PAREO BY FABER

RETRACTABLE COOKTOP HOOD

In just about every kitchen design we’ve done at the FCA the range hood always becomes a challenge. Often times you’re left with the two extremes of making the hood a major focal point of the room or hiding it behind casework and paneling. While both of these can make for some beautiful designs, it does serve as a limiting factor to the kitchen layout (namely that… Read more »


Hawthorn Woods Project

In the FCA office we’ve been developing a design for an addition to a residence in Hawthorn Woods. The primary challenge with this project was incorporating a two-story addition into the existing one-story house that still felt true to the current home’s design. Modeling our designs in 3-D was absolutely crucial to this process. Our final design incorporates an infinity-edge spa which overflows into the pond-shaped pool, a roof terrace with serving station,… Read more »


Leather Flooring

Check out the new TORLYS line from Carlisle

A company called Carlisle Wide Plank Floors (which you may have guessed, produces primarily wood flooring) was in our office this past week and had a new product to show off: leather plank flooring. Much like engineered wood flooring, their leather planks are built from plywood with a layer of recycled leather adhered to the top. This product would be a… Read more »