Home built by JMA (Jim Murphy and Associates); designed by Ned Forrest, Forrest Architects. Photo credit: Tim Maloney, Technical Imagery Studios.
This home's Mediterranean design provides thick, plastered masonry walls, deeply recessed windows and cast concrete pavers that help to keep the home cool and comfortable in the hot summer months. The winters are equally moderate, ... more »
A new stone fireplace becomes the focal point of any room, but without a wood mantel, the fireplace looks incomplete. Wood mantels take on a personality of their own. You can easily mix a formal mantel with a rougher textured stone or take a more formal or traditional stone and blend it with a slightly distressed beam mantel.
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We designed the Birmingham Showhouse family room to include the characteristics of the Arts and Crafts style through the use of organic materials, with a hand-made quality. There is also slight Japanese aesthetic running through the design. It was designed to be a warm, comfortable place for the entire family to spend time in. For example, we designed the bookcases with integ... more »