External and internal decorations

"A designer knows when he has reached perfection not when there is nothing left to add but when there is nothing left to take away."

Antione de Sainte-Exupery

After my studio flooring setback last week, I was determined to make a new flooring decision by the end of the weekend. The last thing I want is for this project to get held up even more by my indecision. There are so many ceramic and porcelain tiles that would be beautiful in there, but I just can’t get past the coldness of tile. And by that, I mean that it’s both visually cold (to me) and literally cold to the touch (even here in Texas). It’s fine in a bathroom or laundry room, but in a 20′ x 20′ studio where I’ll be spending quite a bit of my time each day, I just can’t get past it. So I went with unfinished red oak hardwood flooring, which is currently stacked in the studio where it will have to acclimate for a few days before I can install it. And I unloaded every bit of that flooring by myself. 😀 It’s the same red oak hardwood flooring that is original to our 1948 house, and it’s the same flooring that I installed in the kitchen, breakfast room and pantry. But now I have to return this stack of tongue-and-groove […]

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After my studio flooring setback last week, I was determined to make a new flooring decision by the end of the weekend. The last thing I want is for this project to get held up even more by my indecision. There are so many ceramic and porcelain tiles that would be beautiful in there, but I just can’t get past the coldness of tile. And by that, I mean that it’s both visually cold (to me) and literally cold to the touch (even here in Texas). It’s fine in a bathroom or laundry room, but in a 20′ x 20′ studio where I’ll be spending quite a bit of my time each day, I just can’t get past it. So I went with unfinished red oak hardwood flooring, which is currently stacked in the studio where it will have to acclimate for a few days before I can install it. And I unloaded every bit of that flooring by myself. 😀 It’s the same red oak hardwood flooring that is original to our 1948 house, and it’s the same flooring that I installed in the kitchen, breakfast room and pantry. But now I have to return this stack of tongue-and-groove […]

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