It was a cold, snowy February day when Arvin and Alicea decided to travel northeast from San Francisco to explore Lake Tahoe. After spending most of their adult lives in the Bay area, they were contemplating a big move. Snow banks engulfed the houses leaving much to the imagination.Read More »
The old Florida bungalow had been in the family for generations. Located in Bradenton Beach on the Gulf Coast, the home suffered from decades of hurricanes and salt air exposure. Architect Jody Beck, of Traction Architecture, was called in to help save the home but the damage was too extensive.Read More »
Who’s dreaming of summer at the beach already? For one family on Cape Cod, summer can’t come soon enough. A recent tear-down renovation of their summer home on the hook-shaped peninsula of Massachusetts created an inviting place to relax and enjoy the nearby Cape Cod National Seashore.Read More »
When shopping for outdoor lighting, some customers seek rugged materials to stand up to the elements. For others, a variety of finish colors is important.
When Tina renovated her 1950s-era ranch home on the coast of Rhode Island, she not only wanted durable lights in a variety of colors, but she also wanted to find the same style of fixture in a variety of mounting options.Read More »
Most designers will admit that designing a kid’s bedroom is loads of fun. The trick is creating a space that not only serves the wee one when they’re small but that can be relevant, fun, and easy to upgrade as they mature.Read More »
When Scot started construction on his new home in Dogue, Virginia, he remembered an ad for Barn Light Electric that he saw in a magazine at the dentist’s office. The Florida-based company and its tagline — Where Vintage and Modern Collide — stuck with him.Read More »