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We are “Best Bathroom Design” winners!

We are proud to announce that we won “Best Bathroom Design” from the Metro BCA chapter of the National Association of Home Builders! You can read all about our award on Cranford Patch and A Greater Town! Our award-winning bathroom was designed for a Garwood resident who has multiple sclerosis (MS). As part of our… Read more »

One Big Happy Family – All Under One Roof

51 million Americans live in multigenerational homes. According to a Pew Research Center analysis of the latest US Census Bureau data, 16.7% of the population – or 51 million Americans – live in a house with at least two adult generations. While it’s true that many cultures have long embraced the concept, there are clear… Read more »

5 Tips to Ensure Safety and Comfort for Holiday Visitors

The holiday season, more than any other time of year, allows us an opportunity to welcome family and friends into our homes. While not all of our homes subscribe to “visitability” – a sustainable and inclusive design approach that integrates basic Universal Design features to make it easier for those seniors and those with mobility… Read more »

Are Home Improvement Professionals Ready to Meet Aging-in-Place Needs?

A recent aging-in-place report released by HomeAdvisor, a leading online marketplace for connecting homeowners with trusted home service professionals, in collaboration with the National Aging in Place Council punctuates the strong Universal Design trends related to how residents are modifying their homes today. The Report, prepared by a HomeAdvisor housing expert and professor of practice… Read more »

Are You a Fall Risk? Tips and Fixes To Consider

By Tammy Kaplan, CID, CAPS and Dina Leyden, PT, CAPS According to the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, one out of three older adults (65 or older) falls each year but fewer than half talk to their healthcare providers about it. The CDC also reports that in 2013, the direct medical costs of falls… Read more »

The great room concept for entertaining

Great Room Entertaining

As we move through history, the layout of homes has changed to meet our needs as a society. In the 1920’s every home had a parlor. Gradually the parlors morphed into living rooms and more recently, great rooms. A great room is a concept that we’ve seen emerge from our need to convene as a… Read more »

The Fall 2014 High Point Furniture Show

In the interior design industry, nothing is as important as having your finger on the pulse of the latest industry trends. Next week, I am heading off to the world famous High Point Furniture Show for my 26th year. This exclusive event happens only twice per year, and it’s truly a blessing to be able… Read more »