By Deborah Myerson At your last dinner party, did guests crowd in the kitchen? Why do people so often huddle by the stove rather than spread out in the living room? Because that’s where the food is. Food attracts people to congregate – a phenomenon that is increasingly reflected in […]

The English Barn House is situated at the edge of a small, pedestrian-oriented hamlet of European vernacular-styled, agrarian inspired houses. The guiding design concept for the design was to render the house in the style of a small English barn at the edge of a Cotswolds hamlet in a forested […]

The Murray, Saussy Burbank’s model home in Fort Mill, SC’s Masons Bend community, was designed to reflect the farmhouse aesthetic in a modern interpretation.   The natural, unstained cedar elements on the exterior were translated to the interior with unstained white oak floors and knotty pine details. Our interior designer, […]

Wait! Did you read Lita’s post about the First E: Experiences? What about the Second E: Ease of Living? Reprinted with permission from Lita Dirks & Co. In this third blog of our series, the Four E’s: Design that Attracts the 55+ Buyer we’ll focus on Efficiency. Typically, the 55+ […]

The owners wanted to renovate their recently purchased “diamond in the rough” single board farmhouse while maintaining the ambiance of the old homestead. This 1904 farmhouse was restored to make the home livable with today’s amenities while taking care to showcase the simplicity of the historic building elements. Before The […]