Tag: design

Solar Energy Enhances Northwest Gardening
Design|Build 2019B

Solar Energy Enhances Northwest Gardening

Did you know that in Washington state, owners of solar panels get paid extra for the electricity their systems generate? To make the deal even sweeter, they can save by not needing electricity from the power company in the first place. The Northwest … read more

The Lisbon Group, LLC presenting its special awards

WSSEF — Inspiring Future Scientists and Engineers

Science project. For some students, those words conjure up nightmares. For others, it’s an opportunity for revving up their creativity and designing a project that might win them an award in the Washington State Science & Engineering Fair — and beyond. WSSEF (“Wussef,” … read more

Gallery Row Art Gallery

Gig Harbor’s Gallery Row — A Place for Diverse, Cool Art

In 1988, a small handful of artists got together and rented a space in the old Shoreline building where Marketplace Grille is located today in downtown Gig Harbor. Gretchen Wilbert (a former mayor of Gig Harbor) was their landlord, and very supportive of … read more

Capturing the Beauty of Life in Art

Capturing the Beauty of Life in Art

When you arrive at the home of Bainbridge Island artist Claudia McKinstry, you immediately notice the gardens. They cover most of the 2-acre-plus waterfront property where McKinstry and her husband have lived for more than four decades. Then you see the red caboose … read more

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DIY Candelabra

Add a Little Copper to Your Home with a DIY Candelabra

Copper has been trending in the interior design world, and from the looks of it, I don’t think it’s going away any time soon. It adds the perfect industrial accent to compliment any space. Want to incorporate a fun metal DIY candelabra in … read more

Makings of the ArtHouse

The Makings of the ArtHouse

“Hoarding without guilt” could have been the heading, or “what to do with stuff.” Then add that subject to “an old house in Bremerton” and you’ve got a story —”stuff” and all. Downsizing at its deepest when situations and complications create a drama … read more

Creative Kitchens
Design|Build 2019A

Creative Kitchens

The kitchen is a cornerstone in any home. It’s where we cook dinner and where we gather with friends and family. Everyone wants a beautiful kitchen, but remember, this is a functional space as well. Choose finishes and materials that will stay on … read more

Master Potter Dan Barnett — Blending Beauty and Durability through Clay Art

Entering a clay artist’s workspace can be an experience in sensory overload, with so much to see, absorb and understand. There are bags and buckets of clay, buckets and pots of glaze, bowls of slip and stains, work tables, large pieces of mechanical … read more

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