The 3 Most Important Things to Know about Tile

Tile sets the tone for your space so it is important to know the characteristics and properties prior to investing in the tile. There are three major groups of tile: Glazed Porcelain, Glass Tile and Natural Stone. Here are some key features to keep in mind: Glazed Porcelain Tile: The tile industry has created cutting edge… Continue reading The 3 Most Important Things to Know about Tile

420 RENO…Countertop Decision Time

What kind of countertops do you have? More importantly, what kind of countertops do you want? Here are the choices: granite, marble, soapstone, concrete, glass, corian, engineered stone (all considered “solid surface”) wood or laminate. In New England, we do not consider tile an option but in other areas of the country, this is fairly… Continue reading 420 RENO…Countertop Decision Time

420 RENO… intro

Yep, it’s official, I’m under construction. As a designer, I pretty much always have a project going. Secretly, I fear for what will follow this project so I’m trying to stay focused on the present. How about a bit of background to the current stage.  Five years ago, I moved to 420 Richards Ave. in Portsmouth, NH… Continue reading 420 RENO… intro

Architecture: Designing From The Inside Out

In New England, we spend a lot of time inside! Therefore, when I design I start designing from the view of the kitchen sink. Literally! The kitchen sink is an integral part of home life as it relates to the interiors, the architecture, and the landscape. I love to design from the inside out, as… Continue reading Architecture: Designing From The Inside Out