Tag Archives: Wood-Mode

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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Pretty and Practical

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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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The Happiness of Being Hand-Picked

It is funny how a little bit of recognition always feels good regardless of what prompted it. This morning I opened my email to find a message that read as follows: “You were hand-picked by one of our writers to … Continue reading

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Dissecting the Design: Urban Connoisseur – The Fixture Schedule

One of the things that you see over and over again in contemporary design is the lack of ornamentation. There are no corbels, no carvings, no turned posts or anything fussy for that matter. In this design, the sinks were … 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 Appliance Schedule

Continuing on with the dissection of the Arts & Crafts kitchen, today my focus turns to the appliances.  When it comes to appliances, it isn’t likely that a client is going to want to use antique appliances in order to … 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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