Gadsden Renovation-Before and Middle

Everyone loves a good before and after. Luckily there will be a future post covering that. We happened to be in the area of this renovation we designed in April, which is a good ways away from our office, so today you get a “before” and “middle”, if you will… Fortunately the transformation …


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Kitchen Design Trends

By Lindsey Walta, August 17, 2009 | In interior decorating |

A great article on Kitchen Design Trends from Dallas Interior Decorating Examiner Nancy Baldwin and

Kitchen design trends are a reflection of changes in how we use our homes. As our families have become more mobile, and as entertaining has become a regular occurrence, the kitchen has evolved into a multi-purpose space combining function and …

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Rebuttal to A Blog Post: Buy a Stock Plan Over Custom House Plan

By John Garrett, June 25, 2009 | In Home Design |

Yesterday I was flipping through Twitter (which you can follow us @frusterio) and I came across a blog that promoted purchasing a stock plan vs. a custom home design.

I think the first thing to keep in mind is very simply, don’t blog to push your product. It is rejected by those who read blogs as …

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Renovations: An Allegory

By Lindsey Walta, November 3, 2008 | In Renovation Design |

A Bearable Renovation

Several years have past since we last heard from our friends the three bears. Life has been treating them pretty well; Papa Bear and his partner Mr. Stearns had had some ups and downs, but then again, haven’t we all in this economy? Momma Bear was active socially, and especially loved entertaining in …

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House Plans: An Allegory

By Lindsey Walta, October 31, 2008 | In Home Design |

Goldilocks and the Pre-Designed House Plan

Always prone to wander, and one never to learn her lesson, Goldilocks returned to the home of the three bears one crisp Autumn day. It was from this very house she had run not so many days earlier, terrified by the family of bears staring down at her as she …

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