A family with four children needed a new solution for sleeping arrangements and these bunk beds were the solution. It has a central ladder and is framed by a matching bookcase and simple desk with a drawer and shelves. Everything is painted in lacquer matched to Benjamin Moore
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In the shop, there are several pieces in a state of near completion. Above are images of the Walnut Veneered Demilune which will grace the entryway of a Manhattan home. The doors will be hung on invisible Soss hinges and the legs will be tapered. Below are a couple of updated shots of the Bedroom built-in. This piece is to be
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Last week we spent a couple hours installing a new Walnut bookcase in a home in Manhattan. At the same time, we were able to re-visit the Ash Mudroom built-in at the other end of the same hallway. It’s always fun to see our work in use, and this piece looks like it comes in mighty handy for
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Currently in the woodshop, this Walnut bookcase awaits delivery to Manhattan. It was built in four sections with two fixed shelves plus the bottom, and twelve adjustable shelves. The exposed end features flush modern construction and clean, simple trim. The entire piece is constructed of solid Pennsylvania Walnut lumber.
Also well underway is a large kitchen for an addition in
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This drawing of a custom armoire is for a client in Hoboken, NJ who wanted something in the Hollywood Regency style to house items for her baby, expected later this spring.
The feet, apron, doors, and drawers are subtly curved. The bottom drawers provide storage for the parents, too. The Knob back plates may be this brass deco piece against a gloss
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This is how the New Hope Murphy bed looks, opened up for sleeping. There is a matching headboard and pistons that help to lower and raise the
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This Custom Walnut Murphy Bed, commissioned by interior designer Adele Danziger, features a bookcase and roll out nightstand, and has matching wooden pulls. The piece, which measures 96” tall 83” wide 18” deep, houses a queen bed in an addition on a historic Bucks County farmhouse. The cut out in the nightstand counter provides a convenient handhold for getting in and
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This wallbed, bookcase, and desk are being delivered in Manhattan this morning. The client wanted a full-size fold down bed and an office that would go with her existing modern Cherry kitchen as well as her more traditional craftsman oak furniture. The bookcase features adjustable shelves and three dovetailed drawers on soft closing slides. The arch pulls are by Lee Valley.
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This Maple Murphy bed and matching dresser with octagonal mirror make good use of space in an apartment on the upper east side of Manhattan.
The Maple has a light rosy stain that compliments the parquet oak floor. Each of the nine dresser drawers glide on a soft-close self-closing drawer slide. The bookcase by the bed has a push-to-open door
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One of our current jobs is a space saving bedroom set – starring a built-in Murphy bed and bookcase paired with a dresser and matching mirror. We’ll be making some Maple stain samples to send to the client for comparing with her paint choices. These pieces should be installed in Manhattan this March
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Near Rittenhouse Square in a new Philadelphia townhouse, this solid walnut extension dining table shares a room with a painted geometric display case. Multiple wood tones and paint peacefully coexist in the tasteful space. The table will seat six with this configuration and the additional leaves will create plenty of space for dinner guests. When not in use, the leaves are
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This simple but elegant cabinet was a re-creation of a loved piece of furniture that the client had in her previous home in Charlotte. In the center is the television, surrounded by art glass, books, and storage for special items.
The look of the piece is clean and contemporary and the finish is “Designer White” lacquer in a satin sheen. The
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A design for a custom wall unit incorporating a murphy bed, entertainment unit, desk, storage, and display case.
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These are some shots of an installation in progress (in April), of a large built-in buffet and bookcase in a historic home in Philadelphia. The buffet (in the top two photos) which recessed into an existing alcove, had integral lighting and a Carrara marble top with an ogee profile. The large wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling bookshelf (lower shots)
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These two matching natural maple bookshelf built-ins are finally in place in a Maryland home. The smaller piece is ho me to the computer printer, and the larger one houses a sizable television. This project was in the design phase for a long time, since the homeowners wanted to be sure that they were getting a product
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The lacquered Maple Bookcase and Entertainment Unit built-ins are just about complete and ready to go to their new home in Maryland. The homeowners chose solid brass knobs and bin pulls in antique nickel from Lee Valley. These pieces promise to make a dramatic upgrade to the room they will grace.
Meanwhile, two built-ins are being created for
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The built-in bookcase and entertainment unit are coming along. In the top photos, you can see the drawings on the old schoolhouse chalkboard for the two cabinets this job entails. The first two versions of the design for this project can be seen here and here. In the third shot, the plywood boxes have been put together. In
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Here is a grouping of original furniture in a bedroom setting. The large armoire, bookshelf, dresser, and poster bed are all built out of walnut.
The natural cherry bedside changing table does triple duty as nightstand and dresser. The tall painted hutch has hidden storage and display spaces. It would work well in a more public spot in a
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These cabinets were designed for a large room that has zones that serve as media room and office spaces. The built-in printer cabinet and entertainment center would provide plenty of elegant storage space for favorite books and photographs while giving the room a unified look. It can sport straight lines or be more formal, with fluted columns and arched tops. The
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