Monthly Archives: July 2014

What is Luxury without Comfort?

So many of the so-called  ‘contemporary-classic’  new homes are reminiscent of mausoleums. Strictly elegant, white, cold.  Not at all comfortable, in any sense of the word. For what is luxury without comfort? We don’t live in showrooms; and if some do, then … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Traditional Door

  Wood entrance doors will last centuries, with normal paint/varnish maintenance. What is ‘normal?’ Simple answer: when cosmetically ugly, it’s time to paint or varnish!   It is vital to keep the wood sealed at all times, to prevent water egress. … Continue reading

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