“There are three responses to a piece of design – yes, no, and WOW! Wow is the one we aim for.” ~ Milton Glaser New York Times best-selling author and contributor to O Magazine, Dr. Martha Beck has a unique coaching tool called “Your House as Your Life.” In the exercise, Martha asks you to… Read more about Design Trends: Materials, Finishes, and Styles
“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” ~ Albert Einstein When my parents decided to renovate and expand our family home, much thought and care was given as to how to protect a stately Carolina hemlock tree that stood next to the house. They opted to design and build right around… Read more about Zen Living in the Mountains: Bringing the Outside Inside
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci If you were to drive throughout a typical suburban neighborhood in the 80s and 90s (and in some cases today), you would have seen sprawling, mass-produced McMansions noted for their lack of character and almost comical, overbuilt nature. The lots beneath them seemed to groan from… Read more about Do Smaller Homes Mean Lower Neighborhood Property Values?
“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” ~ Peter Drucker I’ll admit that I have a very high tolerance for risk and uncertainty. Clients can sense that about me almost within minutes of meeting me, and those possessing an entrepreneurial fire and/or dream in their bellies pepper me with questions about… Read more about Launching an Enterprise at 4,118 Feet