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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
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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

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

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 can the physical elements of an office space say about your... Read More