Category: Portfolio

A bead board ceiling draws the eye upward in this stunning, light filled kitchen. Arched glass lanterns repeat the predominant arched shaped in the home. The mix of hardwares, cabinet colors and finishes creates the sense of light, space and freshness. Location: Newtown, PA Credits: David Van Scott Photography Ye Old Yardley Florist
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A requested color palette of vibrant red and raspberry pink was complemented with cool whites and cream. Striking pattern in the lush window treatments sets the stage. The improved furniture layout maximizes all available space and now supports the requested eating area, writing desk, TV watching/lounging location and a small sleeping alcove. Rugs are intentionally…
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Like all spaces we design, this dining room is totally about the people who live in it. True, the room started as a blank empty box, and while this couple likes architectural interest, the low ceiling was a challenge. Our solution was to add a wonderful niche – perfect to correct the uneven window wall…
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Wise designers that we are, we salvaged “the keepers” in the existing furnishings. We kept the classic window treatments, marvelous antique armoire, hip slipcovered vintage chairs and simple coffee table. For some chic living room splash, we made a great piece of modern art the star of the room pulling a simple color accent from…
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With the twin custom stair runners and semi circularly area rug, this foyer has a relaxed confident glamour. Colors are soft to keep the flow open, fine modern sculpture is a great contrasting note to the traditional ironwork in the grand balustrades. A hand sketch of “the perfect semicircular bench” set us on a wild…
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The fine 19th century inspired wood furnishing with their inlay and silk-like sheen dance amidst rich, chocolate brown walls, an embellished ceiling and marvelous mid-century leaning dining chairs that wink with contrast brown trim. Sleek embroidered silk draperies are cut for fullness and the buttery gold chandelier and sideboard lamps infuse the room with a…
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Time to get creative! Before we re-colored the perimeter cabinetry and updated the hardware, we added beefy crown molding for added panache and to lift the ceiling. The existing granite was lifted and then replaced onto the new built custom island, which now provides excellent concealed space for trash and 2 recycling containers, in addition…
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Bling without the bling. Re-stained floors and balustrade are the stately backdrop to highlight the architecture and support friendly but chic welcome. Custom pieced rug draws guests into the gray and cream palette in the house; a wink of orange from atop an IDH-designed bench keeps the mood light, and faux shagreen chest and IDH…
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New host chairs are eye candy that set the tone of chic; Dupioni silk drapery panels cut to ball-gown fullness, custom charcoal vine rug and a striking wall of custom red cabinetry and mirrors makes this the place where dinner party magic can happen. Light the candles. Location: Titusville, NJ Credits: David Van Scott Photography…
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We opened an adjoining wall to a knee wall with column detail to create a crisp, perfect spot for family movies and snuggling or a work-from-home day for mom (or dad).  The client’s former frustration point – the fireplace/cabinetry – is completely updated with correct proportion. A striking custom rug, deep upholstery and the perfect…
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