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LEED-Certified Home's Bathroom with Japanese Soaking Tub

Green building is a building method that works to reduce or eliminate a building’s negative impact on the climate, the natural environment, and its occupants. Green building takes every aspect …

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Historic Home Small Kitchen Remodel

Remodeling Your Kitchen – Seeing Beyond the Obvious Challenges This 100+ year old Victorian was beloved by our clients as they had lived there for over 30 years. They loved …

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New Exterior Deck on back of Mid century Modern Home

Mid Century Modern design still attracts many of our clients and here we give our take on why that’s so and why we still love it ourselves!

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Designated Ping Pong Area in a large open basement remodel

We’ve taken the ideas we love from past basement remodel projects that are the perfect example of form meeting function. 11 great ideas to consider for your basement remodel.

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blueprints-for-custom-home

The goal of building a home that’s truly your own, from the layout and floor plan to the finishes, appliances, and interior design, is a big one. If you’re considering …

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exterior of home

If your home isn’t working for your family anymore, deciding whether it’s best to remodel or move can be a tough decision. On one hand, you love your home and …

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Pet Friendly Laundry Room Remodel with Dog Shower

Pet-Friendly Remodeling For your Mudroom We’ve had quite a few mudroom remodels and custom home projects that have focused not only the needs of the client’s family, but also their …

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Photo of a home that was designed while customer remotely

What are the Differences Between Standard Building and Green Building? As a green custom home builder, we’re often asked how sustainable building differs from traditional residential construction. The best way …

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Custom Vent Hood Covering

Do I Need a Ventilation Hood? Check first in your local building codes, but in most cases if you can – you should. I suggest to my clients that they …

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A custom carpet helps to delineate space in a basement remodel

A Basement Remodel We Love Gets Some Additional Lovin’ from GC Magazine GC (General Contractors) Magazine just published their list of the 40 Best Basement Remodelers in the U.S. and …

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How to Discover Your Personal Style in 6 Easy Steps

For those who are unaware, it’s now been just over a month and a half since I relocated to Chicago. Moving to a new city and living in a new …

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