Patience has Prevailed

By: shushou | 8 Apr 2014

I blogged a few installments ago about having patience with the design process.  I showed some illustrations of different designs for the same remodel project,…

Regional design considerations

By: shushou | 2 Apr 2012

My wife and I just returned from the Southeast.  Charleston, South Carolina, to be specific…hurricane country…hot…lot’s of bugs!  I found it very interesting how the…

Custom home designer=patience!

By: shushou | 12 Mar 2012

New clients frequently ask me, “How long will it take to complete the design?”  That is a little bit like asking ,”How long will winter…

Think huge, but Use Little Space

By: shushou | 24 Jan 2012

The general consensus is that building design has to change in today’s market.  More than ever before, people are trying to reduce their carbon footprint…

It is in the details

By: shushou | 11 Nov 2011

Most frequently, I find that the beauty of a house is in the details. How all the pieces of the puzzle go together is as…

Natural v Realistic

By: shushou | 8 Nov 2011

So, which drawing do you like better, the photo-real rendering, above, using actual photos of the site and a computer-generated rendering of the house super-imposed…