The Quintessential Montana Cabin

The original 1 room log cabin was, in its distilled form, a place to sleep and to keep from freezing. Over the last 100 years it, like most homes, has transformed into something else altogether. With that, I wanted to reach back into time and resurrect an original; something representative of our western roots. Now [...]

By |2018-06-20T19:42:04+00:00July 10th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Evolution of Technology in Architecture

Today designers have all sorts of software tools to help them delineate their ideas accurately. These days the challenge seems to be how to keep up with all the updates and changes to Revit, but for a minute let’s go back in time to the 1760’s and consider how draftsmen solved these complicated problems without [...]

By |2018-03-20T17:52:59+00:00March 20th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Design in Education: Flooring

Selecting a dark carpet with a quarter-turn pattern variance for the main entrance of the schools will ensure that dirt and water will be contained before getting into the school and tracking it around, creating falling hazards. This carpet will conceal stains that are bound to happen. These tiles are easily replaceable and constructed to maintain [...]

By |2018-03-16T15:03:48+00:00March 16th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

The Power of Paisley

Have you ever wondered about those trippy floral patterns and where this intricate pattern came from? Well, not surprisingly, its origins lie in ancient Persia. During the height of the British Empire, the East India Company is widely credited with bringing this creation to western civilization in the 1700’s. Shortly thereafter, the pattern began appearing [...]

By |2018-02-08T15:34:41+00:00February 8th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Sneak Peak into Residential Design

Designing for residential clients is a very rewarding experience.   The main difference I find between residential and commercial design is the personal connections to the space and the relationships we form with the clients. To design according to our standards, we must first get to know the client personally. Good residential design is specific [...]

By |2018-01-17T17:04:50+00:00January 17th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

60th Year Recap

We are very lucky to have just celebrated our 60th year of architecture and design service. The 60th year brought new staff, new projects, parties and community involvement. Here are some highlights of 2017! We are looking forward to what 2018 has to offer! Stay tuned to watch our office remodel come to [...]

By |2018-01-05T16:03:38+00:00January 5th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Interior Design in My Life: Tyece Pool

My life has been fully saturated with interior design lately. All clients present different challenges, but working for yourself is another animal entirely. My husband and I have been remodeling our home for over a year and living through a remodel is not easy. He is an extremely detailed contractor, which has proven to be [...]

By |2017-11-07T15:10:41+00:00November 7th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments