To enter into
a project that is so customized to your clients can be a
risk. We choose this project due to the challenge it
presented: to blend the many influences of their lives all
under one roof and make it cohesive. After attending the
wedding of the owner’s son at this home, we decided we wanted
to share this home.
setting was a dream - a large 20-acre parcel nestled next to a
creek in the pristine Sonoran Desert. The exterior seems to
rise from the soil and the color was selected by taking the
natural soil and having it color matched.
interior influences came from the name of the house, Vacations
Remembered. The owners’ travels took them many places and the
art selected along the way was incorporated within the design
of the home. Working as a design/build firm, we were able to
take all of this information and create from it a unique home.
The use of
typical items in untypical ways further explored the blending
of traditional and non-traditional styles. Using tin ceiling
panels as a back splash in the kitchen set off the stainless
appliances in our version of “grandma’s kitchen.”