Designer Holiday Gift Guide (Part 1)


The holidays are upon us again and it’s time to start scratching our heads thinking of gifts for all the special people in our lives.  If you are having a hard time getting your gift list going we have just … Read more

2014 Handyman Gift Guide

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Looking for gift ideas for the handyman or DIY-er in your life? Here are some ideas from Arciform’s carpentry team.


Stanley FatMax Tape Measure

A necessity for almost any job, 25’ or 30’ tape measures are great for those extra-long … Read more

What’s the Story of Your Home?

At our recent kitchen design workshop we had the opportunity to ask attendees for stories about their home’s history.

Here are a few of our favorite answers:


“Before our home was built the lot was the site of the neighborhood

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The Stories Your House Could Tell

Last night at our Timeless Bathrooms Workshop, we asked participants to share a story they know about the history of their house.

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We got some fascinating responses that reminded us just how personal your relationship with your house can be. … Read more

Tell Us Your New Year’s To Do List and Win!


Did your New Year’s Resolutions come with a hefty side order of honey dos and home repairs?

Whether your list includes things like “repair that squeaky stair tread,” “fix the chipped tile in the bathroom” or “make the living room … Read more

May Your Home Always Welcome You with Open Arms


For us, our house was not unsentient matter—it had a heart, and a soul, and eyes to see us with; and approvals, and solicitudes, and deep sympathies; it was of us, and we were in its confidence, and lived in

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Check out the Bat Houses!

Each year, the 2nd graders at St Joseph Catholic School celebrate”Bat Tuesday,” a day of hands-on learning experiences about the fantastic and misunderstood nocturnal creatures that are a part of our local habitat.

Mrs. Houser Class

To assist with that effort, Arciform coordinates … Read more

Building a Nest

Jayson Fann's nests

I’ve known Anne and Richard for a long time. And Arciform’s been working on projects at my house for well over ten years, so I’m pretty comfortable stating that they, as a group, can do anything. Any crazy project I … Read more

Arciform’s Summer Reading List


One of our favorite design blogs, Remodelista, recently inspired us with a post of their summer reading suggestions. Arciform’s design team have a few ideas of their own- feel free to borrow a few of your favorites for … Read more