Kitchen renovation checklist:
Create more space
Match the style of the home
Add American-made lights
Sounds like a tall order, but Sean Lewis, senior designer for Airy Kitchens in Philadelphia, was up to the task. This 1920s-era home suffered from a small kitchen and small laundry room. By removing a wall between the spaces, Sean was able to add more space and light.
If you haven’t started following the Barn Light Electric Instagram feed, you owe it to yourself to check it out. Each day offers a treasure trove of beautiful spaces, and we have discovered some amazing designers along the way. One of our latest finds is D2 Interieurs out of Connecticut.
Born from a passion for the quality of vintage-style lighting, Barn Light Electric embraces the time-honored styles of early 20th century lighting. Our artisans work thoughtfully to maintain the craftsmanship of these designs while incorporating updated materials, finish colors, and dozens of customizing options.
Like many properties in Tucson, Arizona’s Sam Hughes neighborhood, a registered national historic district, Katherine Ferguson’s home endured many changes through the years. The compound, called La Casa Catalina, features an original adobe structure built in the late 1920s, a main house added in 1935, and an enclosed porch added in the late 1950s.
We’re always on the lookout for new and interesting design blogs, and our latest discovery — House 214 Design — is a visual delight. Writer Melinda McCoy uses her background in teaching and love of design to inspire readers to look at every design decision, no matter how small, as an opportunity to make an impression.