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Check out a few renderings of one of BWID's current projects!

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BWID was just featured in an article on Houzz, a website and online community about architecture, interior design and decorating, landscape design and home improvement.

"Get a Home That’s All About You" shares ways to create a space that’s tailored to your taste. Make sure your house reflects your personality and read the tips we discussed with Houzz.

Click on the link to be re-directed to the article: http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/78489197/thumbs/pro-spotlight-get-a-home-thats-all-about-you

Enjoy!

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I am always asked what an interior designer does. Without a very long and technical explanation, it is actually a challenging question. There are such a variety of practitioners out there that it is sometimes quite hard for the general public to differentiate one from another.

The Wikipedia definition of Interior design is the art and science of understanding people's behavior to create functional spaces within a building. Decoration is the furnishing or adorning of a space with fashionable or beautiful things. In short, interior designers may decorate, but decorators do not design.

What I do and how I do it is different than many other interior designers, and certainly different from someone who calls themselves an interior decorator.

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We are thrilled to be working on the iconic building constructed in 1960, Case Study House #25, featured in Arts & Architecture magazine in 1962! Check out our progress as we jump start this project! http://www.bwid.com/naples-island

Buyer Beware!!!


With so many homeowners remodeling in Southern California, many people are hanging out their shingle to catch a piece of the pie. When undertaking a project, large or small, always check the credentials of your team BEFORE signing on the dotted line.

For a typical whole house remodeling project you will need a Design/Construction team consisting of: an Architect (for the exterior, building functionality, safety factors, code compliance, documentation, and coordination of the construction); a Structural Engineer (ensuring the building is strong enough to withstand all kinds of stresses and strains); an Interior Designer (for interior space planning, code compliance, materials and furnishing selection); and a General Contra...

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Spring Update! With projects underway, we are excited to share a sneak peak of some custom tile details with you!

With projects underway, we are excited to share a sneak peak of some custom tile details with you!

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Clients are always asking what's in right now; should they keep or eliminate a bathtub?; can they safely turn their formal living room into a billiard room?; what about opening a wall to allow more access to the back yard?...

Although it's fairly easy to answer what we've seen happening in the industry, the more important thing is what is YOUR "must have"? Homeowners are increasingly personalizing their spaces, figuring to stay in their current home much longer than we have been in the recent past.

I recently ran across an article in Professional Builder magazine about buyer trends titled "50 Must Haves For Today's Buyers" by Katy Tomasulo http://www.probuilder.com/50-features-homebuyers-want-most. It's a good barometer from builders al...

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