The Ruggles House in Columbia Falls, is one of Maine's most beautiful historic homes. Built in the 1820's it is a small but elegant example of Federal Style architecture. The…
Colorful details tie design elements together in this Boston home renovation.
Finish carpenter Andy Moore uses this trade secret for accurately transferring the tread and riser layout to the outer trim when building stairs with open sides.
Sliding barn doors and a skylight open up vistas in this farmhouse cottage.
Wall murals have a long tradition in America and in history.
While shooting a very old house in Maine several years ago I saw this stairway that caught my attention. Its steep, almost ladder-like grade was the first thing I noticed, but second was the way…
Architect John Gillespie designed this elegant stairway as a central component of the shingle style house he crafted for his clients in a coastal Maine community. Classical columns line the hallway from which…
Portland, Maine architect Stephen Blatt decided to give this stairway an unusual look by curving the ceiling and surfacing it with butted fir boards. The curvaceous effect is very nice…
Steel brackets support cantilevered treads around a cylinder.
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