Even if you never develop your basement for rental income, the extra access is super functional for bringing items directly to the basement, without having to go through the main level, especially helpful for stinky hockey equipment!

Adding European Flair

The attraction to a European flair in curb appeal lies in its sophisticated blend of charm, elegance, and timeless design. This distinctive style not only elevates the visual allure of a property but also gives a nod towards a sense of history and craftsmanship, making it stand out in any neighborhood.

Exterior Material Colors: Transforming Curb Appeal

The choice of exterior material colors plays a crucial role in shaping the curb appeal of a home, setting the tone for its overall aesthetic and style. Lighter hues such as white, cream, or light gray can give a home a fresh, timeless look, while also making it appear larger and more inviting. On the other hand, darker colors like deep blues, charcoal, or rich browns lend a sense of sophistication and drama, adding depth and character to the exterior. The type of material used also influences curb appeal; for example, brick and stone evokes a sense of tradition and solidity, while siding can offer a more modern or rustic feel depending on its color and texture. Ultimately, the exterior material colors of a home play a significant role in creating a lasting first impression, making a statement about the homeowner’s taste and contributing to the overall charm and desirability of the property.

In-Home Golf Simulators: On the Rise

The rise of in-house golf simulators marks a significant shift in the accessibility and enjoyment of the sport, catering to enthusiasts who seek the convenience of playing golf from the comfort of their own homes. Advances in technology have made these simulators remarkably realistic, offering high-definition graphics, precise swing analysis, and immersive virtual environments that replicate renowned golf courses around the world. This surge in popularity is driven by several factors, including the growing demand for year-round practice regardless of weather conditions, the desire for personalized training programs, and the increasing value placed on home entertainment solutions. In-house golf simulators provide an opportunity for golfers to refine their skills, engage in competitive play with friends, and enjoy a leisurely game without the constraints of time or travel. As a result, they are becoming a sought-after feature in home design, appealing to both avid golfers and those looking to enhance their recreational spaces.

Arched Top Windows: Elegance in Classical Architecture

Arched top windows are an element of classical architecture, embodying elegance and symmetry. The curved silhouette of the arched top softens the linear rigidity of traditional building forms, creating a harmonious balance between strength and grace. This architectural feature not only enhances aesthetic appeal but also pays homage to historical design, evoking the grandeur of ancient temples and palaces.

Material Texture Blocking for Curb Appeal

Material blocking in contemporary design involves the strategic juxtaposition of different textures, colors, and materials to create visually compelling spaces. By employing contrasting materials in close proximity, you can draw attention to specific architectural elements or create visual interest through texture and color contrasts.

Material blocking not only adds depth and dimension to contemporary interiors but also allows for creative expression and customization, resulting in dynamic and captivating spaces that reflect the modern aesthetic.

The Benefits of a Dedicated Pool Bathroom for Your Home

A dedicated pool bathroom is a valuable addition to any home. Having a separate bathroom specifically for pool use ensures that wet feet stay out of the main living spaces, keeping your interior clean and dry. This dedicated space also provides a convenient spot for guests to change into swimwear without feeling like they are infringing on your personal spaces.

This homeowner took it one step further by adding an outdoor shower as well to quickly rinse off any pool water without missing out on any socializing!