Courtyards: An Architectural Design Element

Architecturally, courtyards add a design element that creates connectivity between interior and exterior space. The open air oasis, a rarity in dense cities, provides a multifunctional extension of living space ideal for entertaining, gardening, yoga and star gazing, right in the middle of a restless city. Unlike a yard, courtyards carved out in the center…

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Chicago Cottage goes Modern With Charred Wood Addition

This Chicago cottage needed a design update. We opened up the floor plan, relocating the family room to the rear of the house to take advantage of sunlight. We added a new master suite and private balcony, and clad the whole addition in charred wood siding. Radiant floor heating and a general refresh took the basement into livable territory.

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La Cantina Doors Enable a Duplex to Reach New Heights

Our major objective for our clients was to find a creative way to link their new unit, around half a level up, to their existing space, while improving the flow of everyday life for everyone. La Cantina Doors helped expand their new flex room, while also matching the modern aesthetic of the existing window wall.

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The Walnut Soiree Table

Our latest from the furniture division: this modern dining table has a touch of industrial glamour due to its metallic brass base with a handsome patina.

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