Bathroom Design Trends 2017

Bathroom Design Trends 2017

We are seeing some new and continuing trends in Bathroom Design. Here are our insights: It used to be that residential bathroom design influenced hotel bathroom design, but now hotel bathroom design has surpassed residential bathroom design, so hotel bathroom design is influencing residential bathroom design. Larger, open plan bathrooms are the trend. These open…Read More

Our Favorite Whites & Off-Whites

Posted by on Jan 30, 2017 in Colors, Interior Design, WPL Design
Our Favorite Whites & Off-Whites

One of the secrets to the picking the best paint colors is using the right paint companies’ samples. While there are many good companies we like, if you have ever selected paint colors with us, you know that we like Benjamin Moore a lot for interior paint. For the purposes of simplification, we will talk…Read More

December Issue

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in Design Home, Interior Design, WPL Design
December Issue

Fourteen months and a thousand hours later we see the culmination of our efforts in this month’s Philadelphia magazine. Design Home 2016 has closed and gone to print and the results are now available for all to see for the month of December on your local newsstand. We are quite proud of the feature and…Read More

Design Home 2016: Outdoor Spaces

Posted by on Nov 14, 2016 in Design Home, Outdoor Spaces, WPL Design
Design Home 2016: Outdoor Spaces

One of the most popular spaces at Design Home 2016 has been the roof deck on top of the home and on the 6th floor. With 360 degree views including the Delaware River, the Benjamin Franklin bridge, the city skyline, and sunset views, it is a very dramatic space. The egress to the deck is…Read More

Design Home 2016: Furniture Sponsors

Design Home 2016: Furniture Sponsors

As the Interior Designers for Design Home 2016, we work with the developer, US Construction, and the Architects, JKRP Architects, for over a year to design the interiors of the home. We also work with over 30 sponsors to select the appropriate products to showcase in the home. Six of these sponsors are furniture sponsors…Read More

Design Home 2016: Cabinetry by ProBuild and Ultracraft

Posted by on Oct 10, 2016 in Design Home, WPL Design
Design Home 2016: Cabinetry by ProBuild and Ultracraft

With two kitchens, two bars, five full baths and two powder rooms we needed a lot of cabinetry for Design Home 2016. Luckily ProBuild and Ultracraft cabinetry were up to the task. ProBuild is our local source for Ultracraft cabinetry. Using their line of cabinetry and ProBuild’s expertise we were able to do a variety…Read More

Design Home 2016: Countertops

Posted by on Oct 5, 2016 in Design Home, Interior Design, WPL Design
Design Home 2016: Countertops

One of the fun things we do as part of our Philadelphia magazine’s Design Home 2016 duties as the Interior Designers is pick out all the countertop materials. Our countertop sponsor is and has been Colonial Marble & Granite in King of Prussia for many Design Homes. We have had a long standing relationship with…Read More

Design Home 2016: Art

Design Home 2016: Art

We had been working with Merritt Gallery in Haverford Square for quite some time when we signed on to do the 2012 Philadelphia magazine Design Home. We suggested them as an art sponsor and they agreed and have done every Design Home since. Fast forward to Design Home 2016 and we knew right away that…Read More

Design Home 2016 – VIDEO: The Next Move

Posted by on Sep 21, 2016 in Design Home, In Progress, Projects, WPL Design
Design Home 2016 – VIDEO: The Next Move

Finishing up the move-in at Design home 2016, Lighting is up, art is hung, furniture is in, wine is racked and we are on our way to almost completing the massive move in of the home. Now all that is required is a thorough cleaning and final staging by WPL to be photographer ready. All…Read More

Design Home 2016 – Building Materials Selection

Posted by on Sep 12, 2016 in Design Home, Projects, WPL Design
Design Home 2016 – Building Materials Selection

Working closely with the principal Architect, Jose Hernandez and his team at JKRP Architects, in collaboration with US Construction, we were able to have a lot of input on the selection of the building materials for Design Home 2016. Frequently Interior Designers are brought in at the end of a projects construction, at least exterior…Read More

Design Home 2016 – The Move-In

Posted by on Sep 6, 2016 in Design Home, In Progress, Projects, WPL Design
Design Home 2016 – The Move-In

The kitchen is almost completed, the AV equipment is going in, the decorative lighting is installed and the first of the furniture sponsors begins to move in at Design Home 2016. IKEA is first in line, moving in and assembling in place for the entire Kids Floor at Design Home 2016. Design Home is getting…Read More

Design Home 2016 – VIDEO: The Master Bathroom

Design Home 2016 – VIDEO: The Master Bathroom

From studs to drywall to tile, we’re sharing the progress at Design home 2016’s grand Master Bathroom. There are seven bathrooms total in Design Home. Here’s a sneak peak at the construction and design of the Master Bathroom. You’ll see the work of all of the incredible partners and sponsors involved in this modern design project….Read More

Design Home 2016 – VIDEO: The Living Room

Design Home 2016 – VIDEO: The Living Room

From studs to drywall, progress at Design Home 2016 focusing on the twenty foot high Living Room with the twenty foot high fireplace. See this time lapsed video that shows the building process of this wonderfully dramatic fireplace as well as the modern living room design. This video will give a you a peak at…Read More

Design Home 2016 – VIDEO: The Entry

Posted by on Aug 2, 2016 in Design Home, In Progress, Projects, WPL Design
Design Home 2016 – VIDEO: The Entry

From studs to drywall, here’s a sneak peak at the progress of Design Home 2016, focusing on the Foyer and entry level to the home. See how details from all of the incredible sponsors and partners work together to make Design Home the most modern, innovative home that Philadelphia has to offer. Watch this time lapsed…Read More

Design Home 2016 – VIDEO: The Exterior

Posted by on Jul 30, 2016 in Design Home, In Progress, Projects, WPL Design
Design Home 2016 – VIDEO: The Exterior

This video is a one minute time lapse of the construction progress at Design Home 2016. It shows the whole process from laying the foundations to finishing the exterior materials. See how JKRP Architects, US Construction, and other sponsors work together to create this modern residential space.   Design Home® 2016 is a symbiosis of old…Read More