Customer Profile: Portland realtor Mel George's sustainable approach to client gifts and community

We interviewed long-time customer Mel George about her sustainable approach to real estate. We discussed the impact of philanthropy, supporting women in the trades, environmental sustainability and client gifting in her work, and she shared the secrets to her success! … Read More Customer Profile: Portland realtor Mel George's sustainable approach to client gifts and community

How to do a home kitchen remodel on a budget: compromise on the big decisions and splurge on the details (Case Study)

We remodeled our own personal kitchen on a below-average budget ($119/sqft) using IKEA cabinets and Walnut Studiolo leather drawer pulls and handles. During the process, we learned that a few big design compromises kept us on budget and schedule, while freeing us up to splurge on a few important design details (that are now our favorite features!). We also share a few tips we learned to make DIY kitchen planning easier. All in all, we managed to come in under budget and on schedule thanks to careful planning and a willingness to compromise. Here’s how:… Read More How to do a home kitchen remodel on a budget: compromise on the big decisions and splurge on the details (Case Study)

Customer Profile: Restoring a Condo in a Québec Castle with Leather Drawer Pulls

When working on a unique project, small finishing touches like our Leather Drawer Pulls can be the perfect accent to compliment the space. That’s what Marie-Helene Laporte discovered when she embarked on the remodel of her extraordinary condominium nestled inside a castle.… Read More Customer Profile: Restoring a Condo in a Québec Castle with Leather Drawer Pulls