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alison & dana’s kitchen Posted on March 28, 2011 By hello kitchen

Last year Alison & Dana contacted me for a consultation to take a look at their 1959-original kitchen. They had been living in the house a few years and had grown somewhat attached to the vivid turquoise appliances and formica,.... read more →

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Peggy’s Kitchen – finished! Posted on March 8, 2011 By hello kitchen

  I am so thrilled to share photos of Peggy’s finished kitchen! I’ve updated periodically about this project here, here and here, so you can read the history of the project and see how the design developed, including some ‘before’.... read more →

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Patty’s Bath Posted on February 15, 2011 By hello kitchen

Helloooooo bath!! We’ve just completed this room as part of a complete renovation of a 1949 second-story flat in a Tarrytown duplex. Visiting the original space, you could just sense the potential… nice open rooms with plenty of natural light,.... read more →

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Peggy’s Kitchen: sneak peek Posted on October 7, 2010 By hello kitchen

On Monday I spent the day with Peggy, helping organize drawers and getting the final items moved into the kitchen. It’s looking great! I love the warmth and contrast of the soapstone, red brick, pecan cabinets and bronze hardware. Here.... read more →

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Jennifer & Matt’s Kitchen Posted on September 29, 2010 By hello kitchen

Jennifer and Matt recently moved back to Austin from Philadelphia and settled themselves into the Hyde Park neighborhood, well-known for its charming historic houses. Theirs was built in 1938 and has some great original features: hardwood floors, a brick and limestone.... read more →

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Michael & Anna’s Kitchen Posted on August 26, 2010 By hello kitchen

Anna and Michael live in an exceptional house designed by Paul Lamb Architect, located on top of one of Austin’s tiny mountains overlooking the city. The house is distinguished by three pyramidal volumes, which contain the main functions of the house:.... read more →

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pattern! Posted on August 20, 2010 By hello kitchen

Here is a perforated panel that I designed for a kitchen that is nearing completion. It’s cut into an MDF board that is veneered with Sapele, an African wood similar to mahogany. Our cabinet maker used his CNC router to.... read more →

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Karen & Russell’s Kitchen Posted on July 27, 2010 By hello kitchen

I’m so excited to show another Hello Kitchen project that just wrapped up in June. Karen and Russell’s house was built in 1949 and has the vintage charms of split-face limestone, a low pitched roof, and casement windows. Much of.... read more →

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Teresa’s Bath Posted on July 18, 2010 By hello kitchen

Here’s another Hello Kitchen project that just wrapped up a few weeks ago! Teresa has lived in her cute 1950 bungalow in north Hyde Park (aka Northfield, aka my neighborhood) for the past 15 years, and for most of that.... read more →

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Peggy’s Kitchen: getting close! Posted on June 28, 2010 By hello kitchen

For those of you following along, here is an exciting update on the construction progress out at Peggy’s kitchen! For a little background on the project, before photos, and a collage of our finishes, click here. This last month has been.... read more →

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under construction… Posted on June 5, 2010 By hello kitchen

Man… first it happened with March, then April, and now I’m sitting here and it’s June 5th and I’m wondering what happened to spring!! The sad thing about being busy this spring is that I missed an opportunity to plant.... read more →

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Peggy’s Kitchen Posted on January 22, 2010 By hello kitchen

Here’s a look at a Hello Kitchen project that’s about to begin construction! Peggy’s 1950 brick farmhouse is in a small town about two hours outside of Austin, and though it’s her hometown, she is currently living in the Middle.... read more →

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Rick Black Architect @ Nine-Sixty-Nine Posted on October 27, 2009 By hello kitchen

A new project has been posted to our architecture firm’s website, Rick Black Architect. It’s another one of our designs for Nine-Sixty-Nine, a modern residential development east of Austin. Within a relatively small footprint (1479 sf), the house has a.... read more →

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Let’s get organized! Posted on September 30, 2009 By hello kitchen

The first step to improving any kitchen is to clear away unnecessary items and re-organize. This may sound like a simple task, maybe something you can do in an afternoon, but things can get out of hand quickly if there.... read more →

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Mark & Dana’s Kitchen Posted on September 4, 2009 By hello kitchen

Mark and Dana live in Portland’s Boise neighborhood in a 1930’s bungalow. They wanted to update their kitchen, which was suffering an unfortunate early 90’s renovation that lacked soul. The basic layout was functional for them, so we focused on.... read more →

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Dream Kitchen #1 – Lounge Kitchen Posted on August 13, 2009 By hello kitchen

This kitchen grew out of the realization that at most get-togethers, especially those involving eating and drinking, everyone tends to migrate to the kitchen. There is this inviting and familiar feeling in a kitchen that one doesn’t get sitting in.... read more →

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