Rolling down the tree-lined driveway in the historic Old Eau Gallie District, the house looks like many of the others built 40 years ago in Melbourne, Florida. Passing through the covered entryway however, you soon realize this special place is far from an ordinary coastal cottage.
Wedding trends wax and wane like the moon, but rustic themes still remain a favorite for brides-to-be. And while wood, burlap, and boots are still popular, many brides want to bring back a touch of elegance to their special day.
Designing business interiors requires a thoughtful eye to both function and brand aesthetics. But when a building hosts one business by day and another by night, flexibility becomes key.
Christie Thompson is a lead strategist for Campfire & Co. , a Richmond, Virginia, branding agency that creates websites, graphic identities, marketing plans, and interior environments. The team recently tackled the renovation of a restaurant into a multi-functional and multi-use office space. (more…)
We love good before-and-after photos! They often show dramatic transformations, but can also visually demonstrate what a difference one single element, like good lighting, can make.
Last week, we visited the Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church in nearby Christmas, Florida, where Clarence Canada, a trustee of the church gave us a tour of the historic building.
As a classically trained musician and composer, Florante Aguilar travels the world advancing and popularizing Philippine music through film, recordings, and live performances. When he and his wife, Fides Enriquez, a filmmaker and painter, wanted to create a space for intimate artistic events, they looked no further than their own back yard. An old barn that once served as a greenhouse and storage space behind their home in Napa, California, was ripe for renovation. (more…)
Hell’s Kitchen doesn’t exactly sound like a place where you want your kids to hang out.
The Hartley House , located in the heart of Manhattan’s Hell’s Kitchen, is certainly an exception. Founded in 1897, this center is a haven not only for kids but for the entire community with camps, after-school programs, adult education, and senior programs. The space recently underwent a dramatic renovation thanks to the creative minds at Wolf & Wing Interior Design and the generous folks at the New York Junior League who funded the project. (more…)