It’s often said that we imagine the future the way we’ve seen it represented. Today marks the launch of Spacecraft Mariner 4, which captured the first pictures of Mars. It captured the first images of another planet ever returned from deep space; their depiction of another world largely changed the global view on life on [...]
Fashion, like everything in this world, repeats itself. The acronym LBD (Little Black Dress) emerged in 1926, when Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel published a picture of a short, simple black dress in American Vogue. It was calf-length, straight and decorated only by a few diagonal lines. Vogue called it “Chanel’s Ford”. Like the Model T, the [...]
Brynna Leslie of Ottawa Community News wrote a lovely article on the subject of universal design and how it’s desperately needed in Canada’s capital. “As Ottawa makes efforts toward a city that’s more senior-friendly, regulators and developers also need to be thinking about flex-housing and design on a larger scale.” – writes Brynna. [...]
Winter home must be healing and bright, after all if the space you inhabit is sunny and cheerful it facilitates the happiness of you and your family. It has the capacity to awaken your senses, memories and mind and inspire productive energy, whether you are following nature’s pattern of winter hibernation or keeping your energy level high.
I had such a lovely time at the meditation retreat at Karmê Chöling. “A Shambhala meditation retreat center and community for people from all walks of life to connect with their basic goodness and the basic goodness of others.” It is such a kind and easy community and caused me [...]
This is the most time I have ever spent designbuilding a kitchen, it’s like a giant suduko in 3 d puzzle with wings and an attitude so it keeps slipping away… I blame the drawings in part, its so easy to make a pretty picture but it doesn’t translate into a space that actually in [...]
I know we thought we were done with the kitchen design I even bragged I mean blogged about it, but it was still bugging me and making me just a little bit crazy…. but now have the latest and if I may… GREATest and a little about how it evolved.
We’re not sittin at no computer where the biggest physical mishap is spilling a cup of coffee or not being able to figure out what that lever on your new chair chair does. We’re tearing up the house and in the fog of drywall dust a few things inevitably wander astray.
I got a call [...]
“It’s exciting to help them realize their vision of tempered needs and exaggerated effectiveness -counter coca cola revolutionary elegance of lifestyle by Euro-efficiency of design. In this world where the tv screens keep getting bigger and technology smaller and all of it more and more disposable they are intent on living and modeling a lifestyle that is counter consumerism by making this house into a home that is modest, elegant and truly accommodating.” Moneca Kaiser
“MONECA KAISER DESIGN BUILD is all about Living in Harmony. We specialize in integrated design/builds. Always with a vision of taking care of you , our community & planet. Our foundation is listening to understand your needs and vision and translating that into Architectural Design and Building Construction and Interior Design as integrated arts to co create with with you that elusive ideal of home that nourishes you and our community.”