For the outdoorsman: a special room for your trophies. For the billiards player: a ceiling with no chalk dots. This room has it all, including heated floor and directional lighting. Scamper up 3 steps to the kitchen or slip out the back to the hot tub. A jaguar goes on the floating shelf over the window, not in the garage.
Baby-Boomers have made it plainly obvious they do not want to spend their waning days in a retirement facility. The residential construction community recognizes this and has geared up for the Aging-In-Place phenomenon. For nearly a decade, renovation experts with the CAPS designation have been accommodating special needs while maintaining a residential sense about the home’s active areas. Flush floor plans with universal design elements are making it easier for people of all ages to…Details
Come one, come all – Appletinis for the adults, apple juice for the kids.
This after-hours party co-sponsored by:
- Softtail Spirits, featuring their apple vodka.
- AquaQuip, featuring their mobile grill and kegerator.
The design criteria involved completely updating materials and improving natural lighting without changing the layout. The owner’s physical limitations and inability to stand comfortably required the need to provide seating at her vanity and in the shower. The homeowner’s vision of a Bellagio-style bathroom includes polished marble and travertine tiles, satin nickel plumbing fixtures and Antique Crème painted cabinetry. Her vanity was detailed with fluted columns and carvings so that the sink could be brought…
An unimaginative kitchen layout with a down-drafted gas cooktop in an island with little knee space had modest requirements for reconfiguration. A Giallo Rio granite now provides a generous area for coloring books and toys during meal preparation, with an under counter refrigerator drawer dedicated to toddler treats. A complementing mosaic tile pattern centered on the hood vent also wraps the room in a horizontal band, that both equally divides the backsplash, and subtly glitters…