Tag Archives: cabinetry

Traditional Design for the 21st Century

Since the day I opened Project Partners Design, I have always relied solely on word of mouth and referrals to get new business. I would much rather have a satisfied client sell their friends on my reputation for quality, service … Continue reading

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The Easiest Path to (dis)Function

For the past sixteen years, I have had the pleasure of doing what is, for me, a dream job – designing and implementing beautiful and functional kitchens and baths. You might think I have seen it all but I can … Continue reading

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A Pleasant Surprise

Generally, I am not a big fan of surprises. I am just too much of an organized planner to go with the flow unless it is part of my PLAN to go with the flow! 😉 Recently, though, a pleasant … Continue reading

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It’s a Dog’s Life

Back in 2009, a couple who were frustrated with cutting and managing photo clippings for their home remodeling project came up with the idea of an on-line photo database for homeowners. They created the website http://www.Houzz.com. In just four years, the … Continue reading

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Two Lloyd Wrights

Frank Lloyd Wright has always been one of my all-time favorite architects. Having lived in the Chicago area, I certainly saw my fair share of Frank Lloyd Wright homes and have even toured a few over the years.  Last night … Continue reading

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Dissecting the Design: Urban Connoisseur – The Cabinet Schedule

For the past several weeks, I have been too busy with design work to have time to keep up with writing for the blog. Last month, I even made a trip to Chicago to work on a couple of projects … Continue reading

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Dissecting the Design: An Arts & Crafts Kitchen – The Finishing Details

I am going to take a look at the Arts & Crafts kitchen for the last time today. These last few photos highlight some of the important details used to pull off the authenticity of the Craftsman style. Notice the … Continue reading

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Dissecting the Design: An Arts & Crafts Kitchen – The Cabinet Schedule

Last week, I promised that I would start doing a segment that took kitchen and bath designs and broke them down into the elements that were used to create the design. My goal is to explain what was actually used … Continue reading

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