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Many of us are sort of color blind, seeing so many colors every day that they may not even register. Yet color is an essential element of the visual arts. more
A little over 16 years ago, I was driving down Indian Queen Lane and saw a “for sale” sign in front of the Falls United Methodist Church. I knew right away that I wanted it.  more
The real estate market appears to have cooled somewhat. But no matter what the market trends are, there always seems to be an interest in renovation. more
I was returning voicemails while vacationing in Monte Verde, Costa Rica, when I got a call from a most curious gentleman. We spoke for over an hour about design, travel and whimsy.  more
If you own an historically significant building, you may be interested in a firm that specializes in the preservation and design of buildings built within a specific time frame.  more
If the prospect of a frigid February and arctic March makes you daydream about sunny days tending your garden, then the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has compiled a list to prepare you for the spring ahead. more
When Megan and Mario reached out to us they were thrilled about closing on their new property on Green Street.  Our task was to create a plan to refresh the very dated kitchen. more
From the mauve colors of the 1980s to the grays that started around 2010, from the fussy furnishings of 1985 to the clean lines of 2022, there are always new “rules” to follow. more
From time to time, we have clients coming to us to solve what we have come to call “builder grade” problems. more
As we approach the holidays with great anticipation, we begin to see the season take shape before us: the garlands on the poles along Germantown Avenue, the twinkling lights, the big red bows, the the aroma of balsam fir.  more
As a designer, I have been hired many times by homeowners who have purchased a house that’s perfect in all ways but one. more
Few things draw the attention of holiday guests quite like an awe-inspiring Christmas tree. more
Perhaps while on your way to C&C Creamery, you may have noticed a mid-century treasure on Hermit Street just above Henry Avenue. more
The architectural elements of any building during any specific period provide a myriad of details about the economic, social, and political climate of the day. more
Meade Easby may have been a magnet for the supernatural. He was six at the time of his first encounter, playing with his brother outside the family mansion on Mermaid Lane.  more
Home remodels that involve multiple rooms are expensive. But what about projects that are relatively small in comparison? more
Most city people usually think of a weekend getaway as a reason to take a car trip. Or you can stay in a tiny house in Germantown. more
When people are asked about their favorite season, I always tend to hear fall as a quick reply. more
Don’t be fooled by the glamorous TV shows. Construction is hell. more
If you think fall is just about raking leaves, think again. There are any number of plants that can add color and interest to your landscaping now.  “This is the time to plant spring … more
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