Design Details: Integrating Cupolas Into Home Architecture

January 19, 2015 By Leave a Comment
Design Details: Integrating Cupolas Into Home Architecture

Are you considering integrating a cupola into your home’s architecture? First, make sure that what you envision is truly a cupola (pronounced CUE-puh-lah). In fact, many of the structures our clients bring pictures of are actually belvederes or lanterns, rather than bona fide cupolas. Learn the Architecture of Cupolas, Belvederes and Lanterns Here is a…Read More

Motor Court Designs that Highlight a Historic Home

January 15, 2015 By Leave a Comment
Motor Court Designs that Highlight a Historic Home

Parking courts and historic homes go hand-in-hand. Consider that many historic New England homes were built when horses, carriages and buggies were the norm, which meant homes were designed with wide, sweeping exterior entryways. You can recapture the essence of your historic home’s “first impression” by using parking court designs for historic homes. Take Advantage…Read More

Crystal Clear Views with Corner Windows

January 12, 2015 By Leave a Comment
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Do you have a particularly lovely garden? A spectacular view from your home? Is there a particular tree, rock formation, or other landscape feature that deserves to be honored? If so, large corner windows for homes offer a way to add unique design impact. Large Corner Windows for Homes Yield Crystal Clear Views Perhaps one…Read More

Historic NH Grand Hotels Exude History & Splendor

January 9, 2015 By Leave a Comment
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We appreciate modernity, but there is something magical about renovating a historical home or commercial property in a way that preserves its historical panache while embracing contemporary accents that make the space comfortable and energy efficient. Explore Renovated Historic Grand NH Hotels New Hampshire boasts some of the most beautiful historic and grand hotels in…Read More

Opportunity Works Partners with TMS Architects for New Project

January 7, 2015 By Leave a Comment
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One of the missions of TMS Architects is to, “…embrace our clients’ visions and translate them into buildings that are beautiful, functional, and sensitive to their environment.” Recently, we’ve had the opportunity to do just that while partnering with Opportunity Works on the design and build-out of their new 37,000 square foot facility. Opportunity Works…Read More

Create Gorgeous, Safer Stairs with Stairway Lighting

December 29, 2014 By Leave a Comment
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Stairways are frequently afterthoughts in the home even though they are invaluable passageways that allow us to get from here to there. As well as serving a practical purpose, stairways also provide architectural interest and can really define a room. Whether you’re considering giving your stairs a makeover or building an entirely new stairway, you…Read More

Creating a River Rock Fireplace: Ideas for Your Home

December 26, 2014 By Leave a Comment
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During the fall and winter, and especially during the holiday season, it is important to stay cozy and warm in your home. A fireplace offers a respite from cold weather, as well as illuminating and warming your living space. Fireplaces frequently become centerpieces of rooms, serving as focal points that function as design elements themselves.…Read More

Festive Wood Burning Stove Decoration Ideas for the Holidays

December 24, 2014 By Leave a Comment
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There is nothing more comforting than curling up next to a warm fire on a cold winter’s night. During the holiday season, it is especially important that your home feel warm and comfortable. A wood-burning stove can really help set a festive mood while also warming your home. What’s more, you can incorporate your wood-burning…Read More

Designer Spaces: Open Your Kitchen to Your Living Room

December 22, 2014 By Leave a Comment
Designer Spaces: Open Your Kitchen to Your Living Room

When it comes to remodeling your home, you don’t always have to add on to get more space. Today, open concept floor plans, or floor plans where several of the main rooms such as the kitchen and living room open to each other as one big room, are popular for this very reason. Creating a…Read More