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The Future is Flexible

Too often, designers and homeowners think of a home renovation as a finished product. In reality, the most successful renovations are those that are driven not by images or broad …

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paint-cans

One of the most common questions I am asked as a designer: “There are so many options—how do I choose a paint color?” Since I enjoy the psychology and creativity …

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electric-car

It’s one thing to come to work and start talking up the idea of living a more resource-efficient lifestyle to our clients; it’s another thing to actually live a greener …

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2019 BRAG Fall Remodelers Home Tour: SUCCESS!

Another one in the (record) books. It was our pleasure to participate in this year’s BRAG Fall Remodelers Home Tour with a beautiful manufactured remodel in the Wines neighborhood. An …

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That Ol’ Front Porch Zing

After a long, hard winter, there is a new level of excitement for summer. This is the time of year, Ann Arbor celebrates with festivities like Top of the Park …

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Zero Threshold Front Entry

“This thing all thing devours; Birds, beasts, trees, flowers; Gnaws iron, bites steel; Grinds hard stones to meal; Slays king, Ruins town, And beats mountain down.” — Gollum, The Hobbit No …

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countertop

Functional, cleanable surfaces are a chef’s best friend. The materials used in countertops, tables, and other eating and cooking surfaces make a world of difference when it comes time to …

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meditation-spa

Gutters provide many advantages for a home. By diverting water away from the structure, gutters prevent erosion and protect the foundation from settling and thus separating from the rest of …

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Mudroom Bench

In America, most of us enter our homes through our attached garages, and the glamorous front door entry is typically used by the more formal guests that visit for a …

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Bold Powder Room Design Choices

Thinking outside of the box? Found that bright color you want to test on a wall, but you’re afraid it isn’t timeless? If you are afraid to commit to a …

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open-ceiling-black

The basement is often an underutilized space in most homes. All that untapped potential sitting down there next to the easy bake oven you haven’t seen or used in 30 …

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