CDG works directly with contractors to create details that can be seamlessly executed throughout the actual building process. Flooring, ceiling treatments, and decor are all taken into consideration throughout the design journey. Incorporating a large glass door system brings a flood of natural light while maximizing the indoor/outdoor space of this dining area, essentially doubling its visual and functional size. The vaulted ceiling brought much-needed warmth into this family gathering space while offering structural support for a large chandelier. If you’re going to call it a “great room,” we think the space needs to earn the title. Expansive windows, a step down into the room, an arched ceiling, a statement fireplace, and built-in woodwork makes this design truly great. Windows are one of the most important elements in a home and likely the elements most misunderstood by designers. We exhaustively plan the placement of each window for light, balance, and framing for the interior and exterior. A good kitchen features both flow and function. That often means designing key elements from scratch (like a butcher block workspace in addition to a more traditional island). Look up! We often use ceiling treatments to focus attention and center a room. Contractors and clients love the way we design for the appliances and other elements specifically for each home. Nothing is cookie cutter; nothing is retrofitted or repurposed from previous plans. CDG takes the time to help homeowners visualize ceiling styles and utilize every inch of space in their homes. Hot tub, anyone? This glass door provides quick access from the master bedroom and is angled to offer the best views of the mountain landscape and meticulous landscaping. Transom windows are the ideal way to bring more natural light into a space without compromising on privacy. Perfect alignment from wall to balcony to corridor might seem overlooked, but it’s always noticed. It’s a subtle difference, but a unique attention to detail that CDG prides itself on. This multigenerational home was designed with an open-door policy: The grandparent owners wanted to be able to communicate with grandkids coming in and out and utilizing the amazing basement. Open railing and an open-concept staircase created a pocket of space and an opportunity for a beautiful architectural feature without compromising on the function of the home. The placement of stairs, front entry, office, and master bedroom was methodically designed to reduce noise while keeping each space in harmony with the rest of the home. Ceiling details are always pre-planned with a purpose: These beams disguise a necessary drop in ceiling height to allow for structure and utility requirements. A clever gaming area makes use of what is sometimes an awkward space under the stairs. Instead, the design creates a well-lit, comfortable nook for a game of cards or a midnight snack.
Overview of the project and who the client was / what they were asking for. Go for about 3-5 lines here. Describe the home and some of its key features or considerations.
Key feature callout
Notes about the discovery process -- something you uncovered that made the lightbulbs go off, or something the client asked for that was totally unique
Problem/solution -- call out a challenge you encountered along the way... could be environmental or a way you were stretched as a team and rose to the occasion
Timing or results
Mention how long it took to build, or include notes about how the client reacted during their walk-through.
“Add a glowing client quote here... not too long, and you could highlight something key you want people to notice.”