Category Archives: Millwork Monday

Millwork Monday Series – Built-In China Cabinets

Written on September 18, 2017 at 1:19 PM, by

These custom designed china cabinets at our Winnetka Residence have unique shaped shelves with projecting centers. The wood profiled edge adds beauty and stability while the glass shelving allows the integral lighting to highlight objects at every level.


Millwork Monday Series – No Walls Required

Written on September 11, 2017 at 1:12 PM, by

The living and dining rooms at our Geothermal Gem are defined and separated be partial height millwork flanked by columns that frame passage between the two spaces.


Millwork Monday Series – Built-In View

Written on August 28, 2017 at 12:50 PM, by

A window is integrated into the built-in bookcase in our Geothermal Gem for a glimpse of the western sky. The bookcases flank the fireplace in the living room providing symmetry and balance while the integrated window provides daylight and whimsy.


Millwork Monday Series – Crafty Computer Placement

Written on August 21, 2017 at 1:05 PM, by

We designed the craft room of the Winnetka residence with generous built-in storage for art supplies and large flat drawers for wrapping paper and fabrics. The custom millwork has space for baskets as well as closed cabinet storage. The owner also wanted her desk millwork to hide the necessary components for the computer and onlyContinue Reading


Millwork Monday Series – Now You See It Then You Don’t

Written on August 14, 2017 at 1:03 PM, by

This sitting area in our Woodley residence is transformed with custom designed millwork that turns this second floor alcove into additional guest sleeping with a simple pull of a handle.


Millwork Monday Series – Stairway to Heaven

Written on August 7, 2017 at 5:46 PM, by

The shaded sconces and paneled walls of the circular stair rotunda were precisely planned to align with the cascading windows that follow you when ascending the stairs and afford a glimpse of the ever changing view from each vantage point. An inlaid stone compass rose is the center-point of the rotunda floor and is setContinue Reading


Millwork Monday Series – Here Comes the Sun

Written on July 31, 2017 at 12:51 PM, by

This sunroom, carefully placed at the southeast corner of the Marlowe residence, is the perfect spot for your morning coffee with panoramic views of the tree lined property and lake. Reminiscent of a teak vessel, the spoked beams and v-groove ceiling were custom milled to instill a feeling of warmth and comfort that invites youContinue Reading


Millwork Monday Series – Ahoy Mates

Written on July 24, 2017 at 12:57 PM, by

To accommodate the occasional deluge of their kid’s college friends visiting, and future grandchildren, we designed a bunk room that can sleep 12 in our Marlowe residence, each bed with its own light and phone charging outlet, boat rail and rope cleat pulls act as robe hooks, stairs that work as dressers. Along with theContinue Reading


Millwork Monday Series – It’s a Breeze-way

Written on July 17, 2017 at 12:58 PM, by

The garage in our Marlowe residence was designed to look like a detached garage but it is attached by a breezeway. The interior has a convenient boot bench and wood peg hooks for duffle bags and wet coats. The entire room is trimmed in sustainable composite wood (made from recycled plastics) so it can literallyContinue Reading


Millwork Monday Series – Sky’s the Limit

Written on July 10, 2017 at 3:02 PM, by

Welcome to our new series ‘Millwork Mondays’ where we will showcase interesting millwork details. We pay careful attention in the Design Development Phase to work with each client to make sure each space is perfectly suited to their needs. Selecting the first project for Millwork Monday is more like Maniac Monday because it is aContinue Reading


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