Mark your calendars for Saturday November 19th from 10:00-4:00pm! Robert is opening up his home at 157 West 300 South in Bountiful for an open house and boutique.  You can come and tour his beautiful home, donate to Sub-for-Santa and shop the boutique for holiday decor and other home show items. You won’t want to miss this. Here is a sneak peak at this incredible home:
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Details at No. 157

October 17th, 2016

The last few details have been added to No. 157 at DuMc Place. I am so grateful for the talented artisans that I have the opportunity to work with including Susie Muise who stood atop a ladder to add handcrafted lettering above the front door.
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I added calligraphy to the blinds as a historical nod and to soften the home. Historically when one was remodeling or demolishing a building you would number or alphabetize the items you were keeping on the property so you could remember exactly how they were in the original structure. On the main level of the home I numbered the interior and exterior of the blinds, upstairs is alphabetized and the lower level has roman numerals.
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The laundry room in this home is on the main floor and sits between the kitchen and master suite. Keeping with a classic look I used a mixture of materials, colors and finishes to balance each of these spaces.
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Just off the master suite is the beautiful outdoor living space. I love to see a home go beyond the indoors and eliminate the barrier commonly seen between a home and its yard.
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DuMc Place Home Tour: Loft

July 15th, 2016

I designed the loft in this home to have an exterior entrance separate from the rest of the home. This would allow the space to be used as a home office/business. It also has the option to be used as living space with a full bathroom and walk-in closet.
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I had the opportunity to design this entire home from the architecture and landscaping to the interior finishes and furnishings. In today’s world with the constant change in trends and fashions it is important to invest in quality furniture, colors and fabrics that will achieve a timeless look.
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I wanted the kitchen to be timeless as well so I mixed materials, colors, and finishes. I chose a classic cherry wood stain to compliment the white throughout the kitchen and terracotta tile floors to ground it. The simpler the lines in a kitchen, the more classic is stays.
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DuMc Place is located just off Main Street in Bountiful and captures views of the mountains to the east, the lake to the west, and great city scenery. This unit has the feel of a typical downtown loft with its open spaces. The project was created around the idea of designing as infill building in an urban environment. The lots were narrow and deep so I selected the shotgun style architecture you will see in each unit. It allowed me to create public, semi public and private spaces as I went deep into the lot. I worked with the courtyard concept to break up those spaces so that none of the conditioned spaces overlapped. The courtyard and garages are the only touching spaces in each of the three homes in this triplex (therefore, no sound transmission).

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See more of this home: living room/kitchen/great room, loft, master suite/bathrooms/laundry

Artful Attics

January 8th, 2016

Featured in Utah Style & Design!

Pick up the spring issue of Utah Style & Design.  I’m featured in an article called “Artful Attics”.  My love for historic buildings has lead me to many opportunities to work with great attic spaces.Utah Style and Design Cover Artful AtticsArtful Attics page 1 Artful Attics page 2 Artful Attics page 3 Artful Attics page 4 Artful Attics page 5 Artful Attics page 6

Yalecrest Addition and Remodel

January 3rd, 2016

A house with a lot of charm!

This remodel was of an older home in the Yalecrest area of Salt Lake.  The home was full of charm, but in need of a master bedroom.  The original house had an attached one car garage with a small mezzanine above the single bay.  I added a second bay to the garage and created a new master suite above the garage area.  I also changed the windows on the south elevation to french doors leading out to a new courtyard area.  The results were magnificent!

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