Posts tagged "design"
Making even a Toaster Chic -Tribute to Michael Graves

Making even a Toaster Chic -Tribute to Michael Graves

Michael Graves was an iconic designer and architect.  Perhaps his most important legacy is his fluid cross-over from architecture to design of home goods.  He made utilitarian, every-day objects like your kitchen tea kettle fun and chic…..

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Organic Architecture

Organic Architecture

Just looking at this photo I feel it lifts my spirit- not surprisingly this is a chapel.  It begs this question:… Read More…

New Trend - New Look - Barn Doors

New Trend – New Look – Barn Doors

They used to be part of a rustic, barn vernacular.  But today’s barn door mechanisms come in modern, if not contemporary styles.  Check out these looks… Read More…

Staircases and Landscapes for Grand Experiences

Staircases and Landscapes for Grand Experiences

Do you recognize this truly grand staircase? Read More…

Inexpensive & Easy Electric Heat Solution

Inexpensive & Easy Electric Heat Solution

Have a room that always seems cooler than the rest of your house and you don’t want to turn up the heat for your entire house?  Here is your solution…. Read More…

What Color should your Shutters be?

What Color should your Shutters be?

Shutters often have a huge visual impact on the look of a house.  They add dimension and “dress up” even old windows. But don’t just choose black Read More…

"Universal Design"- Does it Exist?

“Universal Design”- Does it Exist?

Look at the images of three different walkways - designed and man-made walkways showing three different patterns.  Can you guess where each is located? US, Europe or China…? Read More…

Even Bunk Beds can be Stylish

Even Bunk Beds can be Stylish

What makes this room great? It has a clear… Read More…

Home Design Lessons from a Hallway

Home Design Lessons from a Hallway

It’s been a few years since I designed and built this hallway – yet I still love it as much as the day I completed it.  What does this tell us? Why is this hallway so powerful? Read More…

Home Improvement that “Rocks”- Fab Closet Design

About Architecture - Presence & Balance

About Architecture – Presence & Balance

 

 

 

Steven Mueller

Photography by Jim Fiora