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Houzz Badge Best Design 2024 for Van Cleave Architecture

Houzz Design Award 2024

Our clients come first and we work hard to ensure they are getting top notch design with excellent customer service. We are pleased to receive a “Best of Houzz” award for “Best of Houzz Design 2024” this year. We are so grateful for our wonderful… Read More

Van Cleave Architecture featured in Old House Journal

Old House Journal | February 2024 Issue

In the world of architecture, few accolades rival the honor of having your work showcased on the cover of a  magazine. This dream became a reality recently when mention of our kitchen design was featured on the February 2024 cover of Old House Journal. What... Read More

2022 Awards

Dedication to our customers is always a top priority.  Getting feedback from our clients and social outlets confirms our commitment to our mission statement. For 4 years running we have achieved “Best of Houzz”, but for the first time, we are honored to be awarded... Read More


NOT SO BIG… House, Remodel, Garden, Life!If you find yourself overwhelmed or pulled in many directions, check out this well-known series of books by Sarah Susanka to eliminate the superfluous and accentuate the meaningful.  It is a philosophy of living, but delivered through concrete steps… Read More

Head of The Table Podcast 2

Architect Suzie Van Cleave is back with Head of the Table! 🎙 Find out more about how COVID-19 has impacted her business and a special Mothers Day segment! Check it out at:

Head of The Table Podcast

Architect Suzie Van Cleave with Sheila Long from Malamadoe at Head of The Table!   Check out and Listen to the discussion of how Van Cleave Architecture & Design came to be, Suzie’s life influencers, what it means to be head of the table, and… Read More

Arts & Crafts Homes | November Issue

The homeowners found a suitable, old paneled door to use for the cellar door in the corner. Pendant lights with mica shades are from Arroyo Craftsman. – Photographer Michael Kaskel “The trouble with this kitchen was that it didn’t go with the rest of the… Read More


HOUZZ – Kitchen of the Week

Kitchen of the Week: The Making of an Arts and Crafts Kitchen by: Mitchell Parker Architect Suzie Van Cleave faced a big problem when tasked with creating an Arts and Crafts kitchen for her clients in Shorewood, Wisconsin. The kitchen style she was going for didn’t… Read More


Four Effective Ways To Manipulate Light In Building Design

Light is one of the most essential elements in our lives; we often take it for granted, yet we could not live without it. Light is not a tangible object that we can hold, but it interacts with us every day, affecting our bodies and... Read More
mindspike design

What Does Your Office Space Say About Your Company’s Philosophy?

This is a sponsored post in partnership with National Business Furniture I have had many clients ask me how to “decorate” their office space to represent their company’s mission statement, but there is so much more to it than decorating! First you must ask WHAT... Read More