Paint Category

April 20, 2014

Roman and Williams for Tracy Martin’s Brooklyn Home

I first came across the book “Roman and Williams Buildings & Interiors : Things We Made” on Amazon a couple of years ago. Giving it a quick cover to cover flip, I thought it was a beautiful book that chronicles many of the firm’s and the couple’s projects. I have stacks and stacks of books […]

March 13, 2013

Houston House by Pamela Pierce – Veranda March 2013

At yoga there is a pose that I have been struggling with for many years, twenty one years to be exact. There are some advanced moves that come easy to me, but this…. I huff and puff and my butt won’t levitate more than an inch off my mat. At my class tonight my teacher […]

December 8, 2012

Matthew Patrick Smyth – Elle Decor Dec 2012

Elle Decor’s Design Solutions happen to be my favorite section of the magazine. It is part case study and part an exercise proving the point that a practical solution is also the more aesthetically pleasing solution. That is the parallel challenge to any project, it is never a choice to go practical without an equal […]

May 14, 2012

Paint : Oil-Based vs Water-Based

  Color is power. It is the one small change that can give the biggest impact in a space. When we talk color application, the simplest, easiest, less costly solution is to paint. But the simplest solution does not mean we do not need to answer or address certain conditions in the decision to paint […]