How does your home handle #Back-to-School time?

backtoschoolWe all know what #backtoschool means; an influx of stuff into our homes like new clothes, backpacks, sporting equipment, books, homework and papers galore. The question is – how does your home handle back-to-school time? Do you have a place for everything? A spot where Junior can do homework within eyeshot of mom or dad? A place for your teenager to read? Have you devised a way to organize all of the hustle and bustle?  A place to file the paperwork? Read more…

Feinmann Project Showcase: Newton Home Remodel

Feinmann 5 14 kitchen 7 BLOGThe owners of a Newton Tudor home came to Feinmann looking to make the first floor function better for their multi-generational household.  Updating their kitchen to provide varied cooking, prep and serving areas was their first priority. They also sought better use of the existing space, improved circulation and a contained mudroom. The clients planned to upgrade their eating area and remodel the study, all within the same footprint.

The Feinmann design team solved several design dilemmas. Removing an unused chimney freed up essential floor space for the relocated powder room. Eliminating a column that contained plumbing and obstructed the flow in the kitchen allowed the design to include the extended peninsula with uninterrupted views of the eating area. Read more…