Mother’s Day Celebrations

happy mothers dayTime again for Mother’s Day Celebrations and making the mom in your life feel special. In past blog posts we’ve written about items for moms who love being in the kitchen. We’ve featured spa-like baths that provide an escape for mom to relax on the one day devoted to Motherhood. Today we’re offering suggestions for entertaining at home. And where does everyone gather during a party? The kitchen, of course! Read more…

A Winter’s Tale of White Kitchens

snowy roadWe offer our own Winter’s Tale of the classic white kitchen. Shakespeare wrote in “A Winter’s Tale” of the “lawn as white as driven snow.” Most of us in New England are experiencing driven (drifting) snow and white lawns. Yet white has some magical qualities and interpretations – purity, light, brightness, innocence, goodness and cleanliness. Read more…

Framing the Open Space Floor Plans Families Love

Weston kit viewThe popularity of open floor plans remains undiminished because families love the togetherness they provide. However, there can be some tricky design challenges to confront with these spaces. What happens when there are unmovable structural components or  when there is the desire to have some demarcation between rooms with different uses? Just as one captures a setting in a camera’s viewfinder, one can frame open spaces to provide architectural interest and room demarcation, handle structural components and even give some semblance of privacy.

In each of the projects below, the Feinmann design and build team figured out a way to frame the open space. In the top photograph, posts anchor counters that have no upper cabinetry and frame the extended view into the family room, providing architectural interest and hiding necessary support beams. Read more…

Feinmann Celebrates Made in the U.S.A. for July 4th

flag fireworksIn honor of the July Fourth holiday, we’re updating a past blog post about products made in the U.S.A. that we have used and recommend. Hooray for the red, white and blue! Our team is always on the lookout for products that are sustainable and affordable. If they also happen to be manufactured in America, we’ve hit a trifecta. We are proud to share some with you. We hope they inspire you to create the project of your dreams. Read more…