August 14, 2018
This fireplace is nestled in a large white marble mantel. It feels like an abstract notion of a fire. The living room in this home has a wonderfully muted color…
July 6, 2018
Give a metal chimney a historic look with brick veneer.
April 12, 2018
Energy Nerd: The possible remedies are all imperfect.
March 16, 2018
Chimneys, furnaces, venting, fans, spray foam, house wrap, and how they affect home energy use.
February 26, 2018
This modern visual effect creates a delightful trick for the eye.
February 13, 2018
This living room hearth balances the first floor interior as an anchor for a transition upstairs.
January 11, 2018
Learn and practice the basic techniques, then move up to the more difficult versions.
January 9, 2018
This perspective of this home feels balanced, serene, and almost abstract in its purity of form. I’m always excited when a building “tells me “ where to shoot from. This…
January 8, 2018
Design/Build: These mantels illustrate not only the range of independent design options, but also the plug-and-play aspect of fireplace-surround composition.
Build a fireplace surround from one sheet of MDF and some stock moldings.
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