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This modern visual effect creates a delightful trick for the eye.
This living room hearth balances the first floor interior as an anchor for a transition upstairs.
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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…
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.
A Scandinavian wood stove heats a modern space with an open floorplan.
Atmospheric water generators, working soapstone, basement flooring, ductless minisplits, glue where you just do not want it, drinking bad water, and dead mice.
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