Custom glass mosaic tile and a mix of natural materials bring an unusual aesthetic to this great room space.   This award-winning remodeled powder room’s custom concrete sink with streams of water falling into a pebble-filled basin serves as both faucet and water feature.  The Zen atmosphere this creates gives


This busy couple live primarily in Michigan and use this home to vacation with family and friends. They requested a comfortable home with a  bit of a “wow!” factor on first entering. They also have two grown children who use the home.  Color and a sense of fun were priorities for them.

Our Task


The home was badly in need of updating, and the previous owners had a wild color scheme going that needed to be removed. The rooms were largely left intact spatially, but all finishes and materials were updated. The kitchen received a bit of an improved layout with a new island, but we kept the cabinets to minimize costs. The powder room incorporated the water feature that the wife requested to give a bit of a Zen feeling. The color scheme was toned down to desert neutrals with accents of brighter colors in accessories and art for a more sophisticated feeling.


Scottsdale, Arizona