Lower Level Remodel

By |January 7th, 2014|

by Ally Evander, Allied Member, ASID   Here are a few quick snapshots of a space we recently designed and installed. This lower level was partially finished, but didn't have all the necessary storage. We packed this small basement with cabinets to not just create storage space, but to create really organized storage. We worked [...]

Custom Process: The End Result

By |October 28th, 2011|

By LuAnne Silvia, ASID This week was all about how the process how the process of a custom piece is developed...first the idea, next the design, and then the construction and finally the end result: the finished cabinet. Photos of the custom LiLu-designed and locally built bar cabinet    

Custom Process: The Construction

By |October 27th, 2011|

By LuAnne Silvia, ASID How the process of a custom piece is developed...after the idea and the design, comes the construction. We work closely with the craftsman, workroom, fabricator, installer, upholsterer, artisan etc. to ensure the design is executed as intended. In this case we worked with a local cabinet shop who built and finished the [...]

Custom Process: The Design

By |October 26th, 2011|

By LuAnne Silvia, ASID How the process of a custom piece is developed...after the idea, comes the design. Once we had our idea for the bar cabinet we worked out all the details on paper. The dimensions, the shape, the door style, the hinges, the interior function all had to be designed and communicated for [...]

Custom Process: The Idea

By |October 25th, 2011|

By LuAnne Silvia, ASID How the process of a custom piece is developed...starts with the idea. Our client had limited storage space in her kitchen condominium and needed a place to store her barware and wanted an inviting casual experience for her guests. Our client's mix of worldy antiques, casual inviting entertaining style and open floor plan sparked the [...]

Obsessively Detailed

By |April 1st, 2009|

When we were commissioned to remodel a kitchen in an architecturally designed home one small detail helped the former relate to the new. Taking details from the custom base throughout the house and incorporating them into the crown for the cabinetry struck the right note. Obsessively detailed maybe but the small [...]