Design Confidently, Live Comfortably

Issue #6, Sept/Oct 2004

A Thoroughly Modern Makeover
A surprising second story changed the space, while innovative materials gave this home a sense of style
by Maria LaPiana

The remodel was 10 years in coming. Michelle, John, and their young son lived in small, style-starved ranch. Finally, Michelle, a graphic designer with a passion for bold colors, drew up a wish list. They'd raise the roof and transform the humdrum house into a bright, light, contemporary haven. After working with architecture/design team ColePrévost, they ended up with an airy house that, at 2,016 square feet, is expansive without being huge and incorporates an inspiring array of materials.

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