Backyard Escape

Summer may be coming to an end, but we know these homeowners are making the most of their backyard escape. This pool house from our Harness Creek project provides a resort-like getaway without needing to leave the property. The fountain on the stone wall adds an extra touch of serenity to the pool and hot….

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Freehand Sketch Process

Whether the freehand sketch occurs during the concept and schematic design phase of a project or is completed in support of a feasibility study, our design team’s ability allows clients early in the process to envision their dream home in a very real way. This phase of the process enables plan revisions to be made in….

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The Art of Cooking: Butler’s Pantry

This butler’s pantry, part of a $2 million home addition on the Severn River, boasts a sleek and modern feel. And, the subtle farmhouse touches perfectly complement the Colonial revival style found throughout the home. Finished with a unique kitchen floor made from volcanic ash tiles and stainless steel cabinets and appliances, this is an enjoyable space that would….

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Utilizing Nooks and Crannies

We love maximizing nooks and crannies in the home. The smallest and coolest “niche” was created by the firm in a tiny alcove space. This reading nook is the result of how form and function meet to create an incredibly unique element. We are thankful to our waterfront clients for allowing us to design a beautiful space….

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Indoor Swimming in Serenity

This small, yet effective 10′ x 20′ indoor swimming resistance pool (manufactured by SwimEx) is located in the basement of a custom waterfront home located on Harness Creek in Annapolis, MD. Natural stone and blue tile line the outer edges of the pool. Ranging in multiple shades of blue, the water color can vary from the aqua….

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An Entertainer’s Dream

Maximize flow and function. When designing your dream kitchen, consider a double island.  They add prep and entertaining space while also helping to define work stations and traffic flow. Pictured: kitchen from Duvall Creek Waterfront Residence (top); kitchen from Aberdeen Creek Waterfront Residence (bottom). Image credit: David Burroughs (top), Tria Giovan (bottom).  

Revit Software: Bringing Your Dream Home to Life

We are one of the few residential firms to exclusively use 3D visualization Revit software. We also encourage our clients to create virtual idea boards to help capture their preferences and inspirations. Through active listening, working session sketches, and our design team’s advanced use of technology, we are quickly able to share with clients how….

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