Builders on Floor Plans: It’s All About Adaptability
In most major new-home markets, some designs really are “new and original” while others billed as “new” are actually newer versions of floor plans that have appeared again and again.
Below are the three columns for which Katherine was honored by the National Association of Real Estate Editors. Read More...
Inside Looking Out: Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater
If you were sitting in one of the most famous living rooms in America, it’s unlikely you would be saying, “Pinch me, I’m sitting in Fallingwater!” More likely you wouldn’t be saying anything at all.... Read More
When a Parent Ages in Place at Your Place: Planning Beyond Design
If it takes a village to raise a child, it also takes one to care for an elderly parent. ....Read More
Looming Trend: Recycled Carpets
Mind-boggling quantities of worn carpet are removed from buildings every year. Shaw industries is pioneering ways to recycle all of it....Read More
Oklahoma! Where the Price Tower of Frank Lloyd Wright...
Last April, I was sitting in a delightful duplex apartment in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. If things had gone differently, it would have been one of the most prestigious addresses in Washington, D.C., or New York City, known for its “designed by Frank Lloyd Wright” pedigree and, for those lucky enough to get inside, as a place endowed with a magical ambience.....Read More
Katherine’s Childhood Home Adapts for Today’s Lifestyles
Many home buyers dismiss older houses because the rooms tend to be smaller and the houses often lack the hallmarks of 21st-century living: a large eat-in kitchen with an island and a master suite with a dual-sink bathroom and big walk-in closets....Read More
Ceramic Tile + Digital Tech = Stunning New Possibilities
We all know that digital technology has transformed photography and the music business.
It has also transformed the ceramic tile industry, creating new and intriguing possibilities for home interiors.
Katherine won the Gold Award (first place) for Best Column All Media
from the National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE).
She also took home a Silver Award (second place) for Best Freelance Collection. Read More...
To celebrate, we’ve brought those
award-winning 2012 columns back
to the home page. Enjoy!