DESIGN SHADOW: MILLWORK PROFILES

  Today for a meeting I needed to have millwork profiles – crown, base, wainscot – to start the discussion on what we call “vocabulary” of the building. These are the parts and pieces that give the building its character and personality. Luckily I have been thinking about this for sometime as we have been …

DESIGN SHADOW: CD DRAWING REVIEW

    This week we have a deadline for one of our projects: Our architectural¬† drawings must be 95% complete. That means we hand over an almost complete set of documents to the owner for their review and comment. To get to this point, the whole team has their own portion of the work to …

CHINA MILLWORK INSPECTION

Today I am in Dongguan China; a city about 2 hours north of Hong Kong. I am visiting a woodworking manufacturer called Decca who has a partnership with Imperial Woodworking based out of Chicago, IL.¬† I am here to inspect work being produced for a project that I am working on.¬† The day was full …