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Exterior Design: Decks

Sitting out on my deck, overlooking the vast landscape of my home town growing up as the sunset rolled in brought me …

Friday Fun: Architectural Trickery

Born September 29, 1938, architecture extraordinaire, Henry Hobson Richardson designed buildings in Albany, Boston, Buffalo, Chicago, Pittsburgh and Cincinnati. As his designs …

Origins: Newspapers

Did you know that the Newspaper was once the News stone? In ancient rome, official government messages or announcements were inscribed in …

Origins: Pillows

When I was in my youth with little knowledge of interior design I always wondered what the use of tiny pillows on …

Origins: The Tipi

We’ve all seen those large pyramid like structures associated with Native Americans, whether it be in person or in film, but where …

Old Architecture: Stonehenge

The origins of Stonehenge, a prehistoric monumental structure located 80 miles southwest of London, England are still debated by historians and geologists …