When looking at what makes leaders great in history, there are typically two general achievements that put them on the list for greatness. In the first case, a good leader can build something great or powerful from nothing, leading their people in building a great nation or country out of
Often, homeowners design their properties to reflect some aspect of themselves in order to increase the comfort and ‘hominess’ of their house and signal to guests what they value. Aspirations, hobbies, and interests are all incorporated in the interior and exterior designs of the property to best confer the owner’s
The Point Loma Peninsula represents some of the most beautiful and picturesque coastlines in the United States, with its rugged cliffs and sandy beaches providing stunning views of a coastal sunset. It’s easy to get lost in the sensory memories of such a magical place; the cries of gulls only
Who says the kitchen needs to be locked away inside a house? With southern California’s year-round beautiful weather, it would be a shame not to take full advantage and get cooking while the sun shines and the birds are singing! That was the line of reasoning for this San Diego homeowner,
Every homeowner sees themselves as the master of their domain, able to do what they want, when they want without the prying eyes of nosy neighbors spying on their every move, hoping to get some juicy new neighborhood gossip. With the tightly packed properties in coastal southern California, however, low
It’s been over two years since I was first contacted by Bill and Ana Drew to provide a patio covering for their barbeque, though it feels now like it was only months ago. It started as a modest project centered around the outdoor kitchen, but the Drews’ vision for their
Reality of a new Landscape If you build a wall or build a house or pour a patio of concrete, you are done. It’s finished. But a garden that is composed of living plants is growing, maturing, changing, propagating and dying. Trees grow up and create shade where there was none.