Posts by Trisha Mead...


Makeover Kitchen: Making Progress!

Posted on: 18 Dec 2013

We’ve got some great pictures from the field as our Kitchen Makeover reaches its midway point.

Here’s a quick progress update:

The demolition phase has wrapped up, with the existing upper cabinets removed and the walls opened up where necessary … Read more

Client’s Eye View: An Elegant, Whimsical Kitchen

Posted on: 11 Nov 2013

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For Paris and Stan, their kitchen renovation was all about adding joy and a touch of elegant whimsy to a hard-working space that needed to serve as kitchen, mudroom, pantry, … Read more

Kitchen Makeover: Ready, Set, Launch!

Posted on: 06 Nov 2013

Contracts are signed, designs are complete, and now it is time to for our Kitchen Makeover winners to get real about the fact that there is about to be a big hole where their kitchen used to be!

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Before each … Read more

Kitchen Makeover Update: The Devil in the Details

Posted on: 07 Oct 2013

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In every successful renovation project, the day comes when all the plans, goals, dreams and priorities have to be tied to some hard costs. That’s when the wish list gets vetted to see what’s practical, what’s affordable, and what needs … Read more

Finding the Light

Posted on: 11 Sep 2013

When a home design includes a large bank of new windows, it is important to consider how the light will play across the renovated space, to be sure that the space will be light-filled in winter but protected from the … Read more

Project Profile: Creating Space for a Growing Family

Posted on: 20 Aug 2013

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What do you do when you find the perfect home in the perfect spot, but you just need more room to accommodate your growing family? For Melissa and Gary, the answer is to employ Arciform to help them expand the … Read more

Small Kitchen Makeover: Design Phase

Posted on: 09 Jul 2013

How does a designer take a bundle of hopes, wishes, obstacles and opportunities and turn it into a coherent plan that will accomplish both the desires of the client and the practical needs of the project?

CURRENT PERSPECTIVES

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Peek Behind the Scenes at our Small Kitchen Makeover in Progress

Posted on: 19 Jun 2013

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We’re delighted to introduce you to Darrick, the Portland homeowner who worked so hard to win our recent Small Kitchen Makeover Contest in collaboration with Portland Monthly.

Darrick and his wife Monica gathered an impressive group of friends and … Read more

10 Steps to a Perfect Outdoor Kitchen

Posted on: 04 Jun 2013

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as published in NW Renovations Magazine’s June/July 2013 issue

Oregon’s brief but brilliant summer months demand to be celebrated with frequent backyard dining adventures. The trouble is, there’s never a great place to prep the meat for the grill… and … Read more

And the Winner Is…

Posted on: 25 Apr 2013

We are delighted to announce that the PEOPLE HAVE SPOKEN and have selected Goose Hollow Kitchen as the winner of our Portland Monthly Small Kitchen Makeover Contest!

Collectively, you cast over 11,000 votes and 30,000 page views in support of … Read more