Blog - interior design

Design. 4

Shelter • April 8, 2014

When you partner with an architect or interior designer to build or modify your home (or workplace) you have the opportunity to craft an environment that addresses the things that are most important to you.

Bathroom remodels: Are you flushing money down the toilet?

Shelter • December 18, 2013

The first thing to understand about bathrooms is that there are some very specific minimum dimensions required by building codes. Shower sizes, the space in front and to the sides of sinks and toilets, and electrical outlet locations all have specifications that must be met.

Our most referenced residential project

Shelter • October 11, 2013

Birds in the walls, poor insulation, and stairs that didn’t meet code were only the tip of the iceberg when confronting the problems that troubled this home.

Homes by Architects Tour 2013

Shelter • September 19, 2013

If you’re thinking about a project of your own, or just want to see some really cool designs, we’d love for you to stop by so we can show you around and answer your questions.

“You like us, you really like us!”

Shelter • September 13, 2013

A few times a year, we get to break out our black ties and cocktail dresses for some very special occasions…

Stairs – the things you may not know

Shelter • September 8, 2013

A staircase can be created in a way that highlights your aesthetic preferences and serves as a focal point in your home.

6 things to keep in mind before you start your remodel.

Shelter • September 5, 2013

Here is a list of things you should keep in mind as you begin the design process…

When should you hire an architect?

Shelter • August 30, 2013

When you’re starting a new building project, and considering hiring an architect, you might fall into a cycle of asking yourself, “Should I? Shouldn’t I?” Second guessing is easy to do when you’re facing an undertaking that promises to consume a lot of time and money. But here’s the secret formula for putting those uncertainties to rest…

It’s Personal

Shelter • August 23, 2013

Our goal is to personalize architecture and interior design, to make it human, and above all, to make it yours.

Home as sanctuary

Shelter • August 22, 2013

We’re big believers that a house can promote well-being, and that dedicating space to relaxation – whether it’s a mediation room or just a quiet reading corner in a larger room – is important, not frivolous.