Custom Home Design
Five examples for creating storage when you’re short on space (or just trying to save it)
2017's No. 1 feature was No. 4 in 2016
A computer lighting model converts input (such as ceiling and counter height, fixture and lamp type, surface color and reflectance, etc.) into both 2D output showing projected fc levels at every point on a 2x2 grid (above right), and a 3D model of the room showing the effects of the lighting plan (above). Current light levels at the island (right) are more than three times the 15 fc readings taken before the kitchen remodel.
Real-world footcandle readings shine a light on the importance of recessed fixture size, lamp type, and fixture location
The second part of our two-part story focuses on the project’s finishes and strategic solutions to real-world construction challenges
A pair of salvaged corbels inspires the trim design for a replacement entry door
Photo: Malcom Duffin Design
Don’t judge a building by its exterior, especially this Victorian building situated in Edinburgh, Scotland’s West End neighborhood.