Author - Dan

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Roadsigns

While driving home from western Pennsylvania recently, John and I made a stop at a produce stand. As John checked out the cucumbers, the proprietor started chatting to me and mentioned...

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Chair Repair

As Jack demonstrates, a slat broke on one of our lounge chairs creating a big gap in the seat. John and Jack decided to take advantage of the nice evening for an improvised...

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Spice Drawer

WARNING!! This blog posting contains graphic images of extreme organization that may be disturbing to some people. In the excitement leading up to the Dwell photo shoot of our kitchen, we...

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Don’t Dwell On It

Today is the day we were expecting Dwell magazine to photograph our kitchen renovation. In anticipation of this event, we have been busy trying to complete many home and garden projects...

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Fun and Functional

There are a few more flourishes that John and I put into Louise’s kitchen that we’d like to share with you. When we presented our design ideas to Louise, we proposed stenciling a...

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Louise’s Kitchen

John and I recently completed a fun and challenging design project. When our client Louise first contacted us for a design consultation, her kitchen was failing her. She described her...

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Twelfth Night

We are putting away our Christmas decorations because tomorrow is the 12th day of Christmas. John reminded me that it is bad luck to keep decorations up beyond January 6th (this rule seems...

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Dining Room Paint Job

We finally finished our dining room. Freshly painted, it looks as good as we imagined. Before repainting, it still left a lot to our imagination. The room did seem much more spacious with...

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The Last Word on Seating

If you have been following our blog, you know we have already written at great lengths about the office seats (Moving Chairs posted October 1, 2013) and theatre seats (Now Showing: Kitchen...

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Moving Chairs

We think the four vintage office chairs around our kitchen table are great. And we think it’s fun that one of them is green. The chairs are comfortable, colorful, and have a cool machine...