Updating ranches book
Her approach is rooted in working with these homes within their original contexts, and that is important to me.
This is a cheerful, gorgeous little book, packed with info and history, and just the right compact size to be a coffee-table luxury, yet portable. My house is too old to use much of this inspiration myself, but it was fun to flip through.
Pertinent material accompanied by clear, useful photography, and a sense of humor and style to the writing that captures the spirit of the time.
I especially like Gringeri-Brown's focus on affordable renovation and living.
Designer and Builder: The Wills Company Interior Design firm: Dovetail Design Works Mission: To renovate this 1950’s ranch into a modern house with easy living space for family and guests without adding any more additional square footage.I liked it so much, I tried to convince my wife we should do that to our house. My house is too old to use much of this inspiration myself, but it was fun to flip through.We compromised on flooring our chicken coop with VCT. This book is an peek into some homes that have been lovingly restored by MCM-enthusiast homeowners.Today’s house transformation, in Nashville, TN, is proof that when you find the perfect designer and builder for your needs and dreams, the results are outstanding.
The Bond family needed a house overhaul to turn their choppy ranch into a modern marvel that would allow for gracious living, as well as provide entertaining space for the couple and their two young, active children.Atomic Ranch: Design Ideas for Stylish Ranch Houses is a lovely book that successfully places this once-ubiquitous house form in its historic context. A compilation derived from the quarterly, highlighting different facets and issues of owning a mid-century ranch.